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Friday, February 16 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Time Travel, TV Tropes, and the Suspension of Disbelief

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Every fan has their breaking point: what should be given leeway and what is totally unacceptable. From bootstrap paradoxes and causal loops to changes to the universe a TV show exists in (where were those Weeping Angels in classic Who?), from stories that come from nowhere and actors who weren’t there before, to set and costume designs that don’t quite match their 1966 counterparts (ahem!) and that’s just fine!, we’ll discuss how TV realities impact viewers and how much we must suspend our disbelief.

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Jamie Mathieson

Writer, Doctor Who

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Marcia Franklin

Blogger, Confessions of a Neowhovian
Having come to Doctor Who as an adult in 2008, as modern Series Four was being broadcast, Marcia dubbed herself a "Neowhovian"—both a new fan and a fan of the "new" show. She quickly became a fan of the entire run, both Classic and modern, and since January 2011 has blogged regularly... Read More →
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Warren Frey

My day job is working as a reporter/editor/video producer in Vancouver, with occasional forays into Toronto, for two construction-focused trade newspapers. On the side I write fiction, make videos, and co-host and produce Radio Free Skaro, One of the more popular Doctor Who podcasts... Read More →

Friday February 16, 2018 5:00pm - 6:00pm PST
Program B