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Christmas Special 2013 Though she thinks it is a beautiful sight, Clara is pressed to ask the Doctor why he decided to drop her back on Earth. He proclaims, "KIDNEYS! Unfortunately, she accidentally places them in the middle of an ambush of Weeping Angels hiding beneath the snowdrifts. When Clara turns away from the naked Doctor, she is standing by the door. But, Daleks - Never. It especially tried to give final relevance to the Silence, the cracks in time, Trenzalore and the salvation of Gallifrey. • The World Shapers • Comic Relief Comic • The Good Soldier • Dreadnought • The Flood • The Power of the Cybermen / Drones of Doom / Enemy Mine / Time of the Cybermen • Assimilation² • Doctor Who and the Last Stand • The Girl Who Loved Doctor Who • Conversion • Untitled • Cyber Crisis • Supremacy of the Cybermen • The Bidding War • The Lost Dimension. According to the e-book Tales of Trenzalore, this ultimately amounted to over 900 years. Following this victory, the Doctor traps a Weeping Angel in front of a mirror bearing the message, "With Love from the Doctor", in marker, where it would remain indefinitely quantum-locked by peering at its own reflection. before directing all of the energy he has left through his hands and head. In pure storytelling terms, The Time Of The Doctor wore the evidence of the last-minute rewrites on its purple sleeves, with story elements having precious little connection, and the whole thing gets wrapped up with the weakest application of The Power Of Love yet – Jenna Coleman whispering into a wall. And unimportant. The reason for this was explained in, The Twelfth Doctor mentions having new kidneys. (, A bundle including the Christmas Specials mentioned above was released on Google Play, iTunes and Amazon Instant Video in HD or SD. On Trenzalore, Barnable questions why the Doctor has brought back his TARDIS if he doesn't intend to leave the planet. Production order She turns to see the Doctor, with his current incarnation's youth restored and dressed in his normal clothes. Season 10 actually began nine years after season 1 started. She asks if he has an app for the turkey on his sonic screwdriver. What did you say? The Doctor picks up Clara from her home but gives her the strangest greeting yet. Clara returns after gripping to the sides of the TARDIS, which forces the TARDIS to increase the shields and bring her back through the Time Vortex, slowing it down considerably on its journey back to Trenzalore. After centuries of battle with the Church, the Doctor now understands the origin of the Silents. All his enemies have withdrawn save for the Daleks, whom he has been fighting with the aid of the Silence. By the time Tasha deactivates her hologram, the sun has already vanished over the horizons of Trenzalore. It's funny the things that slip your mind...". Memorable moment The Time of the Doctor TV Trailer Breakdown December 11, 2013 Join us as we take an in-depth look at the first TV trailer for this year’s Christmas special, The Time of the Doctor. “The Time Of The Doctor” is the culmination of three seasons’ worth of complex, frequently baffling narrative arcs. Ready to move on and become a new man, the Eleventh Doctor removes his cherished bow-tie, dropping it to the floor, before seemingly focusing on his impending regeneration. It has to answer several lingering questions, stage an epic duel between Doctor and enemies, introduce Capaldi and above all else, provide a satisfying conclusion to Matt Smith’s dramatic departure. Meanwhile, having returned to her family (who assume she's broken up with her "boyfriend"), Clara asks her grandmother about her late husband, who consoles her with memories of him. Use the HTML below. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Clara is calling the Doctor via the TARDIS phone and pleads that he pretend to be her boyfriend for her family's Christmas dinner. Director: The Time of the Doctor has got this epic flavor, never mind that it only has a running time of around 70 minutes. Steven Moffat The Doctor must sacrifice everything to save a town called Christmas from the Time Lord's greatest enemies. 1. It turns out that after defeating the Daleks, having his physical appearance reset to his more youthful form and on the verge of regenerating, the Eleventh Doctor had taken the exterior phone into the TARDIS. She does not want the Doctor bringing any technology onto the planet, including summoning his TARDIS. Regeneration number 13!" From one perspective, getting the Eleventh Doctor to the magic number thirteen meant that no BBC Wales incarnation could technically be the number under which they were marketed. The doctor’s words push us into a black hole, holding us back in fear and pain. Most of his incarnations have experienced some small, short-term memory loss and/or personality confusion immediately following their regenerations. Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his companion must learn what this enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe. The Time of the Doctor is – extraordinarily – the ninth Christmas special since the series returned in 2005. The Doctor complies, and Tasha reminds him that she wants both him and Clara back in an hour. This is a trap set by the Daleks to snare their greatest enemy. Episode cast overview, first billed only. Sadly, Barnable is long gone with the Doctor unable to recognise that fact and buys him off with the notion he has a plan. This planet sent the universe a message. • Cybermen created by Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis  The trailer opens with the Doctor and Clara in Christmas Town, which is located somewhere on Trenzalore. Television stories that use Murray Gold's 4th main theme, Tales of Trenzalore: The Eleventh Doctor's Last Stand, Prequel to the Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013: Time of the Doctor, Blink and you'll miss her: Karen Gillan wears a wig made from her own hair for brief appearance in Doctor Who Christmas special, the preponderance of stories in other media, The Angel's Kiss: A Melody Malone Mystery, They will now be dedicated to the solitary cause of bringing silence - the Doctor's silence. Although the universe had been rebooted, the event had left scar tissue from the damage inflicted, and created a structural weakness in the whole universe. Tasha, Barnable, Amy, Twelfth Doctor A Discovery of … Previously, the, The most lucid and frequent voice emanating from the crack in time sounds identical to that of, While regenerating, the Doctor hallucinates seeing his past companion. Some things are beautifully in the pocket, some things made my brain hurt. But this was impossible, absolutely impossible. He turns around and looks at the wall with a bitter stare. Despite his plea that the Time Lords are asking for his help, Tasha will not let him rescue them due to the terrible consequences the Church face. • Recorded by Gerry O'Riordan  Running outside to see what is happening, Clara sees the Doctor, at the top of Christmas's clock tower, preparing to die. AKA: Доктор Хто, Doctor Who, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2011, Dr. Who, The Haunting of Villa Diodati. Moffat once again tweaks the narrative to fit the gothic fairy tale. I've got new kidneys! The number includes those who recorded it and watched it within seven days), 1.9 million (BBC iPlayer; the week after transmission). as singing. It's not a matter of counting the regenerations, but of counting the faces of the Time Lord that calls himself the Doctor.". Plus, in the first few minutes they threw in Daleks, Cybermen AND Weeping Angels to keep fans happy.Then it all went a bit Pete Tong…The Doctor went to a twee Victorian-style town called Christmas where he stayed for 300 years, protecting the citizens from aliens while refusing to reveal his real name to the Time Lords on Gallifrey through an inter-dimensional crack in a wall. With those words, the horrified Doctor realises that Tasha and her crew have been killed by the Daleks and turned into Dalek puppets. I appreciated the bigness of the story, the space opera elements of it. The Dalek voice from the mothership announces with certainty, "You will die, and the Time Lords will never return." The TARDIS phone begins to ring, but the Doctor cannot answer the call from the inside. Tasha sends the Doctor and Clara to the planet, but demands that he relinquish the TARDIS key he has snuck in through his holographic clothes, which she is trained to see through. “Everybody’s naked underneath.” The Doctor’s alarmingly accurate philosophy on clothes, holographic or otherwise. This year’s Christmas special, The Time of Doctor will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in a boxset, alongside the Eleventh Doctor’s other festive adventures. The Doctor explains his history with the cracks to Clara. (, Some of Amy's drawings reveal monsters she encountered, including the, The Doctor forgetting how to fly the TARDIS isn't the first time the Doctor has had a memory-related mishap after regenerating. 