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Doctor Who : a history

Author: Alan Kistler
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticutt : Lyons Press, An imprint of Globe Pequot Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a history of the television shows from its beginning fifty years ago, discussing the various actors who have played the Doctor, its success in America, and concepts and characters.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Kistler
ISBN: 9780762791880 0762791888
OCLC Number: 830367110
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 278 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Building the show --
Sidebar: the music of Who --
Who is the doctor --
Sidebar: the hero with no name --
Rise of the monsters --
An educational crew --
The TARDIS and time travel --
Violence and endings --
Sidebar: the cybermen --
Life is renewal --
Time-locked! --
The first master --
Doctor meets doctor --
Sidebar: season 6B --
"I walk in eternity" --
The journalist, the warrior, the lady of time --
Sidebar: the time lords --
A new style --
The new beginning --
A volcanic experience --
High camp and time's champion --
Sidebar: Benny and Canon --
The wilderness years --
The many lives of the eighth doctor --
Sidebar: half human? --
The last of the time lords --
Sidebar: new TARDIS, new screwdriver --
The Renaissance --
Sidebar: the new age of spin-offs --
Sidebar: the woman doctor --
Something borrowed, something new.
Responsibility: Alan Kistler.

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