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Doctor Who Honest Trailers

Doctor Who Honest Trailers

“Equipped with a sonic screwdriver and a psychic paper – two devices with the power to speed up the plot.” Screen Junkies takes on the long-running BBC sci-fi series with two Honest Trailers. The first one pokes fun at the modern day version, while the second roasts the classic.

Doctor Who Series 11 (Trailer)

Doctor Who Series 11 (Trailer)

“Sometimes I see things need fixin’… I do what I can.” Spend a minute getting to know the 13th Doctor. Jodie Whittaker’s take on the Time Lord seems a whole lot less snarky about saving the universe than Peter Capaldi did. The new Doctor arrives on BBC on October 7, 2018.

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1000 Meters Below Antarctica

1000 Meters Below Antarctica

Scientist Dr. Jon Copley set out on an expedition to head more than 3200 feet below the icy seas of Antarctica, something never before achieved. The amount of marine life they discover is truly astounding and humbling. Video by BBC Earth and Alucia Productions.

Top Gear Season 2 (Trailer)

Top Gear Season 2 (Trailer)

New year, new hosts, new cars. BBC keeps Top Gear alive with the help of Matt LeBlanc and new buddies Chris Harris and Rory Reid. Watch the trailer to see them turn Renaults into bumper cars, drive the Bugatti Chiron and more. Premieres 3/12/17.

The Wrong Guy

The Wrong Guy

One of BBC’s most infamous blunders happened in 2006. One of its news shows was supposed to interview a tech expert named Guy Kewney about a lawsuit involving Apple and the Beatles. Instead, they went live with Guy Goma, who was there for a job interview.

Planet Earth II (Trailer 2)

Planet Earth II (Trailer 2)

Check out some of the most jaw-dropping close ups, slow motion and tracking shots you’ll ever see in the extended trailer for BBC’s upcoming nature documentary Planet Earth II. Hans Zimmer made an original score for the film, so it will melt your eyes and ears at the same time.

Planet Earth II (Trailer)

Planet Earth II (Trailer)

BBC’s chill and beautiful nature series returns. Filmed over the course of three years, Planet Earth II used the latest camera technologies to explore “the unique characteristics of Earth’s most iconic habitats and the extraordinary ways animals survive within them.”

Plankton. A Thank You Would Be Nice.

Plankton. A Thank You Would Be Nice.

The BBC and SpongeBob SquarePants‘ Sheldon J. Plankton defend his namesake animals, reminding us that without them we would have much less air to breathe, food to eat and fuel to use.

The Spaghetti Harvest

The Spaghetti Harvest

On April 1, 1957, BBC news show Panorama talked about a town of spaghetti farmers in Switzerland. Since the dish wasn’t famous in the UK at the time, the joke fooled millions of viewers, including a BBC boss.

Hamster in a Spacesuit

Hamster in a Spacesuit

For the BBC’s Richard Hammond Builds a Universe, the Hamster gets the rare privilege of wearing a real pressurized NASA spacesuit, designed for the harsh conditions on Mars. He does look a bit like Buzz Lightyear in that thing.

Darkside: Deluxe CD

Darkside: Deluxe CD

Originally broadcast in August 2013, Darkside is a radio play that incorporates Pink Floyd’s magnum opus The Dark Side of the Moon. A luxury package that includes the play on CD and an insert of the script comes out on 11/25.

Horse iPad

Horse iPad

Dawson Brothers Funtime unveils the latest in tablet technology – the iPad for horses. It caters to all equine needs with just a clip-clop on its touchscreen. It even has neigh recognition tech.

Mongrels: Series 2

Mongrels: Series 2

Sure, we get some new Muppets later this month, but the UK gets Mongrels for a second season. This warped, adults-only “multispecies” puppet show needs to find its way to the US. Now.

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Lonesome George

Lonesome George

Lonesome George is a 102-year old Pinta Island tortoise. He’s not mistreated and he’s good friends with his caretaker. He got his name because he’s the only surviving member of his subspecies.

Oramics Visual Synthesizer

Oramics Visual Synthesizer

In 1957, Daphne Oram created the Oramics synth, which interprets sound from painted film strips. The 1957 prototype was recently found and is now on exhibit in London. Soon to be an iPhone app, too.

An Idiot Abroad/ Life’s Too Short

An Idiot Abroad/ Life’s Too Short

(NSFW: Language) The boys are back – Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington – and hilarity ensues in the teasers for the new seasons of An Idiot Abroad and Life Is Short.

BBC America Commercial

BBC America Commercial

Oh, you clever BBC: “When you take a class-ridden society with no ability to address it’s emotions and let it simmer for a thousand years you frankly have the perfect recipe for drama.”

An Idiot Abroad for the U.S.

An Idiot Abroad for the U.S.

Stateside Ricky Gervais and Karl Pilkington fans, rejoice: An Idiot Abroad, the show sending travel-averse Pilkington around the globe, is coming to Discovery’s Science Channel in January next year.

How Michael Caine Speaks

How Michael Caine Speaks

In this short clip from BBC Two’s comedy The Trip, we get an amusing lesson on exactly what Cockney thespian Michael Caine really sounds like when he speaks. He’s no Ian McKellen though.

Look Around You

Look Around You
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Robert Popper and Peter Serafinowicz’s BBC Series Look Around You parodies the boring educational videos of the 70s and 80s. A hilarious mixture of dry delivery and absurd experiments.

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Mongrels

Mongrels

NSFW: Proof positive that the UK gets all the funny shows before we remake and ruin them, BBC 3’s Mongrels features potty-mouthed animal puppets in adult situations. (Ok, we had TV Funhouse first).

Doctor Who Trenchcoat

Doctor Who Trenchcoat
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With the eleventh incarnation of Doctor Who now running on BBC, pay tribute to the tenth doctor’s legacy with this coat that’s so stylish your friends won’t even know you’re into cosplay.

Video: LEGO House

Video: LEGO House

James May’s LEGO House is nothing more than a pile of bricks now, but catch a glimpse of the Top Gear host as he spends a night with LEGO carpet, leaks, and painful loofas.

Clips: Day of the Triffids

Clips: Day of the Triffids

Move over zombies, the plant apocalypse is upon us: check out three clips from sci-fi/horror classic Day of the Triffids, which gets a reboot on BBC One at the end of December.

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