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  Doctor (Doctor Who) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Doctor is the central fictional character in the long-running BBC television science-fiction series Doctor Who, and also featured in a vast range of spin-off novels, audio dramas and comic strips connected to the series.
The Doctor Who novels have suggested that these may have been faces of the Other, a figure from Gallifrey's ancient past and the genetic predecessor of the Doctor (although being from the tie-in novels, the canonicity of this character is debatable).
As the Doctor had a granddaughter, it was implicit from the beginning that he probably had had, at some point, romantic or at least sexual relations with someone (in Fear Her (2006), he states that he was once a father).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Doctor_(Doctor_Who)   (8772 words)

  
 Doctor Who - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Doctor Who is a long-running British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC about a mysterious time-travelling adventurer known only as "The Doctor", who explores time and space with his companions, fighting evil.
Rowan Atkinson as the Doctor and Julia Sawalha as Emma in the parody The Curse of Fatal Death.
The Doctor in his fourth incarnation (the one most Americans associate the Doctor with) has been represented on several episodes of The Simpsons, starting with the episode "Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming" where (along with Krusty the Clown and Steve Urkel) he was part of a delegation to the Pentagon of "the esteemed representatives of television".
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 Outpost Gallifrey
Series Two of Doctor Who comes to its conclusion on Saturday 8 July with "Doomsday" starring David Tennant as the Doctor and, in her final appearance in the series, Billie Piper as Rose Tyler.
Doctor Who images on this site are copyrighted to the BBC and used solely for promotional purposes.
Doctor Who is copyright © by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
www.gallifreyone.com   (538 words)

  
 A History of the Doctor Who Theme
They were all enthusiasts from within the BBC who, before the creation of this dedicated resource, had been experimenting "after hours" with whatever equipment they could lay their hands on.
The third story of the 1970 season of Doctor Who was The Ambassadors of Death (originally referred to in Radiophonic Workshop documents by one of its working titles, Carriers of Death), and it was decided to use the adventure for some further experiments with the titles.
In November 1972, with transmission of The Three Doctors still a few weeks away, and the decision to drop the Delaware version of the theme still to be taken, a new "full-length" version of the music was commissioned, to be released as single by BBC Records in April 1973.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Doctor Who - The Movie [1996]: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Doctor Who fans should feel relieved this travesty was not successful enough to lead to lead to a series, though McGann himself does have the potential to make a fine Doctor.
The untitled Doctor Who TV movie, written by Mathew Jacobs, was produced as a joint venture between the BBC and Fox / Universal in an attempt to revive the series.
This Doctor is also adventurous, hopping onto a motorbike in much the same way one might have expected Jon Pertwee to do and racing down the streets of San Francisco.
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 Doctor Who TV Show - Doctor Who Television Show - TV.com
"My name is William Hartnell, and as Doctor Who, I make my debut on Saturday 23rd November at 5.15." Doctor Who is the longest-running science fiction TV series in history, airing initially from 1963 to 1989.
The series told the story of the Doctor, a mysterious traveller in space and time, whose TARDIS can take him and his companions anywhere in time and space.
This is the ORIGINAL run of "Doctor Who", from 1963 to 1989.
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 Doctor Who (2005) TV Show - Doctor Who (2005) Television Show - TV.com
Regenerating for the ninth time, the Tenth Doctor is here to show you more of the secrets and dark sides of this universe.
This new series of Doctor Who launched itself off in 2005, and many wondered if it would hold up to its 50 year old appeal.
The new show of Doctor Who with Christopher Eccleston at the ninth Doctor, Billie Piper as Rose Tyler the new Companion and of course David Tennant as the 10th Doctor in the season 2 and the other one.
www.tv.com /doctor-who-2005/show/34391/summary.html   (446 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Doctor Who - The Complete First Series Box Set [2005]: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Their updated Doctor Who is a revelation: a cult science fiction series that has real mass appeal, and works for both children and their parents.
The return of Doctor Who was something i would have liked and production by the BBC would keep it close to its roots, this is how i thought it would be.
When the return of Dr Who was announced i must admit i wasn't really bothered about it but hearing about the hype i thought i might aswell see what all this fuss is about so i tuned in & i must say i was pleasently surprised.
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 Doctor Who New Series
Doctor Who has never been intended for the youngest of children and in line with the BBC's scheduling policy, the later a programme appears in the schedules, the less suitable it is for very young children to watch unsupervised.
Doctor Who has his new assistant!" Piper, who also received critical-acclaim for her role in Bella and the Boys, a one-off drama for BBC TWO, is currently starring opposite Hollywood actor Orlando Bloom in The Calcium Kid.
Doctor Who, one of the BBC's best-loved and most enduring characters, is set to return to BBC ONE, it was confirmed last night by Lorraine Heggessey, Controller of BBC ONE.
www.clivebanks.co.uk /Dwnewseries.htm   (9223 words)

