There are tons of untold Doctor Who stories out there -- but none have ever captivated fans quite so much as the almost-aired "Shada". In the nearly 40 years since it was originally cancelled, it has become legendary among Who fans, and a story the BBC has frequently tried to tell, including in a new animated version due out next month. But what makes "Shada" so special? Just about everything.
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The act of passing on Doctor Who's lead role is a weird one, since the actors are stuck in a limbo where they know they're on the way out, but they don't know who's going to take their place yet. Peter Capaldi however managed to figure out there was a monumental change coming for his replacement... thanks to a pair of pants.
The Happytime Murders expands its cast. Get a look at Paul Bettany's mysterious Han Solo character. Stephen Amell hints at a happier future for Oliver Queen in Arrow's next season. Plus, the first look at The Magicians' third season, and new clips from Rick and Morty and Kingsman: The Golden Circle. To me, my spoilers!
Nine years ago, ex-Prime Minister Harriet Jones gave her life to alert the Doctor to a Dalek invasion of Earth in the Doctor Who season four finale "The Stolen Earth/Journey's End." But it turns out she didn't actually die, as everyone believed because former Who showrunner Russell T Davies has written a new poetry collection that retcons her survival.
Odds didn't look great for Class, Patrick Ness' dark young adult show set in the world of Doctor Who, when its first season debuted to abysmal viewing figures -- and then Ness himself jumped ship a few months ago. But now we officially know that adventures of the gang of Coal Hill students will not be making a return.
Peter Capaldi has to be one of the biggest fans to have ever taken on the mantle of the Doctor -- and his very last season finale let him fulfil his wish of getting to face off against the original Mondasian Cybermen. But Capaldi ultimately had to let slide one quibble with the show's take on the classic design.
Steven Moffat is full of praise for Jodie Whittaker's first Doctor Who scenes. The meaning behind the codename of Benicio Del Toro's mysterious The Last Jedi character might have been revealed. Plus, Rose McIver discusses the politics of iZombie's new season, and a new picture from Justice League. Spoilers now!
Video: Seeing your character represented in cosplay is a time-honoured right of passage these days. Of course, when you're the new Doctor and you've been seen for a grand total of one minute, you probably don't expect to see it so soon.
Doctor Who has been on and off the air for nearly 54 years, and part of the key to the show's longevity is that the baton of its lead character can be passed from actor to actor, from the First Doctor, William Hartnell, all the way to the upcoming 13th Doctor, Jodie Whittaker. But Doctor Who goes far beyond recasting -- changing the lead character is a fundamental part of the show itself.
The Doctor's clone daughter, Jenny, has remained an enigma on Doctor Who. After departing on her own spaceship at the end of her first (and only) episode, "The Doctor's Daughter", she basically disappeared without a trace. Now, the character is finally returning as the star of her own audio drama series.
This week, the BBC unveiled the identity of the 13th Doctor, and as with all Doctor Who castings, there was inevitable complaining -- some more than usual however, because the 13th Doctor is Jodie Whittaker, the first female Doctor. Today the BBC released its official response to the complaints, and it's basically, "It's canon, so deal with it."