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April 19th, 2013 203 comments

Final Series 7 Episode: The Name of the Doctor

Final Series 7 Episode The Name of the Doctor

From the official site…

The title of the series finale has been revealed and is the hugely intriguing: The Name of the Doctor.

The ‘poster’ for the series’ final adventurewas unveiled today and it also confirms that Alex Kingston is back, joining Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman for what promises to be a jaw-dropping end to a spectacular series.

But we’re not there, yet! We’ve still to unravel the mystery of Clara – the woman ‘twice killed’ and yet still by the Doctor’s side… What secrets does she hold? And in the weeks ahead we’ve a trip to a haunted house, a journey to the centre of the TARDIS and a nightmare clash with the mighty Cybermen. But after all those adventures we have The Name of the Doctor and stand by for something that you might always have believed to be impossible…


Images courtesy of BBC Pictures…

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203 comments

  • Twelfth Cyber Legion

    April 19th, 2013 - 5:59pm

    Booboo, I don’t know if you’ve seen it but there’s a new pic of David Tennant and Matt Smith filming the 50th Anniversary Together.

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    • booboo

      April 19th, 2013 - 7:24pm

      i see all we we dont post everything, news section keeps to the main news as the merchandise is far to busy we cant cope with any-more

  • Volcanic7383

    April 19th, 2013 - 5:51pm

    If Moffat gets this wrong he’s going to have a riot on his hand!

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  • Jim bob

    April 19th, 2013 - 5:39pm

    Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! Why would they do this? 🙁

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  • jedi jim

    April 19th, 2013 - 5:37pm

    “…..When none can speak false or fail to answer….”

    The Doctor does not speak, he answers in WRITING! He writes his name, in Galifreyan; which only he can read! (or possibly River as well). Satisfies the prophecy, technically justifies the title and the audience can keep guessing for the next fifty years!

    Lets see if I was just as clever as Moffat!!

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    • Anonymous

      April 19th, 2013 - 5:42pm

      seems too easy. If you were asked a question, and couldn’t lie, the first thing you would do is voice the true answer, not think ‘Oh no, where’s a pen when you need one…’

  • jedi jim

    April 19th, 2013 - 5:24pm

    Maybe it gets all Biblical, like when God reveals His personal name to Moses. ” I am, that I am; tell them I AM commands it!”
    So, perhaps the Doctor is Yaweh or Jehova!

    (Of course, if that IS it, anything but Silence will fall!!)

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    • Anonymous

      April 19th, 2013 - 5:29pm

      I think so

    • RORY DOCTOR RIVER POND

      April 19th, 2013 - 6:43pm

      thats what i was thinking, but if he was i think it would change the way people looked at the show

  • LEWIS

    April 19th, 2013 - 5:03pm

    I am delighted that Alex Kingston is returnig for the fanale I also wonder what the doctor name is

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  • Dalek Smith

    April 19th, 2013 - 4:44pm

    in actual fact his name has already been revealed in the armageddon factor

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    • Some bloke

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:51pm

      oh yeah ‘thete’ short for theta sigma

    • Some bloke

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:52pm

      never really liked drax in that, he was sort of like a galactic plumber/electrician

    • Some bloke

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:52pm

      or at least the way he spoke and acted reminded me of a plumber or electrician

    • Anonymous

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:55pm

      Theta Sigma is just a nickname from the Time Lord Acadamy. Or at least, I think so…

  • RORY DOCTOR RIVER POND

    April 19th, 2013 - 4:37pm

    NO! don’t reveal his name! all the mystery around him will be gone! No please!

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  • im not here

    April 19th, 2013 - 4:19pm

    There is something behind the doctor but you can’t really see it

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    • Anonymous

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:31pm

      The TARDIS console, obviously. He’s looking through a broken pane of the window on the TARDIS exterior.

