Home » News & Blogs » On a lighter note: Dr Who science fiction television show is 50 years old
Bookmark and Share
Hyperbola

On a lighter note: Dr Who science fiction television show is 50 years old

25 Nov 2013, 12:47 UTC
On a lighter note: Dr Who science fiction television show is 50 years old
(200 words excerpt, click title or image to see full post)

The BBC television science fiction adventure series Dr Who is 50 years old. With some breaks, the show has been running since November 1963 and was first broadcast the day that US President John F. Kennedy was shot dead. The adventures of a time lord has was revived in the early 2000s with significantly better special effects and […]

Artist’s impression of the Tardis in space. Courtesy: BBC
The BBC television science fiction adventure series Dr Who is 50 years old. With some breaks, the show has been running since November 1963 and was first broadcast the day that US President John F. Kennedy was shot dead. The adventures of a time lord has was revived in the early 2000s with significantly better special effects and production values than was the case during the 1960s and 1970s. Nevertheless the plots are lot more confusing nowadays.
Hyperbola’s favourite episode involved Tom Baker’s excellent late 1970s/early 1980s Doctor character showing two members of a robot race ohow to beat the evil and frightening Daleks. The Doctor showed two robots scissors-paper-rock game in order to show them that logical strategy computers tended think the same way, and that in order to break ...

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

astronomy_pod