Dueling Doctor Who Videos Make Us Wish For A Full-Fledged Musical Episode
Author: David Wharton
published: 2011-11-02 15:48:55
One of the great things about the advent of the internet is that TV and movie fans have gotten to see all sorts of crazy things that we wouldn't have otherwise. It turns out, making a movie or TV show is a lot of work, and the folks involved have a tendency to blow off steam by doing silly, silly things. Thankfully, many of these silly, silly things make it online in one form or another. Over the years fans have sat through countless blooper reels from their favorite shows, not to mention the odd bit of even more entertaining minutia (albeit in horrible quality).
Now two new relics have surfaced, this time from David Tennant's days on Doctor Who. Supposedly both videos were aired at the wrap party for Tennant's last episode of the show, but thanks to the interwebs you don't need a TARDIS to check them out. First up, David and the show's crew express their love for The Proclaimers' song "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)."
What I love almost as much as Tennant's enthusiasm is the varying degrees of commitment and/or nervousness on the faces of the crew. You can tell some of these folks aren't used to being on that side of the camera.
Still, that video just features Tennant and the others lip synching. You have to wonder how well he'd do without a voice track. Ask and ye shall receive: I give you "The Ballad of Russell and Julie" (via GiantFreakinRobot.com) Recounting (roughly) the story of how the 2004 resurrection of Who came about. Tennant lends his pipes to the role of former Who head honcho Russell T Davies, joined by Catherine Tate as exec producer Julie Gardner. Also along for the ride and looking incredibly dapper is John "Captain Jack Harkness" Barrowman as our narrator. Take it away, guys...
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