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DOCTOR WHO: POWER OF THE DALEKS Theatrical Screening

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Fifty years ago, Doctor Who celebrated a critical milestone, featuring the regeneration of William Hartnell into Patrick Troughton. Troughton’s debut was later wiped and lost….until now. The story, Power of the Daleks, has been fully animated with the original soundtrack…and is being released theatrically for one night only. Join Chicago Nerd Social Club and Chicago

Pop-Up Doctor Who Screening: THE ARK IN SPACE

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It’s the Fourth Doctor’s second story and the first of the “classic” Hinchcliffe/Holmes era of Doctor Who. Please join the Chicago Doctor Who Meetup at LaCatrina Cafe for their monthly series of viewings….this month, featuring The Ark in Space. Simply RSVP via Eventbrite and we’ll look forward to seeing you – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pop-up-screening-the-ark-in-space-tickets-28626388298

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup Screening: THE TENTH PLANET

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October, 1966 saw not one, but two key moments of Doctor Who history happen…and both were in the same story. The first was the debut of the Cybermen, second only to the Daleks as the Doctor’s greatest foe. The second – although it wasn’t called that at the time – was the Doctor’s first regeneration.

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup PopUp Screening – THE MOONBASE

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup is kicking off the 50th anniversary of the Cybermen’s debut with their first major conflict with the Second Doctor (who also celebrates his 50th anniversary). The Moonbase came in the Second Doctor’s first season, and is one of the stories with “missing episodes”. (We’ll be watching a version with two episodes

Chicago DOCTOR WHO Meetup Screening: THE WEB OF FEAR

Fifty years ago, Patrick Troughton took over from William Hartnell as the Doctor in the show’s first ever “regeneration”. Three years ago, the BBC announced the return of two “lost” – presumed wiped – episodes. In September, the Chicago Doctor Who Meetup Group and Third Coast Comics will celebrate both with an exclusive screening of

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup – Cyberversary Coffee Social

Fifty years ago, the Cybermen – the second most popular enemy of the Doctor – made their debut in The Tenth Planet. (Don’t worry…we’ll be showing that story. Soon.) We’re kicking off our Cyberversary celebration with our new monthly social – this time, we’ll be hanging out at Overflow Coffee Bar in the South Loop.

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup Pop-Up Screening: CITY OF DEATH

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It’s considered the greatest Tom Baker story – as well as possibly the greatest Doctor Who story – ever produced. Yet, many fans wonder if City of Death really is that good. In our opinion – yes, it is. Written by David Agnew (or, more accurately, Douglas Adams & Graham Williams in a coffee-and-whisky-fueled weekend

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup – Summer Ice Cream Social

Yes, it’s proving to be a long summer for Doctor Who fans……so let’s get together on a Saturday afternoon for ice cream. And conversation. We’ll be meeting at Bobtail Ice Cream – convenient for public transportation, has a great selection of flavors…and for those who are interested, we’re also near a PokeStop.

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup’s First-Ever “Virtual” Hangout

Sometimes, it’s hard to make an outside event…so the Chicago Doctor Who meetup is trying something unique. It’s the Chicago Doctor Who Meetup’s first-ever Virtual Meetup, via Google Hangout. Here’s how this works – if you RSVP, you will receive a link to a Google Hangout. (Tentative release is late Wednesday afternoon) . One of

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup – South Side Saturday Social on 7/16

Very often, the south side and south suburban areas of the city are forgotten….but the Chicago Doctor Who Meetup is looking to change that. Every so often, we go on “field trips”….little jaunts to hidden areas of the city to meet fans and talk Doctor Who. On July 14th, we’ll be heading to a really