Darren Franich
August 28, 2012 AT 03:00 PM EDT

We’re just four days away from the debut of the new season of Doctor Who on BBC America.* But to whet your appetite for time-traveling galaxy-spanning shenanigans, the BBC has put together a short-short video series called Pond Life. The first minute-long episode of Pond Life just hit the internet, and finds The Doctor having all kinds of exciting adventures. Watch below:

*According to the proper British TV terminology, the first sentence of this post should technically read: “We’re just four days away from the debut of the new series of Doctor Who on BBC America. Jolly good, old bean! Fancy a spot of tea? Happy Christmas! I say, old sport, I can’t decide who is the bigger national treasure: Benedict Arnold or Steve Coogan?”

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