Let's Do the Time Lord Again: 50 Best 'Doctor Who' Moments

As the new doctor hits American screens, travel back through the highlights of this classic British sci-fi show

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34. The Tenth Doctor Departs

From: "The End of Time"
Premiere: December 25, 2009

John Simms returns as the Master and, in a visionary bit of head-buggery worthy of an Aphex Twin album cover, turns everyone into himself – with the goal of using his usurped power to bring the Time War-destroyed Gallifrey back to life. Timothy Dalton is brilliantly pompous as Time Lord founder Rassilon, and Bernard Cribbins, as everybloke Wilfred Mott, makes a wonderful companion to David Tennant's Tenth Doctor. Mortally wounded in the second of two episodes, Tennant practically begs to be spared. Then, wham! Onward to Matt Smith with a hearty "Geronimo!"

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