I think that the War Doctor called it when he met 10 and 11— he was having a midlife crisis. The Time War aged the doctor from what we could see and was clearly a defining moment for him. I think while regeneration is unpredictable for the Doctor his subconscious clearly plays a role. When he regenerated to 9 it was… » 9/04/14 12:51pm 9/04/14 12:51pm

Normally I'd totally agree— but given how the fact they were past their prime and popularity in the first film was a key part of the narrative, actual time passing could be something the play off of. It would be an opportunity to satirize the trend of decades late sequels. They could play off Star Trek doing the same… » 8/06/14 9:11am 8/06/14 9:11am