It's not often that someone can say dressing up as their Dad was a viable costume for Halloween, but for Sean Pertwee, son of Third Doctor Jon Pertwee, it worked pretty brilliantly.
Before Jon Pertwee starred in Doctor Who during the first half of the 1970s, he was already spreading the word of science and technology — witness this amazing short film in which he extols the wonders of vacuum tubes and valves.
Peter Capaldi just got cast as the new star of Doctor Who, and described it as a lifelong dream — but you may not have realized quite how much Capaldi dreamed about Doctor Who when he was younger. Here's some fan art of Tom Baker in the TARDIS, created by a teenage Capaldi. Update: The art is way more recent.
Is Matt Smith's Doctor a black belt at every martial art in the universe? Did David Tennant's best mate have an epic mustache? How many car chases did Eccleston have? Jon Pertwee may or may not have been the best star of Doctor Who, but he was clearly the manliest. And some new DVDs will let you get to know him way…
Today is the 49th anniversary of Doctor Who. And that means we're just 365 days away from the show's big 50th birthday — complete with what will assuredly be the anniversary special to end all anniversary specials.
If you're in San Francisco on Saturday, you absolutely must come to the inaugural classic Doctor Who screening, the first of many. We've teamed up with BBC Home Entertainment and the folks from SF in SF to bring you monthly screenings of Doctor Who stories in downtown SF. This is something that's already been…
It should be one of the greatest moments in the history of Doctor Who: an all-out battle between the Daleks and U.N.I.T., the paramilitary organization that the Doctor spent most of a decade teaming up with.
Alastair Reynolds is known for huge, sweeping space operas, like Revelation Space. So it's sort of fascinating that he's chosen to write a novel about Doctor Who's most Earthbound era, the days of Jon Pertwee's dashing military advisor.
After watching the latest Doctor Who Christmas special, one thought kept sticking in our brains: When did the Doctor become so good at controlling his time machine, the TARDIS? He used to be unable to steer it at all.
Check out this hilarious clip, showcasing just what was wrong with the Doctor Who story "The Horns Of Nimon." The new DVDs for "Nimon" and four other not-so-classic stories offer a blunt dissection of what went wrong.
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Title: Doctor Who
Vitals: A man of a half-dozen (or so) faces travels through time and space in a police phone…