Last Week's Doctor Who Had the Weirdest Star Wars/Back to the Future Easter Egg

It’s almost second nature for sci-fi to be self-referential—not just to itself, but to the wider pantheon of shows and movies. Doctor Who is no stranger to these references, but last week’s episode, “Face the Raven,” had one that was typically Doctor Who: An Easter Egg, hidden inside another Easter Egg! »Tuesday 10:22am11/24/15 10:22am


Doctor Who: This Was All The Doctor’s Fault

For years now, Doctor Who has been exploring the dark side of the Doctor, that quasi-immortal time traveler from another planet. He turns people into weapons, he inspires his friends to be reckless, he makes his enemies worse, etc. But with this latest episode, we see the absolute worst indictment of the Doctor. »Saturday 11:09pm11/21/15 11:09pm

Doctor Who's Eighth Doctor Is Finally Getting The Figure He Deserves

Paul McGann’s Eighth Doctor has long been left in the shadows by Doctor Who (on TV at least)—it took him 17 years to show up again after his first appearance in 1996, which gave him a cool new outfit to boot. But it’s only now, 2 years after that appearance, that he’s getting a rad action figure to go with it. »10/29/15 6:50pm10/29/15 6:50pm

Lego Doctor Who Is Finally Here, And It Looks Awesome

It feels like ages since Lego announced that it would be making a set based on Doctor Who—but now we don’t need a time machine to find a future where it’s out. It’s finally happening this December, and it’s looking rather fantastic if you’re a fan of all things wibbly, wobbly, and maybe even timey and wimey too. »10/06/15 9:54am10/06/15 9:54am

Doctor Who and the Deconstruction of the Daleks

Tonight’s Doctor Who episode continues the show’s recent trend of deconstructing the Daleks, his armored “space Nazi” adversaries. And just like with the recent “Asylum of the Daleks” and “Into the Dalek,” we discover that Dalek nature is both sadder and more complicated than we’d previously thought. »9/27/15 8:40am9/27/15 8:40am

Fall TV Preview: All The New And Returning Shows To Start Obsessing About

Fall movies? Fall movies are nothing. (Well, except maybe that The Force Awakens one. I have a good feeling about it). Everyone knows we’re currently living in the Golden Age of television, and the 45 or so TV shows in this guide prove it. Mark your calendar and make sure your remote has fresh batteries.
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There Are 12 Versions of Doctor Who To Play With in Lego Dimensions

We’ve known for a while that Lego Dimensions will include levels based on the seemingly never-ending British series Doctor Who. But at San Diego Comic-Con, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment revealed that every time the Doctor is defeated in the game, he’ll actually re-spawn as one of the 12 other versions. »7/09/15 5:45pm7/09/15 5:45pm

15 TV Shows That Reinvented Science Fiction In The Past Decade

The conventional wisdom says that the past 10 years have been a bad time for science fiction on television. Fantasy has been on the upswing. Space opera all but disappeared. Science fiction shows get canceled all the time. But a ton of great science fiction has been created since 2005. Here are 15 shows that changed… »6/29/15 1:37pm6/29/15 1:37pm

Hilarious TV Ads From The Dawn Of The Home Computer Era

The computer revolution didn't come into people's homes overnight. There was a long period when the public was still discovering all the things they could do if they owned a computer — and this led to some truly outrageous TV ads. Check out the most hilarious and creative classic home computer ads ever made. »3/27/15 12:05am3/27/15 12:05am

1980s Science Fiction Where The Cold War Never Ends

The 1980s were the final decade of the Cold War — but nobody knew that at the time. The Soviet Union looked unstoppable, and few outside observers saw its collapse coming. So it's not surprising that lots of 1980s science fiction included Cold War futures. Here are 1980s visions of a future where the Cold War never… »2/13/15 4:04pm2/13/15 4:04pm

10 Villains Who Were Supposed To Come Back... And Never Did


Every villain always threatens to return and wreak vengeance. No baddie worth their salt ever gets beaten and then announces they're going to retire. But some villains make an especially big noise about how they'll be back... and then, crickets. Here are 10 villains who made a big splash, and were never seen again. »2/11/15 1:24pm2/11/15 1:24pm