I was a noob to Doctor Who and his exploits until recently. Although the phenomenon began decades ago, I was never exposed to The Doctor until a couple years back. Strange for a nerd, right?
I cut my teeth on the 9th Doctor (played by Christopher Eccleston) and his then sidekick, Rose Tyler. This was the first series of the show’s revival in 2005. I instantly fell in love with Doctor Who. The episodes were exciting, fun, humorous, sometimes emotional, and pretty much self-contained. A new adventure every episode!
Fun story for you. As a Background Actor/Extra, I’ve gotten to work in productions shot here in Portland, such as GRIMM, Leverage, The Librarians, and Portlandia, for almost a decade so far. Every once in a while, I also have to opportunity to do a movie shoot. In early January of this year, a film called Bad Samaritan was being shot at a prison here in Portland. One of the stars happened to be David Tennent, who portrayed the 10th Doctor in the Doctor Who series. It was a two day shoot where I played a detective. Just a fun time that I thought I’d share.
The latest Doctor (Peter Capaldi) hasn’t captured me as much as the 9th and 10th Doctors did. Not sure exactly why. Regardless, I’ve been grabbing some Doctor Who goodies here and there to decorate up my apartment and use for my set on my Old Nerd Reviews YouTube channel. I particularly enjoy my Tardis and 9th Doctor Funko Pops. I still need to grab a 10th Doctor Pop. I LOVE these Funko Pop Vinyl things!
I’d like to know who your favorite Doctor is and why. Also, feel free to share any Doctor Who memories special to you. Thanks for listening to my ramblings and I’ll see you at Old Nerd Reviews. 😉
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