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November 16th, 2013 201 comments

The Night Of The Doctor is Here – But Which Doctor?

The Night Of The Doctor

The Bringer of Darkness, the Oncoming Storm, the Doctor, the Warrior – A Time Lord! The 50th Anniversary features Matt Smith, David Tennant and a mysterious incarnation played by John Hurt. Only one appears in the mini episode, The Night Of The Doctor. But which?






  • Andre Pacheco

    November 17th, 2013 - 11:41am


  • Andre Pacheco

    November 17th, 2013 - 11:40am

    # I KNOW

  • Anonymous

    November 17th, 2013 - 8:05am

    Booboo have I got this right?:

    John hurt is NOT the doctor, as we all know the doctor is a time lord. He chose the name ‘the doctor’ because he helps people. The incarnation of this particular time lord chose to go to war. This is not seen as helping people, which is why matt smith said ‘not in the name of the doctor’ this shows he did a sin and is not classed as ‘The Doctor’

    So on this time lord there have been twelve(thirteen include peter capaldi) different faces but only eleven(twelve including peter capaldi) are called the doctor!

  • Anonymous

    November 17th, 2013 - 7:16am

    Also in Time of the Angels when the Doctor catches River Song from the ship the Tardis didn’t have the st johns badge either

  • Whoisthedoctor

    November 17th, 2013 - 12:32am

    I love the movie and this but could not imagine a series in the movie style, I think it was good that it never took off because it probably would not of lasted a long as the 2005 reboot has

  • #savetheday

    November 16th, 2013 - 5:45pm

    I think it was a really good idea to keep his regeneration a secret until now, as more people would see it.

  • #savetheday

    November 16th, 2013 - 5:44pm

    I dont understand what people have against the Movie. SFX had something about Paul McGann saying it wasn’t great.
    I thought that it was great to have a Movie about him, even if he didn’t have episodes.

  • Thomas Jennings

    November 16th, 2013 - 4:15pm

    I’d love them to do loads of shorts containing the 8th Doctor- and why not? They’d only have to do one now and again…and how VERY happy us die-hard whovians would be!

  • Danny Brown

    November 16th, 2013 - 3:43pm

    half an hour to what?

  • dalek eternal

    November 16th, 2013 - 2:59pm

    the walls seem the same and It has a white floor and the console seems to have extra bits

  • WFK DVD Collector 13

    November 16th, 2013 - 2:32pm

    Paul McGann is such an amazing actor, it would be so sad if Steven Moffat didn’t give him his own 8th Doctor spin-off series. Deffenatly going to buy the 8th Doctor audio plays by Big Finish now thier cannon with the show! 🙂

  • Derek Browell

    November 16th, 2013 - 12:23pm

    I totally agree….Lets ask them to do a McGann Special

  • Derek Browell

    November 16th, 2013 - 12:20pm

    Yes I aggree. I didn’t like that particular Baker episode for the same reason….Too much like Harry Potter

  • Derek Browell

    November 16th, 2013 - 12:18pm

    Yes, I agree. Lets have a special… could provide a break for Peter C ,once he starts his run….

  • Derek Browell

    November 16th, 2013 - 12:14pm

    Aggreed….Paul deserves at the very least another special.Lets get everyone on board for this.

  • The Master

    November 16th, 2013 - 10:32am

    I think it’s safe to say that in 17 years Paul McGann hasn’t changed 🙂

  • Anonymous

    November 15th, 2013 - 8:32pm

    Yeah but the floors different and his console his different

  • 100000BC

    November 15th, 2013 - 8:26pm

    It looks VERY different to the 9ths!

  • dalek eternal

    November 15th, 2013 - 8:09pm

    johns hurts tardis is seen briefly in the 50th trailer its slightly different to the 9ths

  • fordpaul2011

    November 15th, 2013 - 7:36pm

    who says john hurts doctor has a tardis!!!

  • Daveroper00

    November 15th, 2013 - 7:17pm

    I love the costume. I think it’s time for a new series with the eighth doctor, but he needs more! It’s time he had more of an opportunity to be let out of his magical blue box again! And I’m ecstatic that he mentioned Lucy, Molly,Tamsim, and others because that makes the audio adventures link with the series!

  • prof horner

    November 15th, 2013 - 7:09pm

    What a shame Paul Mcgann is not in The Day of the Doctor. He is up there with the best of them . This is a brilliant mini episode and makes you want to see more of him.

  • 100000BC

    November 15th, 2013 - 7:04pm

    It would be more logical to use John Hurt’s new TARDIS from the 50th, as he is between Paul and Chris.

  • fordpaul2011

    November 15th, 2013 - 6:58pm

    there needs to be more eighth doctor episodes,they can use the nineth/tenth doctors tardis whose to say he didn’t change it.also the new series doesn’t have to feature all the new twelth doctor,why not put in a few eighth doctor travels or film it and show it as as a spin off like the sarah jane series,THE EIGHTH DOCTOR ADVENTURES.

  • Dorium Maldovar

    November 15th, 2013 - 5:41pm

    This was brilliant!

    We’ve GOT to have some more McGann episodes!

  • videogamemad00

    November 15th, 2013 - 5:40pm

    While it’s a nice idea, I can’t see thst happening.

  • Anonymous

    November 15th, 2013 - 4:16pm

    Well the 8th Doctor adventures deffenatly are now!!!

    But I’m not sure about the other ones…

  • Dalek Control

    November 15th, 2013 - 4:15pm

    Action figure please!!! 😀

  • Anonymous

    November 15th, 2013 - 3:58pm

    he is the war doctor

  • Anonymous

    November 15th, 2013 - 3:49pm

    but in the commentry of flesh and stone they resolved it by saying now and then the chamilion curcit blips making it go bakc to its previous exterior

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