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     Tuesday, January 10 2006 @ 11:26 AM EST
    I was wondering if people could tell their success/horror stories of inviting people to check out episodes of Doctor Who. In the last 20 years, I have to admit that I've not had much success. I've not been able to turn a friend or family member onto the show. (Sure, my mom watched it with me when I was 13 but that's about it.)

    Now that I'm married, I've tried to sit down and watch shows with my wife, but she's thought that the shows contained bad acting and horrible special effects.

    She has enjoyed some of the new Doctor Who series, but I wouldn't say that she's a fan of the show.

    Anyone else out there have some stories they'd like to share about getting a friend into watching Doctor Who (classic or the new series?)


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     Wednesday, January 11 2006 @ 03:35 AM EST

    We did a piece in our feedback segment in Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 14 in which the three of us (Ken, James, and I) gave recommendations on what DVDs might be good choices to introduce someone to the series.

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     Wednesday, January 11 2006 @ 04:11 AM EST
    When the Christopher Ecclsestone season started I was really excited about it and went on about it for months. My wife wasn't looking forward to the prospect of sitting through a full series of "crappy Doctor Who". But she watched the first episode along with me and loved it. She only seems to enjoy the new series, she isn't bothered with the previous ones - but that might change!

    Heather (my wife) is really looking forward to the next series now. She has reserved views on the new Doctor as she really enjoyed CE's portrayal. But I'm sure she'll grow to love DT too!

    He's the strongest, he's the quickest, he's the best..... "Yorkshire is a state of mind"
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