With Christopher Eccleston’s abrupt exit after only one season, The BBC turned to Scottish actor David Tennant. Arguably the most popular of the modern Doctors, Tennant helped bring the franchise to even greater prominance… albeit with being labelled a fangirl favorite. We look at Tennant’s four years in the role, and highlight some of our favourite stories, moments, and mannerisms.
2005 saw the long awaited return to the airwaves of Doctor Who. With a new series came a new Doctor in Christopher Eccleston. We talk Eccleston’s run, commenting on every single story and episode. Eccleston’s time in the role may have been short, but as we point out, he should be recognized for his contribution to the Whoniverse
A look at The Sylvester McCoy Years, which ended the series original run in 1989.
The mid-Eighties were a tumultuous time for Doctor Who. Peter Davison and his mild-mannered Fifth Doctor departed the show after three seasons and was replaced by the much more brash Sixth Doctor Colin Baker. Fans found the change a bit jarring. Still, despite the controversial casting change, the show continued to score great ratings.
Then came 1985. BBC Controller Michael Grade canceled the show. For over a year, fans petitioned to bring back Doctor Who. When it did return in 1986, the entire season became the 14-part Trial Of A Time Lord epic.
Join Seth, Mark, and Uncle Greg as they time-travel back to the mid-80s and recount the news and controversies using actual press clippings from the time. This is as close as you’ll get to hopping in a TARDIS and traveling back 30 years.
Would you like a Jelly Baby? This month’s Examining The Doctor looks at the legendary run by Tom Baker as The Fourth Doctor. Favorite stories, quotes, moments, and much more!
Grab your sonic screwdrivers and hop in your TARDIS, it’s time for the third episode of Examining The Doctor! Naturally, Episode 3 looks at the Jon Pertwee years. Favorite stories, moments, and even a look into the man himself. You’re going to get a perspective you won’t get anywhere else.
In our second installment, Seth Mark, and Greg look at the top and bottom 10 Doctor Who Stories, then discuss Patrick Troughton’s Second Doctor which ran from 1966-1969 and point out why Matt Smith fans should appreciate this Doctor.
In the first segment, the trio covers the Top AND Bottom Ten Doctor Who Stories of all time, as voted by the readers of Doctor Who Magazine. This is an all-time classic segment that is a listener favorite!
Geekville has spawned a monthly Doctor Who podcast called Examining The Doctor. Each month brings a look at a specific Doctor.
November 23rd, 1963: The BBC debuted a new children’s show called Doctor Who to a modest reception. However, the following months viewership would skyrocket with the debut of The Daleks. William Hartnell would portray The Doctor for three years, passing on the role to Patrick Troughton in 1966.
Hartnell reprised the role one last time for the 1973 story The Three Doctors. In 1983, actor Richard Hurndall portrayed The First Doctor for the 20th Anniversary story The Five Doctors.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars has officially debuted on Netflix. Not just the 2008 movie and the five aired seasons, but the never before seen sixth season as well. For those of you who may want to watch the series chronologically with no gaps in the timeline, watch in the steps below.
This comes from a tweet from Leland Chee, the official Keeper of the Holocron for LucasFilm.
The order is as follows
1. Season 2, Episode 16 “Cat And Mouse”
2. Season 1, Episode 16 “The Hidden Enemy”
3. Star Wars: The Clone Wars Movie
4. Season 3, Episode 1 “Clone Cadets”
5. Season 3, Episode 3 “Supply Lines”
6. Season 1, Episodes 1-15 “Ambush” through “Trespass”
7. Season 1, Episodes 17-21 “Blue Shadow Virus” through “Liberty On Ryloth”
8. Season 2, Episodes 1-3 “Holocron Heist” through “Children Of The Force”
9. Season 2, Episodes 17-19 “Bounty Hunters” through “The Zillo Beast Strikes Back”
10. Season 2, Episodes 4-14 “Senate Spy” through “Duchess Of Mandalore”
11. Season 2, Episodes 20-22 “Death Trap” through “Lethal Trackdown”
12. Season 3, Episodes 5-7 “Corruption” through “Assassin”
13. Season 3, Episode 2 “ARC Troopers”
14. Season 3, Episode 4 “Sphere Of Influence”
15. Season 3, Episode 8 “Evil Plans”
16. Season 1, Episode 22 “Hostage Crisis”
17. Season 3, Episodes 9-11 “Hunt For Ziro” through “Pursuit of Peace”
18. Season 2, Episode 15 “Senate Murders”
19. Season 3, Episode 12-22 “Nightsisters” through “Wookiee Hunt”
20. Season 4… All of it “Battle Lines” through “Revenge”
21. Season 5, Episode 2-13 “A War On Two Fronts”
22. Season 5, Episode 1 “Revival”
23. Season 5, Episodes 14-22 “Eminence” through “The Wrong Jedi”
24. Season 6… All of it “The Unknown” through “Sacrifice”
Seth and special guest Norko Kipte discuss all things Iron Man, including his comic beginnings and his journey to film. All to prep you for Iron Man 3.