Doctor Who and the Return of Paul McGann

Left: Promotional image of the Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann) in the 1996 TV movie. Right: A promotional image of the Eighth Doctor in the 2013 minisode "The Night of the Doctor."

I am currently high. My drug of choice today isn’t anything illegal or indeed physical. It’s a little something called Doctor Who. This little TV show, which is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary next Saturday, is one of my favorites of all time. Usually, that fact alone would be reason enough for the high, but today the BBC has released a minisode prequel to the anniversary special featuring a former Doctor who, before today, had only ONE onscreen appearance. This would be the lovely Eighth Doctor as played by the great Paul McGann. Continue reading