25 December 2013 Anonymous. He whips his arms around and channels his regeneration energy skyward to destroy the Daleks and their ship. The Doctor decides to take Clara to his new home on Trenzalore, the bell tower in Christmas. ", The sun rises over Trenzalore, and the Doctor informs Clara that he watches the sunrise every day to remind himself of what he is protecting. When the Doctor returns to Tasha's chapel, he discusses the parley at a table instead of a bed. Another official trailer Did you mention the rules?" This planet sent the universe a message. The Eleventh Doctor's second series to be released as Blu-ray steelbook A look back at the Doctor Who Christmas Specials: Eleventh Doctor 12 quotes we loved from The Time of the Doctor Exclusive video: Smith, Moffat and Coleman talk 50 years and tease Christmas and Capaldi ← Previous His name is the Doctor! (, To allow translation of the message, the Doctor uses a, The Doctor confirms to Clara that although he is "Number Eleven", he has in fact used all twelve of his regenerations, and is, therefore, unable to regenerate again. The Doctor and Clara prepare to board the TARDIS, where they find Barnable guarding it, wondering if the Doctor will leave Christmas. ← Previous As he and Clara escape to the TARDIS with Tasha's help, Tasha protests that she has kept fighting for the sake of the peace, not the Doctor and his ego. The Doctor is threatening to unleash their nemesis species from the crack in time. Inside the TARDIS, a timer bell dings, alerting the Doctor that Clara's turkey has finished cooking - or woken up. Directed by Jamie Payne. He tells her of the regeneration the Tenth Doctor aborted, yet keeping the same face, simplifying the explanation to "I had vanity issues at the time." On another occasion, the Doctor tricks a wooden Cyberman, created to be too primitive to set off the alarm, into destroying itself after using both the sonic screwdriver and the truth field to make it think its gun has been turned around. The poem from the Christmas cracker the Doctor reads is about his impending regeneration. Yes, the Time of The Doctor was awfully good. She surmises that this shouldn't be a problem, as he is "Number Eleven". The Time of the Doctor & Other Eleventh Christmas Specials (2013 Christmas Special) A Christmas Carol (2010 Christmas Special) The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe (2011 Christmas Special) The Snowmen (2012 Christmas Special) Extras Farewell to Matt Smith Behind the Scenes Tales of the TARDIS Time of the Doctor. He has Clara take a device to the TARDIS and place it in the charger slot for the sonic screwdriver. During the wide shot of the Doctor teleporting onto the Dalek ship, he lowers his hood and raises the Dalek eyestalk above his head. Story number: item 3 DOCTOR WHO - THE TIME OF THE DOCTOR AND OTHER ELEVENTH DOCTOR [UK] NEW DVD 2 - DOCTOR WHO - THE TIME OF THE DOCTOR AND OTHER ELEVENTH DOCTOR [UK] NEW DVD. Amy descends from the balcony, places her hand against his cheek, and tells him, "Raggedy Man... good night.". The Time Of The Doctor in the now traditional Christmas Day slot showcased the departure of Matt Smith and Peter Capaldi’s debut as the twelfth Doctor. For Clara, the entire course of the episode takes place over a single day. Synopsis: Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the … Handles issues a warning that the translation will be available to anyone in range of listening. THE TIME OF THE DOCTOR & OTHER ELEVENTH DOCTOR CHRISTMAS SPECIALS (2013 Christmas Special) A CHRISTMAS CAROL (2010 Christmas Special) THE DOCTOR, THE WIDOW AND THE WARDROBE (2011 Christmas Special) THE SNOWMEN (2012 Christmas Special) Extras: Farewell to Matt Smith Behind the Scenes Tales of the TARDIS Time of the Doctor Synopsis: Orbiting a quiet backwater … The Doctor's worst enemies, The Daleks, The Cybermen, The Angels and The Silence, return, as the doctor's eleventh life comes to a close, and his twelfth life begins. Receiving no response, she turns away. • Genesis! Utterly dumbfounded by this new face, Clara can only watch open-mouthed as the Twelfth Doctor stares her right in the eyes, in what appears to be a mix of curiosity and confusion, before stumbling backwards with a grunt of pain, clutching his abdomen. The message is a repeat of the same question: "Doctor who?". When the Tenth Doctor regenerated, some of that energy hit the TARDIS console, causing major damage and sending it out of control. The Doctor then praises Clara for being a strong-willed woman, but also berates Tasha, claiming her Church was useless and she was too spineless to be of any help to him in the war. Golden energy emanates out of it and enters the Doctor's mouth. (, The Doctor teaches the children of Christmas to do the ", At his oldest before the regenerative process, the Doctor's hairstyle resembles that of his, During his time on Trenzalore, the Doctor says "Christmas is protected" (, The puppet show put on display for the children of Christmas shows an adventure between the Doctor and a, The Doctor says "Geronimo!" By Christopher Allen on Tuesday 24 December 2013. Tasha and the Doctor greet each other, Tasha complimenting his latest incarnation. The Day of the Doctor However, when he exclaims "Oh, look at this. "Doctor Who" The Time of the Doctor ( - 2013.12.25) quotes on planetclaireTV. Dan Starkey played the Sontaran in "Day of the Doctor" and he regularly plays Strax. Barnable promises to wait for him. GET IT!" One more memory of the past reveals what has lurked behind the door of his room on the Minotaur's prison ship. Latest TV reviews. She has not given up hope on the Doctor's survival. