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This rocks, especially since it beat out serious competition from BSG.

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Doctor Who Wins Hugo
Steven Moffat's first series episodes The Empty Child and The Doctor Dances won the prestigious Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form) at the 2006 World Science Fiction Convention in Anaheim, California on Saturday, besting two other episodes which were also nominated for the same category -- Paul Cornell's "Father's Day" and Rob Shearman's "Dalek" -- as well as an episode of the SF series "Battlestar Galactica". The Hugo Awards are the science fiction community's most prestigious honors, awarded by the World Science Fiction Society at each annual convention; the "long form" Dramatic Hugo was given to the 2005 film "Serenity".
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Does that make Doctor Who a Hugo victor?
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It just shows that taste is dead.

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Egad! It's the Second Coming of Mary Whitehouse!
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Err...?

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Ha ha, charade you are.
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Egad! It's the Second Coming of Mary Whitehouse!
Now now, Mrs Whitehouse never said Dr Who was tasteless. It was perfectly fit for the Queen to watch as long as they stopped drowning the Doctor in freeze-frame at the end of the episode. Which I think they did. So there you go. Tasteful tea time TV.
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She never got a chance to see the new series though, what with dying and all, and I'm pretty certain she wouldn't have been a fan.
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She would've loved it. It has no drama, no suspence, and is about as scary as a wet paper bag.

She just would've complained, like many other people, about the crude single-entendre that RNT has laced the series with.
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More minor awards for Doctor Who:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/5314890.stm
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Now all we need is for Hugo to win a Doctor Who award and the circle will be complete.
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Hugo Wolf? Hugo Winterhalter? Hugo Gernsback?
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I like to be inclusionist, so I'll say all of them, and all the other Hugos besides (except for Hugo Chavez, who is a bit of a fruitcake).
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