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November 18, 2013 12:38 PM

BBC’s ‘Doctor Who’ turns 50

On Nov. 23, the British science fiction television show “Doctor Who” turns 50 years old with a special episode, “The Day of the Doctor.” BBC America will simulcast it globally to more than 75 countries at 2:50 p.m. EST. It will also be shown in select movie theaters. The Doctor, a man more than 900 years old, has experienced love, lost friends, and faced several apocalypses and death. Even his own — 11 times as of this year.

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