With almost everyone on Earth now recast in his image, The Master controls the world. He's shocked however when he realizes that one person hasn't changed. The Doctor soon realizes that the Time Lords are trying to return and re-establish Gallifrey. If they succeed, it is the end of time and the Doctor as we currently know him. Realizing that the Ood's prophecy will come true, he visits friends from the recent past. Written by
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The scene in which The Doctor says "I don't want to go." was filmed four times, each with increased level of intensity in the delivery. The take which made it to air was the third take, as the fourth and final take was considered to be too emotional. See more
When the Doctor visits Rose at the end of the episode, she tells him the date is "2005, January 1st". Rose then runs into a building where on the glass by the doorway is a sticker stating "NO SMOKING. It is against the law to smoke on these premises." This type of sticker only appeared after the smoking ban in England came into force on 1st July 2007, two and a half years after it appears in Rose's building. See more
There's an old Earth saying, Captain. A phrase of great power and wisdom and consolation to the soul in times of need.
What's that then?
Doctor Who Closing Credits
Written by Ron Grainer
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales See more