  
 Doctor Who Cuttings Archive - David Tennant, Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper star - New and Classic Doctor Who ...
Doctor Who is returning to BBC ONE for a Christmas special and a second exciting new series starring David Tennant and Billie Piper.
Born on the 23rd of November 1963 the classic series of Doctor Who became a sci-fi legend, lasting 26 years in transmission it ended in 1989 - a one off TV Movie aired in 1996.
This, however, was not the end; Doctor Who lived on in books, videos and DVD's, in audio plays and novellas until it's rebirth as a flagship BBC ONE series in March 2005.
www.cuttingsarchive.org.uk   (1727 words)

  
 Who Space
WHO SPACE will be the place to find news on new releases in Doctor Who (CD/Audio) and reviews.
The new version of Doctor Who, produced by the BBC, wrapped its first season on SCI FI on June 9.
Elisabeth Sladen resumes her role as the iconic character Sarah Jane Smith, remembered by a whole generation of Doctor Who fans as the assistant to both Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker.
www.drwho.org /index.php   (706 words)

  
 Doctor Who - Wikiquote
Doctor Who is a long running British science fiction television program produced by the BBC about a mysterious time-travelling adventurer know only as "The Doctor", who explores time and space with his companions, fighting evil.
The Doctor is the main character of the show.
The Doctor occassionally regenerates into a new form, allowing a new actor to step into the role.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Doctor_Who   (657 words)

  
 Who's Doctor Who? - A Biography of The Doctor
Doctor Who is the world's longest-running science fiction TV series.
Many of these have attempted to arrange the history of the Who universe into a coherent picture, but no one's done a comprehensive biography of The Doctor himself.
I got the suggestion recently, and I think it's a good idea, that we request they show more Doctor Who - not just the new stuff, but the older stuff that some of us haven't seen yet (or that we want to see again).
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 Big Finish Productions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Due to be released in September, covers amd details of the linked Doctor Who audio dramas, The Reaping and The Gathering have now been added to the site.
Janet Fielding was recently returned to the role of companion Tegan, for the recording of The Gathering, the second of September's Doctor Who audio dramas.
Sylvester McCoy and Bonnie Langford star in the Doctor Who audio drama, Red, to be released in August.
www.doctorwho.co.uk   (289 words)

  
 Type40 Doctor Who - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Doctor Who ran for 26 years from 1963 until 1989 in the United Kingdom and is recognized as the longest running science-fiction television show in history.
It returned briefly in 1996 with a Fox Television movie and has made a return to the television screens in March 2005.
The second season, starring David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor, is soon to be aired!
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 "Doctor Who" (1963)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
By the time Patrick Troughton took over as the Doctor, Dalekmania, antagonism between the changing tardis crew, and historical stories had disappeared and in it`s place we had more formuliac and scarier stories in their place.
It probably wasn`t William`s fault but DOCTOR WHO soon started becoming very silly, the monsters were laughable and Tom Baker seemed to be taking the p***.
The show returned in 1986 worse than ever and now cut to 14 episodes a year, Colin Baker was sacked and replaced by Sylvester McCoy who was an even bigger disaster than Baker and by the time the show was axed in 1989 it only had something like 3 million viewers.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0056751   (765 words)

