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Fans of Doctor Who have one huge problem with the new series

Fans of Doctor Who have one huge problem with the new series”

The Doctor is in, and on her way to toy chests and display shelves.

Even as Jodie Whittaker made her official debut Sunday on Doctor Who as the first woman to play the Time Lord, she also became the first Doctor to be depicted in Barbie form.

Most new Doctors need a couple of episodes to bed in.

"DOCTOR WHO" SEASON 11 TV CHANNEL: In the United States, the show will air on BBC America.

"Half an hour ago I was a white-haired Scotsman".

Fans of the BBC sci-fi hit were quickly impressed with the Broadchurch star's take on the beloved character. And on Monday, the Barbie doll version of Whittaker's Doctor is available for purchase. "Whereas there's a slight mythology in the sense if you're a girl, you're a hero for a girl, which is not the case", she said. Not because she's a woman. It is way too early to gauge where Whittaker fits in the pantheon of Doctors, but her hyperactive, clever and amusing performance brought to mind a greatest hits package of Christopher Ecclestone (the Ninth Doctor) and David Tennant (the Tenth Doctor), with less of the darkness that has been favoured of late.

"Jodie is already my favourite Doctor", said another. It was very much, I want to be able to do this and I want to be able to show you I can do it. "Jodie is the Doctor".

"So for me, once I knew I was auditioning and then playing the role, it was much more helpful to immerse myself in the actual literature that was everywhere, and obviously with the internet and things".

One said they had "fully forgotten that the Doctor was ever a man". It's got new monsters, it's got fantastic new worlds.It's also got worlds that we're familiar with, but are maybe seen from different points of view.

While there wasn't a surprise phone call or shock cameo in this instalment, we did manage to see the Doctor get to work building her Tardis - or Tardis-esque contraption - completely from scratch, along with her sonic screwdriver.

"Good to hear a northern accent that isn't gratuitous or for comic effect", posted one appreciative viewer on Twitter.



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