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Steven Moffat Hints At Why The TARDIS Isn’t Crazy About Clara

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ClaraWe’re in the long dark between seasons of Doctor Who at the moment, so there’s no a whole hell of a lot of information flowing about what we’ve got to look forward to in season eight just yet. As such, we’re left to fill out Who cravings with things like this. But hold on, it turns out Who boss Steven might have let slip some intriguing tidbits in a recent issue of Doctor Who Magazine, specifically with regards to something you may or may not have noticed in the last season of Doctor Who: that the TARDIS might not be entirely fond of the Doctor’s latest companion.

It’s a story element that was easily overshadowed by the larger arc of the season, especially since it was leading up to the 50th anniversary 1-2-3 of the Name, Day, and Time of the Doctor. But the TARDIS is alive, after all, and in fact the Doctor even had a (Hugo-winning) adventure with her in human form. In a very real way, she’s his original companion, the one who’s been there from the beginning and outlasted all the others. So why should the TARDIS mind Clara any more than she did all the ones who came before?

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FOR-NI-CATE: A Doctor Who Porn Parody Is Coming

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RoseWell, we already covered a sweet, romantic Doctor Who story with that lovely fan proposal from earlier today. So now let’s yank the wheel in the opposite direction, into sweaty, naked, wibbly-wobbly Doctor Who lust. I’m talking about the three-way intersection between pop culture, commerce, and good old-fashioned smut. Somebody find the keys to the HARDIS: there’s a Doctor Who porn parody positioning itself for impending release.

Porn parody website WoodRocket.com (NSFW, naturally) revealed the big news today via Twitter, and we won’t have to spend much time in antici…pation. It’s called Doctor Whore, and it’ll be unfixing your points in time this May. I have to say, though, the title leaves me a little unsatisfied, especially in a world where both Dicktor Who and Cocktor Who were options. But look, they’ve got a NSFW logo!

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Doctor Who’s Arthur Darvill Covers Frozen’s Let It Go…Sort Of (Plus A Fan Proposal!)

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As the father of a pair of three-year-old twin boys, I saw and loved The Lego Movie. I sat through and tolerated Turbo and Planes. I nodded off while The Croods played in the background on Netflix. But since the young lads have pretty much zero interest in Disney princesses at this point, I still haven’t seen Frozen. So all the hullabaloo about the song “Let It Go” has, for the most part, sailed right over my head. But thankfully I don’t have to know diddly about Frozen to dig the above Doctor Who-ified parody from actor and former TARDIS resident Arthur Darvill. Slap on some headphones and give “The Ballad of Arthur Darvill” a listen.

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Four-Year-Old Sci-Fi Fan’s Family Gives Him A Moving Star Wars Funeral

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Star WarsYou haven’t cried enough today. We’re about to fix that.

A few months ago, Doctor Who’s Matt Smith sent an adorable personalized video to one of his biggest fans, a four-year named Jack Robinson who was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. And because a four-year old kid is way braver and more ambitious than most of us can ever hope to be, Jack set out to accomplish everything on his rather extensive bucket list. Though he recently lost his fight, Jack’s parents made sure that the last item on his got checked of by throwing him the most out of this world Star Wars-themed funeral you can imagine.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Denies He’s In Either Star Wars: Episode VII Or Doctor Who

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benedict-cumberbatchOne of the most persistent casting rumors surrounding Star Wars: Episode VII has been that Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch will play some role in the film. This notion first began circulating back in September of last year. Though he’s denied any involvement, given that whole, “I’m not Khan” thing from Star Trek Into Darkness, people have been reluctant to let the matter drop. So again, the actor has gone ahead and stated explicitly that he will not appear in Episode VII. And because he was in mood to take care of business, he also set the record straight on his participation in Doctor Who.

Reports were that Cumberbatch would have a very small role in director J.J. Abrams’ new foray into that galaxy far, far away, but that the part would grow and expand in Episode VIII and Episode IX. And while he very well may have talked to Abrams and the folks at Disney and Lucasfilm at some point, it sounds like so have half of the working actors in Hollywood.

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Paul McGann Doesn’t Expect Another Return To Doctor Who

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McGannOne of the best parts of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary celebrations last year was the unexpected return of a Doctor few expected ever to see on their TV screens again. The Night of the Doctor minisode not only gave fans something they’d been clamoring to see — the Eighth Doctor’s regeneration — but it set up the Day of the Doctor special and gave actor Paul McGann one more chance to step into the time lord’s shoes. But as well received as McGann’s surprise return was, he’s not holding out hope that he’ll ever return to the role again.

In an interview with Doctor Who Magazine, McGann is honest and pragmatic about the fact that, while he enjoyed getting to play the Doctor again, it was the first time anyone from Doctor Who had invited him back to be a part of the show, and he doesn’t expect that to change going forward. McGann says: