This time last week, the entire world was buzzing about the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor on Doctor Who. Some were praising the decision BBC made, while others were throwing lines like “political agenda” and other insults at the casting. Many former Doctors and companions have weighed in on this, and at San Diego Comic Con, Peter Capaldi (the current Doctor) and Stephen Moffat (the showrunner) weighed in as well.
Time in the realm of Doctor Who is a tricky thing. For some people it’s never enough, and for others it seems too long. For long time showrunner Stephen Moffat, his time is officially running out. BBC and Moffat made a statement today, via Radiotimes, revealing that the next season/series of Doctor Who will indeed be his last. Stephen Moffat took over after Russell T. Davies ended his run with the 10th Doctor David Tennant, allowing a clean slate for the 11th Doctor Matt Smith and Moffat. Between Matt Smith and the 12th Doctor Peter Capaldi, Moffat has run Doctor Who for six seasons/series, including the now traditional Christmas specials.