On November 23, 1963 Dr. Who was introduced on BBC with it's first Doctor, William Hartnell as an educational series meant to teach about history and science. Dr. Who ran for an amazing 26 seasons and after a brief hiatus is once again back on the BBC with it's Eleventh Doctor and a cast of very interesting characters. Dr. Who is the longest running Sci-Fi series on television ever! Who knew?
I have to admit when I first watched this series with my daughter who absolutely loves Dr. Who, I found some of the episodes super creepy, but that is the appeal, I guess. It is Sci-Fi after all! So, who is "The Doctor", well he is a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey, who travels in a time machine called the TARDIS which is bigger on the inside than the outside. Be assured to see some monsters and some seriously funky creatures, but the main characters are truly endearing. And each episode holds a little lesson of some sort, whether learning about Winston Churchill or Vincent Van Gogh, there is always something interesting going on.