The first episode of the iconic British sci-fi TV series Dr Who was aired 58 years ago. The titular Doctor is an extraterrestrial being, a Timelord from the planet Gallifrey, who explores the universe in a time and space traversing vessel called the Tardis. Now into its 13th season since restatement as a sci-fi BBC drama staple in 2005 (after 23 seasons spanning 1963-89), the Doctor has been regenerated 13 times, and has been played since 2018 by actress Jodie Whittaker.
Dr Who’s foes are almost as famous as the Timelord; even non-fans will probably have heard of the likes of the Daleks and the Cybermen. The good doctor is also known to be a fan of gadgets and technology and used to have a robot dog assistant long before Boston Dynamics got in on the action. We don’t know for sure if Dr Who reads Club386 as the browser panel in the Tardis accesses the web from another dimension (behind a VPN).
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