AMC has decided to give fans of THE WALKING DEAD who are climbing the walls waiting for the Oct. 14 season premiere a pre-Halloween treat by bringing back a popular feature from last year — another series of webisodes featuring original characters in stories set in the same universe as TWD TV show.
This new web series stars Daniel Roebuck (ex-Doc Arzt, LOST) and Josh Stewart (ex-Brendan Finney, THIRD WATCH), and manages to rope in the TV show’s Rick Grimes (in a sense) — his storage locker makes an appearance.
Here’s the synopsis:
Cold Storage tells the story of a young man, Chase (Stewart), trying to reach his sister in the early days of the zombie apocalypse. He finds temporary shelter in a storage facility run by a former employee named B.J. (Roebuck); however, things are not what they appear.
You can only watch on the official AMC website, as it appears all the other versions have been hunted down and shot in the head…
Assuming one can still see through the tears after “The Angels Take Manhattan” has brought the first half of the DOCTOR WHO season — and the tale of Amy and Rory — to a close, visit the official BBC Doctor Who page for The Last Days of the Ponds, an official tribute video.
Here is what the BBC is promising:
The Last Days of the Ponds is a touching 12-minute video that features Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, head writer and Executive Producer Steven Moffat and Executive Producer Caro Skinner. Poignant and insightful, it tells their story, from the very start to the teary goodbyes.
With exclusive backstage material from their early days together right up to behind-the-scenes footage of their final shots, The Last Days of the Ponds gives you unprecedented access to an era of Doctor Who, but more than this, it reveals how the people involved feel about their characters and their friends, their time on the show, what they’ll miss and remember, and how Amy and Rory’s swansong moved them all.
Karen, Arthur and Matt recall meeting each other for the first time and share anecdotes about their friendship. What did they think of each other at first, and what did Arthur consider to be a nightmare? Which days does Karen call the craziest of all, and how was Matt feeling when it came to shooting the Ponds’ departure?
The laughter, tears, heartbreak and joy are all captured forever in The Last Days of the Ponds.
Can you believe the Doctor’s journeys with the Ponds have come to an end? What will you miss most about Amy and Rory?
Here it is, the fifth and final installment of the Pond Life web series and, as I expected, it packs the biggest punch. Don’t wait, watch it now…
So now we’ve seen Rory (Arthur Darvill) walking out on a tearful Amy (Karen Gillan), but we still don’t know exactly what pushed their marriage to the breaking point. I’m sure we’ll get an explanation in the regular series — WHICH BEGINS TOMORROW!!! (Excited much?)
In the fourth episode of Pond Life, the threads of the previous installments start to come together: Yesterday’s Ood is back, and we’re getting the impression there’s something wrong with the TARDIS that is contributing to the Doctor not being able to sync his personal timeline properly with the Ponds’ relative “present day.” Or maybe I’m just reaching.
The first two episodes of the DOCTOR WHO online spin-off Pond Life have not been what I was expecting — but they are loopy, fast-moving and quite entertaining, if all-too-brief.
In case you’ve fallen behind because you’re perched in front of your TV screen, waiting breathlessly for the premiere of Series 7 on DW this Saturday evening, Pond Life fills in fans on what it’s like to be the Doctor’s pal. Even if you’re not traveling with him at the moment, he’s still getting into trouble and bringing it to your doorstep, either via phone message or personally appearing in your bedroom at night…
Part 1 (April)
Part 2 (May)
We all know that when the seventh series of DOCTOR WHO kicks off on Sept. 1, we will be watching the final five episodes featuring Amy and Rory as the 11th Doctor’s companions, and it will be a sad time for all.
However, starting Monday, the BBC have cooked up a way for us to spend a little more time with the Ponds being the Ponds. The web series Pond Life will let fans hang with the couple and see what happened off-screen between the end of Series 6 and the start of the new season with “Asylum of the Daleks.” What exactly do Amy and Rory get up to during their down time?
But don’t my word for it; see what Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill have to say:
Apparently, “Inspector Spacetime” is a funny spoof of DOCTOR WHO occasionally glimpsed on TV on the NBC series COMMUNITY, which is not on my watch list. It has proved so popular that it is spinning off a web series called (for legal reasons) Untitled Web Series About a Space Traveler Who Can Also Travel Through Time. The series will run six episodes and features Travis Richey in the starring role. The first teaser trailer for the series has been released, and it is… disappointing, to say the least.
See? It goes for the easiest jokes (that “cunning” bit… SRSLY?) and coveys nothing, really, about the series. I’m going to have to seek out some clips of the real series-within-a-series “Inspector Spacetime” to see what all the fuss is about, because I don’t see anything worth watching in the teaser.