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Jodie Whittaker on Playing the Doctor: “It’s Amazing to Be a Milestone, but How Wonderful If It Wasn’t”

"I’m so excited that the role models for young children, boys or girls ... or teenagers, or adults, come in different forms."

The incoming Thirteenth Doctor and the first woman to play the role on Doctor Who is enjoying her "defining moment"—but she's excited for a future where a lady Doctor isn't big news at all.

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Peter Capaldi Plays the Doctor One Last Time to Reach Out to a Nine-Year-Old Fan

We've had to say goodbye to the Twelfth Doctor, but a little boy in Ireland got one final performance of the role from Peter Capaldi along with "Twice Upon a Time." It was a Merry Christmas, indeed!

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Thirteen Is More Than Just “a Female Doctor”; She’s the Next Phase of the Doctor’s Evolution

This year's Doctor Who Christmas special was thrilling for several reasons. We got to watch the Twelfth Doctor interact with the First Doctor (brought beautifully to life again by David Bradley). We witnessed the moment where the Doctor preserved a very important future relationship. But perhaps the most thrilling thing of all is that, in regenerating into their thirteenth form, the Doctor is now a woman. The best part? The Doctor seems pretty damn happy about it.

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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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A Farewell to Peter Capaldi’s Underrated Time in the TARDIS on Doctor Who

It's hard to overstate what a big deal the Thirteenth Doctor is, but in our eagerness to get to the Jodie Whittaker era, we’re perhaps forgetting something quite important, and that is to take a proper look at outgoing Doctor Peter Capaldi and everything his run on the show has meant. As Twelve faces down regeneration, it’s clearer than ever that, while this Doctor may not have claim to the series’ best stories, he does have what is perhaps the definitive handle on its heart.

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The Doctor Who Christmas Specials, Ranked in Order of Greatness

If you're looking to get caught up on past specials before this Christmas, join me in taking a trip down memory lane with this list of the best Doctor Who Christmas specials, ranked from my least favorite special to the special I consider the greatest. Allons-y!

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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: Doctor Who Showrunner Steven Moffatt on Why He Never Cast a Woman as the Doctor

"This isn’t a show exclusively for progressive liberals."

Departing "Doctor Who" showrunner Steven Moffatt doesn't always choose the best words, and this time he probably should have kept them to himself.

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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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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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Whovians, Here’s What Jodie Whittaker’s 13th Doctor Will Really Look Like

We got a brief glimpse of Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor way back when the news first broke, but she was mostly obscured by a (admittedly awesome) coat/hoodie combo, but her actual look as the 13th Doctor is so much more.

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Meet the New Doctor Who Cast for Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor

The Doctor's new friends include Bradley Walsh as Graham, Tosin Cole as Ryan, Mandip Gill as Yasmin, and Sharon D. Clarke.

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We’ll Probably Never See Christopher Eccleston Play the Doctor Ever Again

My favorite Doctor out of Doctor Who—Christopher Eccleston's leather-jacket clad wry turn as the 9th—will likely never return to the Beeb, despite this teasing post titled "Christopher Eccleston Confirms When He'll Return to 'Doctor Who' as The 9th Doctor," that gave me hope for a fleeting, beautiful moment.

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Things We Saw Today: Alias Grace Coming to Netflix … and a Goodbye

And so, for the last time, I want to ask: What'd you see today, dear friend?

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Doctor Who Writer Gareth Roberts Talks Vile, Ignorant Trash About Trans Women

CW: Transphobic slur. It's hugely disappointing when someone you trust to tell you stories from one of your favorite sci-fi properties turns out to be a big ol' transphobe.

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Billie Piper Thinks Doctor Who‘s Rose Would Totally Be In Love With the 13th Doctor

The advent of Doctor Who's thirteenth Doctor, the first female Doctor in the show's history, has Whovians wondering what, if anything, will change now that the Doctor will be played by Broadchurch's Jodie Whittaker. Of course, this also extends to the Doctor's love life which, for better or worse, became a huge focus of the show from the time of the 2005 series revival. It all started with a companion named Rose.

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Has Doctor Who‘s Next Companion Been Revealed?

New. Doctor Who. Companion. Now, this news is coming from the UK's Mirror, and it hasn't yet been confirmed by the BBC, so this is all firmly in Rumor Territory. Whew! Now that that's out of the way, let's freak out about it and speculate!

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Things We Saw Today: The 13th Doctor Grapples With Life as a Woman in This Hilarious Animated Short

In this ingenious animated sketch from Leigh Lehav, Jodie Whitaker's 13th Doctor quickly learns what it's like to be a woman.

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Christopher Eccleston Says the Arts Are the “Tip of an Iceberg” When It Comes to Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion go beyond race and even gender. Class is an important indicator of the advantages (or lack thereof) a person will have, and this can be compounded by race and gender to make things even worse for someone. In a recent interview, Christopher Eccleston talks about why it's important to think about this when it comes to diversity in the arts, and why the arts should only be a first step.

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David Tennant and Stephen Colbert Play “Scrooge McDuck or Donald Trump,” And It’s Actually Pretty Difficult

David Tennant went on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about the actor's many projects, from the new season of Doctor Who, the end of Broadchurch, and his upcoming role as Scrooge McDuck in Disney XD's DuckTales. There was, as with most things these days, a political undertone to each of these discussions.

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