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The Name of the Doctor 

The Doctor's friends are being kidnapped, which leads him to the fields of Trenzalore, where his greatest secret will be revealed and Clara's mystery will be solved.

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Clara (as Jenna-Louise Coleman)
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The Doctor's friends are being kidnapped, which leads him to the fields of Trenzalore, where his greatest secret will be revealed and Clara's mystery will be solved.

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This is the first season finale in the revived series to be set primarily on another planet. See more »

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After River's projection says she was the one to open the door, she walks to the right hand side. At this point no one except Clara can see her, however although he is out of focus, you can see Dr Simeon's eye-line follow her as she disappears off camera. See more »

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Clara: [voice-over] I don't know where I am.
The Doctor: Clara!
Clara: [voice-over] I just know I'm running. Sometimes it's like I've lived a thousand lives in a thousand places. I'm born, I live, I die. And always there's the Doctor. Always I'm running to save the Doctor again and again and again. And he hardly ever hears me. But I've always been there.
Clara: [speaking to the first Doctor] Doctor.
The Doctor: Yes? What is it? What do you want.
Clara: [voice-over] Right from the very beginning
Clara: [to the first Doctor] Sorry. But you were about to make ...
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Referenced in Showreel: The Afternoon of the Doctor (2013) See more »

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Doctor Who Theme
Written by Ron Grainer
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales
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Moffat vs. the Doctor - Who wins
30 October 2013 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

My real worry is that Steven Moffat has decided to end Doctor Who.

The series should not be about the Doctor; it should be about the adventures he has traveling time and space. Moffat has lost that, and I'm not sure how it can be regenerated.

Moffat did some wonderful stuff- A Christmas Carol is absolutely beautiful - But he has done too much trash to be taken seriously, and The Name of the Doctor is the absolute nadir.

Will someone please exterminate Clara? Besides destroying the show's continuity, she is a lifeless, personality-less drone.

By the way, a reminder - Peter Capaldi is not the 12th Doctor, but - thanks to Moffat and John Hurt - the Thirteenth -and that's the end of the show, and I think that's just what Moffat and the BBC intend.

If so - they don't get it. The Doctor's greatest charm is that he always continues.

And he will continue, long after Moffat has retired....

As for the story itself - it's virtually non-existent. The Name of the Doctor is a mess of explosions, innuendo, and regurgitation Of fan faves. Totally wankery and wonkery. In other words - zip.

And whether Moffat and HIS fans acknowledge it - the STORIES were what the Doctor was all about.

And will be again, once Moffat is gone.


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