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VIDEO: Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited: The Third Doctor Revisited

Along with the introduction of color, the Third Doctor, played by Jon Pertwee, brought with him action, stunts and car chases to the Doctor Who series. Check out how the Doctor joined the British Army and get acquainted with his arch nemesis The Master! watch

Inside Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary Special

Can you keep a secret? Probably not as well as Doctor Who executive producer Steven Moffat's two sons, Joshua, 13, and Louis, 11. These days, nearly every television producer, director, writer, actor and caterer is apprehensive about revealing details and plot points from unaired episodes of their shows. But Moffat is the master. He even gave one of the series' characters the catchphrase "No spoilers." He purposely misleads the press. "I lied my arse off," Moffat told 6,500 attendees at this year's San Diego Comic-Con regarding the content of an upcoming episode. He also runs a tight spaceship: Nondisclosure agreements are as ubiquitous as silver alien masks on the British science-fiction show's set.

Joshua, however, is the first to...read more

Scarier Cybermen and 6 More Ways Neil Gaiman Honors Doctor Who

Neil Gaiman is a Whovian at heart, and it's never more clear than in the episodes he writes for Doctor Who.


Following the success of "The Doctor's Wife" two years ago, Gaiman returns with "Nightmare in Silver," which airs Saturday at 8/7c on BBC America. Showrunner Steven Moffat was able to lure back the award-winning writer with one succinct request: Make the Cybermen scary again.

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The House That Dripped Blood
Carry On Cowboy
Carry On Cowboy (1965) -- (Movie Clip) Big Chief In Little Lodge
Carry On Cowboy (1965) -- (Movie Clip) Horse Backfiring

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Year Title Description
1971 The House That Dripped Blood Movie, Actor - Paul
1969 Up In The Air Movie, Actor - Figworthy
1966 Carry On Cowboy Movie, Actor - Sheriff Earp
1966 Carry On Screaming Movie, Actor - Fettle
1965 You Must Be Joking! Movie, Actor

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Doctor Who Wins TV Guide Magazine's Fan Favorites Cover Contest

Hordes of Whovians, as they're called, voted for the British sci-fi series to win our third Fan Favorites cover poll — galvanizing support through countless blog posts, message-board comments and tweets. The consensus was it's about time Doctor Who (beloved back home in the U.K.) got the props it deserves in the States. And that the fans love Matt Smith, who currently plays the show's titular time and space traveler known only as the Doctor ("Doctor who?" Get it?). "That's amazing!" Smith shouts on the road to a shoot in Wales, before turning serious. "Thank you to... read more

Elisabeth Sladen, Doctor Who's Sarah Jane Smith, Dies at 63

Elisabeth Sladen, who played one of the most popular Doctor Who companions in the franchise's history, has died. She was 63.

"It is with much sadness that we can announce Elisabeth Sladen, the much-loved actress best known for her role as Sarah Jane Smith in Doctor Who and CBBC's The Sarah Jane Adventures, passed away this morning," a BBC spokesman said Tuesday.

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Doctor Who "Nice to meet you,...

Doctor Who "Nice to meet you, Rose. Run for your life!" So concludes the first exchange between feisty Rose Tyler (Billie Piper) and her new acquaintance, the Doctor (Christopher Eccleston). Although Rose doesn't know what this cockney dude has to do with the sudden rash of killer mannequins roving around the basement of a Harrods-type department store, at least she could take solace in knowing that this man saved her from their murderous clutches. Yep, Whovians, the Doctor is back on American TV after a 10-year hiatus, and he's sporting a leather jacket and plenty of 'tude. Say, can anyone remember the other Doctor who began his stint battling the Autons? (Answer later.) The ho-hum plot — the Autons want to wipe out the human race, again — served as salad dressing for the episode's real function, which was to reintrodu read more

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