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December 25th, 2013 744 comments

What Did You Think of The Time of the Doctor?

What Did You Think of The Time of the Doctor?

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.




744 comments

  • Anonymous

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:51pm

    His final words were “I will always remember when the doctor was me”

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  • The Big Blue Box

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:51pm

    For me, the great thing was not just the finale butnthe fact that there is so much more now to be imagined up by fans now about what happened in the battle of Trenzalore. Peter is going to be great and Matt Smith was fantastic until the end of his reign.
    One question…
    Do you know how to fly this thing.

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  • simon

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:50pm

    It was a good story. But i was disapointed about the regeneration scene very low key not like the others explosive. we will just have to wait tilll his 1st story to find out how he is going to play it.

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    • matt9982

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:55pm

      It was good but I was dissapointed that there was no Golden stuff coming out of him like usual, only a bang

    • Kyle Seyerle

      December 31st, 2013 - 1:55am

      ELEVEN CALLED IT A “RESET,” AND IT WAS THE MOST VIOLENT REGENERATION IN THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF “DOCTOR WHO.”

    • TomBakersBiggestFan

      January 1st, 2014 - 12:43pm

      Guys, watch some classic who, the “golden stuff” only happens during the new regeneration’s. The only “explosive” regeneration’s there has been are DT’s and MS’s.

    • RegeneratingTim3L0rds

      February 10th, 2014 - 10:47pm

      a reply to matt9982: I know what usually happens when the Doctor regenerates, there’s the golden light. When 11 regenerated, there was only a small amount of the gold light, not really noticeable.

  • Doyouhearthem?

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:48pm

    I am crying the hardest I have ever cried- and there’s so many reasons! Farewell Matt Smith- you were my doctor.

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    • Doyouhearthem?

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:50pm

      It’s just a shame I’m struggling to enjoy Peter Capaldi’s AMAZING first sequence because I’m still reeling from such a sad farewell

    • RYCBAR123

      December 25th, 2013 - 9:10pm

      I know what you mean! I’m gonna have to rewatch it tomorrow and see if I can watch it properly! ;-;

  • the ergon

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:48pm

    Give peter a chance. Were all still upset because we knew it was matts final story and I think he did his regeneration farewell speech with aplomb. hes going to take some beating I know, but in time we may come to feel the same way about peter as we did with matt. remember a lot were unsure about him after tenant and he surpassed himself. I also predicted amy turning up. It seemed appropriate for his swansong.

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  • Nigel M

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:47pm

    Oh dear. Moffat’s xmas specials have been consistently poor and this was no exception. It was like they were trying to squeeze in every alien going just to look impressive. A pity they didn’t squeeze in a decent story.

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    • The Moffat Paradox

      December 26th, 2013 - 12:06am

      Yes dont have a story with all the Doctor`s key enemies in place unless your going to convicingly and intelligently have them either slug it out with each other for some big prize or as in the “Pandorica Opens” act in unison out of a shared common interest.This seems a bit more like “Plan 9 From Outer Space” on first viewing. The 50th special was far better.

    • JJ

      December 26th, 2013 - 1:12am

      I agree. Too many of the aliens, absolutely no need for them or it. Steven Moffat’s even christmas special’s have been good: A Christmas Carol, The Snowmen. But his odds have been very disappointing with the worst: The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe, and the second worst ever: The Time Of The Doctor. Moffat, I think it’s you who needs a new burst of life and to regenerate in a flash. Another failed episode from 2013, just like the 50th. Only good 2013 episode was The Name Of The Doctor and The Bells Of Saint John was ok-ish.

    • Nigel M

      December 26th, 2013 - 10:46am

      One more thing – the Sontarans have been turned into a cheap joke appearing only for a bit of (attempted) humour. Not good.

  • Doctor of Lord

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:45pm

    I would give the episode a 4/5 because I still think that there should’ve been a few more things wrapped up. But I had a tear running down my face when I saw Amy. However, it was runied by a quick regeneration and not enough shown by Peter Capaldi, but we’ll have to wait until late August/ early September. :,(

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    • darylcharles

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:48pm

      I agree about the regeneration mate! Also, I think it could at least of shown some of the Time Lords!!!

    • Doctor of Lord

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:58pm

      We’ll probably see the Time Lords in the series 8 finale no doubt. I think – and everyone else obviously – was that the teary speech Matt Smith gave just before his regeneration was not only the 11th (or 13th?) saying farewell but it was actually Matt Smith saying farewell too.

  • daleksean

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:45pm

    booboo what did you think of this episode?

