I fell in love with the time-traveling double-hearted weirdo from space long ago. Luckily, he feels the same way about me.

Deep down, under all of the other stuff about fighting monsters and robots and half-monster half-robot threats, Doctor Who is basically a show about the most generous person in the universe.

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As former screenwriter Terrence Dicks once wrote, the Doctor is never cowardly or cruel. He always rejects the easy solution to his problems, and finds ways to save a statistically significant proportion of the bystanders from whatever hideous fiends were melting people this month. But he's also generous with his massive time-ship, hidden inside a (formerly) commonplace item like the Phantom Tollbooth. He's always scooping up ordinary people and whisking them away on adventures. When I was a kid, I used to fantasize that the Doctor would come and take me away from all of my boring life shit, in his TARDIS. But now that I realize that he already has, a million times. Happy Valentine's Day, Doctor.

Doctor Who Valentines cards from Enjoying The Journey.