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eXterminate! eXterminate!

I know, I know, using X for the Daleks is kind of a cheat, but there’s nothing to be done about it now. I don’t have a TARDIS. Not even a vortex manipulator. The...

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Vashta Nerada, your second shadow

With a name like Vashta Nerada it sounds like some kind of uncomfortable chaffing in the nether regions. The real Vashta Nerada is a little more permanent but just as discomforting. Vashta Nerada are...

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U.N.I.T.

Let’s skip the gentle jokes. U.N.I.T. stands for Unified Intelligence Taskforce. I know. Not quite a proper acronym, but they had to sneak the extra ’N’ in there to make it easy to say....

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TARDIS, the Mad Man’s Box

TARDIS. Time And Relative Dimensions In Space, or Totally And Radically Driving In Space. The latter came from a recent episode with the Twelfth Doctor, so there’s probably zero truth to it. Basically, it’s...

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Silence will Fall

The Silence is another of the most inventive baddies in the Whoniverse. They’re a creepy looking alien race that any sane person would be terrified of, but the second you’re no longer looking at...

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River Song, Master of the Twist

Hello, Sweetie! One of the rare characters that links a handful of the Doctor’s together, River Song has been with us since the Tenth Doctor and continues to privilege us with the occasional visit....

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Quotes from Doctor Who

There are plenty of great one-liners, monologues, and repartee in Doctor Who. A personal favorite is, “I AM TALKING!” and everything that comes before it. However, below I’ve selected a number of quotes from...

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Danny Pink, Soldier and Math Teacher

Mr. Pink was a teacher at Clara’s school, soon became her boyfriend, and gave his life in one of the most tragic ways the Whoniverse has to offer. Before going any further, know that...