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    • Anonymous

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:47pm

      sad

    • JJ

      December 26th, 2013 - 1:13am

      pathetic episode

  • doctor who lover forever

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:44pm

    im crying my eyes out goodbye smith hellllllooooooooo capaldi

    every who posts bad comments are stupid and should go put themselves in the loo

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    • DrD

      December 25th, 2013 - 9:07pm

      doctor who lover forever, agree, and flush

    • JJ

      December 26th, 2013 - 1:14am

      I love Doctor Who, but that episode was not Doctor Who, that was something else. That was the equivalent of 1989 but worse!

  • starshipalaska

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:42pm

    I think I only really realized how great a Doctor Matt Smith has been, when he gave his final speech to Clara. Of course by then it was far too late.

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  • omega of the 50th

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:41pm

    goodish episode Matt great as always and then my opinion i dont like peter capaldi i know i haven’t give him a chance yet but i cant see the spark that the doctor has within him #R.I.P.11

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  • Whoisthedoctor

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:40pm

    So upsetting I just broke down when Amy appeared

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    • Whoisthedoctor

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:53pm

      And give peter a chance!!!

  • T4RD1S

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:40pm

    It was not really what i was expecting because the doctor kept turning old and i wanted him to stay young the whole time and no paradigm daleks? The best part was when calpadi came and i think he will be awesom

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  • TheIronLAD

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:39pm

    Such an amazing episode ! , I’m very intrigued with Capaldi though. Didn’t get to see much of him so don’t have an opinion yet. Still a brilliant episode and I’m really going to miss Matt Smith , and the Amy Pond part was so emotional , I wanted to cry …..

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  • the council

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:38pm

    So good dont like capaldi he wont last

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    • omega of the 50th

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:43pm

      i agree i dont like Capaldi he doesn’t have the doctor spark

    • Anonymous

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:50pm

      That is what everyone said when Matt joined

    • The Big Friendly Button

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:52pm

      But you have only seen 30 seconds of him.

    • omega of the 50th

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:55pm

      well he has put me off doctor who :/

    • Anonymous

      December 25th, 2013 - 9:00pm

      So one line and one face has put you of dr who that is a bit siily

    • omega of the 50th

      December 25th, 2013 - 9:02pm

      Scottish accent as well hes not the doctor

    • Silence Will Still Fall

      December 25th, 2013 - 9:02pm

      Really! i mean come on seriously! you’re judging one of britan’s finest actors in the most iconic role in television history after what 30 seconds.Peter will be one of, if not the greatest incarnations of the doctor yet and if you’re still that defeatest this is obviously the wrong show to watch and love.

    • DrD

      December 25th, 2013 - 9:06pm

      Silence wiill still fall, could agree more. Hilarious people are saying ‘I’ll nevr watch again’ after 30 seconds. Baby, pram?

    • JJ

      December 26th, 2013 - 1:17am

      When he was cast: He’s gonna be rubbish
      Now: Hopefully, just hopefully, he might be good. I’ll give him a chance.

      Either way he will be a failed Doctor, not because of him, but because the writers from series 7 part 2 are all coming back to Steven Moffat’s friends club, where he just invited his friends, no matter how rubbish the episode. Hello Peter Capaldi! Good Luck!

    • Silence Will Still Fall

      December 26th, 2013 - 2:17am

      It’s as simple as this if you dislike him after 25-30 seconds find another show! because we’re sick of this negative garbage every time we get someone new to take over as our favourite madman with a box!

  • Francisco

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:37pm

    What i loved is so many if us wanted the song from Rings of Akhaten to play when he regenerated and it did and just made me burst into tears and i loved his speech to clara

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  • Mr Byzantium

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:37pm

    God, that was awful
    very very very bizarre, it was just a mess.
    nothing made sense!
    The regeneration scene was too long and didnt feel emoitional at all because of this.
    Then the change-what was that? far too quick…
    And Capaldi, oh no HE WAS RUBBISH
    I knew I wouldnt like him that much but for goodness sake!

    Not impressed Moffat! Give up with these complicated stories-I’ve just about had enough of them

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    • Francisco

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:38pm

      ignore the if

    • Francisco

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:39pm

      Wrong comment sorry

    • Mr Byzantium

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:43pm

      ?

    • 12 doctors

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:56pm

      I agree

    • DrD

      December 25th, 2013 - 9:04pm

      It is the complicated stories that make this programme what it is, wonderful! Rather than just looking and consuming like a baby bird swallowing mama’s chewed up worms, you have to get in there and interpret.

