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One woman called it "a fan's dream come true." Another person said "It takes me back to the Saturday afternoons I experienced as a kid."

What both people were talking about is the DOCTOR WHO CELEBRATION AND TOUR, an afternoon of fun and entertainment for the whole family. The DOCTOR WHO CELEBRATION has been traveling coast to coast drawing huge crowds in support of the television phenomenon DOCTOR WHO. Now, the Network brings the DOCTOR WHO CELEBRATION toWis consin for the first time! The two-year 185-city tour, which began last May it Washington, D.C., will visit Green Bay on Sat., July 11.

The DOCTOR WHO CELEBRATION, the only Doctor Who tour officially sanctioned by the BBC, will provide almost four hours of fun and entertainment, including a Doctor Who exhibit, an appearance by a DOCTOR WHO celebrity, videos, and an autograph-signing session.

DOCTOR WHO fans will get a chance

• An exhibit featuring all the famous monsters and villains from DOCTOR WHO, housed in a48-foot trailer. Visitors enter the exhibition by walking through a TARDIS — The Doctor's time travelling craft which is actually an old English police call box — and can view "Bessie," a magnificent vintage car built for actor Jon Pertwee, the third doctor; a Cyberman; and even K9, the faithful robot dog who accompanies the Doctor on many of his trips.

• A program featuring four different 20-minute documentary shorts, including one from a Doctor Who Festival in England and Whovian, which features interviews with four Doctors.

• One of the Doctors scheduled to appear will talk about his career, how he got his job as Doctor Who, and what he's doing now. He will also sign autographs.

• Official Doctor Who souvenirs — such as T-shirts, mugs, buttons. and baseball caps — will be on sale.

DOCTOR WHO is seen on the Network Sundays at 12 noon.

Sat., July 11 from 1 to 9 p.m.

West High School

966 Shawano Avenue

Green Bay, Wisconsin

$7.50 per person

Send for your tickets today

by sending a check

payable to WPNE-TV to:


2420 Nicolet Drive

Green Bay, WI 54301-6199

Tickets will be available at the door the day of the event. For more information, call (414) 465-2538.

Round-trip charter bus trips are available to the DOCTOR WHO CELEBRATION from Eau Claire, Stevens Point, Wausau, and La Crosse. For bus reservations, send a check for $14 payable to the Anderson House Motor Coaches to: Anderson House Motor Coaches, 333 W. Main St., Wabasha, MN 55981. For more information, contact Arlo J. Oyen at the Anderson House Motor Coaches by calling toll free 1-800-325-2270 in Wisconsin or 1-800-862-9702 in Minnesota. Minimum number of reservations needed by Wed., July 1, 1987. All bus riders will receive a confirming letter about their reservations, and departure times and locations. DOCTOR WHO event tickets will be sold on the bus.

Caption: Colin Baker, the sixth Doctor, climbs aboard "Bessie," the car built for the third Doctor Who, Jon Pertwee. "Bessie," a bright yellow vintage car built on a 1953 Ford Popular chassis, will be on display at the DOCTOR WHO CELEBRATION AND TOUR when it visits Green Bay on Sat., July 11.

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  • APA 6th ed.: (June 1987). Doctor Who Celebration & Tour. Program Guide (Wisconsin) p. 6.
  • MLA 7th ed.: "Doctor Who Celebration & Tour." Program Guide (Wisconsin) [add city] June 1987, 6. Print.
  • Chicago 15th ed.: "Doctor Who Celebration & Tour." Program Guide (Wisconsin), edition, sec., June 1987
  • Turabian: "Doctor Who Celebration & Tour." Program Guide (Wisconsin), June 1987, section, 6 edition.
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