Doctor Who is filming in England, but what have the Daleks been up to since last they were seen. Hit play, if you dare.
This is going to sound silly, but up until 1978, the BBC didn’t put a high priority on keeping archives of their old TV series. As a result, a _lot_ of TV shows from the dawn of British television through the mid-1970s have been erased and gone missing. Roughly speaking, about 40% of the first six seasons of Doctor Who have gone missing. It’s so bad, only 6 of the 21 storylines with second Doctor Patrick Troughton have all their episodes in possession of the BBC.
Tweet This afternoon marks the end of season 31 of DOCTOR WHO, or season 1 of the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) if you are watching it on the BBC. Bookmark this column for a few weeks if you are watching on BBC America or elsewhere around the world. No spoilers (sweetie) for tonight’s finale, but […]
Tweet UPDATE: Episode One airs tonight in the US on BBC America. It is preceded by a clip/preview show with Matt Smith and Karen Gillan. Episode three aired today in the UK. All we will say is “toyetic.” Reminder: Season One/Season 31 of Dr. Who (exec producer Steven Moffat says don’t call it Season Five) […]