    • JJ

      December 26th, 2013 - 1:18am

      YAY! I absolutely AGREE! I give Doctor Who another year.

    • liam dalek

      December 26th, 2013 - 1:47am

      How can you hate capaldi if he was only on for about 20 seconds.

    • Silence Will Still Fall

      December 26th, 2013 - 2:02am

      Peter will be one of the best ever! just wait for these so called “fans” to jump on the bandwagon like they did with matt.

    • JJ

      December 26th, 2013 - 3:46pm

      I thought Matt would be good. Peter, I’m not so sure, but I will give him a chance. It’s just I know the stories will be rubbish. It’ll just be a repeat of series 7 part 2.

  • RYCBAR123

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:37pm

    Actually crying ;-; Goodbye Matt! As for the episode, brilliant, if a bit rushed. 🙂 :'(

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  • SpearHead

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:36pm

    Wow after the awesomeness that was the 50th…how disappointing was that?!

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    • JJ

      December 26th, 2013 - 1:19am

      50th: Rubbish and disappointing
      Special: Read above

  • Anonymous

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:36pm

    When he changed he looked like he’d kill Clara! But still good episode

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    • JJ

      December 26th, 2013 - 1:19am

      I thought he was gonna snog her! I was screaming and shouting: “Run Jenna Coleman, RUN!

  • the ergon

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:36pm

    At least they got round that regeneration cycle with ease. Peter capaldi has made his entrance but boy was that done quickly.

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  • Vince

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:36pm

    as a life long fan i think this is the most disappointing episode i have seen for a long time .. also i think most of the last series was quite poorly written and silly

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    • Rikki Krystal

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:39pm

      I agree,been watching since,unearthly child,most boring story tonight ever,i was hoping for more,Oh well back to my classic dvd’s.

    • T4RD1S

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:42pm

      I also agree

    • Anonymous

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:44pm

      I cant believe I’m saying this, as Matt Smith has been amazing, but tonight’s episode was if I’m honest terrible.

    • Nigel M

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:51pm

      Agreed, it was awful especially when compared to Tennant’s exit. Disjointed in the extreme.

    • DrD

      December 25th, 2013 - 9:26pm

      Cheer up

    • Anonymous

      December 25th, 2013 - 11:27pm

      I think season seven is by far the best Matt has done , thank god Amy bloody pond has gone. But the regeneration story seemed a bit rushed, the regeneration was quick because it was a reboot , next time you should listen to what is said in the episode

    • JJ

      December 26th, 2013 - 1:20am

      AGREED! Althought it’s not the worse, try watching The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe!

  • Jacob

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:36pm

    Capaldi seems epic so far ! Even tho it was like 30 seconds, cant wait for series 8 now! Fav episode ever! Matt smith will be missed tho. Bring on 12!

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    • JJ

      December 26th, 2013 - 1:20am

      Did you watch the episode I watched?

  • Anonymous

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:35pm

    At least my questions have been awnsered?

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  • Booboo Jr

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:35pm

    What a brilliant end to Matt’s era!

    I just wish we didn’t have to wait so long for a new series. But hopefully by the, the Doctor will have remembered how to fly the Tardis!

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  • dalek 105

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:34pm

    so sad!!(crying)

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  • Anonymous

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:34pm

    How quick was that regeneration!!

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    • MasterKasterborous

      December 26th, 2013 - 10:18am

      Reminded me a bit of 3-4; very swift.

  • Rikki Krystal

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:33pm

    SO BORING.

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    • Booboo Jr

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:36pm

      Were you watching the same thing as me?

    • Anonymous

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:39pm

      I think he has had a case of amnesia like the 12th doctor

    • Anonymous

      December 25th, 2013 - 8:47pm

      No, it was boring

    • Anonymous

      December 25th, 2013 - 11:35pm

      Oh dear were you watching cornation street, cause you were not watching doctor who

    • JJ

      December 26th, 2013 - 1:21am

      AGREED!

    • JJ

      December 26th, 2013 - 3:49pm

      Excuse me, Coronation Street used to be my second favourite programme, Doctor Who came first. During series 7 part 2, Doctor Who became my second and Coronation Street became my best. It is miles better than the trash that is happening on Who right now. Coronation Street is good and gets better viewing figures. CORONATION STREET!

  • Savetheday

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:32pm

    Hey! I told everyone Amy Pond would be in it!

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  • The Silent Silent

    December 25th, 2013 - 8:32pm

    AMAZING!

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