What’s What in Doctor Who: Exploring the Universe with the Ninth and Tenth Doctors
The TARDIS returns!
We’re celebrating the return of Doctor Who (Sundays on BBC AMERICA) with a rundown of what makes Doctor Who the world’s longest-running sci-fi series and a unique, ever-evolving franchise with generations of fans. Whether you’re a passionate fan or a total beginner, BBC’s new DVD collections, featuring some of the most popular Doctors, will inspire you to join this epic adventure through time and space.
Doctor Who first hit television screens in 1963, captivating audiences with its sci-fi story of a powerful “Time Lord”—that’s the Doctor, to us humans—who travels space and time, fighting the forces of evil. The original series ran for a whopping 27 seasons, ending in 1989. In 2005, the modern series picked up where the original had left off, exciting long-term fans and a new generation alike. This month, Jodie Whittaker appeared as the Thirteenth Doctor in the show’s newest season. Passionate, hopeful, and full of energy, the Thirteenth Doctor has just started exploring galaxies and sorting out fair play throughout the universe. Read more…