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  • Launched On: December 14, 1963
  • Airing On: BBC
  • Genre: Sci-Fi

Technically speaking, there have been many Doctors in the Doctor Who universe over the show’s 60-plus-year timeline. Fans have gravitated to some more than others.

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Doctor Who Showrunner Steven Moffat Discusses The Impending Changes

Doctor Who is a show of continual reinvention and change. Still, there’s a formula, but even so, showrunner Steven Moffat …

10 years ago


The Complete Eureka Collection And Classic Doctor Who Are On Sale Today

I imagine the Doctor would feel right at home in the town of Eureka. The eccentric town from the Syfy …

10 years ago

Doctor Who Nearly Ended When David Tennant Left

Doctor Who turned 50 last in 2013, an unprecedented run that had, at the time, seen 12 different actors play …

10 years ago

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Terminator: Genesis Adds Another Time Traveler In Doctor Who’s Matt Smith

One of the joys of science fiction is seeing fan favorite actors stick with the genre across different projects. Arnold …

10 years ago


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

We’re in the long dark between seasons of Doctor Who at the moment, so there’s no a whole hell of …

10 years ago

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

You haven’t cried enough today. We’re about to fix that. A few months ago, Doctor Who’s Matt Smith sent an …

10 years ago

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Doctor Who’s Kate O’Mara And Director Derek Martinus Pass Away In Same Week

There is never any joy that comes with speaking about death, and one week saw the loss of two Doctor …

10 years ago


Doctor Who Fans Get Crafty With Time Lord Portraits And A Hand-Made Sonic Screwdriver Box

Science fiction fans are a crafty and creative sort, paying tribute to their favorite fictional universes with everything from fan …

10 years ago

Science Fiction-Inspired Lipbalms Will Increase Your Geek Cred

I’m addicted to Chapstick. There, I said it. It feels good. Acceptance is the first step, right? I don’t even …

10 years ago

Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi Wins Over A Young Autistic Fan, The Rest Of The Human Race

We’re in that weird period that Doctor Who goes through anytime there’s a regeneration and a new actor playing the …

10 years ago

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Doctor Who Comic Books Get Covers And Creative Teams

Whovians may not be seeing fan favorites David Tennant and Matt Smith’s Tenth and Eleventh Doctor’s on the small screen …

10 years ago

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Pacific Rim And Doctor Who LEGO Sets Could Be All The Future Rage

When I was young, I can’t say I was incredibly inventive when it came to making things out of LEGO …

10 years ago

Doctor Who-ish Inspector Spacetime Becoming A Movie With An Actual Doctor

Fans of the NBC sitcom Community are familiar with the show’s catchprase/goal of “Six Seasons and a Movie.” The series …

10 years ago

Ben Wheatley Calls Peter Capaldi A Return To A Darker Doctor Who

When Peter Capaldi begins his reign as Doctor Who (we know he’s already made his first appearance, but we’re talking …

10 years ago

These Sci-Fi Home Conversions Are Making Me Drool

Visit the home of any self-respecting science fiction fan and the telltale signs will be there. The shelves packed to …

10 years ago


The Day Of The Doctor Nearly Referenced Another Obscure Doctor

The Day of the Doctor was a brilliant celebration of five decades of Doctor Who. While involving all of the …

10 years ago


Cards Against Humanity: The Doctor Who Edition

If you and your friends are as dark-humored as we are here at GFR, there’s a good chance you’ve already …

10 years ago

Doctor Who Fan Art By None Other Than Peter Capaldi

Last year, when the BBC and Doctor Who announced Peter Capaldi as the twelfth incarnation of the venerable Time Lord, …

10 years ago

Peter Capaldi Looks Dapper As Doctor Who Season 8 Begins Filming

The Doctor will see you now.

11 years ago

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Three Things We Loved About Matt Smith’s Doctor Who Farewell

“And now it’s time for one last bow, like all your other selves. Eleven’s hour is over now, the clock …

11 years ago

Steven Moffat On What Would Have Happened If Eccleston Came Back For Who’s 50th

While there was a lot to love about Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary spectacular, The Day of the Doctor, there were …

11 years ago

Wholock: See Doctor Who And Sherlock Holmes Combined Into A Perfect Series

Can the greatest detective our world has ever known solve the mystery of man from another? Or, more to the …

11 years ago

Time Of The Doctor Pics Threaten You With…Wooden Cybermen?

From the sound of things, the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas special The Time of the Doctor will be throwing in …

11 years ago


So Now What? Five Streaming Shows To Soothe Your Doctor Who Withdrawals

We’ve survived The Day of the Doctor — where to next?

11 years ago


Doctor Who Regenerates The Google Doodle: Today In Science & Science Fiction

Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary is being marked in all sorts of ways this weekend, but now the clever folks at …

11 years ago


Seattle Is Throwing The Mother Of All Doctor Who Birthday Parties

This week is a pretty big deal for fans of the BBC’s venerable sci-fi adventure Doctor Who. After all, how …

11 years ago