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After 50 Years of Doctor Who, We Have a Female Doctor at Last

Watching Peter Capaldi's Doctor regenerate into Jodie Whittaker's is a moment that will go down in TV history, and one that you won't soon forget.

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Women Are Running the TARDIS in This Upcoming Doctor Who Collection

Doctor Who is determined to fill everything you love with women and if you have a problem with that, then really that is just too bad for you.

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Things We Saw Today: Have Yourself a Merry Little Peek at the Doctor Who Christmas Special

It's almost the most wonderful time of the year again, kids! That's right: we're approaching Doctor Who Christmas special territory.

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Doctor Who Is Finally Giving Us A Woman as the Doctor, and It’s About Damn Time

Broadchurch actress Jodie Whittaker has been cast as the 13th Doctor.

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Doctor Who Christmas Special 2015: River’s End

"I'm an archaeologist from the future. I dug you up."

For Whovians, December 25th is about more than just Christmas; it's about the Doctor Who Christmas special. This year, rather than the special being a one-off story involving characters the Doctor has happened upon outside the events of the show, "The Husbands of River Song" allows the Doctor to spend the holiday with one of the most special people in his life.

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River Song Will Return to Doctor Who in This Year’s Christmas Special!


It turns out Steven Moffat wasn't kidding when he said he'd bring River Song back if he there was a story that was worth it. Alex Kingston will reprise her role in this year's Doctor Who Christmas special!

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Doctor Who Recap: “Last Christmas”


In which Doctor Who is several other things nerds like.

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Prepare For The Doctor Who Christmas Special With These Hairless Cats That Look Just Like Peter Capaldi


Recently, I wrote a piece recently about the singular challenges of owning hairless cats. As I finished writing, an uncanny resemblance struck me with the force of revelation.

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Watch The Adorable Doctor Puppet Christmas Special Right Here

Trust me, you'll love this.

Alisa Stern's fan-created series of Doctor Puppet videos have always been pretty well done, but this episode is particularly true to both the spirit of the season and the BBC show. No kidding, I was actually a little scared at one point. Over a puppet. We won't know if the real Who Christmas special will be able to do that yet, but at least we'll always have "The Planet that Came to Christmas!"

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New Photos From The Doctor Who Christmas Special Show Off New Characters

The BBC has released five new photos of the Doctor Who Christmas Special, "Last Christmas," and theyr're... okay? I guess? They don't reveal much at all except a new female character who is unlikely to be a new companion and Strax out of his Strax make-up. Dear Santa, all I want for Christmas is someone to replace Steven Moffat as showrunner.

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Peter Capaldi Is Leonardo da Vinci in a Movie Releasing in U.S. Theaters TOMORROW

Shuttity up.

We know; there's a Capaldi-shaped hole where your heart once was now that Doctor Who's eight season has ended. Don't despair! We've got just the thing to fill it: A movie about Leonardo da Vinci comes out tomorrow starring Peter Capaldi! Trailer after the jump.

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Official Trailer For Doctor Who‘s “Last Christmas” Features Ominous Messages, Saucy Santa

I will never get over that "who you gonna call."

So are we taking bets on Clara leaving now, or...

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The Doctor and Santa Have a History and “Beef” in The Doctor Who Christmas Special

Of course they're acquainted. How else could Santa get to all the kids in one night?

Guest star Nick Frost and showrunner Steven Moffat have some things to say about Santa's tenuous relationship with the Doctor in this year's Doctor Who Christmas special. But where's the beef?

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Doctor Who’s Christmas Special Will Likely Solve The Mystery Of Jenna Coleman’s Future With the Show

We'll know pretty soon

At least one Doctor Who mystery will likely be solved — or at the very least — come this year's Christmas special: The fate of Jenna Coleman and, by extension, Clara. Coleman's status has been up in the air for a while, with things getting curiouser when Peter Capaldi signed on for Season 9 while Coleman...did not. So what's up? Seems we'll find out soon enough.

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Doctor Who‘s Holiday Special Is Called “Last Christmas.” So What Does That Mean for Clara?

Once bitten, twice shy.

Seriously, "Last Christmas," guys? That's not just adding fuel to the fire of rumors that Jenna Coleman will be leaving the show after this special. That's dumping a big ol' Yule Log on it—and not even a real one, more like one of those videos on a loop that will burn forever until you turn it off. Way to be subtle, team.

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BBC Children in Need Debut Doctor Who Christmas Special Scene With Nick Frost

Also included are sassy elves and Clara.

Woah. Nick Frost's Santa goes toe-to-toe with the Doctor in this special preview of this year's Christmas Special.

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First Teaser For Doctor Who‘s Christmas Special Reveals A Ghostbustin’ Capaldi, Nick Frost As Santa

I ain't afraid of no North Pole.

Considering Nick Frost's actual real-life-name is Nick Frost, this is some pretty delightful casting.

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Happy Holidays: The Doctor Who Christmas Special Is Filming Now

And you probably haven't even had your first Pumpkin Spice Latte.

The director of this year's Doctor Who Christmas special tweeted that the episode began filming yesterday, and should continue for the next month. Paul Wilmshurst (Da Vinci's Demons) is also directing the seventh and eighth episodes of this current season. There's been a bunch of rumors flying around like the TARDIS on bad day about Jenna Coleman leaving during the Christmas special, or even Peter Capaldi making like Eccleston and bailing after one season, but who knows?

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Need More Of 11’s Last Days? There’s A Doctor Who Ebook For That!

Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey Stuff

If you were one of those fans who thought Matt Smith's last episode of Doctor Who glossed over a tremendous amount of information, this news is for you. 

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Lindalee Rose Reviews The Doctor Who Christmas Special [VIDEO]

The World Doesn't End Because the Doctor Dances

She liked it a lot more than we did, but I'm not gonna lie, her enthusiasm for the episode is—as always—infectious. Yeah, maybe The Time of the Doctor was muddled, but CAPALDI! And a quick FYI for our contest-loving Whovian readers: Lindale's giving away a signed print of this wonderful piece of Doctor Who fanart by Mad Magazine artist Tom Richmond. To win, send an e-mail to with your name, your favorite Doctor, and where you’d hang the print if you won it. If you’re under 18 you have to get your parents’ permission, and the deadline is this Sunday, January 5th. Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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