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The BBC’s Tribute to Doctor Who’s Elisabeth Sladen

Doctor Who dedicated the season premier episode to Elisabeth Sladen with the message at the end “In loving memory of Elisabeth Sladen” The BBC also ran a 12 minute tribute to the women of Doctor Who.


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Essential Seven Greatest Moments From The Young Ones


One of the most brilliant television comedies of all time was the BBC show The Young Ones. I first became aware of Rik, Vyvyan, Neil, and Mike in the early ’80s when the show was shown on MTV. The show played at 11:30 PM on Saturday nights before Headbangers Ball. This was when MTV was great. Sadly, the BBC only produced twelve episodes of the series. This weeks list focuses on the greatest moments from the show. Choosing them was a very difficult task. After much debate, I narrowed down the Essential Seven Greatest Moments From The Young Ones:
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Essential Seven Doctors from Doctor Who

On April 3, the new, new series of Doctor Who will debut with a new show runner, new writers, new companions, and a new Doctor, played by Matt Smith. Even though the Tenth Doctor didn’t want to go, he regenerated after saving the Earth from his own people in “The End of Time.” And, now, the Eleventh incarnation of the Doctor, with his bow tie and floppy hair, will step inside the Tardis. The concept of regeneration has kept the show fresh and exciting for nearly fifty years. While not all of the actors to portray the Time Lord from Gallifrey have had the best material (or costume, in poor Colin Baker’s case), they were all amazing actors who brought something new to the role. So, to celebrate yet another new incarnation of the Doctor, we’re counting down the essential seven Doctors from Doctor Who.

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Walking with Dinosaurs Arena Spectacular

Walking with Dinosaurs, the BBC documentary series, took the world by storm a few years ago.  The CGI dinosaurs mixed with actual history and science became the new gold standard for dinosaurs.

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Now the “Walking” franchise has extended to a touring arena show.  The show featuring finely detailed dinos in a mix of animatronics and people in suits are playing mid sized arenas around the world.

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