Terence Eden – Regeneration

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In 1974, a post-boxing day Britain tuned in to BBC 1 to watch “Robot” – the first Doctor Who story to star Tom Baker. For the next 6 years, 2 months, and 22 days, Tom Baker was The Doctor. But, as these things are wont to do, it came to an end.  Forgive the spoilers,…

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Doctor Who QR Codes

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Mobile QR codes are fantastic. They’re real-life hyperlinks. Snap them with your phone and go direct to a website. What could be better? The BBC, however, need a few lessons in how to optimise the experience. As part of their Prisoner Zero page – the BBC have an awesome “Wanted Poster”. Here’s the teaser image.…

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Doctor Who and Mobile Phones

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A slightly modified BlackBerry Storm.

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to any reader of this blog that I’m a phone geek. And a Doctor Who geek.  So, image my utter nerdgasm when we got to see the 11th Doctor using a mobile he’d nicked.  The burning question is which phone? It’s quite hard to see throughout the episode. It…

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Plot Holes in The Eleventh Hour

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I’m a shameless Doctor Who geek.  I loved the first episode of the new series.  But I wanted to point out a (minor?) plot hole in the episode. Slight spoilers here, so wait until you’ve seen the show. Towards the end, the Doctor is having a stand off with the Atari.  He’s discussing the planet…

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Wanted: TARDIS

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Many years ago, when I was very young and you were even younger, I bought a TARDIS. Sadly, it turned out to be made of cardboard and only suitable for storing DVDs. No flying through time for me 🙁 Also, it turns out that it wasn’t bigger on the insider than on the outside.  Meaning,…

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Doctor Who “Rose” – a review of the CulTV review

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A scene from The Simpsons. The comic-book-guy dismisses something as the "worst episode ever".

This is a necropost – resurrected from one of my ancient USENET posts. In an exclusive preview of the new series, GEORGE MURPHY tells CulTV why the show is possibly the worst thing you will watch on British Television in 2005 CulTV’s review of “Rose” Here’s my exclusive review of CulTV’s review. Get over it,…

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