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Topic: Doctor Who (1996)

  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.
In the 1996 television movie it was revealed that the Doctor is half-human on his mother's side (a revelation which proved controversial in some sections of fandom), and in the 2005 relaunch, it was revealed that the Ninth Doctor was the last known surviving Time Lord.
Rowan Atkinson as the Doctor and Julia Sawalha as Emma in the parody The Curse of Fatal Death.
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 A Brief History Of Time (Travel): The Eighth Doctor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The new Doctor behaves in a more human manner than his predecessors, perhaps tying in to the revelation that he is half-human; this is most clearly seen in his willingness to entertain romantic notions with Grace Holloway, albeit in an innocent, almost childlike manner.
Doctor Who was successful in the United Kingdom, it was a disappointment in North America, where it was broadcast during the fierce May "sweeps" period.
Doctor Who as a television property then lay fallow for several years until, one September morning in 2003, the seeds were sown for its rebirth...
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 Stomp Tokyo Video Reviews - Doctor Who: The Enemy Within
The Doctor dies on the table and is taken to the morgue.
The Doctor's regeneration is inter-cut with the legally required cheerful morgue attendant, who is watching John Whale's Frankenstein for the express purpose of the appearance of the line "It's alive!" to comment on the Doctor's resurrection.
The Doctor, suffering from partial amnesia, finds Grace and spends the requisite time convincing her that he's the same guy who died the night before and that he's an alien.
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 Doctor Who (1996)
Yet he now knows who he is and excitedly tells Grace, "I know who I am!" He kisses Grace while she has her back to a tree, and they move around to the other side, as he cries out ‘I am the Doctor!’ Grace says that good, and then asks him to kiss her again.
Grace says that the Doctor is way lost for a Time Lord, and he says that he is a Time Lord, to which Grace says that she thought he was a Doctor, and the Doctor replies with the same.
The Doctor shows her what he says is the truth by sticking his hand through the molecules of the glass and then walking through it, leaving the glass unharmed.
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 A Brief History Of Time (Travel): Doctor Who (1996)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Doctor was also given another companion, Sherman, who is trapped on Skaro at the start of the story and is subsequently discovered to have been killed.
The Doctor and the Master now battled around the Eye of Harmony instead of inside it, and at its climax the Master was sucked down into the death dimension.
Doctor Who earned an audience of 5.5 million viewers -- placing it joint 75th for the week -- and a 9 per cent share (that is, 9 per cent of televisions that were turned on were tuned in to the telefilm).
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 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | TV and Radio | Doctor Who returns to TV
She praised Davies - who was brought up in Swansea but is now based in Manchester - as one of the "leading writers" to come out of Wales.
Although Sylvester McCoy was the last actor to play the Doctor in the TV series, Paul McGann recreated the role in a TV movie version in 1996.
BBC head of continuing series Mal Young, who is overseeing the project, said launching a new era of Doctor Who to a 21st century audience would be a challenge, but one to which the team were looking forward.
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 Doctor Who LogBook - The TV Movie: 1996   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
I think the icons of the show, that blue Police Box, the Doctor in that magnificent costume, his sonic screwdriver, those are icons of the show, those are the things that the BBC expected us to keep.
I mean, the Doctor has always been, all the actors who have played the Doctor were chosen very carefully because of their personality, they all have that extra twinkle that they're people who love the sense of adventure, and I think Paul very much has that in him.
DOCTOR WHO and all related characters and placenames are the property of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
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 Doctor Who (1996) (TV)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Trivia: Anthony Head, auditioned for the role of the Doctor.
The Doctor: It was a request they should never have granted....
They'd add car chases and gun fights and the Doctor would fool around with his companions!" Then they'd have a hearty laugh at these stereotypes of Hollywood, confident that they were being sarcastic and, if it ever DID happen, certainly people involved with the show would try to preserve the sensibilities of the series.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Doctor Who - The Movie [1996]: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Made to re-launch television's most famous time traveller, Doctor Who: The Movie is an expensive feature-length episode which attempts to continue the classic series and work as a stand-alone film.
Transporting the remains of the Master, Sylvester McCoy's Seventh Doctor is diverted to San Francisco in 1999.
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.
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 Who's Doctor Who? - The Laws of Time
In the sections covering events before the series began, I've assumed The Doctor's early travels were part of his Academy training, and that after graduation he had further adventures during his doctoral studies.
This work assumes that The Doctor's adventures take place in a (reasonably) consistent universe, and that the actions of The Doctor and his companions are an integral part of that universe's history.
To further support this idea, at the time of his trial by a Gallifreyan tribunal, The Sixth Doctor is 900 years old, and The Seventh Doctor says that both he and The Rani, who'd certainly use the Gallifreyan calendar, are 953.
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 Doctor Who Facts & Figures Page; Doctor Who DVDs, CDs
Her role in Doctor Who as Rose Tyler will no doubt put her even more in the public eye, which is something she is probably more used to than any other assistant who has ever been in the series.
Who has been covered in comics by the likes of Marvel, and in novels by the likes of Paul Cornell.
Who now has many fans - who were too young to see ANY of the episodes when they were originally screened - thanks to BBC videos and repeats.
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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 BBC series came from the fertile brain of the late Terry Nation (also the creator of the Daleks on Doctor Who).
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 Doctor Who - Wikiquote
The Fourth Doctor on the Daleks, Genesis of the Daleks
The Eighth Doctor on Gallifrey in Doctor Who
Davros and the Seventh Doctor, Remembrance of the Daleks
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 Memorable Quotes from Doctor Who (1996) (TV)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Doctor: You want dominion over the living, but all you do is kill.
the Doctor and Grace are bickering in the back of an ambulance over the famous people from earths history who he has met.
The Doctor: But it was a childish dream that made you a doctor.
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 shillpages - Doctor Who Image Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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Doctor Who Image Archive • Compiled and Presented by Steve Hill
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 Doctor Who - Exhibition in Cardiff and Museum in Blackpool
Doctor Who - Exhibition in Cardiff and Museum in Blackpool
Doctor Who Museum and Exhibitions © Experience Design and Management Ltd
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Encyclopedia of the Worlds of Doctor Who A-D.
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