And I have slightly mixed feelings, I admit. If it was just Catherine Tate as Donna coming back I’d be over the moon! But the Tenth Doctor is here too and as much as I like David Tennant, I hate Ten. As you know. I’m sorry!
In the press release Russell T Davies implied it could just be a flashback or a parallel universe but what I REALLY want is for him to finally reverse Donna’s terrible ending, I’m still salty about it over a decade later.
Well at least no-one will have to digitally de-age them.
Okay so the rewatch of the Doctor Who season 4 finale was a BIG undertaking and loads of the cast and crew joined in! And some wonderful person actually put them all together in a list so the whole watchalong was made easier! Woo!
However, I’m gonna do the same thing I did for some of the other rewatches and put all the most interesting tweets together and in order. (Also I added Georgia Tennant’s tweets because they were friggin’ hilarious.) So first I’ve done The Stolen Earth and tomorrow I’ll do Journey’s End. There’s a wealth of fascinating information in there and well, this blog isn’t called Overly Devoted Archivist for nothing.
(Freema is utterly and totally delightful throughout all of this)
(I absolutely love all the Noel-Freema interactions here. Hey hope springs eternal Mickey and Martha will be back one day…)
Doctor Who: my kind of ending. Yes, I’ve been rewatching it again.
Donna keeps her memories and her human/time lord hybrid nature because [insert sci-fi explanation], finds the sonic pen from the episode Partners In Crime and travels with Doctor and Rose, and Martha and Mickey join them sometimes when they want a break from working from constantly defending Earth AND ALL OF THEM ARE IN ONE UNIVERSE THANK YOU VERY MUCH. And Jack too, he just didn’t fit in the composition, sorry Jack.