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According to the Plymouth Herald (!), it’s rumored that 17 of the 97 missing episodes of 1960s Doctor Who are being held hostage in the Middle East as political leverage (!!). These rumors come around every couple of years, so don’t get too excited. Or excited at all tbh.

The town of Pembroke in Wales has received funding to commemorate its role in the construction of the life-sized Millenium Falcon for The Empire Strikes Back (1981). 

There’s a batch of new Picard Season 2 images for you to scrutinize for spoilers. The show returns March 3 on Paramount+ in North America and Amazon Prime elsewhere.

Mystical mixologist Guinan (Whoopie Goldberg) makes her Picard debut in the new Season 2 trailer. The show returns March 3 on Paramount+ in North America and Amazon Prime elsewhere.

BBC viewers have voted Doctor Who the second-best BBC series of all time. They’ve also got Strictly Come Dancing at 3 and Line of Duty at 4, so they’re not taking a particularly long view… where’s Quatermass, for a start?


What We’re Watching

The first full-length trailer for Halo is here and… liberties have been taken. The show is airing from March 24 on Paramount+.

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*These aren’t sponsored, we don’t get a cut, and nobody sends us freebies. It’s just some cool stuff we’re lusting over hard.

New audio adventure No Man’s Land picks up Seven’s story following Star Trek: Picard Season 1.

Featuring the vocal talents of Jeri Ryan and Michelle Hurd, pre-order it for $19.99 USD (approx £15 GBP) in time for the new season.

Wave 4 of Super7’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line has come crashing onto the rocks, bringing with it new additions to the extended cast, such as the evil mutant turtle Slash.

Get yours for $18 USD (approx £13 GBP).

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