So there you have it, the Toobworld Central salute to the Doctor of 'Doctor Who' here at Inner Toob. As we take our leave of David Tennant's portrayal of the Tenth Doctor and welcome the arrival of Matt Smith as Doctor Number Eleven, here's my wish for the future of the series:
More sooner than later, the show has to address the roadblock up ahead: a Time Lord is only supposed to have 13 regenerations, which would mean the original Doctor played by William Hartnell (and Richard Hurndall) and the 10 regenerations that followed, with room for three more recastaways after Matt Smith.
Christopher Eccleston and Colin Baker only lasted a year each; Paul McGann only had the one TV movie. Who knows how quickly they're going to burn through the actors to come?
This is sci-fi TV at its best - well, at the very least at its longest-running, so there must be some techno-babble to get around this. Perhaps with the Gallfreyans being re-introduced, the ruling council can offer the Doctor the chance for more regenerations, as they once did to the Master..... At any rate, the Doctor is dead. Long live the Doctor!