The Ood have given a warning to The Doctor. The Master is returning yet that is not the biggest threat. A darkness is coming which brings with it The End of Time.

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Forewarned and with a sense of foreboding, The Doctor races to return to Earth fearing that The Master will somehow return. He has good reason to worry since The Masters minions have in fact found a way to reconstitute him. Re-united with Wilfred Mott, The Doctor desperately tries to locate The Master only to find that he is being held by Joshua and Abigail Naismith who are using alien technology to create a new future for Earth. It's too late however, for The Master has now turned everyone on Earth into his own image. Little does he realize the greater danger that awaits them all. Written by garykmcd

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Trivia

The original idea for The Tenth Doctor's final story would have seen the TARDIS materialise on board a spacecraft carrying a family of aliens. The Doctor would sacrifice his life to prevent a radiation leak and save these ordinary, unimportant beings. Although Russell T. Davies liked the notion of the Doctor's regeneration taking place in such unremarkable circumstances - as opposed to the blockbuster events that had characterised each of his season finales - he was already concerned that viewers would consider this to be too great an anticlimax. See more »

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When Verity Newman is autographing her book for The Doctor, you can clearly see her pen is not touching the book as she signs it. See more »

Quotes

Wilfred Mott: Have you got anyone?
The Doctor: No. Traveling alone. I thought it was better, I thought... but I did some things, they went wrong... I need
[breaks down]
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John Simm is the first villain in the new Doctor Who series to have his name featured in the opening credits alongside David Tennant and Bernard Cribbins. See more »

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Features Doctor Who: The Unicorn and the Wasp (2008) See more »

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Doctor Who Theme
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Written by Ron Grainer
Arranged by Murray Gold
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales
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Screw the Nay-sayers
26 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I won't give spoilers other to then to say I was damn surprised about how good it was. I have been a fan for over 30 years and this episode was in line with some of the greatest of ages past, such as War Games, Deadly Assassin, Trial of a Time Lord, etc. It takes 5 years of of the series and wraps it up beautifully. The episode, plus the preview for the following week make this the most amazing thing I have seen on TV that I have seen in years. I was amazed at what they did. Any of the other reviewers who complain about the episode I say those peeps are whiny little bitches. I'll say it again, they are whiny little bitches, its a fantastic episode that will go down in history. Screw all of the nay-sayers!!!!

UPDATE: After watching Part 2...I am disappointed.


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