This movie gets a bad rap: Yeah, yeah, “The Americanization of ‘Doctor Who.'” But they continued, not rebooted, the series, and deeply respected its content!
It aired opposite the series finale of “Roseanne,” so only Whovians watched it when it aired on FOX in 1996. 🙂
The filmmakers allegedly watched all 600 episodes of “Doctor Who” to figure it out, but, unfortunately, they emphasized the wrong things, IMHO.
But I thought this was a GREAT attempt, and I would have loved to watched this for a season or two!
He came back below, during the show’s 50th anniversary celebration. It was a prequel to the 50th anniversary story.