What's New With Doctor Who: Helen Mirren, Cat TARDIS, and Back To The Future

Welcome everyone to the fifth installment of our time-traveling, space-warping round up of all the news we could find about the world’s most popular Timelord, Doctor Who. And there’s a ton of news to get through because, remember: this article is bigger on the inside.

ITEM! Christmas Happened

The newest episode of Doctor Who, titled, “The Doctor, The Widow, and The Wardrobe,” aired on Christmas Day both here in the States and across the pond (not Amy, sickos). In case you missed it, you can read our recap here. Though we're guessing you didn't miss it. Just read the recap, okay?

ITEM! Helen Mirren Is The Next Doctor?

Well, no, but Dame Helen Mirren was asked if she’d ever like to be on the program, as its legally required for all British actors to either appear in a Harry Potter movie, or on Doctor Who. Her brief response? “I would like to play the new female Doctor Who. I don’t want to just be his sidekick.” Our answer? Okay.

PURRR! Man Builds Cat TARDIS

According to this recap, a man convinced his wife to let him make a TARDIS for their cats to play in, which makes sense, as Timelords and Cats both have nine lives:

E-ITEM! History of Who E-Book Published

Want to get caught up on the whole history of Doctor Who, for only two quid? The Guardian has released an e-book titled, “Who’s Who: The Resurrection of The Doctor” on iTunes and Kindle, which is available now! Additionally, we’re not sure how much two quid is.

MARTY! Doctor Who Meets Back to the Future

We’ll leave you with this mash-up by YouTube user Kelvington, which shows what happens when the TARDIS meets the Delorean:

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