21 November 2012 4:26 AM, PST | Shadowlocked | See recent Shadowlocked news »

Regenerations. They are part and parcel of keeping Doctor Who alive, both for the character and the programme. It's such a simple notion, but one that works perfectly. When William Hartnell was announced as leaving the show, well, why couldn't a man who travels in a police box change his face? The initial premise may have been cautiously accepted, but in a very short while, that excellent actor Patrick Troughton made the part all his own. The rest as they say is history.

So here then is a quick guide to all the final moments to date of each Doctor. It's time to play the Regeneration Game!

Death by: Old Age

Which Story? The Tenth Planet

Where? The Tardis

Notable Firsts: Obviously the first regeneration to take place, but it's also the first one to take place in the Tardis. The strange behaviour of the Tardis console suggests that it's pushing the regeneration process forward, »

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