Dr. Who on Sci-Fi Channel in March

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  1. Feb 23, 2006 #41 of 145
    dirtypacman

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    For those "who" have not seen any on the new series it will not disappoint!!!

    I had received the season from a friend overseas and was extremely pleased with how it came out.
     
  2. Feb 24, 2006 #42 of 145
    Dmon4u

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    They've changed the Dr. Who schedule a little:

    Starting with the 17th ( http://www.scifi.com/schedulebot/index.php3?date=17-MAR-2006&feed_req= ):

    09:00 PM ROSE
    10:00 PM THE END OF THE WORLD
    11:00 PM ROSE
    12:00 AM THE END OF THE WORLD

    24th:

    08:00 PM THE END OF THE WORLD
    09:00 PM THE UNQUIET DEAD
    12:00 AM THE UNQUIET DEAD

    31st:

    09:00 PM ALIENS OF LONDON - PT 1
    12:00 AM ALIENS OF LONDON - PT 1

    I wish that had at least one other show with new episodes to pair up with it.
     
  3. Feb 24, 2006 #43 of 145
    JimSpence

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    I downloaded the 13 episodes and burned them to DVD. I think it is a good series and plays well with the older versions. I'm interested in seeing the quality from SciFi. Let's hope they present it in letterbox. The DVD set will be released in the US in July.
     
  4. Feb 24, 2006 #44 of 145
    edc

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    The Canadian DVD is out now, and available as an import...
     
  5. Feb 24, 2006 #45 of 145
    Warren

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    so how "newbie" friendly will this be? I saw an ad for it yesterday
     
  6. Feb 24, 2006 #46 of 145
    jschuur

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    You can jump right in without having seen any of the previous shows. There are minimal references to old enemies of the Doctor e.g..
     
  7. Feb 24, 2006 #47 of 145
    Langree

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    well, the references are there but nothing that moves the episode(s) forward, they kind of fill you in as you go.

    I think us long time fans where, and are wondering what happened as far as any recent backstory goes.
     
  8. Feb 24, 2006 #48 of 145
    DianaMo

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    We're getting ready for the new DW by watching the old movie "Doctor Who and the Daleks" starring Peter Cushing. The movie is sort of an "alternative reality" version of Doctor Who since it follows a totally different timeline than the original tv series.

    Was this movie originally in b/w ?
     
  9. Feb 24, 2006 #49 of 145
    Guindalf

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    No, it was made in color. I know what you mean, though.
     
  10. Feb 25, 2006 #50 of 145
    PJO1966

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    I was wondering this as well. 26 seasons is a lot to get caught up on. I think I tried to watch this once as a kid, but I just didn't like it. I seem to recall thinking the effects were lame. I'm looking forward to checking out the new version. I just hope I'm not lost.
     
  11. Feb 25, 2006 #51 of 145
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    You won't be. :)
     
  12. Feb 25, 2006 #52 of 145
    DianaMo

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    The series is about a traveler in time and space who often can't get his vehicle to the right location. So if you get lost, don't work, so is the Doctor. :rolleyes:
     
  13. Mar 7, 2006 #53 of 145
    rkester

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    I finally saw the teaser for this recently after hearing all the hooplah. I never cared for the old DW shows back in the day. But this looked interesting.

    I've got a hankering for some new scifi shows worth watching. Maybe this will help.
     
  14. Mar 7, 2006 #54 of 145
    dirtypacman

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    As stated earlier this series does not disappoint!!
     
  15. Mar 7, 2006 #55 of 145
    rkester

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    So this show they are advertising on SCIFI is avail on DVD in CA now? WHy wouldnt i just buy the set and watch rather than wait for months for each episode to air?
     
  16. Mar 7, 2006 #56 of 145
    Hpirx

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  17. Mar 7, 2006 #57 of 145
    Rob Helmerichs

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    That would be the way to go, if you can take the expense--no commercials, good picture quality, on-demand scheduling--everything Sci-Fi Channel ain't!
     
  18. Mar 7, 2006 #58 of 145
    rkester

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    I can't see to find the set anywhere, but I honestly am not sure what to be looking for. Any links to a good site to possibly purchase and import to US?

    Rob - as long as its not over $50 USD shipped, Id rather pay than watch it on SCIFI since scifi's signal is not so hot in SD on my tv.

    Just dont know where to order it from thats a good price and not gouging me to import from CA.
     
  19. Mar 7, 2006 #59 of 145
    dirtypacman

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    Easiest way is to start being more friendly in the UK section :)
    Also you can go the bit-tore... route.
     
  20. Mar 7, 2006 #60 of 145
    rkester

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    OK, found it on amazon.ca, its $95.96 CAD, which is $83.44 USD. A little steep, for 13 episodes... not including shipping to the US. Just looked up shipping, appears to be $7.99 plus 1.99 per item for duties an such... not sure if thats USD or CAD.

    Thats about the same dollar per show value as the overpriced Farscape boxes are here in the US. (Around $6.5 USD per episode)

    More friendly in the UK section? I'm always friendly to people here, or did you mean to spend more time in the UK section of the site?

    Im a late comer to this thread and was never into Dr WHo so I always avoided anything refering to it. Until I saw the teaser on SCIFI.

    On amazon's UK site it's 44.99 (pounds) which is about $78.10 USD. then shipping would probably be 10 or so USD...

    seems expensive, assuming i got the conversion rates right. I wonder if the US version will be this much. I cant see it going for more than $45 USD here.
     

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