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In this penultimate episode, Jake, Austin and Tyler reunite after a successful run at the 50-Hour Film Festival and discuss nothing but Doctor Who.
Before I begin this article, there’s a very important date coming up quickly. November 25th. It might seem like an ordinary day but it’s a day that’s been 50 years in the making. I’m of course referring to the premiere of the 50th anniversary special of Doctor Who. I know what you’re thinking now: “I don’t even watch Doctor Who. But my incredibly nerdy roommate who has fifteen shirts, nine mugs, two posters, and tall silver plastic stick that glows and makes a funny noise does. I don’t have that kind of money or time, how many seasons are there? Like fifty?”
So you’re a ‘Whovian’, the Doctor Who enthusiast’s equivalent to Star Trek’s ‘Trekkies’, but are you aware of the many audio recordings and radio broadcasts, both official and unofficial, starring the beloved Doctor? Through podcasts and downloads, in addition to the original physical recordings, it’s never been easier to get your hands on these Doctor Who audio serials.
It’s not very often one gets to write a 1,000-word article on 50 years of history, so here’s my best go at the situation. March 30th marks the return of the highly anticipated seventh series (a fancy word for season) of, you guessed it, Doctor Who. Now for many of you, the very mention of the good Doctor sends shivers down your geeky spines but for a lot of you, you groan and roll your eyes and spout witty insults such as, “Doctor Who Cares?” Sorry to rain on your bitterly ignorant parade, but Doctor Who happens to be the longest running television show of all time (eat it The Simpsons). But before we get to where the series is now, let’s take a look at how it all started.