    • im not here

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:34pm

      I thought it was that

    • random user

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:36pm

      that’s scary that it’s a broken window of the tardis. not even genghis khan could get throught. whatever broke that window must be extremely powerful

    • im not here

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:43pm

      Mmmmmhmm

  • The TARDIS

    April 19th, 2013 - 4:16pm

    Revealing the Doctor’s name is probably the worst thing to do to keep the show alive… It’s survived for 50 years because of the secrecy, and revealing it for the anniversary would be like the ultimate last page. Don’t reveal it Moffat…

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    • The TARDIS

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:18pm

      If I weren’t so worried about the whole revealing the name thing, I’d have spent time to say… I love the poster! Very mysterious, the doctor hidden in the smashed window. It looks really wonderful. The font is very nice with the time lord writing in it as well.

    • Doctor Stu

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:21pm

      Exactly I do not want Clara or any other companion to not call him ‘Doctor’
      If its not really going to be revealed they should put a question mark at the end of the title. Also he says that if his name is spoken then whole universes will collapse so if it is revealed then a whole lot of destruction will occur.

    • im not here

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:33pm

      I know its like taking a dump on doctor who

    • random user

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:37pm

      maybe they will reveal his name. maybe his name is Doctor

    • Some bloke

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:49pm

      have you noticed the smashed window is a tardis window

    • Anonymous

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:58pm

      It’s a very powerful image I think. Matt Smith looks very… Forboding.

    • The TARDIS

      April 19th, 2013 - 5:11pm

      I think that’s a ally powerful image. Matt Smith looks very… Foreboding.

    • The TARDIS

      April 19th, 2013 - 5:11pm

      Really

    • The TARDIS

      April 19th, 2013 - 5:12pm

      Oops, sent it twice

  • Doctor Stu

    April 19th, 2013 - 4:14pm

    I do hope that they do not change the name of the actual program once his name is revealed.

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  • Anonymous

    April 19th, 2013 - 4:12pm

    First of all I hope the daleks return for the finaly and secondly I think the doctor is more than just another time lord. I think he is an god like figure who is master of his own destiny similer to the cartmell masterplan. I don’t like the idiwa of him being a madman with a box but a lonly god

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  • aged

    April 19th, 2013 - 4:11pm

    This is so weird though, cause most of the other titles/posters gave away hints as what the episode was about, this time I’m not sure what to expect with this poster.

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  • DoctorWho4Eva

    April 19th, 2013 - 4:07pm

    I think they should reveal the name. Maybe if they had never made a big deal of it and wouldn’t get people excited about it but now they HAVE to.

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  • jedi jim

    April 19th, 2013 - 4:03pm

    Slartibartfast!

    or Fred.

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  • Anonymous

    April 19th, 2013 - 4:02pm

    I think that his name is just be Doctor Who, and here’s why I think that!

    1. In the underwater menace he gives note to Zaroff signed Dr W
    2. In the highlanders he calls him self Doctor von wer. (Doctor who in German!)
    And 3. I think that it would do the show justice if it was named after him!!!!

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  • Dalekdino27

    April 19th, 2013 - 3:53pm

    Hold on , I am a bit confused, is the final episode of series 7 the 50th anniversary special or is the 50th anniversary special broadcast on another date?

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    • DoctorWho4Eva

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:06pm

      This is series 7 finale and the 50th special airs in November.

    • Some bloke

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:47pm

      november 23rd to be precise.

  • doctro4w3854837

    April 19th, 2013 - 3:44pm

    if the reveld this it would not be called doctor WHO would it think about it

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  • Anonymous

    April 19th, 2013 - 3:38pm

    I heard that someone in The Name of the Doctor, that the someone will kidnap all the Doctors friends and I think there kidnapping his friends to find out his name. So who wants to find his name out in Doctor Who then? Oh Yeah Madame Korvarian and the Silence wanted to know the truth didn’t they? I remember people were saying that she was still out there so could she and the Silence be back? You never know.

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    • random user

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:38pm

      yeah but… what happened to kovarian after her “death” in wedding of river song?

