A fan-made animation, something short and sweet to bridge the gap between “The Doctor Falls” and “Dark Water”. The creator spent approximately 9 months on making this 2 minute video! He was using the brilliant archived vocal talent of John Simm and Michelle Gomez.
Steven Moffat and director Rachel Talalay take us through the very last moments of the Twelfth Doctor. Only 20 minutes for the last scene? Cool!
The Doctor’s regeneration quandry, summed up beautifully: never again! Enjoy this emotional fan-made video for the 12th Doctor.
Steven Moffat and Peter Capaldi discuss about it, about the Doctor’s reluctance to regenerate in The Doctor Falls.
The story is not finished yet, a new regeneration started and it’s only the beginning of a new series of adventure. 2017 is the year whe the current Doctor meets the first Doctor, the original one.
“They are absolutely wonderful together. They are hilarious, it’s absolutely gorgeous. You’re in for a real treat. A real treat”
The current showrunner reveals that the John Simm always secretly wanted to return to Doctor Who, and that his performance is well worth the wait. And he is back in series 10.
Also he drops hints about Peter Capaldi’s regeneration: “His Doctor feels sort of impulsive and in the moment and would do something reckless that you wouldn’t expect”.
Speaking to RadioTimes.com at the BFI & Radio Times festival, Steven Moffat had some thoughts about the Tweflth Doctor’s final stand.
Something funny based on “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” by Frank Loesser. Hoping to listen you singing on Christmas (while watching the special episode?).
We wish you could stay
I’ve gotta regenerate
For just one more day?
I’ve gotta regenerate
Our travels have been–
It feels like we barely met
So very nice
Showed you the stars, but at what price?
I wish you could stay forever
Maybe I’m not so clever
Stop list’ning for that knock at the door
The girl who waited, waiting no more
I guess now it’s goodbye sweetie
Beautiful please don’t leave me
Well maybe just a little trip more…
Come on in, I’ll just get the door
Can’t run anymore
I really don’t want to go
Well…you’ve done this before
Must it be time to go?
I’m glad that we had…
Even fixed points can change
…the time we had
I guess it might not be so bad
It’s time to run and remember
How bittersweet this December
You’ll be the same old Doctor inside
Maybe I’ll be ginger this time
We wish you could stay
It’s time for a clean slate
Time to regenerate!
Writer and producer Steven Moffat discusses with IGN about how hard it is to regenerate a Doctor, and why his leaving the series next year doesn’t mean Peter Capaldi will too.
The biggest news of the week is the forthcoming BBC release of an animated reconstruction of the 1966 long-missing regeneration epic “The Power of the Daleks”. The master negatives were destroyed in an archive purge in 1974. The episode is introduced by the Second Doctor himself.
The official trailer. The full story is here: http://www.doctorwho.tv/whats-new/article/an-i-mate-the-power-of-the-daleks-celebrates-50th-anniversary-with-animated-reconstruction
The original trailer, from 50 years ago.
This classic Dalek adventure, featuring Patrick Troughton’s debut as the Doctor, will be released later this year on BBC Store, exactly 50 years to the minute after it was first transmitted on BBC One (November 5), and then on DVD.
Steven Moffat and Will Cohen discuss about regeneration (David Tennant’s) and writing Matt Smith’s first lines as the Doctor!
Broadchurch returns for a third series – with a twist! Peter Capaldi instead of David Tennant.
The Independent has named the Doctor Who Experience as one of the 10 best places for sci-fi and fantasy fans to visit this year. That’s fantastic.
There are Doctor Who Experience tickets on sale now: it has reopened following a successful regeneration, and you can be part of a new adventure with the Doctor.
Christopher Eccleston was absent from the 50th anniversary episodes, so we could not watch the War Doctor regenerating into the ninth. But that ”error” was corrected online, by this animation written and animated by Blondie (Liam Wilson): after hopefully just saving Gallifrey, the war doctor (John Hurt) returns to his TARDIS to regenerate into the 9th doctor and start the post-regeneration trauma
The 9th doctor’s impression was performed by Pete Walsh.
This is a part of Regeneration Week on the Official Doctor Who channel, originally uploaded to the classic Doctor Who channel on July 21st 2012.
After the post-regeneration madness of Deep Breath it’s time to to go back to the beginning when the whole idea of a Timelord’s restorative powers were completely new to the Doctor Who audience.
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Let’s enjoy the many and various faces of the Doctor, regenerating in sequence! It’s simple, but hypnotic. The YouTube user Dave Clipson has made this Regeneration Cycle morphing from one Doctor to another in order. It draws out is the similarities between the faces.
You may see a seamless(ish) line between William Hartnell and Peter Capaldi in which hawklike noses and sharp eyes appear when you least expect them. After you watch the cycle a few times you’d be forgiven for claiming a distinct family likeness between all twelve Doctors. Never stop watching!
