Episode 7: Kill the Moon
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I haven’t reviewed Doctor Who since December 2013, even though Series 8 began to air weeks ago. The Lad and I have just watched Episode 7 and I hadn’t yet put finger to keyboard! Well I’ve been procrastinating long enough, so here we go.
“On the fields of Trenzalore, at the fall of the Eleventh, when no living creature can speak falsely or fail to answer a question will be asked—one that must never be answered. And Silence must fall when the question is asked.”
Duoh! I forgot that David Tennant’s incarnation regenerated TWICE! In the two-part climax to Series 4 (The Stolen Earth / Journey’s End), the Doctor begins to regenerate after being shot by a Dalek. Having healed the injury however, he channels the remaining regeneration energy into his old severed hand, thus enabling him to regenerate without the customary change in appearance and personality. I guess I never thought that counted, but having achieved the essential purpose of regeneration, I guess it must have. Continue reading