Aug 132015
 
Does the Doctor Who Season 9 Trailer Give Us Hope?

Whovians are going into a frenzy now that the second Doctor Who season 9 trailer has dropped. Quite a number of people have written detailed articles on a frame-by-frame examination of the trailer and what anything shown in it could possibly mean for our favorite Time Lord. I have to admit that there’s a lot [Read more…]

May 202015
 
Steven Moffat Staying Through Doctor Who Series 10

It appears that Steven Moffat is staying put at Doctor Who for the foreseeable future. It’s been reported that the BBC has signed him to stay through season 10. Moffat imparted the news at an event in New York, where he said that he had “just signed up for another year.” While some are cheering [Read more…]

Nov 112014
 
Has Doctor Who Jumped the Shark?

Series eight for Doctor Who has seen its share of ups and downs. There have been some interesting stories told, such as Time Heist, but the majority of episodes have been lackluster. I’ve been involved in a running debate with my oldest friend about Peter Capaldi as the Doctor. He’s not sold on him, but [Read more…]

May 272014
 
Doctor Who Almost Ended with David Tennant

Sadly, I don’t find the following report difficult to believe. It seems that Doctor Who almost ended after David Tennant left the series as well as the then current showrunner Russell T. Davies. The BBC felt that David Tennant had made Doctor Who a national treasure again and that the show couldn’t go on without [Read more…]

May 122014
 
Doctor Who to Revisit Planet of Fire

The BBC has announced a casting for a Doctor Who season eight story. Hermione Norris will be appearing in an episode that harkens back to a Peter Davidson story from 1984, Planet of Fire. The episode is written by Peter Harness, and Steven Moffat has dropped this bit of knowledge, “It’s a testament to the [Read more…]