A fan-made animation, the 3rd attempt to fan’s Doctor Who South Park regeneration. Enjoy. 🙂
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Doctors Peter Davison and Tom Baker discuss the mixed feelings they experienced filming their regenerations at the Doctor Who 50th Celebration in November 2013 – the 50th anniversary convention, Excel London.
Do you remember the first question? The one that’s hidden in plain sight, the oldest questiobn in the Univers, the one in it’s name the Silence acted to kill the Doctor and to stop him to reach Trenzalore.
Doctor: “Who wants me dead?”
Teselecta: “The Silence”
Doctor: “What is the Silence? Why is it called that? What does it mean?”
Teselecta: “The Silence is not a species; it is a religious order or movement. Their core belief is that silence will fall when the question is asked.”
Doctor: “What question?”
Teselecta: “The first question; the oldest question in the universe. Hidden in plain sight.”
Doctor: “Yes, but what is the question?”
To the end of season 6 he was told what the question was, the one in the title of the show: Doctor Who?
DORIUM: “On the fields of Trenzalore, at the fall of the Eleventh, when no living creature may speak falsely or fail to give answer, a question will be asked. A question that must never, ever be answered.”
THE DOCTOR: “Silence will fall when the question is asked”
DORIUM: “Silence must fall would be a better translation. The Silence are determined that the question must never be answered. The Doctor must never reach Trenzalore.”
THE DOCTOR: “I don’t understand? What’s it got to do with me?”
DORIUM: “The first question. The oldest question in the universe, hidden in plain sight. Would you like to know what it is?”
THE DOCTOR: “Yes!”
DORIUM: “Are you sure?”
If you haven’t watch the yesterday episode, yet, let me tell you its most important aspect: it’s not only Matt Smith closing as the Doctor, an epic one, and a ending of 12 regeneration cycle (the Doctor should have died on Trenzalore, as you already know from The name of the Doctor), but it’s the moment a lot of pieces of the puzzle known in different episodes from several seasons get together in a coherent story. It’s one of the most beautiful aspect of temporal travels: you find out the reason of various events only in the final, when you have to find out, and the forces that will bring to experients in the past are already in motion.
Why 12 regenerations? Everyone knows, or at least everyone knew until The day of the Doctor, that Matt Smith was the eleventh Doctor. Because that Lord of Time played by John Hurt was not considered to be a Doctor, at least not by many for a long time, but he consumed a regeneration. Also, the tenth Doctor (played by David Tennant) regenerated once, when he was wounded by a Dalek, dar he kept his face. That’s why the Doctor should have die on Trenzalore, defending the village called Christmas – the man who stayed for Christmas – during several hundred of years of conflict, but it did not happen this way.
But let’s start with the beginning: a strange signal was send from some planet to the rest of the Univers, it reached the most distant stars. Nobody knew what it was, but it succeded in frightening a lot of people… and everyone came, trying to find out its meaning and source. Among them there were old enemies (to each other and the Doctor), as Daleks, Cyberman, Sontaran and many others… but in the beginning they did not fight each others. Tasha Lem was Mother Superious to a religious order, Papal mainframe, the first one that arrived to the planet, and she decided to isolate it – not even the TARDIS could land without her approval. If you still remember, you have watched her soldiers (some warrior priests, the Clerics) in action in 2 previous episodes, The time of angels and Flesh and stone, and the creatures known as Silence were some genetical modified priests to make people forget their confessions as soon they move their eyes somewhere else. Also, mentions to the religios order and its leader appear in the episode A Good Man Goes to War, when it is said that colonel Manton had her approval to reveal the identity of the Hooded Monks. Some of the member of this religious order traveled back in time in Doctor’s personal history, they tried with no succes to stop him to get to Trenzalore. The result was the creation of River Song, Doctor’s wife, the explosion of the TARDIS and the creation of that cracks in time and space that helped transmitting the signal that brought them here.
When they realized the the Time Lords were sending the signal, the same Time Lords saved by the Doctors (David Tennant, Matt Smith and John Hurt) in the previous episode, broadcat at 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, the half curious, three quarters frightened gathering of ships and creatures start a siedge that last about 3 centuries: they can not allow the Doctor to speak loud his name and bring his race back, and he can not let the ones from the orbit to destroy the life on the planet Trenzalore.
I let you find the the details of the siedge and how it turned into a real war (that lasted some further time) on your own. Into the final the dying Doctor get an unexpected present from the Lords of Time: a new cicle of regenerations. In the period of the siedge and the war he became an old fellow, the present reset him.. before transforming into the new Doctor (Peter Capaldi) he gets a surprise visit: Amy Pond (played by Karen Gillan), his former companion.
