Calling all Dr. Who fans!
Years ago one of my buds called me and invited me to a Dr. Who party. It wasn't going to be anything special just a bunch of people chilling out watching the complete Dr. Who set on VHS. Now, I'm a Brotha from Compton, CA and the only thing I knew about Dr. Who was that I didn't get it! It was from England and it was well...weird!
It seemed to me the only one's I saw who even watched Dr. Who were these geeky, white, nerd boys and of course I was a cool black dude who read spider man, had no car or girlfriend and listened to Jazz even though the really hot women listened to Al B Sure and Tony, Tone, Toni.
Years later I finally did watch Dr. Who and then I got it!
I got why this show was great! Why it's lasted since 1963!
But of course two people got me to try Dr. Who! The Cyberwoman episode on the Dr. Who spin off Torchwood and Freema Agreman as Dr. Martha Jones with the 10th incarnation of Dr. Who. Fine sistahs!
Oh yeah! But the show was great and it made me go back and watch the previous seasons. I'm still trying to catch up but yeah!
The Doctor is a time lord from Planet Gallifrey travelling the multiverses across time in his ship the TARDIS; Which due to a glitch is permanently frozen in the shape of a British police call box. He chooses various companions who travel with him. I came in on Dr. Martha Jones and Rose Tyler both smart, brave, beautiful and hopelessly hoping to win the Doctor's two hearts!
The stories are interesting. Imagine landing in Pompeii on Volcano day!
Hilarious! But the enemies list is great too. The Cybermen who for you trekkies is like the Borg!
The Daleks, cylinder shaped group of beings, who are beyond conceited. They cry exterminate! To just about anyone who doesn't reach their standards! Wussies!
The Doctor regenerates so there are 10 doctors, each different in looks, voices, age and style but retaining the knowledge of each of the previous doctors. I like David Tennent in the role of the 10th doctor. I especially enjoy seeing the Caribbean and Black British folks that have been on. this makes for interesting TV. The monsters, the villains and Martha Jones.
Give it a try, You tube has all the episodes uploaded. Start with Smith and Jones and go from there!
So, to my man Joel, thanks for inviting me and I'm sorry I didn't attend.
I was wrong and I've grown up so I don't mind being a geeky sci fi nerd so there!
Be Careful! Be Mindful! Be Prayerful!