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Doctor Who: Will the 60th Anniversary Specials Debut First in Asia?
BBC America, which co-financed the series from Series Five (Matt Smith and Steven Moffat's first season) to Series Thirteen (Jodie Whittaker and Chris Chibnall's final season), would live-broadcast the show on the same day but in the evening in the US, hours after the UK premiere before going to streaming Disney+ co-financing and licensing the[...]
Doctor Who: Diving into the Rabbit Hole of Sonic Screwdriver Toys
The Thirteenth Doctor's (Jodie Whittaker) sonic is the most criticized and least liked amongst hardcore fans though kids still like it since she's their Doctor. Still: BBC Interestingly, there are currently dozens of sellers offering the Tenth and Eleventh Doctor's sonics at affordable prices on eBay, many in China and Asia, some in the US, all seemingly[...]
Time: Jodie Whittaker and Bella Ramsay in Series 2 of BBC Prison Drama
BBC's Time, the critically-acclaimed prison drama, is returning for a second series, this time set in a women's prison and starring Jodie Whittaker and Bella Ramsey in their first major roles since the end of Whittaker's run on Doctor Who and Ramsay becoming a star on the first season of HBO's The Last of Us[...]
Doctor Who: Companions Leaving are Sad Endings We Take for Granted
Chibnall depicts the dissolution of The Doctor's (Jodie Whittaker) fam as as family drifting apart, though Chibnall seems to be closest to a 1970s TV writer and seems most embarrassed by emotion, going so far as to keep the Doctor's romance with Yaz (Mandip Gil) as reluctant and chaste as possible Moffat is the one[...]
Doctor Who: Redacted Series 2: BBC Podcast Series Returns Next Week
Cleo is especially put out because she's the only one who remembers meeting the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker at the time), and they're at best patronizing her about it, at worst gaslighting her that it didn't happen. Charlie Craggs and Freddie Carter in "Doctor Who: Redacted": BBC The podcasters announce they have a new investigation Abby and Shauna[...]
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That's Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith, Peter Capaldi, Jodie Whittaker – and back to Tennent again You might think this was just another showy set of clips of the show's biggest gimmick, but they reveal something much deeper about the show, something spiritual and beautiful that makes it all worthwhile. Image: BBC Screencaps Regeneration was a[...]
Doctor Who: Doom’s Day – More Fanservice in Mobile Game Story Event
In Doctor Who: Lost in Time, she shows up on space station Cal-Q-L0n and meets the Thirteenth Doctor (Jodie Whittaker's cartoon avatar here) and K-9, and is tasked with helping them fend off space pirates Doom immediately works out that this is not the Doctor but an imposter And lo and behold, it turns out[...]
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But to get to all of this, we needed to say a heartfelt goodbye to our Thirteenth Doctor, Jodie Whittaker And that's exactly what viewers had a chance to do in 2022's "The Power of the Doctor," which ended with Whittaker's question-raising regeneration into Tennant's Fourteenth And it was that exact moment that took top[...]
Jodie Whittaker's run on Doctor Who might be the most underrated because she was a perfectly good Doctor hampered by some unimpressive stories But she was also the most overtly LGBTQ of all the Doctors, and in ways nobody has talked about The Thirteenth Doctor was nonbinary Ace, or "asexual," the most underrepresented and misunderstood[...]
The Fourteenth Doctor And More Changes Coming For Doctor Who
Note: I'm a big fan] will be – there are also many who found Chibnall and Thirteenth Doctor Jodie Whittaker's run as one that pushed the show toward a larger embracing of the show's global audience – setting the stage for RTD to build upon those open doors Based on the social media reaction we've[...]
Doctor Who: Jo Martin's Fugitive Doctor is the One We Want Next
The BBC released a compilation video of Series Twelve of Doctor Who, Jodie Whittaker & Chris Chibnall's season, and it's interesting to consider it in retrospect That series was a season full of potential and promise, but Chibnall just couldn't stick the landing The problem being that he didn't really come up with anything new,[...]
Doctor Who: BBC to Publish Whotopia: The Ultimate Guide to the Whoniverse
Manning has since returned to television to guest star as Jo again on The Sarah Jane Adventures, short films promoting the remastered Blu-ray boxsets featuring her episodes, and even the final scene in Jodie Whittaker's final story as the Thirteenth Doctor, "The Power of the Doctor." Jo Grant will almost certainly have an entry in[...]
Doctor Who: The Thasmin Love Story is how the ‘Shippers Saved the Show
Jodie Whittaker pushed for "Thasmin" when she saw what fans were 'shipping on social media, and while some fans were disappointed that the Thirteenth Doctor never kissed Yaz (Mandip Gil), their romance was possibly the first asexual romance depicted on television Whittaker was playing a nonbinary, asexual character who loved a woman as the lead[...]
Doctor Who: Let’s Struggle to Find the Good Parts of Flux, or Not
The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) confronting her abusive adopted mother should have been a more emotionally-charged exchange about abusive parents but was just a boring exposition dump about the plot. The worst part of Doctor Who: Flux was how Chibnall's scripts had characters stand around explaining the plot to each other while it was happening The Doctor[...]
Doctor Who is Really about Monsters and the People Who Turn into Them
The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) turning into a Weeping Angel is about her worst fears of becoming the monsters she fights. Doctor Who and people turning into monsters are like pizza with cheese The show really is not enough fun without it. Doctor Who may have started out with the intention to educate kids about History, but[...]
