Idea Channel

Is Doctor Who a Religion?

Special | 5m 40s

Dr. Who is one of the longest running TV shows on the BBC, and it's got a huge fandom surrounding it, called Whovians. And while it might not seem like, Whovianism, might just be religion! Whovians, like other passionate fan cultures, create art & fan fiction and engage in a strong remix culture. But with its strong philosophical and cosmological elements, is it more than that?

Aired: 10/02/12

Rating: NR


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