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16: 50 Years of DOCTOR WHO Part 2

In Part 2 of our celebration of DOCTOR WHO‘s 50th anniversary, we take a look at the big events of the weekend itself, from the airing of the special adventure “The Day of the Doctor” to AN ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME, the Mark Gatiss-scripted drama that takes a nostalgic look back at the beginning of it all. Scott and Arnold discuss the celebration of a television institution, focus on the many “beautiful” touches that made it such an unbridled joy, and also provide some feedback on Big Finish’s own 50th anniversary special, “The Light at the End,” and the classic Doctor romp, “The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot!” Also, check the show links below for some of the many ways that Scott and Arnold seemed to take over the Internet on the 50th anniversary weekend!

SPECIAL NOTE: This episode features a remix of the DOCTOR WHO theme by “Gwylock1″!

The 20th anniversary DOCTOR WHO TECHNICAL MANUAL published in 1983
The 20th anniversary DOCTOR WHO TECHNICAL MANUAL published in 1983

CONTEST TIME! Listeners (or readers of this very post) can win a copy of the 1983 DOCTOR WHO TECHNICAL MANUAL simply by writing in to the podcast e-mail address with your tale about how you first discovered the Doctor! Get in touch, share your story, and we’ll not only share some of them in the next episode but choose one to receive this special 20th anniversary collectible!

Happy times and places!

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SHOW LINKS:
The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot

The Light at the End (Big Finish)

An American Writer on Gallifrey by Scott (CNN iReport)

25 Things You Need to Know about DOCTOR WHO by Arnold (Geek Exchange)

Arnold’s Best of DOCTOR WHO 50th Anniversary Ballot at Anglophenia

Wikia Expert Showcase: DOCTOR WHO featuring Arnold

DOCTOR WHO Confuses and Confounds Ron Burgundy (YouTube via IGN)

  • David King

    I first saw Wiliam Hartnell, The Doctor, on 15th January 1965 on ABN2 (Pre ABC) on the Mid North Coast. Captivated a t a yung age, I have continued to watch the Doctors continuiing adventures for ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….50 Years! I hope to live long enogh to see the 100 Anniversary! Long live the Doctor. Splendid chaps, ALL of them.