So over the weekend it was announced that we are coming to the end of Matt Smith’s run as the Doctor. This of course has brought a huge range of reactions, from excitement, to disappointment, to meh. A new Doctor can always bring feelings of anxiety because is the new Doctor going to live up to the past? It can be hard to see that new person as a Doctor.
The first Doctor that I saw was David Tennant and that was really only a couple episodes. Then I watched from the beginning of the new series with Christopher Eccleston and it was odd at first to see a different actor as the Doctor. After one season though he was the Doctor, then we got Tennant who brought a whole new and wonderful feeling to the character and he became the Doctor. Matt Smith at first I was not sure about, but again he became the Doctor.
It is really amazing how every iteration is still the Doctor. So with a new incarnation of the Doctor about to be born there have been some great ideas thrown around and here are my two favorites. Continue reading