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Remembering 7 Who companions The Doctor (and we) lost too soon
Blastr Staff

We don't know about you, but we've got our tissues ready as we prepare to mourn the loss of two beloved Doctor Who companions. With the Ponds about to bid The Doctor farewell and Jenna-Louise Coleman stepping into the TARDIS in their place, BlastrTV takes a look at some favorite Time Lord companions we lost much too soon.

5 former Doctors come to the aid of classic Who companion
Dany Roth

Janet Fielding is probably best known for playing companion Tegan Jovanka to Peter Davison's Fifth Doctor. She's been diagnosed with cancer and, because Doctor Who really is like a big family, Davison is getting some folks to help out. Some big name folks, in fact.

Say goodbye to the Ponds in 26 gloomy Weeping Angels episode pics
Nathalie Caron

A slew of pictures from episode 5 of Doctor Who's seventh season titled "The Angels Take Manhattan" has popped up online, and as you guys all know, this will be the episode where the Doctor—and us—will say goodbye to those beloved Ponds. *MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD*

Lost Girl ends big, Wilfred hits record low + 25 other genre shows
Matthew Jackson

Next week, the Fall shows start to return in force, but this week we're still all about summer shows. Lost Girl finally ended its two-season run, hitting a very high note, while Wilfred struggles as it heads toward a finale. Plus, Doctor Who stays strong, and a special Touch episode was here to tide us over until season two.

The Ponds are forced to choose in nostalgic new Doctor Who clip
Nathalie Caron

As we all know, life as a companion to a 1200-year old plus Time Lord (yep, he said so himself in this past Saturday's episode) can be quite exciting. So what happens when you're just left at home, waiting until the Doctor (Matt Smith) comes and takes you away again in his TARDIS? That's what both Amy (Karen Gillan) and Rory (Arthur Darvill) think about in this brand new Doctor Who clip.

OMG! Matt Smith teases a Peter Jackson-directed Doctor Who episode!
Dany Roth

You know what we heard today? Oh, no big deal ... just Peter "Lord of the Rings" Jackson being down for directing an episode of Doctor Who!

See the 'scary bits' of Who-inspired Inspector Spacetime ep. 2
Dany Roth

When Travis Richey took the tiny, blink-and-you'll-miss-it role of Inspector Spacetime on NBC's Community, who could have guessed he'd go on to sort of, kind of, make that into a web series? You've seen episode one, now here's episode TWO.

Visit the not-long-for-this-world Ponds at home in 25 new Who pics
Nathalie Caron

The next episode of Doctor Who titled ''The Power of Three'' has us touching base with the Ponds (Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill) at home, but—of course—things suddenly turn mysterious and exciting when The Doctor (Matt Smith) arrives in town and a bizarre alien invasion begins, as evidenced in these 25 new mysterious pics (+ a video!). *SPOILERS AHEAD*

Doctor Who drops, Lost Girl rises + 25 other genre shows
Matthew Jackson

It was a bit of a light week, TV-wise. Many of the shows we've been tracking took a week off, and the new fall series haven't arrived in full-force yet. But that doesn't mean we don't have stuff worth talking about. After a record-setting season premiere, Doctor Who took a dip, while Lost Girl got a boost and Dragons had a strong showing for Cartoon Network.

The Doctor walks into a bar (no joke!) in hilarious new Who clip
Nathalie Caron

A Doctor and his two companions walk into a bar ... The Doctor's (Matt Smith) got a bit of a swagger as he walks into a saloon with his posse Amy (Karen Gillan) and Rory (Arthur Darvill) in this third hilarious Doctor Who clip. We wonder if toothpicks will also become cool.