  
 Doctor Who Scarf
For those of you who might be interested, here's a high-resolution photo of the original scarf at the auction.
You can also read about the entire Doctor Who Scarf history here.
Doctor Who fandom has experienced a revival recently because of the new series.
www.doctorwhoscarf.com   (429 words)

  
 Doctor Who   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Barbara had no idea who Doctor Who was, I think she just took it on faith that I had made the whole thing up.
The plot concerned the Doctor and Carl landing on a planet that worshipped death.
Howard, who was to bankroll the movie, was involved in a car accident and ultimately had to declare bankruptcy.
www.eskimo.com /~rkj/doctor.html   (3617 words)

  
 Doctor Who America: Featuring Doctor Who Books, Magazines, Audios, Videos, DVDs and Other Fine Collectibles!
The BBC has confirmed that Series 2 of Doctor Who will air on April 15th, 2006.
Dead Parrot Discs' Doctor Who America division is one of America's oldest retailers of Doctor Who merchandise.
Since 1989, we have been a source for audio, video, books, clothing, toys, games and more for Doctor Who fans and collectors.
www.doctorwhoamerica.com   (94 words)

  
 "Doctor Who" (2005)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Trivia: Colin Baker, the sixth actor to play the Doctor in the original series during the 1980s, said he was ecstatic on hearing that Christopher Eccleston was cast as the Doctor, as he feared it would be very easy to cast someone in the role who just would not suit the part.
I saw the very first screening of the very first episode of Doctor Who as a very young child and have never forgotten it.
I don't need to attend sci-fi seminars to learn how to appreciate a television show, Doctor Who is a lifelong icon and watching it has always made me feel good.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0436992   (495 words)

  
 Doctor Who: A Brief History of Time (Travel)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Doctor Who is copyright © 2006 by the British Broadcasting Corporation.
No infringement is intended upon the rights of the BBC or any holders of any copyright referenced herein.
Doctor Who: A Brief History Of Time (Travel) is copyright © 1995-2006 Shannon Patrick Sullivan.
www.physics.mun.ca /~sps/drwho.html   (135 words)

  
 Doctor Who - Online Magazine & Fan Site
It’s a sad goodbye to Doctor Who Series 2 - despite my gripes there still wasn’t anything else new that came close to DW on the box from April to July.
As for drama, the Doctor Who effect has yet to take hold completely, with a second series of "Life on Mars" currently shooting, alongside "Robin Hood", due for a return to TV screens this autumn.
Doctor Who, the Doctor Who Logo and the TARDIS name and image are Copyright © by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 1963, 2004.
www.kasterborous.com   (1669 words)

  
 Doctor Who
Doctor Who: The Face of Evil/the Sunmakers (Classics) (1984) by Terrance Dicks
Doctor Who Classics: The Mind of Evil/the Claws of Axos (1989) by Terrance Dicks
Doctor Who And the Pirates: Or the Lass That Lost a Sailor (2003) by Jacqueline Rayner
www.fantasticfiction.co.uk /series/doctor-who   (1346 words)

  
 Doctor Who Picture Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
They also have a Doctor Who zone, which, as well as having information on every episode, also lists all the spin-offs and documentaries available, not to mention recent and upcoming releases.
Sendit.com (who for some reason changed their name from the much cooler-sounding BlackStar) have recently deleted most of their Doctor Who videos - the only titles they still list are Death to the Daleks, The Ambassadors Of Death, The Invisible Enemy, Invasion Of The Dinosaurs, The Mutants, Meglos, and The Horns Of Nimon.
However, the double DVDs (The Curse of Fenric, The Talons of Weng-Chiang, The Seeds of Death and The Dalek Invasion of Earth) work out cheaper from Sendit.com, even after postage costs from the U.K. If you are after VHS videos The Doctor Who Club of Australia still have a pretty good range available.
www.canberra.edu.au /~scott/DrWho/whopic.html   (549 words)

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