Interested in time travel and exploring the galaxy? Check out the DVD series Doctor Who. This adventure and humor-filled series from BBC was revived in 2005 after the first series was shown on British television from 1963 to 1989. The Doctor travels through time and space in his ship the Tardis–a blue police box–exploring new worlds and saving the Earth from alien threats. His travelling companions from Earth, beginning with Rose, are curious and adventuresome and offer the Doctor insights into human feelings and relationships. The Doctor delights in showing them the wonders of the universe. The Doctor’s character is fascinating–humor, excitement and frenetic intelligence are combined with bravery and wisdom. The element of time travels offers the characters the opportunity to interact with the likes of Charles Dickens and Agatha Christie. The show has won many British television awards and is currently in it’s 6th season on the BBC. Seasons 1 through 5 are available for check out at Manhattan Public Library. Other delightful BBC series available include Ballykissangel and Monarch of the Glen.