The fact we’re getting lavish collections of classic Doctor Who seasons on Blu-ray is already a very good thing. But the BBC’s choice to market them with what are essentially little short films catching us up with where heroes of Who’s past are now is perhaps the greatest part of it all.
The BBC’s ongoing process of re-releasing select seasons of classic Doctor Who on Blu-ray has brought with it another joy beyond simply getting high-quality collections of iconic seasons of the show. That joy? Bringing in familiar faces to goof around in character for the announcement trailers.