Doctor Who: upgrade your knowledge with everything you need to know about ‘The Cybermen’ (documentary: video format).

The Cybermen are an artificially intelligent species featured prominently in the classic British science fiction television show Doctor Who – do you want to know more? Maybe upgrade your knowledge base? Ha, well, as space-faring cyborgs, the wicked Cybermen fill their ranks by forcibly converting humans (or other similar species) to other Cybermen, a process that involves the removal of the victims’ emotions and identities.

Author Kit Pedler (who also served as the show’s unofficial scientific adviser) and story editor Gerry Davis created the race, and these classic bad guys made their debut in the 1966 episode The Tenth Planet of Doctor Who.

Doctor Who: upgrade your knowledge with everything you need to know about 'The Cybermen' (documentary: video format).
Doctor Who: upgrade your knowledge with everything you need to know about ‘The Cybermen’ (documentary: video format).

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