Global mass viewing of “Rose” tonight, 26 March

If you are in isolation – as you should be – there are global, communal online rewatches of Doctor Who planned starting at 7pm UK time on the dates below.

For “Rose” (tonight, 26 March – yes, it’s the 15 year anniversary) you can follow all the fans watching on Twitter by using the hashtag #TripofaLifetime. As Steven Moffat did, Russell T Davies will be joining Twitter to be part of the fun.

UPDATE: Russell T Davies has now signed up and you can follow him here: twitter.com/russelldavies63

If you are in the UK you can watch it on iPlayer here: www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0074dlv/doctor-who-series-1-1-rose

Depending on your country it is also available on Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, Google Play etc.

For “Day of The Doctor” the hashtag was #SaveTheDay.

You can also join in the conversations here afterwards:

Rose – 26 March 2020

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In 2005, Saturday nights were about to become interesting for Rose Tyler, and a new audience for Doctor Who. #TripofaLifetime

The Day of The Doctor – 21 March 2020

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After 50 years of adventures in Time and Space, it’s time for the Doctor to confront his own dark past in the 50th anniversary special. #SaveTheDay


Series 12 (or 38)

It’s back! A new series for the new year. From what I’ve heard some lessons have been learned from the last series (which wasn’t too bad but did have a few missteps). Here’s hoping we are in for a lot of treats this season.

The Timeless Children

The Timeless Children

The finalé. The Master has appeared, the Cybermen are on the march and, for The Doctor, nothing will ever be the same again.

Ascension Of The Cybermen

Ascension Of The Cybermen

The aftermath of the Great CyberWar. The Doctor is intent on protecting the last of the human race, but has she put her companions at risk?

The Haunting of Villa Diodati

The Haunting of Villa Diodati

The Doctor plans to spend the evening with literary greats telling ghost stories, but the ghosts are all too real.

Can You Hear Me?

Can You Hear Me?

The Doctor and friends are stalked through time and space when they head back to Sheffield for a quick visit.

Praxeus

Praxeus

What connects a missing astronaut, birds behaving strangely and a US naval officer who washes up on a beach?

Fugitive of the Judoon

Fugitive of the Judoon

The Judoon are targeting Gloucester, England. But who are they looking for? And what did they do to incur the wrath of the Judoon?

Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror

Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror

It’s 1903 and something is wrong at Tesla’s generator plant on the edge of Niagara Falls. Who or what is sabotaging his work?

Orphan 55

Orphan 55

The Doctor and friends take a break at a luxury resort but they soon discover that the resort is hiding a number of deadly secrets.

Spyfall (2)

Spyfall part 2

A terrifying plan to destroy humanity is about to reach fruition. Can The Doctor and friends escape multiple traps and defeat a deadly alliance?

Spyfall (1)

Spyfall

Intelligence agents around the world are under attack. MI6 turns to the only people who can help – the Doctor and friends.


Female Time Lord retrospective

In honour of Jodie Whittaker taking over the role as the Thirteenth Doctor we started to re-watch some Doctor Who stories involving female Time Lords or, at least, female Gallifreyans. We started with Susan in “The Aztecs” and we were on Rodan in “The Invasion of Time” until I took a break. But let’s get back to it.

The Invasion of Time (5)

The Invasion of Time part 5

The invaders are gone but the Doctor has a whole new bunch of invaders to deal with – the Sontarans.

The Invasion of Time (4)

The Invasion of Time part 4

The Doctor reveals the Matrix has been invaded and he has a drastic plan to force the invaders to materialise.

The Invasion of Time (3)

The Invasion of Time part 3

The Doctor welcomes the “new masters” of Gallifrey while Leela and Rodan go on the run outside the Citadel.

The Invasion of Time (2)

The Invasion of Time part 2

The Doctor, crowned Lord President, starts putting his plan in place. Leela meets her first female Gallifreyan, Rodan.

The Invasion of Time (1)

The Invasion of Time part 1

After signing a treaty with enemies the Doctor returns to Gallifrey and demands the Presidency of the High Council of Time Lords.

The Aztecs (4)

The Aztecs part 4

Ian finds the way back into the tomb. Can the TARDIS team escape before Tlotoxl’s plans bring them all down?

The Aztecs (3)

The Aztecs part 3

Tlotoxl finds out about The Doctor’s plans to find an entrance to the tomb and his suspicions are aroused.

The Aztecs (2)

The Aztecs part 2

Tlotoxl has threatened to destroy Barbara for being a false god and begins to put his plans in place.

The Aztecs (1)

The Aztecs part 1

The TARDIS has landed in an Aztec tomb and Barbara is mistaken by the High Priest for the reincarnation of the god Yetaxa.


Chris Chibnall retrospective

We also started watching Chris Chibnall’s earlier episodes, and here they are – all his episodes before he became showrunner:

The Power of Three

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The Doctor and the Ponds puzzle over an unlikely invasion of Earth, as millions of black cubes arrive overnight.

Dinosaurs on a Spaceship

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A spaceship hurtles towards certain destruction, unless the Doctor can save it, and its cargo… of dinosaurs!

Cold Blood

Cold Blood

The Doctor has found the underground Silurian city where Amy is being held. Rory keeps a watch on Alaya.

The Hungry Earth

The Hungry Earth

The Doctor, Amy and Rory arrive in Wales where a drilling operation is disrupting the Silurians, who live underground.

42

42

Told in real time, the Doctor and Martha receive a distress signal from a spacecraft hurtling towards a star.


Topics

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The Faces of the Doctor

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There are now fourteen faces of the Doctor to examine, and also to consider how our favourite show has changed over the years.

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The ONLY place on this site to post spoilers! Everywhere else is banned. If you post here, make sure you respect other users.

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A thread to discuss your first introductions to the show, your earliest or most vivid memories, and why it means so much to you.

Companions past and present

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Here you can discuss your most, and least, favourite Doctor Who companions. Any Adric fans out there?

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A general thread to discuss fan creativity such as fan fiction, videos, art, costumes and conventions.

Russell T Davies Retrospective

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We’ve discussed a different episode written by Russell T Davies every week. Feel free to add your views.

Steven Moffat Retrospective

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Our retrospective of episodes written by Steven Moffat. Please feel free to add to the discussions.

Chris Chibnall Retrospective

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Our retrospective of episodes written by Chris Chibnall. Please feel free to add to the discussions.

Before Gap (BG) Episodes

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We’re also discussing Doctor Who stories from before the gap, as they were originally shown, one episode a week.


Non-Doctor topics

TV Shows

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A thread to discuss TV shows other than Doctor Who. Which ones are your favourites?

Films

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Tell us what you enjoy in the world of film. Dark Knight or Avengers? Looper or The Matrix?

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A general thread to talk about your choice of reading material. What are your favourite books currently or of all time?

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