What led to the regeneration of the Fourth Doctor in 1981? By 1980, Tom Baker was officially the longest-serving Doctor of all time. The Fourth Doctor had first graced our TV screens in 1975 in 'Robot,' and had been piloting the good ship TARDIS for some six years by the time the 18th season came around. This coincided with a number of behind-the-scenes changes. The … [Read more...] about The story behind the Fourth Doctor’s regeneration
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Looking for Fourth Doctor cosplay inspiration? Look no further! We had to share these amazing Fourth Doctor cosplay pictures from Doctor Who fan Hedgescout, sporting a very familiar-looking scarf and enjoying some of the Time Lord's favourite snacks. Just one question, though. Would YOU like a jelly baby...? We're particularly impressed with the iconic 'palette and … [Read more...] about Doctor Who: Amazing Fourth Doctor cosplay!
'Genetics of the Daleks' pits the Fourth Doctor against the metal mutants from Skaro in this brand new Time Lord Victorious adventure. Now, if you've not been following the Time Lord Victorious thread so far, fear not. The story arc has been designed so that people can on-board at any point, and still have a vague understanding of what's happening. Which is good. And … [Read more...] about The Fourth Doctor returns for ‘Genetics of the Daleks’
Tom Baker became the Fourth Doctor in 1974, taking over from the immensely successful Jon Pertwee who'd been the incumbent Time Lord for five years. This was the first time in the show's history that an actor had been leaving Doctor Who at a time of peak popularity; the Third Doctor was regularly attracting audiences between eight and 10 million, so the prospect of following … [Read more...] about Doctor Who: The Ultimate Guide to the Fourth Doctor
Faithful old scarf! The Fourth Doctor costume has become iconic throughout the Whoniverse and beyond. Even the 'not-we's' who are less familiar with the show recognise the iconic 18 ft., multi-coloured wonder as worn by Tom Baker throughout the 1970s. … [Read more...] about Ultimate cosplay: The Fourth Doctor costume