Adventures in Marketing: Doctor Who Turns 50

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Instagrammer JediShywalker totally got the hair and suit colors right, but are her cookies as cool as her Doctor Who jack-o-lantern?!

And now that we got you to click, here are some of the promos tied to the big 50th anniversary “Day of the Doctor” special:

Google’s doodle was a game:

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Monopoly made a version:

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The Tardis toured Welsh castles:

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The ExCel London Convention Center made a weekend of it (via Chris Radburn/PA Wire):

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YouTube and the BBC partnered for a simulcast event, hashtag #SavetheDay:

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The Royal Mail created a bunch of stamps (don’t worry, Harry Potter postage haters; they’re not American so they can’t be “un-American”):

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And this K-Pop fan feed did the weirdest tribute we’ve seen:

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Uhh…OK.

We now return to not really understanding what the big deal is about this show, but we promise we’ll watch a few more episodes on Netflix soon.

(H/T to The Drum)