4 Great Doctor Who Articles to Start Your Adventure

Doctor Who starts afresh tomorrow (!!), giving a new set of fans a chance to jump on the TARDIS and follow the mad man with the blue box.

We all come to Doctor Who in different ways. Because if you’re under the age of 55, you simply can’t claim to have seen them all. With that in mind, here are a few articles to help you prep for tomorrow’s “Deep Breath.” Seems an appropriate title for taking the plunge.

You’re jumping in feet first.

Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman in Doctor Who

Check out: Folio Magazine’s Intro to Doctor Who

For: The basics in broad strokes to get ready for tomorrow’s premiere.

You’re not going to watch the old episodes but wouldn’t mind some background info.


Check out: Horror Channel’s Great Infographic

For: Essential Trivia

You want the foundation, fast.


Check out: A.V. Club’s fantastic Doctor Who Primer

For: A mid-depth dive into Who Lore

You’d like a glimpse at the man behind the new Doctor.



Check out: Yesterday’s New York Times Feature of Peter Capaldi

For: A great look at Capaldi’s pre-Who career and an idea of what went into his casting