Should Classic Doctors have been in the 50th? 🖼️ Doctor Who Debate

Should The Day of the Doctor have featured Classic Doctors? Two opposing sides battle this question out in a Doctor Who Debate!

1 show. 2 fans. 1 question. 2 perspectives. This is Doctor Who debate, where we each take a side, and tackle a controversial question about Doctor Who — but it’s up to you to decide who won the debate! Let us know what you think in the comments.

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TIMECODES:
0:00 Intro
1:04 Tomtit: Argument #1
6:33 Neo: Argument #1
11:53 Tomtit: Argument #2
16:38 Neo: Argument #2
21:52 Tomtit: Argument #3
27:05 Neo: Argument #3
32:53 Tomtit: Conclusion
36:50 Neo: Conclusion
41:57 Debrief

One thought on “Should Classic Doctors have been in the 50th? 🖼️ Doctor Who Debate

  1. Peter Sutcliffe Nov 24, 2020 / 5:58 AM

    I don’t think the Classic Doctors should have been in the 50th special, because their actors are old and bloated.

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