Doctor Who Highlights Show Composers' Epic Musical Moments
Akinola created a spy movie pastiche for "Spyfall" where the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) infiltrates an evil tech billionaire's (Sir Lenny Henry) casino party Gold once again created a classical choral score for "The Rings of Akhaten" that's very English and reminds us that the series has been used as a gateway to introduce children to[...]
Doctor Who: Chris Noth was already the Series' Donald Trump Stand-in
Sound familiar? Robertson appeared in two episodes during Chris Chibnall and Jodie Whittaker's run In "Arachnids in the UK," he was investing in a major new hotel that turned out to house a giant spider and its offspring He was the horror of gentrification and corporate takeovers His next appearance was in the second New Year's[...]
Doctor Who: The Thasmin Love Story is how the ‘Shippers Saved the Show
The latest Doctor Who compilation video highlights The Thirteenth Doctor's (Jodie Whittaker) companion Yasmin's (Mandip Gil) greatest hits, which features clips from "Flux" all the way to the finale of this Doctor and showrunner Chris Chibnall's run "The Power of the Doctor." What it really highlights is "Thasmin," which ended up saving the series from[...]
Doctor Who: Future Worlds are all about Class Conflict
In the show's most muddled moment, the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) defends an AI controlling a future stand-in for Amazon against a working-class terrorist trying to smash the system despite the AI murdering an innocent woman to try to warn him off The Ood are a species enslaved by greedy humans who get their just desserts[...]
Doctor Who: Parallel Worlds Combined Big Science Fiction and Emotions
Thus, there's the moment Rose (Billie Piper) was separated from the Doctor (David Tennant) by an entire universe, and he had to burn out the last energy of a dying son to project an image of himself to say goodbye. There's the moment the Thirteenth Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) made friends with a living universe that took[...]
Doctor Who’s Timey-Wimey Stories Work Best When They Keep ‘em Simple
It's impossible to care about the "hostages" the baddie is threatening when they don't appear at all – who gives a toss when he destroys the prison he's holding them in when we haven't seen or met any of them? It's crappy Marvel Comics-style dialogue that nearly every screenwriter ends up doing when they're tired,[...]
Doctor Who: Redacted is Fun, Relevant and the Show We Need Right Now
I can't wait to listen!" #DoctorWho #DoctorWhoRedacted — Ella Watts 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️ (@GejWatts) March 9, 2023 Doctor Who: Redacted premiered on BBC Radio 4 in the summer of 2022, months before Jodie Whittaker's final Doctor Who Special, "The Power of the Doctor," was broadcast on television The podcast drama featured Whittaker's last time as The Doctor as she[...]
Doctor Who: Flux Nearly Shelved, Whittaker Turned Down Jobs: Chibnall
So for this go-around, we're taking a look back to the immediate past with previous showrunner Chris Chibnall, who exited the show along with then-Doctor Jodie Whittaker with the special, "The Power of The Doctor." But before that, there was the six-part, serialized Series 13, and now we're learning from Chibnall that the series was[...]
Capture: Former Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker in PSA about Child Safety
Now that her run on Doctor Who is over, you were probably wondering what Jodie Whittaker has been up to Well, she's currently in Australia filming a thriller called One Night for Paramount Plus That's about three women who reunite when one of them writes a book about the event that shattered their friendship Meanwhile,[...]
Doctor Who: Multiple Doctors Meet in Compilation Video at last
Moffat wrote him a near-Shakespearean opening monologue of incoherent madness just for Capaldi to show his acting chops and emotional range. Jodie Whittaker's Coolest Entrance Chris Chibnall's run may have a lot of flaws, but he got the Thirteenth Doctor's entrance down perfectly The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) literally crashed into the lives of Graham (Bradley Walsh), Grace[...]
Doctor Who: How Anti-Woke "Fan" Would Argue Show Is Communist Plot
If anything, the Doctor is a pacifist hippie. "And it's going to be on Disney+! That's being spread to every child in the world!" So you're saying a show that encourages kids to be curious, kind, tolerant, brave, funny and smart is a bad thing? "It's propaganda!" he insisted. Yes, propaganda telling viewers to be good people who don't[...]
Doctor Who to Disney/Marvel Studios: We Can Do Superhero Moments, Too!
The Doctor under Moffat got a lot of barnstorming speeches, and in Capaldi's first series, he gets his first here in "Flatline" where he finds his role as a protector, a fighter of monsters. Peter Capaldi, BBC In "Prisoner of the Judoon," Chris Chibnall didn't give the Thirteenth Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) a big speech Instead, he gave[...]
Doctor Who: Flux Clips Video Shows How the Doctor and Yaz were Wasted
And it just must be another look at the Thirteenth Doctor's (Jodie Whittaker) final adventures That's "Flux," that season that nearly tanked the show Yes, let's pick at that scab again. Doctor Who: Flux, image credit: BBC "Flux" had some decent ideas buried under reams of boring expositional dialogue The scripts were pretty much first drafts[...]
Doctor Who: Flux Clips Video Shows How the Doctor and Yaz were Wasted
The Chris Chibnall era of Doctor Who was disappointing for its unrealized potential, despite having a fresh and likable lead in Jodie Whittaker It's not her fault She was more than capable of pushing the envelope as an actor, judging from her work on shows prior to becoming the Doctor Instead, her three seasons were plagued[...]