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Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« on: February 24, 2013, 10:59:25 AM »
For those of you with BBC America:

This afternoon promises to be quite a treat.

5pm EST: The First Doctor(a look at the William Hartnell years)

5:40pm:  The Aztecs(four part William Hartnell adventure from season 1)

8pm:       The Second Doctor(a look at the Patrick Troughton era)

9pm:       Tomb Of the Cybermen(four part adventure from season 5)

Really great, especially if you have been unable to view previous Doctor before.
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Re: Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2013, 06:42:19 PM »
  Two of my favorite Doctors.  Gave me the opportunity to finally see the Hartnell episode 'The Aztecs', though I have Troughton's 'Tomb of the Cybermen' on dvd.
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Re: Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2013, 08:09:01 PM »
The second half of the current season begins Easter weekend. Both the Cybermen and Ice Warriors are returning as well as the Sycorax. Shaping up to be a great crop of episodes!
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Re: Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2013, 09:55:04 PM »
Don't get BBC America with my current cable package. Haven't seen any new "Who" since it left Syfy. Sucks.
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Re: Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2013, 12:25:28 PM »
When the show returns March 30, there will be some returning foes in the weeks to come: Sycorax, Cybermen and the Ice Warriors(at last! Havent been seen on screen since 1974!)


Some great releases coming on DVD for the classic Who range this year:

The Reign Of Terror(with missing episodes 4 & 5 now avalable through animation.)
The Tenth Planet..last William Hartnell, first Cybermen and regeneration(missing episode 4 restored through animation.)
The Ice Warriors..first appearance of the Martians(missing episodes 2 & 3 restored through animation)
The Mind Of Evil..classic Jon Pertwee/Master/UNIT story(fully restored to color after many years.)
Terror Of the Zygons..last regular UNIT appearance w/the Brigadier & co during Tom Baker's era..oh and the Loch Ness Monster!
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Re: Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2013, 09:00:28 AM »
The Third Doctor will be profiled on BBC America on Sunday, March 30 with the showing of the classic, "SPEARHEAD FROM SPACE".

This not only introduces viewers to the Jon Pertwee Doctor in his first story, but also features the UNIT team as regulars for the first time as well as being the debut for the Autons.
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Re: Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2013, 03:13:34 AM »
  Fantastic, I'll finally get to see the first Cyberman story 'The Tenth Planet'.  Looking forward to that release.  Now hopefully the Troughton episode 'Wheel in Space' will soon follow.   ;D
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Re: Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2013, 07:41:10 AM »
The rumor is that any old story missing two episodes or less is a possible candidate for animation/reconstruction DVD release. This would make the following possible in the near future:

The Crusade(w/William Hartnell)
The Underwater Menace(w/Patrick Troughton)
The Moonbase(w/Patrick Troughton)

It would be wonderful to see these released as there is little Troughton material as it is, the added plus being that MOONBASE is another Cybermen story.
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Re: Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2013, 03:36:31 PM »
The latest episodes start Saturday night with "THE BELLS OF ST.JOHN"...the Great Intelligence is said to make another appearance, this time in the present day. It would be nice if we were to get some Yeti snuck in there somwwhere.
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Re: Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2013, 09:06:08 AM »
Only 13 hours to go to the new Doctor Who.

And on a side note, I think I've just a a fangasm.  And it's been confirmed.   :)

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Re: Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« Reply #10 on: March 30, 2013, 10:33:11 AM »
Fantastic!! Now if we get Christopher Eccleston and some other previous Doctors/companions, it will really be a celebration! :)
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Re: Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« Reply #11 on: May 31, 2013, 04:45:09 PM »
I have just started watching Dr. Who and I am loving it!  Started with the ones in 2005, almost done with the ones from 2006!  I love Rose!  And watched the very first series with the Aztecs!  I will be watching all of them!
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Re: Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2013, 01:30:50 PM »
I  suppose we all know by now , that it has been officially announced, that Matt Smith will be leaving the show with this years Christmas special.

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Re: Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2013, 06:50:00 PM »
BBC America will be spotlighting Sixth Doctor Colin Baker this Sunday with a showing of the 1985 story, VENGEANCE ON VAROS.
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Re: Fifty years of Doctor Who..
« Reply #14 on: August 04, 2013, 03:56:03 PM »

Twelfth Dr. Who:  Peter Capaldi

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