This week only you can download the Series 5 premiere ‘The Eleventh Hour’ as well as the first ‘Best of The Doctor’ special in iTunes for free. If you’ve got holiday iTunes gift cards to burn, the 5th season of Doctor Who is on sale for $13. Also, you can get all of the Christmas Specials (minus The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe) is $5.
Oh, you Whovians. Once again, fans of the Doctor Who series prove their dedication to the show as it tops iTunes’ list of most downloaded seasons on the company’s 2011 year-end list.
Doctor Who’s sixth season starring Matt Smith as the eleventh Doctor came in at No. 1 for BBC America. It is followed by ABC’s Modern Family in second place. Showtime’s Dexter made the third place cut.
1. Doctor Who
2. Modern Family
4. Breaking Bad
5. True Blood
6. Top Gear
10. The Walking Dead
Even better, there’s a description of said app(!):
A totally immersive digital experience. Download everything that has ever happened, un-happened and happened again in the world of the Eleventh Doctor. Unlock even more content by purchasing the Ninth Doctor and Tenth Doctor bundles and create the ultimate digital guide to seven thrilling years of Doctor Who.
Explore and search over three thousand entries by episode, character, place or object and see the connections that link them together. Open interactive ‘portals’ for the Doctor, Amy, Rory, River and other major characters. Build an A-Z of your favourites, explore galleries of imagery and preview and buy must-have episodes.
Encyclopedias are cool. The Doctor Who Encyclopedia is an unforgettable tour of time and space.
Browse the Encyclopedia
•‘Portals’: launch special interactive entries for the Doctor, Amy, Rory, River and other major characters
•Connections: Each entry includes links to episodes, people, places and objects that relate to it – how many connections will it take to get from Jackson Lake to Stonehenge?
•Series: search unique A-Zs covering each of your favourite episodes
•Episodes: link to episode previews in iTunes – and then purchase them!
•Enemies: from Abbadon to Zygons, find out everything about the Doctor’s deadly foes
•Allies: from Captain Avery to the Zocci, a complete guide to the Doctor’s friends
•Places: an A-Z of every city, star, building, planet, spaceship….
•Objects: the Doctor’s favourite (sonic screwdriver) and not-so-favourite (Genesis Ark) things
•Gallery: Explore an archive of images covering six thrilling series
•Random: Let the Encyclopedia send you from one fascinating entry to the next!
•Favourites: create a personalized A-Z of your favourite entries!
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We’re getting a ton of asks from people who lost power during the storm wanting to know where they can see Let’s Kill Hitler online.
The episode is available today on iTunes along with the episode prequel. Subscribers to the “season pass” get access to the animated short as well.
update: Episode 8: Let’s Kill Hitler is also available via Amazon.
(little Hitler in a Closet via hitlerinacloset.tumblr.com)