Articles Tagged 'The Ninth Doctor'

The Judoon (PIc: BBC)

Our 10 Favorite Monsters in Modern ‘Doctor Who’

Since Doctor Who arrived back on TV screens in 2005, many alien races have returned to haunt the Doctor’s travels. Old foes like the Daleks, Cybermen, Ice Warriors and Sontarans have once again had their grand schemes thwarted, and old scores have been settled in a variety of inventive and sometimes unpleasant ways. But these […]

Festive TARDIS

WATCH: 9 Great Moments from ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Specials

There was no traditional Doctor Who Christmas special in the classic years, beyond a moment in 1965 where the First Doctor suddenly turned into the camera and wished viewers a merry Christmas at the end of “The Daleks’ Master Plan.” But with the relaunch of Doctor Who in 2006, and the regeneration of the Ninth […]

The Three Doctors

Brit Binge: The Many Moods of the Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’

As the new season of Doctor Who approaches, fans are wondering what kind of Doctor will emerge from the TARDIS. We’re being promised a darker, less chummy Doctor, but also a hugely enthusiastic and energetic one. Mind you, he’ll have to work hard if he wants to beat some of the emotional extremes of his […]

Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams: The (Cartoon) Doctor That Never Was

Here’s a story that, while not part of Doctor Who canon, introduces a bizarre possibility to a fictional realm that is already well served with bizarre possibilities. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin: In 2003, there was no appreciable sign that Doctor Who would ever return to its TV glory days. There was no […]

Morbius, in ‘The Brain of Morbius’

11 One-Off Characters from ‘Doctor Who’ That Deserve a Comeback

Note: some of these characters do appear in subsequent novelizations, comic books and audiobooks, but there is debate about whether they are part of the canon of Doctor Who fact, so we’ll stick to the TV stories to confirm whether they count as one-offs or not. The Toymaker (“The Celestial Toymaker”) A long shadow has […]

The Eighth Doctor

‘Doctor Who': How To Announce A New Doctor (Part 2)

We left off yesterday with the arrival of the Seventh Doctor, Sylvester McCoy, in 1987, and then, just as things were looking promising, we went mysteriously quiet. It just seemed like the right thing to do. Here’s how CNN announced the arrival of the Eighth Doctor, Paul McGann, in 1996: But as this was a […]