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Doctor Who, in Lego Form!!

Check this out, I’ve never gone as far as to buy something that hasn’t been released in the US up to this point, but this might get me to if they aren’t released in the US.  Especially now that I’m starting to get my kids interested in Doctor Who.


From Doctor Who News:

BBC Worldwide has announced a major new deal with Character Options’ new Construction division which will see Doctor Who enter the construction toy market for the first time.

The Character Building range will include 3D micro-figures, brought to life with sculpted facial features whilst play sets will be uniquely tailored to Doctor Who. Fans will be able to build their own Doctor Who world with all their favourite characters including the Doctor and Amy Pond with their famous foes the Daleks, Cybermen and Weeping Angels.

Distinctive to the Character Building range will be the use of texture on some of the building blocks, whether it be the sleek and smooth edges of a spaceship, or the rough edges of a rock face. This will be pivotal in recreating each environment, providing a natural look, but still allowing easy construction play. The entire range will be displayed at the Character Options stand at the London Toy Fair with the first products set for release in Spring 2011.

Matt Smith commented on his new figure:

“It was very surreal and funny coming face to face with a miniature version of myself as the Doctor but I’m glad that the Doctor’s trusty Sonic Screwdriver is in his hand, ready to fend off attacks from monsters!”

With Karen Gillan adding:

“I absolutely love these miniature toys of The Doctor and Amy Pond despite the strange sensation of seeing myself immortalized in plastic and miniature and buildable…and dissectible. I’m loving Pond’s flaming ginger mane and it’s funny to think that The Doctor and Amy are small enough to travel around in someone’s pocket.”

Richard Hollis, who is Head of UK Licensing at BBC Worldwide said the reason the BBC has chosen to work with Character Options is because of the quality and imagination they put into their toys, with Jon Diver, Character Group’s Joint Managing Director, saying the new project

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Doctor Who: Season 6–Sneak Peek

The teaser trailer or sneak peek for the upcoming season of Doctor Who that aired after The Christmas Special has been released online by BBC America, and we learn one this above all others: Stetsons are cool.

The first half of the all new season comes Spring 2011


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Some Christmas Carol Goodness from the Good Doctor

The fine folks over at Blogtor Who have been kind enough to piece together four official BBC preview clips teasing the forthcoming DOCTOR WHO Christmas special, “A Christmas Carol.”   After a couple of searches, these were the best I could find viewable in “my area” so a big THANK YOU to Blogtor Who!


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Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol DVD Release Date

It hasn’t aired yet, but you can preorder your copy of Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol on Amazon with a release date of February 15th, 2011.81vmrvvSEZL._AA1500_

Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol

Starring: Matt Smith , Karen Gillan , Michael Gambon , Katherine Jenkins
Directed by: Toby Haynes
Produced by: Sanne Wohlenberg , Piers Wenger , Steven Moffat
Written by: Steven Moffat

Matt Smith and Karen Gillan return as the Doctor and his companion in an all-new Doctor Who Christmas special. Amy and Rory are trapped on a crashing space liner, and the only way the Doctor can rescue them is to save the soul of a lonely old miser, Kazran Sardick. But Sardick, the richest man in Sardicktown, beyond redemption?

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Doctor Who A Christmas Carol Video

Thought I’d give a little extra injection of Who to the site with this video from BBC America.

Exclusive Inside Look from BBC America

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A Doctor Who Christmas Carol Trailer Released

In honor of my new appreciation and love for Doctor Who, here is the just released trailer to the new Doctor Who Christmas Special!

Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol premieres Saturday, December 25, 9:00 pm ET on BBC AMERICA.  If you can’t be at home watching, set your DVR people, because what’s better then some fresh Amy Pond on Christmas night?

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