Dear Doctor: You had me at, "I'm not a ginger." When you open that blue door, my heart beats louder than the two of yours combined, because I have a problem that only a doctor can solve. Do you have a helping hand to spare? My problem is that I'm in love with a ten.
We'll look into whether there's story enough to support two-and-a-half hours of screen time, whether the return to the bloody Hunger Games competition is worth the trip, and whether all the characters have a preternaturally intimate understanding of human nature or are just damn lucky.
In fact, it was even a big week just for political anniversaries. Fifty years ago this week, an event of no little importance happened. I speak, of course, tomorrow's 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of Doctor Who by the BBC.
I was in the darkness. The story of Batman helped me realize I could wrap it around my arms like a security blanket. Or a cape. The yellow symbol on my chest was my light defended by a black creature more powerful than anything crime could throw at me.
"An Adventure in Space and Time" has a bittersweet and surprisingly moving conclusion, and the whole production is anchored by David Bradley's terrific performance.
Doctor Who is turning 50, this week, just in time for the adventuring Time Lord to save JFK while glibly reversing the polarity of the neutron flow.
Tom Baker has revealed in a recent interview that he would be in this Saturday's 75-minute "Dr. Who" special. "I am in the special," said Baker. "I'm not supposed to tell you that, but I tell you that very willingly and specifically; the BBC told me not to tell anybody but I'm telling you straightaway."
I asked readers to suggest shows on Netflix worth checking out, and dozens of you came through.
A big roundup of some of the best TV sets released in the last few weeks, ranging from classic miniseries and ground-breaking sitcoms to the hottest show on TV. But let's start with the Doctor.
A few months ago, I had the pleasure of traveling around Ireland and London with my mother and sister during a 12-day vacation we'd been planning since I was in high school.
Sorry, dudes. You thought he was the man that never would, but he has to. And it's not just happening to you, it's happening to everyone, but probably you the hardest. You swear this next Doctor will never blow your socks off, no matter how hard he tries.
It's easy to see why Fox announced it's remaking "Broadchurch" with an American cast: The part will be catnip to actors who want their shot at playing a grizzled, cynical cop. It's to David Tennant's great credit that Hardy never comes off as a cliche, but as a man whose gruff exterior hides a great deal of regret.
Jacko was courted for feature adaptation... Guillermo del Toro announces writer for Slaughterhouse Five... Batman gets recruited for Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox...
This year, the crown jewel of the BBC turns a remarkable 50 years old. While the program's actual anniversary date isn't until November, the entirety of the Who-universe is rolling out the carpet in year-long celebration.
Loki will not be the Big Bad... John Hurt will probably not be the Doctor for long... KUNG FU PANDA 3 seeks harmony with China... YouTube live video capture seeks no harmony with Google Chrome (you'll see, sorry)..
The BBC rescinds Matt Smith's medical license... The Marvel universe gets a companion... Chris Nolan tinkers with time... Brad Pitt courts his Muse...