I’ve been watching a lot of Doctor Who lately. I always enjoyed it as a kid (the Tom Baker Doctor). I think it was my grandpa and his love of british humor that introduced me to “The Doctor”.
…So, on a whim, I went out and got the new (9th and 10th Doctor) Doctor Who seasons (2005-2006) and watched them. WOW. The storied were always great, funny and interesting, yet serious and entertaining at the same time. The sets left a little to be desired. Apparently in the old days there was only around $18 to make the sets and effects. What a pleasant surprise to see that the new seasons has all the same draw as the old but now also had some pretty nice effects. If you’re a fan of Sci-Fi, you need to watch these. They’ve even spawned a spin-off show Torchwood (an anagram for Doctor Who), I began watching that tonight and so far, so good.
Captain Jack Harkness, the former Time Agent and con man from the 51st century last seen traveling with the Doctor, ventures to early 21st century Cardiff. There, he becomes a member of Torchwood Institute, a renegade criminal investigation group founded by Queen Victoria to battle hostile extraterrestrial and supernatural threats.