Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special Gets An Air Date; Plus Special Video From Matt Smith And David Tennant
The Doctor Who season finale will air in just a few hours on BBC America. The Brits have already seen it, and besides Twitter, they’ve done a good job of keeping the story’s secrets. The episode did not lie. The biggest secret The Doctor has ever had is revealed and it will change the history of Doctor Who forever. I do not say that lightly. I’ve seen almost every episode that is still in existence and consider myself an amateur Whostorian as it were. The episode is the last we’ll see until the November 50th Anniversary spectacular.
The BBC announced the air date of the episode after the final credits rolled on The Name of The Doctor. The banner above gives the date as November 23, 2013 in case you couldn’t read the date the way the Brits write it. That’s the exact day the very first episode, An Unearthly Child, aired 50 years ago. We figured that may be the case, but it’s confirmed now. Because the interwebz did a good job of keeping the secrets even though some people got the episode on Blu-ray a few weeks early, the BBC unveiled a special behind the scenes video featuring David Tennant and Matt Smith talking about filming the special together. It’s nothing major, but it is a pretty fun video.
Now this is where things get tricky. The episode featured a huge, monumental, gigantic reveal that changes Doctor Who forever. I WILL NOT reveal it in this article, but I will give you links to a YouTube video with the reveal and a screengrab of the surprising development. Click at your own risk. I’d recommend that you wait until you watch it, but I know some people have to know right here and right now. The link to the YouTube video with the reveal is here (though it may be taken down soon, as most spoiler videos are). The picture can be found here. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. If you discuss it below, do try to keep it vague or veiled. What did you think of the episode? Are you ready for the 50th?
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Source : BBC