    • Anonymous

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:45pm

      kovarian and the silence did’t WANT to know the truth, they wanted it to be kept a secret, thats why they were trying to kill him. They want it kept quite because they know that the question ‘Doctor Who?’ will be answered on the fields of trenzalore, and that answer will bring about the end of the universe, meaning the end for the silence

    • Some bloke

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:46pm

      that last comment about keeping the answer quite was from me. Forgot to put my name in

    • Dr who

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:49pm

      I think if is the whispermen or the great intelligence behind it

    • Some bloke

      April 19th, 2013 - 5:00pm

      oh yeah Dr who, the whispermen as supposed to be in it, but i remember reading somewhere that the great intelligence (richard e grant) was going to be in the finale, along with the past two claras which died, and the daleks, (possibly the daleks and 2 dead claras are in a flashback form or something)

  • drjakeyoung

    April 19th, 2013 - 3:23pm

    Doctor: …Alright, fine! I lied. My real name is not John Smith! It’s actually Matt Smith!

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    • Dalek The Supreme

      April 19th, 2013 - 8:36pm

      LOL

    • geronimo2605

      April 28th, 2013 - 9:59am

      That would b a MASSIVE anticilmax

  • callum simmons

    April 19th, 2013 - 2:05pm

    Certainly is set up to be an intruiging finale!!

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  • rt

    April 19th, 2013 - 1:47pm

    We know that he tells River at some point, because she knows it in “The Library”! So hopefully, he just tells her!

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  • Obsie

    April 19th, 2013 - 1:47pm

    On checking out the latest photos of the special, is my imagination working overboard or is John Hurt wearing a leather jacket suspiciously similar to Christopher Ecclestone’s one? It would be a way round a problem.

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    • Anonymous

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:05pm

      Prahaps he a replacement for chris you know like richard hardnell in the five doctors( sorry about spelling)

    • Some bloke

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:46pm

      he looks nothing like eccleston, and secondly, have you seen what he’s wearing under the jacket?

  • Obsie

    April 19th, 2013 - 1:24pm

    Do not say it, do not whisper it, do not allude to it. Let him just be the “mad man with a box”. A Fifty year old mystery should remain just that: A Mystery”! Just be a Time Lord, and “seldom interfere with affairs of others “. I do not want to sit with a cushion over my face and cotton wool stuffed in my ears at the risk of anything shattering the years of enjoyment. I’m going to find somewhere to go and be childish again now.

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    • Anonymous

      April 19th, 2013 - 4:08pm

      I don’t think he should be a madman in a box for me the doctor is a godlike figure who is more than just another time lord

  • iPhil

    April 19th, 2013 - 1:05pm

    Don’t panic, they won’t reveal his name, after all he didn’t die in series 6, really “marry” River and we didn’t meet his “wife”. It’s probably referring to the Doctor’s friends fighting in his name or something like that.

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  • Anonymous

    April 19th, 2013 - 12:58pm

    i thought it would be called: Doctor Who

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    • timelord327

      April 19th, 2013 - 3:33pm

      yeah

  • outnumbered

    April 19th, 2013 - 12:23pm

    if they say his name then i will never watch dr who again

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    • Anonymous

      April 19th, 2013 - 12:50pm

      It’s “Bob”….bit of a let down really.

    • rt

      April 19th, 2013 - 12:57pm

      Agreed!

    • Weep

      April 19th, 2013 - 3:43pm

      Agreed

  • Alex

    April 19th, 2013 - 12:11pm

    I knew it, I guessed it a while back. You can tell when names are getting rubbish when you can guess them weeks or months before they are announced.

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  • Dalek The Supreme

    April 19th, 2013 - 12:11pm

    Very intriguing title, I hope his name isn’t really revealed though, maybe whispered inaudibly. It would take away the meaning of the show.

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  • Doc 1

    April 19th, 2013 - 11:49am

    Rubbish name!

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    • stick of celery

      April 20th, 2013 - 12:30am

      i don’t like either

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