In an excerpt from his essay "New Worlds, Terrifying Monsters, Impossible Things: Exploring the Contents and Contexts of Doctor Who," published on PopMatters
, pop culture expert and MCS Associate Professor Paul Booth
delves into the divisive Doctor Who: The Movie
(1996), starring Paul McGann.
Booth discusses how the TV movie was going to be used as a pilot for an American/British co-production of the series and how it might have dealt with the popular TV series issues and story arcs of the 1990s and early 2000s.