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'''[[wikipedia:Finland|FINLAND]]''' is part of Fenno-Scandinavia, in northern [[:Category:Europe|Europe]]
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'''[[wikipedia:Finland|FINLAND]]''' is part of Fenno-Scandinavia, in northern [[:Category:Europe|Europe]]. It shares a border with [[Norway]] and [[Sweden]].
  
  
 
=='''DOCTOR WHO IN FINLAND'''==
 
=='''DOCTOR WHO IN FINLAND'''==
  
Classic '''Doctor Who''' did not screen on any local terrestrial TV stations in Finland, but from '''24 March 1987''' it was available via the UK satellite station [[Super Channel]].
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The 1963 to 1989 run of Classic '''Doctor Who''' did not screen on any local terrestrial TV stations in Finland, but from '''24 March 1987''' it was available via the UK satellite station [[Super Channel]].
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The only story be shown "locally" was the 1996 [[TV Movie]], which aired on the cable station '''[[wikipedia:MTV3 Scifi|MTV3 Scifi]]''' in 1999.  
  
 
The two [[Peter Cushing]] Dalek movies did air on a local station, on '''6 and 13 October 2006''' respectively.
 
The two [[Peter Cushing]] Dalek movies did air on a local station, on '''6 and 13 October 2006''' respectively.
  
From '''3 March 2008''', it was available on the Finnish satellite station '''MTV3 Scifi''', which was simulcast with and aired the same episodes as [[TV4 Science Fiction]] from [[Sweden]].
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From '''3 March 2008''', classic serials became available on '''[[wikipedia:MTV3 Scifi|MTV3 Scifi]]''', which was simulcast with and aired the same episodes as '''[[TV4 Science Fiction]]''' from [[Sweden]] -- see that profile for more details.
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==Stories bought and broadcast==
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===[[Paul McGann stories|PAUL McGANN]]===
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The 1996 [[TV Movie]] aired on the cable and satellite station [[wikipedia:MTV3 Scifi|MTV3 Scifi]] on Friday, '''2 April 1999''' (time is unknown). (The story had been available on video tape three years before this -- see below.)
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==Merchandise==
 
==Merchandise==
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While the TV series was an "unknown" prior to the 1999 screening, a couple items of merchandise were available from 1976...
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===Novelisations===
 
===Novelisations===
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*'''TOHTORI KUKA – JA LUOLAHIRVIÖT''' (''The Cave Monster'') ([[Doctor Who and the Silurians]])
 
*'''TOHTORI KUKA – JA LUOLAHIRVIÖT''' (''The Cave Monster'') ([[Doctor Who and the Silurians]])
  
There are two Finnish translations of [[NEW SERIES|new series]] novels:
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There are also two Finnish translations of [[NEW SERIES|new series]] novels:
 
* [http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tikitt%C3%A4v%C3%A4_painajainen TIKITTAVA PAINAJAINEN] (The Clockwise Man)
 
* [http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tikitt%C3%A4v%C3%A4_painajainen TIKITTAVA PAINAJAINEN] (The Clockwise Man)
 
* [http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luolamies_Lontoossa LUOLAMIES LONTOOSSA] (Only Human)
 
* [http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luolamies_Lontoossa LUOLAMIES LONTOOSSA] (Only Human)
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===Videos===
 
===Videos===
[[File:Mars VHS.JPG|thumb|150px|right|'''Marsin Pyramidit''']]
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In '''January 1986''', Sesam Video released a commercial VHS video-cassette of [[Pyramids of Mars]] - under the title '''"DR WHO - MARSIN PYRAMIDIT"''', with the original English audio soundtrack and Finnish subtitles. (The company also released the same story on video in [[Norway]] in 1985.)
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In '''January 1986''', Sesam Video released a commercial VHS video-cassette of [[Pyramids of Mars]] - under the title '''"DR WHO MARSIN PYRAMIDIT"''', with the original English audio soundtrack and Finnish subtitles. (The company also released the same story on video in [[Norway]] in 1985.)
  
