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Twitter Celebrates 54 Years of Doctor Who

I'm a bad, bad Whovian. When we were planning content for Thanksgiving yesterday, I neglected one of the most important dates on my calendar. Doctor Who Day, commemorating the first episode of Doctor Who, which aired on the BBC 54 years ago on November 23rd, 1963. Thankfully, Twitter was on it, and there were some awesome posts shared to mark the occasion!

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How Some Women’s Reactions to a Female Doctor on Doctor Who Reveal Internalized Misogyny

When I first saw the trailer announcing Jodie Whittaker as Doctor Who's 13th Doctor, I got chills and goosebumps. It felt like something big was happening. Something momentous, not just for this sci-fi show I loved, but for pop culture in general. Hell, for the world. It's interesting to think that, at the beginning of my time as a Whovian, I wouldn't have felt the same way.

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Tatiana Maslany Was So Emotional Wrapping Orphan Black She Got a Nosebleed

We're two episodes into the final season of BBC America's brilliant Orphan Black which, if you consider yourself a member of Clone Club, is eliciting all sorts of feels. Well, Tatiana Maslany wrapped shooting the series for the last time several months ago, and in an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, which you can see above, she talks about just how emotional she got as she said goodbye to each of her clones.

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What Orphan Black‘s M.K. and Kira Teach Us About Female Bodily Autonomy

Orphan Black is, in large part, about women fighting for their bodily autonomy. While Dyad and Neolution have been trying to claim ownership over the Leda Clones for four seasons, Clone Club has been fighting to survive on their own terms. What's interesting in the show's fifth season is that in the most recent episode, "Clutch of Greed," we were given two female characters fighting for bodily autonomy without survival being the point. **SPOILERS AHOY**

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Sandra Oh to Star in BBC America Spy Thriller Killing Eve

James Bond who?? Jason Bourne who???

Based on Luke Jennings' Villanelle novella series, Oh will play the titled character, "a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade security services operative whose desk-bound job doesn't fulfill her fantasies of being a spy."

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Has Doctor Who‘s Next Doctor Been Cast? Russell T. Davies Seems to Think So!

We all know that this season will be Peter Capaldi's final season playing the Doctor on Doctor Who, which leaves a big question unanswered: who will play the 13th Doctor? It seems that the role may have already been cast!

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Orphan Black Co-Creator Graeme Manson Speculates About Who Would Win a Clone Brawl

It's the age-old question: Who would win in a fight? With BBC America's Orphan Black beginning its fifth and final season tonight at 10PM ET, it's an easy question to ask about our favorite Project Leda clones. Thankfully, co-creator Graeme Manson has some answers.

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Get Excited Clone Club! Orphan Black Co-Creator Graeme Manson Talks the Final Season

Orphan Black is coming to an end, and we are preemptively mourning one of the most creative, intelligent, and brilliant female-led sci-fi shows ever created. The final season starts next month, and in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, co-creator Graeme Manson had a lot to say about where the show, and these beloved characters, are headed.

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Class‘ Sophie Hopkins Explains How Buffy Landed Her a Sweet Gig In the Whoniverse

I'm sure there are plenty of Jack Sparrows who've already watched all of the Doctor Who spin-off, Class, as it was broadcast in Britain. However, it didn't officially drop in the States until last week, after the Doctor Who premiere, and it was extraordinary! While geared toward a YA audience, there's nothing immature or frivolous about Class. Holding it all together is the character of April MacLean, the girl who is literally the heart of the show.

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Doctor Who Takes On Emoji-Robots in Glorious New Photos

New wallpaper alert.

So here's a thing that is actually happening:  Doctor Who is set to tackle "Emoji-Robots" this week in the episode "Smile" and I don't  know what to make of it. On one hand, this is absolutely within the show's wheelhouse but on the others....emoji bots? They seem so creepy.

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Why Doctor Who’s Bill Potts Is Amazing (Beyond Being a Woman of Color)

We've been excited about Doctor Who's latest companion, Bill Potts, for a while now. Well, if you saw actress Pearl Mackie bring Bill to stunning life in the show's S10 premiere "The Pilot" over the weekend, you've likely already fallen in love with her. Of course, change isn't easy for people, and there are always going to be some who are skeptical of a new companion no matter what. Here are some reasons why you may just become smitten if you give her a chance.

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Doctor Who Series 10 Trailer Ends With the Doctor Not Doing Too Hot

This new trailer for Doctor Who's upcoming tenth season is short, sweet, and ends on a particularly teasery note that's sure to give fans of Peter Capaldi's Doctor a few heart palpitations.

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Doctor Who Will Feature Its First Openly Gay Companion and We Can’t Wait to Meet Her

In the vast galaxies of Doctor Who, LGBTQIA characters aren't new. Captain Jack Harkness, omnisexual extraordinaire, even got his own spin-off, Torchwood, where he was in a relationship with a man. River Song had a wife. But these portrayals have always been tied to guest stars. Now the BBC has announced that the Doctor's new companion will be openly gay—no ifs, buts, or timey-wimeys about it.

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Orphan Black at PaleyFest: Cast and Creators Talk Character on the Red Carpet

The brilliant, feminist sci-fi cult favorite we all know and love, Orphan Black, returns to BBC America in June. To celebrate, the cast and creators of the show did their first-ever appearance at PaleyFest L.A. last night. I had the pleasure of chatting with them on the red carpet, and I wanted to dig into what the characters will be going through during their fifth and *sniff* final season.

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New Doctor Who S10 Trailer Promises Excitement In Twelfth Doctor’s Last Days (and Bill’s First!)

At long last, the trailer we were promised today for the upcoming tenth season of Doctor Who has dropped, along with a new image! Let's enjoy (and overanalyze) them, shall we?

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The Cruel Gods of the Orphan Black Marketing Team Are At It Again

After teasing some season five footage on February 23, the Orphan Black Twitter account has finally five- to -fifteen-second clips.

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It’s Official: The Next Series of Doctor Who Will Be the Last For Peter Capaldi

It's easy to be ambivalent about Doctor Who news these days, as the show seems to happen so infrequently it almost dares you to stop caring. However, when I stop and think about Peter Capaldi's run as a whole, I really, really enjoyed both his take on the Doctor as well as many of his stories. Sadly, Capaldi officially announced that the upcoming series of Doctor Who will be his last.

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David Tennant and Olivia Colman Returning for Broadchurch‘s Next and Final Season

Broadchurch fans, get ready: your faves are coming back for the show's next and final season.

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James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender Create Live-Action Fan Art for Graham Norton

We could all use a distraction right now, so hopefully this is a welcome one. This week's edition of Graham Norton will feature a couch made up of James McAvoy promoting the M. Night Shyamalan thriller Split, Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard for Assassin's Creed, and Room 101's Frank Skinner.

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Review: “The Return of Doctor Mysterio” Christmas Special Is Doctor Who‘s Love Letter to American Superheroes

"I caused a distraction. I flooded downstairs with Pokemon." - The Doctor

It’s that time of year again! Time for the annual Doctor Who Christmas special. Except this year, it had less to do with Christmas than it had to do with superheroes. Specifically, American superheroes. **If you’re like River Song and don’t like SPOILERS, now’s the time to back away…** It all starts when the Doctor, […]

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