Dr Who Products
Products of Doctor Who!
Dr Who Products; Now as I am a gadget guy I can relate to some of these products, and having grown up in the U.K. I always looked forward to a Saturday afternoon when BBC aired the Doctor, a long running science fiction TV program.
Dr Who is a Time Lord who does some serious time travel utilizing various products to assist him on his way to all these unexplored regions of the universe where he meets with some shady characters who are mostly interested in the destruction of civilization.
His time machine, commonly referred to as the "Tardis", has the appearance of an old British Police Box that soars through the time vortex. Armed with many nifty devices and normally a beautiful companion the Doctor encounters a variety of foes and works his magic.
Part of British popular culture, he has and is still spreading to other regions where it has become quite popular with many cultures!
Fasten your seat belts, your about to learn all about the Dr Who Products that are available and experience the time vortex!
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An Introduction to the Doctor's - In order of appearance:
1st Doctor William Hartnell 1963 - 1966 - 2nd Doctor Patrick Troughton 1966 - 1969
3rd Doctor Jon Pertwee 1970 - 1974 - 4th Doctor Tom Baker 1974 - 1981
5th Doctor Peter Davison 1981 - 1984 - 6th Doctor Colin Baker 1984 - 1986
7th Doctor Sylvester McCoy 1987 - 1989, 1996 - 8th Doctor Paul McGann 1996
9th Doctor Christopher Eccleston 2005 - 10th Doctor David Tennant 2005 - 2010
11th Doctor Matt Smith 2010 - Present
10th Dr Sonic Screwdriver Prop Replica
Doctor Who 11th Doctor Sonic Screwdriver
These sonic screwdrivers, are versatile tools and pretty good defensive weapons that are used by the Doctor throughout the television series. A neat little multifunctional gadget normally used for picking locks but also has the capabilities to conduct medical scans, controlling other devices and keep track of the aliens. Another useful function is that it can operate most computers whether from our world or another.
Check out individual products to see their actual capability.
Doctor Who: The Complete Specials - A great starter pack to get you on track with the Doctor!
A great collection from the Dr Who specials of which is a must have for all Doctor Who fans. Contained within is "The Next Doctor", "Planet of the Dead", "The Waters of Mars", and "The End of Time".
Will keep you glued to your seats for hours of great entertainment!
Time Travel - A Little History!
- Doctor Who first aired on British Television (BBC) on 23 November 1963
- To date there has been a total of Eleven (11) Doctors
- Dr Who had originally been aired as an educational program for a family audience, where his time travel was to be used for the exploration of scientific ideas and famous times throughout history.
- The introduction of the series most popular monsters, "The Daleks" had originally been rejected because the powers to be did not want any "bug-eyed monsters" appearing.
- As a co-production between Fox, Universal Pictures, and the BBC, the television film of Dr Who, after negotiations, was aired on the Fox Network in 1996.
- It is said that the first episode of Dr Who had been delayed by approx 10 min minutes due to the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy which occurred the previous day.
- Only two Dr Who feature films have been released; Dr. Who and the Daleks, and Daleks - Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D
Doctor Who: The Who-ology (hardcover)
Doctor Who: The Vault: Treasures from the First 50 Years
If your a Dr Who fan and love reading books then this is where you should be looking, here you will find amazing collectables available from Amazon. My friend, a Doctor Who fanatic has a very nice library of these books of which I have browsed through a few and must admit are superb gifts or collections for any Dr Who fan!
The "Daleks" probably the greatest enemy of Dr Who, are genetically modified from their original forms "extraterrestrial Kaleds" and appear with tank like robots form, who are determined on conquering the entire universe without compassion or remorse.
Popularly known for their catchphrase "Exterminate!" the Daleks are equipped with a mechanical like eye which is mounted on their rotating dome head, immediately below is their death ray and a telescopic arm with what can only be described as a "toilet plunger" attached.
