The forthcoming season of DOCTOR WHO is being marketed as Season 11.
|Posted: 14 February 2018 at 2:00pm | IP Logged | 1
But if we follow the train of thought that it's been around, hiatuses aside, since 1963, then this is Season 37.
I mean, it is the same show. True, it was off the air for 16 years, but to be honest, and I say this about high numbers in comics, Season 37 sounds better than Season 11.
I loved it when I picked up comics in high numbers, e.g. BATMAN #309 (1979). It didn't necessarily mean a quality story, but having 309 issues under your belt was impressive. I am pleased that ACTION COMICS will reach 1,000 soon.
But I do understand the argument that because DR WHO was off the air from 1989-2005, this is a new entity. It's canonical, but a new entity in a certain sense. So maybe Season 11 is right. That said, and marketing can be important, I'd certainly see the logic in a magazine having a tagline such as, "Now In Its 37th Season!"
I could be wrong. I'm welcome to be told so. What do you all think?
Edited by Robbie Parry on 14 February 2018 at 2:01pm