It was a pretty good episode – it brought together several stories and elements from Doctor’s history into something coherent. But, from several points of view, it was a little superficial. It could have insisted on several aspects of war, the factions or Tasha Lem’s position and relation with the Doctor, so my evaluation is 7 of 10.
Director Jamie Payne, writer: Steven Moffat.
Cast: Matt Smith (the Doctor), Jenna Coleman (Clara), Dan Starkey (Sontaran), Nicholas Briggs (vocile Daleks / Cybermen), Barnaby Edwards (Dalek 1), Nicholas Pegg (Dalek 2), Ken Bones (voice), Orla Brady (Tasha Lem), Mark Anthony Brighton (Colonel Albero), James Buller (Clara’s dad), Peter Capaldi (the Doctor), Aidan Cook (Cyberman), Tom Gibbons (young man), Karen Gillan (Amy Pond), Sonita Henry (Colonel Meme).
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Watch this BBC America Exclusive Doctor Who Insider with never-before-seen interviews with Eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, and Tenth Doctor, David Tennant, as they discuss Regeneration and saying goodbye to playing The Doctor.
Strax reports on the Doctor saving the universe again and his latest regeneration in the Christmas special episode, The time of the Doctor.
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Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe’s deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars – and amongst them, the Doctor. Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best friend must learn what this enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe.
“And now it’s time for one last bow like all your other selves. Eleven’s hour is over now, the clock is striking Twelve’s…”
“If you want my life, come and get it!” shouts the Time Lord as the siege of Trenzalore begins. And then we hear those four words, delivered by a Dalek: “The Doctor is regenerating!”
Could that be a slight note of panic in its voice…? 😀
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This video tells you Tenth Doctor’s story, it takes you from regeneration to regeneration and all the episodes where David Tennant was the Doctor.
Song: Ghost Love Score by Nightwish
0:00Â -Â 0:36Â The Christmas Invasion
0:36Â -Â 0:54Â New Earth
0:54Â -Â 1:03Â Tooth and Claw
1:03Â -Â 1:12Â School Reunion
1:12Â -Â 1:36Â The Girl in the Fireplace
1:36Â -Â 1:44Â Rise of the Cybermen
1:44Â -Â 1:55Â The Age of Steel
1:55Â -Â 2:14Â The Idiot’s Lantern
2:14Â -Â 2:20Â The Impossible Planet
2:20Â -Â 2:27Â The Satan Pit
2:27Â -Â 2:31Â Fear Her
2:31Â -Â 2:34Â Army of Ghosts
2:34Â -Â 3:01Â Doomsday
3:01Â -Â 3:21Â The Runaway Bride
3:21Â -Â 3:33Â Smith and Jones
3:33Â -Â 3:39Â The Shakespeare Code
3:39Â -Â 3:49Â Gridlock
3:49Â -Â 3:50Â Daleks in Manhattan
3:50Â -Â 3:59Â Evolution of the Daleks
3:59Â -Â 4:09Â The Lazarus Experiment
4:09Â -Â 4:25Â 42
4:25Â -Â 4:39Â Human Nature
4:39Â -Â 4:47Â The Family of Blood
4:48Â -Â 4:59Â Blink
4:59Â -Â 5:15Â Utopia
5:15Â -Â 5:26Â The Sound of Drums
5:26Â -Â 5:34Â The Last of the Time Lords
5:34Â -Â 5:35Â Time Crash
5:35Â -Â 5:47Â Voyage of the Damned
5:47Â -Â 5:54Â Partners in Crime
5:54Â -Â 6:03Â The Fires of Pompeii
6:03Â -Â 6:09Â Planet of the Ood
6:09Â -Â 6:13Â The Sontaran Stratagem
6:13Â -Â 6:18Â The Poison Sky
6:18Â -Â 6:24Â The Doctor’s Daughter
6:24Â -Â 6:29Â The Unicorn and the Wasp
6:29Â -Â 6:34Â Silence in the Library
6:34Â -Â 6:45Â Forest of the Dead
6:45Â -Â 6:53Â Midnight
6:53Â -Â 6:59Â Turn Left
6:59Â -Â 7:11Â The Stolen Earth
7:11Â -Â 7:26Â Journey’s End
7:26Â -Â 7:30Â Music of the Spheres
7:30Â -Â 7:42Â The Next Doctor
7:42Â -Â 7:54Â Planet of the Dead
7:54Â -Â 7:58Â The Wedding of Sarah Jane Part 2
7:58Â -Â 8:22Â The Waters of Mars
8:22Â -Â 8:37Â The End of Time Part 1
8:37Â -Â 9:57Â The End of Time Part 2
9:57Â -Â 10:47Â Regeneration
10:47Â -Â 11:00Â Outtro