Archive for the ‘Doctor Who’ Category

David Tennant, who currently plays the 10th incarnation of The Doctor on the world’s longest running sci-fi show Doctor Who, has officially called it a day.  So what does this mean?  How will Tennant, and his tenure on the show, be remembered? What were the good stories?  What were the shockers?

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Since Doctor Who started way back in 1963, there has been ten main incarnations of the main character. These incarnations have all had their own different personalities, strengths and quirks making them unique in comparison to their own past and future selves. So out of the incarnations of The Doctor, which could be said is the best?

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One of the greatest achievements of human evolution is the imagination and seemingly limitless creativity that we possess. The power to achieve our dreams is not nearly as impressive as being able to have those dreams to begin with.

Part of that ability is to be able to create characters that are better than the creator, even if they are only fictional. We create beings in our heads that have qualities we can only aspire to someday possess … but for what purpose do we do this? Are we making signposts or goals for ourselves? Is it a case of mere wishful thinking? Or are we shaping ourselves as a group, creating figures that we wish to transform ourselves into and making humanity in general better than what it is today?

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Doctor Who video Clips II

Posted: September 19, 2007 in Doctor Who, Television

jones003.jpgYoutube Videos have a habit of disappearing for various reasons. So once again I’ve taken a look at what Youtube has to offer in regards to halfways decent Doctor Who video clips and this is what turned up.

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0011.jpgThe series of Doctor Who which restarted in 2005 introduced us, once again, to The Doctor’s famous time machine known as The TARDIS. However the TARDIS seen in the new series appears to differ in several major ways from the one seen in the classic series. The following is a brief examination of what could easily be called The Last TARDIS. An overview of the classic series TARDIS is also available.

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A TARDIS is the pinnacle of Time Travel technology of the Time Lords of the Planet Gallifrey and is quite possibly the most advanced ship in all of science fiction. Please note, this overview covers the Type 40 TARDIS seen in the classic Doctor Who series and does not include the apparent changes seen in the new series. For an overview of the new series TARDIS see The Last TARDIS.

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blood001.jpgFinally, we start seeing what the Doctor can do when he feels the need which harks back to the serious days of the 7th Doctor and his manipulative plans.

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