Last Friday’s Doctor Who Christmas special was a fascinating look at the contradictions of River Song. But it also gave her some much-needed closure, and her pairing with Peter Capaldi finally made the Doctor’s relationship with River feel like it had some weight.
Remember this shot of a naked River Song from the Doctor Who season six trailers? We never actually saw it in the show, and it turns out the scene was too naughty to air, according to producer Steven Moffat.
Still confused about the tangled, time-crossed chronology of River Song and the Doctor on Doctor Who? Alex Kingston herself narrated the whole River timeline, in the final episode of the tie-in show Doctor Who Confidential after Saturday's season finale.
Tonight's Doctor Who episode brought back an idea that Russell T. Davies used to play with a lot: the Doctor inevitably ruins his companions. In Davies' version, it was that the Doctor winds up turning them into weapons against ultimate evil. For Moffat, it's perhaps more complicated.
We've seen Doctor Who's time-wimey take on "A Christmas Carol", and now it's time to look ahead to season six. Let's examine the new trailer and learn what's in store for the Doctor and his friends. Spoilers and speculation ahead!
The central enigma of Doctor Who's very first episode wasn't the Doctor himself — it was a 15-year-old girl. So Steven Moffat was returning the show to its roots when he introduced the mysterious River Song. Here's why she's awesome.
We've had a week to let David Tennant's departure sink in, and now it's full steam ahead, all systems go, and, well, GERONIMO for the Eleventh Doctor. So what clues does the fifth series trailer hold? Spoilers and speculation ahoy!