Daleks are extremely aggressive, their voices are harsh and rough toned which can be deafening when in large numbers, they have a solid and strict command structure, obeying orders without questioning.
First Dr Fitted Juniors Tee
Dr Who Short Sleeve Shirt - Womens
Doctor Who t-shirts, what more could a fan ask for, you will find some nice t-shirts here on sale from Amazon US & UK. My Dr Who consultant and friend get's a minimum of two of these t-shirts every time I visit home for services rendered and is more than pleased with her present collection. These are cotton shirts and are reasonable priced.
Travel in Style!
The "Tardis", the Doctors time machine, has the appearance of an old British Police Box that is capable of soaring through the time vortex to any time and destination in the universe.
The exterior gives a false impression to it's actual size, the interior is much larger and houses various rooms and corridors which include a power station disguised as an art gallery, a study area, a library, greenhouse, bathroom, medical room, living/bedroom, squash court, and even a swimming pool, in addition there are storage areas and a well equipped console room or command center which houses all the controls.
The Tardis's considered impenetrable, best defenses is the force-field and that it can actually become invisible, it also has another form of defense shield to protect it when traveling through the time vortex.
The programming of the Tardis comes in various forms, either by operating manually, automatically or utilizing the Emergency programming, and during it's travels by whatever means, should it happen to go adrift when in the time vortex, the Tardis will automatically land on the nearest planet sending location details back to the Doctor on his sonic screwdriver if he is ever separated from it.
Monopoly: Dr. Who Edition 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition
Doctor Who - 5" Daleks in Manhattan Gift Set
From Dalek Factory Building sets, Tumbler Glasses, Action Figures, to Dr Who's 50th Anniversary Monopoly Game, there are great gift sets for everyone! Available at Amazon.
Doctor Who The Visual Dictionary
Doctor Who: Official Annual 2014
Much like the audiobooks your going to love the selection that Amazon provides in hardcover or paperback! You will find that the same is available in all forms, myself I prefer the audio version, there again my friend prefers the hardcover or paperback version so we have the best of both worlds!
Doctor Who Fansite on Facebook!
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Doctor Who Fansite on RolePlayer!
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Doctor Who Tardis Table Lamp
Doctor Who Timelord Spinning Tardis
So you have reached the collectible and decorative piece center, there is truly some amazing Doctor Who merchandise here, especially the Tardis Table Lamp, these are pretty popular with the little ones, mind you my friend is not that little and she has one in her bedroom, as well as a few other items. There is money banks, cookie jars, spinning Tardis, pencil case, something nice for every day use with your favorite time lords vortex time travel chariot as the main attraction.
Doctor Who: The Complete First Series
Doctor Who: The Complete Fourth Series
Doctor Who: The Complete Sixth Series
Explore the time vortex with the Doctors and friends in all of their escapades when time traveling through space. Join them in the fight to save the universe from their arched enemies!
These complete series sets will without doubt be a superb any occasion gift for anyone, available from Amazon, from series one, all the way up to series seven part 1, it's a Doctor Who marathon delight!
The Doctor Who Effect
Enter the Time Vortex! - Experience the drama with the Doctor!
Dr Who Mugs
Dr Who Disappearing Tardis mug
Doctor Who TARDIS Travel Mug
Mugs, mugs and more mugs, everyone needs a mug for their coffee or tea, whether hot or cold, drink in style with one of these delightful Doctor Who mugs. Like the Tardis, your desired beverage can also travel in one of the travel mugs or disappear in the disappearing Tardis mug, no matter what, it will be the center of attraction during those coffee breaks!
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- Official Dr Who Website from BBC
Get the latest news on what's happening with the Doctor, review episodes, characters, check out the latest features and get up to date.
Who do you think is the best Doctor Who?
There is a rumour going round that there is to be a new Doctor! well my sources tell me that it is just that "a rumour". Matt is still with us and he is working on season eight ;)
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