The Doctor’s Hidden Secrets Revealed

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IO9 shared a variety of bits of test footage from auditions for parts in science fiction and superhero TV shows and movies. The bit of script that was used for Paul McGann’s audition to play the 8th Doctor includes some fascinating details, which never made it into the TV movie he starred in. Could any of them find their way back into the show at some point?

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  • Straw Man

    Yech. I hope they don’t run with it–it’s a rotten addition to the mythos. Half human, brother of the master, heir of Rassilon, the prophet long foretold? What an utter letdown, seeing this mysterious figure reduced not just to a cliché, but to a half-dozen of the most worn-out clichés around.


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