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My 2013 in Television

I’m prone to saying a lot of junk about Doctor Who, but one of the most untrue statements I’ve made is that I care about it so much and get so infuriated with it because it’s the only TV I … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Last Temptation of the Doctor

So here we are, at the purported endgame (one can only hope) to a storyline that’s been spinning along for three seasons now. The problem with storylines that last an entire season or more is, what if your storyline is … Continue reading

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18,263 Days of the Doctor

I have been a Doctor Who fan since 1981. Like many American fans, I started with Tom Baker’s Doctor, learned to get used to Peter Davison’s Doctor, and had brief, usually-several-generations-dubbed flings with Jon Pertwee’s Doctor. Hartnell and Troughton I … Continue reading

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The Day of the Doctor…

…will be tomorrow. I’m rewatching it now.

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Happy 50th Birthday Doctor Who!

Thank you for bringing me so much joy for decades!

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You’re Watching Elementary Wrong, TV Guide

TV Guide, still apparently being published, has Elementary on the cover. We’ve been enjoying the show, which is now in its second season and still feeling fresh. We’ve met Moriarty and Irene Adler (and come up with a somewhat original … Continue reading

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Sleepy Hollow: It’s Bonkers…But is it Bonkers Enough?

It’s still a little early to tell, but I think we’re on board with Sleepy Hollow, Fox’s entry in a season chock full of high-concept craziness. I wasn’t interested in it until I heard folks talking about how crazy it … Continue reading

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Everyone Surprised When Actor Chosen to be Doctor Who Turns Out to Be Actor Everyone Thought Might Be Chosen

The new actor for Doctor Who has been announced (boy, has it) as Peter Capaldi. For a change, this is the guy most people thought it would be, and doesn’t have folks going, “Who?” I think it’s a great choice … Continue reading

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