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Doctor Who: The Sonic Screwdriver is The Doctor's Magic Wand
It was introduced in 1968 during the Second Doctor's (Patrick Troughton) era but became popular during the Third Doctor (Jon Pertwee) era when he used it a lot because Pertwee liked gadgets and cars and encouraged them in his stories What better than a make-believe gadget to fire up kids' imaginations? "Doctor Who": BBC Doctor Who: Is[...]
Doctor Who: Tom Baker’s Debut “Robot” Get a Supercut Video
"Robot" also leans way into the slapstick humour of the 4th Doctor, introducing his offer of jelly babies to everyone and his use of the sonic screwdriver, the latter Davies pushed during his run and which subsequent showrunners like Steven Moffat and Chris Chibnall leaned on too. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Robot:[...]
Doctor Who: The Girl Who Waited...
And when the PBS station had fundraised enough to bring in Jon Pertwee, Peter Davidson, and more, her obsession only grew It wouldn't be until I was in my 30's when I came to understand the bigger picture about why she loved the Doctor so much Because the Doctor and that bloody blue box was[...]
Doctor Who: BBC Releases Incomplete Sontarans Compilation Video
It's in their genes and conditioning. Look! A Sontaran from "Doctor Who"! Courtesy of BBC They've been a recurring villain on Doctor Who since one popped up for the first time in the 3rd Doctor (Jon Pertwee) era with Jon Pertwee in "The Time Warrior" A single Sontaran showed up again in the 4th Doctor (Tom Baker)[...]
Doctor Who: K9 Creator Bob Baker Passes away, Aged 82
They wrote many of what have become to be regarded by fans worldwide as true classic BBC TV 'Doctor Who' stories; creating many well-remembered enemies for the time lord during the Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker years." As the Radio Times reported, Baker had a previous career as a stonemason and worked in animation before becoming[...]
Missy Meets The Third Doctor And The First Master In New Doctor Who
She will also appear alongside the Third Doctor as portrayed by Jon Pertwee and the first Master as portrayed by Roger Delgado The four-issue series begins in April and we have a first look at the artwork from the series below, to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the first appearance of The Master in Terror[...]
Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker offers a message for 2021. (Image: BBC screencap)
And each actor played the character as a different archetype: William Hartnell played him as the last of the Edwardian patriarchs; Patrick Troughton played him as a Chaplin-esque hobo; Jon Pertwee played him as a dandyish playboy; Tom Baker played a wandering bohemian and so on The 21st Century Doctors were even more modern archetypes:[...]
Doctor Who Collection: Season 8 Gets Blu-Ray Boxset
Season 8 of Doctor Who stars Jon Pertwee as the 3rd Doctor in his second season and the introduction of Katy Manning as companion Jo Grant This is considered a classic season for many old school fans, since it features the debut of Roger Delgado as The Master and includes classic stories like "Terror of[...]
Regenerating in "Doctor Who", BBC Studios
This was at least touched upon back in 1974 when a Tibetan abbot who was a Time Lord (played by a white actor with a cod-Asian accent… the show has had its moments of racism and cultural appropriation that warrants a separate article for another time) oversaw the 3rd Doctor's (Jon Pertwee) regeneration and reassured[...]
Jodie Whittaker & David Tennant: Doctors Stick Together
"But with Jodie Whittaker hot on his heels and a great showing for other recent Doctors like Peter Capaldi, it looks like fans also now hold other Time Lords close to their heart(s)." Here are the full numbers and results of the poll: David Tennant 10518 / 21% Jodie Whittaker 10423 / 21% Peter Capaldi 8897 / 18% Matt Smith[...]
Jodie Whittaker in "Doctor Who", BBC
When you watch past versions played by William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Paul McGann, and Sylvester McCoy and their deeply ambivalent interactions with Gallifrey takes on new meaning knowing their origin as the Timeless Child Chibnall has also introduced more unknown incarnations out there prior to the First[...]
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The BBC's official Doctor Who Channel on YouTube realised a video excerpt of BBC Radio 4 Extra's program celebrating the centenary of Jon Pertwee's birth The Jon Pertwee Files is an hour-long radio program featuring Pertwee's son Sean Pertwee talking about his father's career. Jon Pertwee had a long acting career before and after he played[...]
'Doctor Who': PlutoTV, BBC Bringing Free Classic 'Who' to Service
Variety reports that the deal includes  Doctor Who episodes featuring Tom Baker (including "The Deadly Assassin," "The Ark in Space," and "The Robots of Death"), Peter Davison (including "EarthShock," "The Caves of Androzani"), Jon Pertwee (including "Planet of the Spiders," "Terror of the Autons"), and William Hartnell (including "The Dalek Invasion Of Earth"). can't be loaded[...]