Doctor Who, the popular British BBC science fiction tv show, has found popular acclaim in Canada. The show, which is credited as one of the longest running science fiction shows on TV, follows the adventures of the Doctor, a time traveling Time Lord. The show is a cultural icon of British popular culture, but has slowly crept it’s way across the ocean.
Rise in Demand for Doctor Who Shirts
The Canadian cable network, Space, originally aired ‘The Next Doctor’, and all subsequent series. CBC also began airing the second season in 2006. With that came the rise in popularity for Canadian fans of Doctor Who. Accompanying this rise, came awesome new Doctor Who shirts. Each shirt features a different depiction of the TARDIS, and is available in a variety of different colors. Girls Doctor Who shirts are also available for ladies looking for a slimmer cut. Doctor Who merchandise such as Doctor Who monopoly, and Doctor Who Yahtzee is also available.
Canadian Fans Earn Their Doctor Who Chops
Canadian fans have also been treated to a unique version of Doctor Who. The ninth Doctor recorded an introduction for each episode and bits of Doctor Who Confidential were played over the closing credits. Since the introduction of the show to Canada, there has been a rise in Doctor Who shirts being sold in the Doctor Who store. Whether it be for you, your sister or your dog, these shirts have risen in popularity as the show becomes more of a cult phenomenon!