DOCTOR WHO FRANCHISE AMER INFLUENCE FAN CULTURE & SPINOFFS
MC FARLAND & COMPANY INC.
(W) Lynette Porter
is very much a part of British popular culture, and the Doctor has become a British icon. Nevertheless, thanks to BBC America as well as the Doctor's recent visits to the U.S., the series is becoming more susceptible to an "American influence." Doctor Who
and recent spinoffs Torchwood
and The Sarah Jane Adventures
offer American audiences very different insights into the Whoniverse and have met with varying degrees of success. Plus, the radio dramas, audiobooks, comics, and novels give U.S. and U.K. audiences different understandings of the lead characters.
In Shops: Jan 30, 2013