11/23/2013 10:25 am ET

'Doctor Who' 15 Facts You Probably Didn't Know

BBC America

Who better to reveal the secrets of "Doctor Who" than an actual doctor? Meet "Doctor Who" expert Dr. Piers D. Britton. He might sound a "Doctor Who" expert we just totally made up, but he’s a real person who wrote a book on "Doctor Who" titled "TARDISbound" and teaches a class on the iconic show at the University of Redlands in California (if you’re a hardcore "Doctor Who" fan who had to sit through dull college electives, you’re probably feeling a surge of envy for Redlands students right now).

With "Doctor Who‘s" eagerly awaited 50th Anniversary special “Day of the Doctor” set to be unveiled today on BBC America (2:50 p.m. EST), Dr. Britton reveals 15 strange and fascinating "Doctor Who" facts that you probably did not know.

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