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Doctor Who 1963

Today I watched the first four episodes of Doctor Who, first aired in 1963.  It was a different show then than it is now.  Almost like Dark Shadows that first aired 1966.  The episodes were a half hour long.  And were just segments of a larger story.  A serial.
They were trying for a mysterious element where there was confusion over his name and so they just called him Doctor Who.  It was like the first Doctor rejected the idea of companions.  And they fought their way into the Tardis and he relented.  The actor who played the first Doctor had health issues and convinced the show’s producers that the Doctor should regenerate and there by keeping the show going after his death and created a unique loophole in the story. 
Far better than the original Lost in Space.  I think though, that Dark Shadows was slightly better than the original Doctor Who but they were different kind of shows.

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