The Doctor must face Missy and the Master in an epic showdown between the three time lords and the cybermen. Meanwhile on a remote farm, the residents are preparing for war. As Operation Exodus begins, the Doctor must face his greatest challenge yet whilst fighting off his looming regeneration.
Did You Know?
The names of the members of the Hartnell family that appeared in the anniversary special "An Adventure in Space and Time" appeared throughout the first season. Bill Potts connects to William Hartnell, (The First Doctor) who was called Bill by his friends. Heather, Bill's girlfriend with the star-shaped iris, has the same name as William Hartnell's wife, Heather. The little girl investigating the standing stones at the beginning of "Eaters of Light" was named Judy, like Judith Carney, Hartnell's granddaughter. However, according to Steven Moffat, this was simply a coincidence. See more
Some of the shots in the woods (around 38 minutes) show the Cybermen walking slowly but the accompanying sounds are for them marching at a much faster pace. See more
Sontarans, perverting the course of human history! I don't want to go! When the Doctor... when the Doctor was me! When The Doctor was me. It's starting. I'm regenerating! No, no, no, no, no, no!
Doctor Who Theme
Written by Ron Grainer
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales See more