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What is Doctor Who?
Could someone provide a simple summary of what Doctor Who is about? I've never seen an episode, and I feel left out. Sad
From the Wikipedia article on Doctor Who:

Quote:Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC. The programme depicts the adventures of a mysterious alien time-traveller known as "the Doctor" who travels in his space and time-ship, the TARDIS, which normally appears from the exterior to be a blue 1950s police box. With his companions, he explores time and space, solving problems, facing monsters and righting wrongs.

The programme is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running science fiction television show in the world and is also a significant part of British popular culture. It has been recognised for its imaginative stories, creative low-budget special effects during its original run, and pioneering use of electronic music (originally produced by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop). In the United Kingdom and elsewhere, the show has become a cult television favourite and has influenced generations of British television professionals, many of whom grew up watching the series. It has received recognition from critics and the public as one of the finest British television programmes, including the BAFTA Award for Best Drama Series in 2006.

The programme originally ran from 1963 to 1989. After an unsuccessful attempt to revive regular production with a backdoor pilot in the form of a 1996 television film, the programme was successfully relaunched in 2005, produced in-house by BBC Wales in Cardiff. Some development money for the new series is contributed by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), which is credited as a co-producer. Doctor Who has also spawned spin-offs in multiple media, including the current television programmes Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures, and a single 1981 pilot episode of K-9 and Company.

Here are the IMDb links:
Doctor Who (1963)
Doctor Who: The Movie (1996)
Doctor Who (2005)
Ford: Don't worry, I trust them to the end of the Earth.
Arthur: And how long is that?
Ford: About 12 minutes.
-The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Yeah, and the TARDIS was larger on the inside than on the outside, too!

Lots of tongue-in-cheek humor laced with good SciFi and action!!! Hyper

And cool and EVIL bad-guys, too! Devil
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Damn, I wanna see this show so badly! Does anyone know where I can watch it, or buy it?
It's always a good night for a walk.
(04-12-2009, 04:05 PM)jedimaster4334 Wrote: Damn, I wanna see this show so badly! Does anyone know where I can watch it, or buy it?

Well the new show airs on Sci-Fi but I don't have upcoming times on hand. You can buy the DVDs on pretty much any major online store.
Cool, now I should go buy the DVD sets, do they sell them in stores?
(05-12-2009, 12:27 PM)DarthHayley192 Wrote: Cool, now I should go buy the DVD sets, do they sell them in stores?

I don't think so, at least I've never seen them in stores like Wal-Mart or Target. Video stores might sell them, but I've never looked.
Here is where my signature begins...

And here is where my signature ends. What, were you expecting more?
The book store Borders sells them in their video section. Wal-Mart sells the DVDs, but they're online only (WalMart.com search link) however they can be sent to your local store to pick-up.
T'Pol: I am not old, I will only be 66 years old on my next birthday.
Trip: I can't believe you told me that.
T'Pol: You accused me of being old.
-Star Trek: Enterprise 3-24, "Zero Hour"
I also should add that if you intend to buy the DVDs of the classic series, they aren't available in season box sets yet. They are available on a per story basics only. The new show seasons are available in box sets.
(Hope you don't mind the bump).

I've been looking to get into Doctor Who, where in the show is a good place to start? Do I have to watch all the episodes from 1963 on or is 2005 a good start point?


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