Doctor Who and the Rejuvenation of the Daleks

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In the nearly 14 years Doctor Who has been back on TV, the Daleks have been built up as the most fearsome army in Time and Space, and then broken down to deconstruct the very idea of what a Dalek represents. But Doctor Who’s New Year’s special brought them right back to 2005's “Dalek”—and finally nailed a balance the…

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Chris Chibnall Calls Doctor Who’s Political Stories ‘Fundamental’

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The latest season of Doctor Who has been breaking ground in a number of ways. Not only has it performed well in ratings with the biggest season opening since the series reboot, but it’s also done a number of episodes focusing on important social and political issues. Showrunner Chris Chibnall says this is vital, as it…

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Hang Iconic Doctor Who Moments on Your Wall With These Fantastic Framed Prints

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Over the past few months, Classic Stills has been capturing high-res moments from genre faves like Jurassic Park and the Marvel Cinematic Universe as artsy prints you can frame on your wall. Now, it’s turning its hand to TV, in the form of another genre icon: 55 years of Doctor Who’s adventures in time and space.

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Doctor Who Christmas Specials, Ranked By Their Festivity

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For the past 13 years—well, apparently not this yearDoctor Who has been an integral part of Christmas TV with its annual Christmas special. Now that it’s taking a year off, we decided it was the perfect time to look back at its prior festive adventures in Time and Space, and judge them not by their quality, but their…

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Doctor Who Tried to Have Two Finales at Once, and It Mostly Worked

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Doctor Who’s 11th season has seen the series go through a bit of an existential crisis—is the show a character-driven scifi drama, or a big old whizzbang romp with explosive stakes? “The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos” distilled that debate within itself by trying to present a finale that tackled both of those things at…

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Another Missing Doctor Who Story Is Being Revived With Animation

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Ninety-seven episodes from the earliest eras of Doctor Who remain lost, after old BBC archival policies meant the original film copies were destroyed to save space. Slowly but surely, parts of that missing TV history are being recovered—and when they can’t be, the BBC is turning to animation to bring them to life.

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