With a title like “The Name of the Doctor” will they finally be answering that half-century long question, “Doctor who?” I know fans are polarized about this, but to be honest it doesn’t matter to me. Whether the Doctor’s name continues to be a mystery or we discover his name’s really just something like “Randall,” it won’t temper my enjoyment of the show one bit.
If you noticed the featured actors in the poster you’ll have seen the name Alex Kingston in the mix. Yes, River Song will be back for this final fling of season seven. She may even be the one to blab his name.
Personally, I’m betting his name is Time-othy.
Some tantalizing tidbits from the BBC:
The title of the series finale has been revealed and is the hugely intriguing: The Name of the Doctor.
The ‘poster’ for the series’ final adventure (above) was unveiled today and it also confirms that Alex Kingston is back, joining Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman for what promises to be a jaw-dropping end to a spectacular series.
But we’re not there, yet! We’ve still to unravel the mystery of Clara – the woman ‘twice killed’ and yet still by the Doctor’s side… What secrets does she hold? And in the weeks ahead we’ve a trip to a haunted house, a journey to the centre of the TARDIS and a nightmare clash with the mighty Cybermen. But after all those adventures we have The Name of the Doctor and stand by for something that you might always have believed to be impossible…
Sounds like one hell of a finale, doesn’t it. Any bets it’ll leave us hanging on a plot twist that’ll have us in fits for months? Yeah, didn’t think so.
Doctor Who airs on BBC America Saturday nights at 8/7c, immediately followed by Orphan Black and The Nerdist.
Be there or be…somewhere else. But if you’re somewhere else you’re missing the best part of Saturday night.