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Doctor Who and I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)

The above video was made by the cast and crew of Doctor Who at the end of David Tennant’s time as the Doctor, and it’s fabulous. Continue reading

Catherine Tate, David Tennant, and Comic Relief 2007: My Intro to DT

The first time I ever saw David Tennant in anything — or any of the Doctor Who cast, for that matter — was in a YouTube video of a sketch performed by the fantastic Catherine Tate (Donna Noble) and David Tennant (the Tenth Doctor) for Comic Relief‘s 2007 Red Nose Day. It was utterly hilarious . . . and I loved his Scottish accent. That video is the reason why, when I finally started watching Doctor Who, the Tenth Doctor was my Doctor from the beginning.  Continue reading

The Doctor Donna

The Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble

At first, I didn’t like Donna (played by the fantastic Catherine Tate). I had become really attached to Rose, and I didn’t want a new companion, especially not some shrill, obnoxious woman who didn’t trust the Doctor. By the end of the first episode, however, I could see that she might be good for the Doctor — she stopped him, if nothing else. But she didn’t want to stay with the Doctor (more fool her). So we moved on to the beautiful, talented Martha Jones.

Fast-forward a year or so — Donna’s out investigating suspicious occurances, looking for the Doctor. She’s very take-charge; she mostly holds her own against the Doctor. Donna Noble is a force of nature. I end up loving Donna. Continue reading