@MikeofMcr: I argue below that the Doctor has to recognize Clara, at least for a moment, from Rigsy’s artwork on the TARDIS, so that subconsciously he will no longer have a mystery gnawing at him, because the show itself asserts the Doctor cannot resist a mystery.
I contend Hell Bent and in fact the entire season after the first two Davros /…[Read more]
hey @Timeloop – hmmm… nice hook for some bonkerising!
On first hearing it I was (shamefully) thinking it was simply a kinda mirroring in the script:
ie The Doctor is embarrassed with his former regeneration’s desire to be liked so much he wanted to be Clara’s boyfriend, so is sarcastic towards himself “… your ‘boyfriend’ “. Clara is also…[Read more]
GUYS GUYS GUYS GUYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GUYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How did I not see this? Has anyone seen it? GUYS! Tell me what you think!
I just rewatched the episode to make sure I give an informed answer to @MikeofMcr AND and at the end, just before 11 calls – the Doctor says ‘You’d better get that, it might be your boyfriend‘!!!
And then…[Read more]
Regarding your first idea: She does know the paternoster gang and they know her. What made you think they don’t know each other? I can’t see it.
And regarding the second: 11 and 12 had no contact. 11 ist just imagining the situation and remembering past regenerations. He has experienced quite a few. He also knows Clara through…[Read more]
I am expecting the Capaldi Doctor to have some sort of facial hair-otherwise why only see his eyes?
The alternative is possible: that is, he had a beard when they filmed that (he certainly had a beard for filming The Musketeers), but he’s decided on a clean-shaven Doctor.
Or, they were keeping their options open.
9) I agree ‘the…[Read more]