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Italian Association for this Play – Alliance Against Ovarian Cancer ENGAGE , The European Network of Patient Associations for Gynecological Cancer has published the first guide to useful questions to ask a doctor before and after diagnosing cancer, remember that you should never be afraid to ask. In his worn-out clothes, the Doctor slowly totters up the bell tower with his walking stick to face his extermination, expecting it to be a while before his death since the Daleks "take so long to say anything". And so those ancient enemies, the Doctor and the Silence, stood back to back on the fields of Trenzalore. The Doctor figures out that someone is on the other side of this crack, trying to break into their universe from a separate one through the weakest point. TOY PENGUIN: Merry Christmas, everyone. David Tennant, unusual amongst other Doctors, began and ended on special episodes, not regular ones. • With thanks to the BBC National Orchestra of Wales  Share. He has tricked her into leaving his company for the second time, and the TARDIS soon makes a return flight to Trenzalore right after she exits it with her cooked turkey. It makes life easier for Marta, but not for Abramal. Some things are beautifully in the pocket, some things made my brain hurt. She sticks her key into the door lock and grabs hold of the TARDIS before it can leave her behind. Its record would later be broken by, Starting its broadcast at 19:30, this episode has the latest transmission time of a, This is the shortest regeneration story (in overall run time) to be broadcast on BBC1, as, The regeneration is presented differently from other regenerations shown in the revived series, with the use of a prolonged explosion of energy occurring. So, we’re out in space, spinning around an unimportant blue/green planet, surrounded by the combined armies of all of the terrifying space rotters there have ever been (and the Tereleptils). Premiere network: In the next shot, when the Doctor says 'The Mysterious Message' it is in the down position. From above, a huge Dalek mothership and several Dalek fighter pods surround the clock tower. Even Matt Smith's Doctor seemed to hint at this possibility in an episode of The Sarah Jane Adventures. While the Doctor is waiting for Handles to confirm the planet's name, he turns his back to the camera and his coat collar is turned up. She is aware this would restart the Time War again, which as a peacekeeper the Church cannot allow. I died. Because of the leg injury suffered by Matt Smith during filming, the Doctor would lose a leg during the episode. Doctor Who, The Time of the Doctor, BBC One, review Tim Martin bids farewell to Matt Smith as Doctor Who in which the actor was so good as the childlike alien By … A Doctor Who Christmas special should be a moment outside of time. Marcus Wilson was the Executive Producer, and has worked with Moffat since 2010. The Plot description given below is primarily based off of leaked plot elements that may or may not be accurate.If you wish to watch the special without knowing of these elements, you should not read the section titled Plot or further. Felicity Thistlethwaite (15 December 2013). Steven Moffat chose the audacious route, as it was widely rumoured that he would. The Doctor, trying to evade the volleys of laser fire from the Cybermen, and Clara, cooking a Christmas dinner under tension, agree to lend each other some assistance. The Doctor's first and last meal in this incarnation is fish fingers and custard. He spends his spare time fixing the toys the children played with - sometimes a little too much - and grows close to a child called Barnable. 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. Jamie Payne She is immediately flustered by his nudity and tells him to stop before he embraces her, daring to ask why he has stripped. The TARDIS goes into autopilot and it returns to Earth, but as soon as she exits the doors, it begins to dematerialise without her. 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