It was a sad day for Karen Gillan—who plays the Doctor's (Matt Smith) companion Amy Pond on Doctor Who—when she filmed her last scene on the show last Saturday. But at least the actress came out of her time on Who with a little something extra special from the TARDIS set to keep as a souvenir.
Sure, we love sci-fi and fantasy for all the spaceships and wizards and trolls and giant robots, but there's a cuter side to our favorite genre stories, too. Science fiction is filled with awesome pets, whether they're magical regenerative birds or robot dogs that follow time travelers throughout the galaxy.
We've seen quite a few geek wedding rings over the past few months, some that draw their inspiration from Doctor Who, others that lend themselves to the Star Wars' Dark Side of the Force. But now we've got a piece of jewelry that mashes up a whole mess of geekery into one to ring rule them all.
River Song has consistently been one of the most enigmatic characters to grace the modern Doctor Who landscape, and she just keeps getting more interesting. According to showrunner (and River creator) Steven Moffat, in addition to her time-traveling exploits and rather compelling parentage, she's also got intriguing romantic preferences.
We are smack dab in the middle of National Nurses Week (which ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday), so we figured how better to pay tribute to these healers than to list some of their most noteworthy pop-cultural counterparts.
Every Doctor Who fan has had fantasies about travelling through time and space with that mad man in the Big Blue Box from Gallifrey. But do they have the chops to travel with the Time Lord? Steven Moffat explains who and what it takes to be a proper Doctor Who companion, while teasing the upcoming arrival of new companion Jenna-Louise Coleman.
As far as long-running British pop-culture franchises go, Doctor Who and James Bond are almost twins: The Bond films launched a year before the first Who season. So it sorta makes sense that, for the most recent 007 flick, the director is turning to Who for inspiration.
Old pics are cool. They're cool because sometimes we get to see something quite extraordinary and totally unexpected—like this old black and white photograph of the time Matt Smith's Eleventh Doctor hung out with one of the greatest bands of all time, The Beatles. For 'real.'
New set pics from the fifth episode of season seven of Doctor Who have found their way online and they feature the return of none other than Mrs. Robinson River Song (Alex Kingston) herself, back in all her glory and with a mystery to boot! "Shhhhh. Spoilers!"
Being a man of little violence, Doctor Who's trusty sonic screwdriver has been his tool of choice on the BBC series for decades. Now, it seems scientists have actually created a real one.