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So this essay will not have a “Brazilian” point of view of the show. I believe one of the reasons that make me decide to talk about Doctor Who is because since I arrive in England his character always surrounded me, and I actually never really understand why people are so fussy about a doctor with no name who travels in a blue police box. I was perplexed to see a queue of people wanting to take a picture of this blue police box in front of a shopping mall, I thought the red phone boxes were the symbol of England, I was so confused. When someone asks if I like Doctor Who, my answer was: Who is doctor who? Then people look at me like I was from another planet, far away from the Earth or Gallifrey. I never felt weird when people controvert about how the R2-D2 from the “Star Wars” (Lucasfilm 1977) movies was a copy of the Daleks, and always like when they come to explain how wonderful was the series and how much they love, or for some people, how much they hate the show. My sci-fi taste always been more of the kind of “Blade Runner” (Warner Bros.1982) or “2001 Space Odissey” (MGM 1968) instead of Star Wars, so I never have the urge to watch Doctor Who.
When I have to choose a topic for my research I settle a rule that I should talk about something that is very popular but I never watch or know anything deeply enough, something that I could scrutinize because already been very scrutinized, something that I could relate with different moments of popular culture and also the evolution of TV broadcasting. Doctor Who for me was the most obvious choice. In this essay I will like to discuss how this series have changed many rules of how to do Television and also the impact of the show in his audience for the good and for the bad, and also try to arouse my curiosity to see if I could turn myself in a fan, or at least an expert in the world of the doctor with no name.
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