Articles Tagged 'The Sixth Doctor'

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 […]

Jon Pertwee

‘Doctor Who’: How To Announce a New Doctor (Part 1)

This Sunday, an event that has only happened eleven times in the past 50 years will happen again. An actor or actress will be confirmed as the new Doctor in Doctor Who. It’s an announcement that will be receiving a LOT of attention, a 30-minute live TV show, with interviews and analysis and all sorts. […]

The Sixth Doctor

‘Doctor Who’: A Companion To The Sixth Doctor

For a huge variety of reasons that it’s probably best not to linger on here, the years during which Colin Baker played the irascible Sixth Doctor were not uniformly happy ones for his character or for Doctor Who. But if you look at what was attempted in this era, you’ll see that there are a […]