The Doctor looks and seems human. He's handsome, sexy and witty, and could be mistaken for just another man in the street. But the Doctor is a Time Lord: a 909 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel with his TARDIS. The Doctor saves planets for a living and he's very, very good at it. The human race will survive - but only with the Doctor's help.
Last EpisodeTV Special: The Husbands of River Song Aired: Dec. 25, 2015
It’s Christmas Day on a remote human colony and the Doctor is hiding from Christmas Carols and Comedy Antlers. But when a crashed spaceship …
Series Fun Facts
- Peter Capaldi played a W.H.O. doctor in the film World War Z, before starring in Doctor Who as the Twelfth Doctor.
- Jenna Coleman auditioned for Mels, an earlier incarnation of River Song.
- John Hurt's costume was meant to signify that he was "rougher, tougher", and had been around for a while; the audience had missed a lot. Hurt's request to keep his beard adds to this effect.