 
* [http://www.timelash.com/tardis/display.asp?812#finland FINLAND VHS]
 
* [http://www.timelash.com/tardis/display.asp?812#finland FINLAND VHS]
  
  
===Other Links===
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Three years before it appeared on TV (above), the Paul McGann [[TV Movie]] was released on VHS (by MCA/Universal/CIC Video) in late '''1996'''. This was a Rental Only tape (subtitled in Finnish) with the unique and highly descriptive title '''"1999 MAAILMAN TUHO"''' - which translates as '''"1999 WORLD DESTRUCTION / DESTRUCTION OF THE WORLD"'''.  The tagline was '''"HÄN TULI TAKAISIN… VIIME HETKELLÄ!"'''  (''He Came Back … At The Last Minute!'')
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|[[File:Mars VHS.JPG|thumb|250px|right|"DR WHO MARSIN PYRAMIDIT" video tape]]|[[File:TVMFinland.JPG|thumb|right|275px|"1999 MAAILMAN TUHO" - Finland VHS]]
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==Other Links==
  
 
* The Finnish Wikipedia, complete with Finnish "titles" can be read: [http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luettelo_televisiosarjan_Doctor_Who_jaksoista HERE]
 
* The Finnish Wikipedia, complete with Finnish "titles" can be read: [http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luettelo_televisiosarjan_Doctor_Who_jaksoista HERE]

Latest revision as of 01:09, 28 June 2020

FINLAND is part of Fenno-Scandinavia, in northern Europe. It shares a border with Norway and Sweden.


DOCTOR WHO IN FINLAND

The 1963 to 1989 run of Classic Doctor Who did not screen on any local terrestrial TV stations in Finland, but from 24 March 1987 it was available via the UK satellite station Super Channel.

The only story be shown "locally" was the 1996 TV Movie, which aired on the cable station MTV3 Scifi in 1999.

The two Peter Cushing Dalek movies did air on a local station, on 6 and 13 October 2006 respectively.

From 3 March 2008, classic serials became available on MTV3 Scifi, which was simulcast with and aired the same episodes as TV4 Science Fiction from Sweden -- see that profile for more details.


Stories bought and broadcast

PAUL McGANN

The 1996 TV Movie aired on the cable and satellite station MTV3 Scifi on Friday, 2 April 1999 (time is unknown). (The story had been available on video tape three years before this -- see below.)


Merchandise

While the TV series was an "unknown" prior to the 1999 screening, a couple items of merchandise were available from 1976...


Novelisations

Finnish novelisation – Spearhead from Space
Finnish novelisation – The Silurians

In 1976, a publisher called Weilen & Göös released hardback adaptations of two of the Target novelisations, translated into Finnish:

There are also two Finnish translations of new series novels:


Videos

In January 1986, Sesam Video released a commercial VHS video-cassette of Pyramids of Mars - under the title "DR WHO MARSIN PYRAMIDIT", with the original English audio soundtrack and Finnish subtitles. (The company also released the same story on video in Norway in 1985.)


Three years before it appeared on TV (above), the Paul McGann TV Movie was released on VHS (by MCA/Universal/CIC Video) in late 1996. This was a Rental Only tape (subtitled in Finnish) with the unique and highly descriptive title "1999 MAAILMAN TUHO" - which translates as "1999 WORLD DESTRUCTION / DESTRUCTION OF THE WORLD". The tagline was "HÄN TULI TAKAISIN… VIIME HETKELLÄ!" (He Came Back … At The Last Minute!)

"DR WHO MARSIN PYRAMIDIT" video tape
"1999 MAAILMAN TUHO" - Finland VHS



Other Links

  • The Finnish Wikipedia, complete with Finnish "titles" can be read: HERE


Finland in Doctor Who


Links