BBC America is pulling out all the stops in anticipation of Saturday's world premiere of Doctor Who's brand-new season. They enlisted Professional Nerd Chris Hardwick to talk about a serious issue tearing at the very fabric of space and time: People among us who are not Whovians…yet!

So, get your companions aboard the TARDIS by sharing your story of when you first experienced Doctor Who. Tweet at @bbcamerica with the hashtag #newtoWHO.

And don't miss the all new season of Doctor Who, this Saturday, September 1 at 9/8c only on BBC America.