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Series 8 “Faces” Deep Breath BBC Radio Trailer

Transcript:

Doctor: I never know where the faces come from. They just pop up.

Clara: I don’t think I know who the Doctor is anymore.

Doctor: It’s covered in lines. But I didn’t do the frowning. Who frowned me this face?

[Thanks to Gavin]

Step back in time...

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davidbrummy
davidbrummy

To me I am pretty much sure now the Doctor does in some subconscious way chooses his face.  Romana was able regenerate and choose her body with accuracy so the Doctor who has shown to have much more unpredictable regenerations probably due to the nature of them can do so in some way.   The only question for me now is will this only be addressed in a passing line in one episode or will we learn more.








varjunkcsak
varjunkcsak

The Doctor looked into the mirror and said: 'gosh, i look like that actor, Capaldi'. problem solved. :)

AdamFoster
AdamFoster

All these people complaining that the first episode is spoiled, Ever thought that maybe, just maybe the plot about where the Doctor's face's come from will be a plot that will run through the series, I personally think all the trailers and clips for Deep breath have just made me more excited to see it.


adamwright1989
adamwright1989

Well, I am even more excited now. 9 days!!! Oh no.

Mercy Reborn2
Mercy Reborn2

do you think the timelords may have chosen his regen for him like in Night

DrunkenDalek
DrunkenDalek

OMG you might have well of shown me the episode, why would the bbc do this I can't belive they would spoil the episode for us in 3 lines,they have given us enogh already god just stop before you ruin the last episode *feel my sarcasm* but seriously guys it's 3 lines barely spoils anything

JamesStroud
JamesStroud

There is also a radio trailer that is an extension to the 'I see into you soul Doctor' line from the Dalek episode

PeterGecko2
PeterGecko2

Despite people claiming Deep Breath has been spoiled, I must say that I think this season has been one of the most secretive. I knew heaps coming into season 7, and there were barely any surprises. This season, I barely know anything about all the episodes, which I'm incredibly happy about. So I'm just thankful because even this episode has not been given away.

GrantBattersby
GrantBattersby

How much more of Deep Breath are they going to spoil? I feel like I've already seen it at this point

DrWhoBoy123
DrWhoBoy123

it will be fairly easy for the doctor to remember he's seen the face in Pompeii, but how will he realise the same face popped up again in torchwood- he wasn't there! perhaps a captain jack return?

*crosses fingers*

MrRazza, General Rogue Timelord Identifier
MrRazza, General Rogue Timelord Identifier

With results day looming tomorrow, it feels like I've been frowning for you Doctor!

In all seriousness though I'm a little concerned that it might be given more attention than it's needed. Sure, if it's done well it makes no difference - but I fear that make too big a thing of it and we'll see more difficulty in reusing actors in the future. Also, if it doesn't cover past reappearances (i.e., Colin Baker) it could in fact make them a little more awkward - if the explanation of "we'd just like to have that actor again" is no longer considered substantial enough. 

blawesomejeff
blawesomejeff

Ugh, this makes me sad because it's so spoilery. These are great lines, and to waste them on a radio promo is just gross. Thumbs Down BBC.

Antee991166
Antee991166

I'm not quite sure why they've decided to bring this up now, since we've had Doctor's with "lines" before, even tattoos! As I've said before, this storyline doesn't "need" to be addressed, but I'll wait and reserve judgement until I actually see the next series.

Noybusiness
Noybusiness

@AdamFoster What's been released about the episode hardly amounts to spoiling the plot. Just enough information to make us excited and give the general impression that it's seriously good and solid. You really can't tell what's going to happen beyond that.

parrot999
parrot999

Those were the sisterhood of Karn, not the timelord, thought the Timelords did choose the Third Doctor's face... I've always wondered if the inhabitants of Karn are an offshoot of the Timelords or not, because theyhave a lot of technological and cultural similarities to the timelords, but the sisterhood acknowledged the timelords as a seperate civilization...

JLS1138
JLS1138

@ Notsosmartguy the dalek of Jersey I don't think so, Jersey. I don't think he has any control over it ("Regeneration, it's a lottery") but subconsciously might be influenced by people he's met. 

The Outer Space K9
The Outer Space K9

I don't know, but "Where do the faces come from?" is a fascinating question and I hope we'll get an equally interesting answer. Think about it, the concept of regeneration and how it works seems to broaden more and more. It's an old idea still being developed today. I really look foward to see how this subtle story arc develops.

The_Eternal_Dalek
The_Eternal_Dalek

@GrantBattersby  You say that, but you don't know they have been spoiling Deep Breath. Sure there's a couple of things we can place, but many of the clips (including these ones) could (and indeed some definitely are) from later episodes in the series.

yolt13
yolt13

@GrantBattersby I can assure you (because I've seen it) that there is PLENTY in this episode that hasn't been spoiled for you yet... unless, of course, you peaked at spoilers or leaked material, at which point you really have no one to blame but yourself.

davidcm1991
davidcm1991

@GrantBattersby All we've seen is a couple of snippets in a series trailer, a trailer for the episode itself which was no longer than the "next time" trailers that air at the end of every episode, and heard these 3 lines.One of which we heard before in one of the other trailers. We've also seen a couple of clips on the news thingy aswell, but 2 of those were from the dalek episode, I'm guessing the other one was too, but even if not, again we already seen that in the series trailer. If you notice, they are giving us a lot, but revealing very little because they're repeating things each time so it makes it seem that they're giving us more than they actually are. 

Demeggy
Demeggy

@GrantBattersby if anything, I feel we've seen the least amount of content for a new series/episde than ever before


The Outer Space K9
The Outer Space K9

That's what happens to all the series openers. I never watch the clips or listen to this radio trails sine they've spoiled half of the Impossible Astronaut for me.

Amy says Peter Davison is the Thirteenth Doctor!
Amy says Peter Davison is the Thirteenth Doctor!

He doesn't necessarily have to know about Frobisher. Remember that this idea was developed without the Doctor or the Time Lords in mind, so at its core, it only has to be something that can connect Frobisher to Caecilius. Therefore, I expect it to be something similar to spacial genetic multiplicity; i.e. a generalized quirk of spacetime or physics that causes people to share the same face. Assuming that to be the case, then they could get by just fine with only drawing to connection between the Doctor and Caecilius and then allowing us to connect the dots to Frobisher.


Kiler1995
Kiler1995

@DrWhoBoy123 Pompeii was a awfully long time ago for the Doctor. He was 900 years back then, now he's 2000-something.

Also hopes Jack returns at some point to tie in Capaldi's Torchwood appearance.

The_Eternal_Dalek
The_Eternal_Dalek

@blawesomejeff  Steven Moffat mentioned this very idea a couple of months back (I believe it was in DWM). They've spoiled nothing, Moffat is the writer and he decides what will spoil his script or not.

Invictus12
Invictus12

But what story "needs" to be addressed? It's just they had a clever idea of how to integrate it into a cool story, or so they think. Like every story.

MaraBackman
MaraBackman

@Antee991166 My guess is that this sound clip is from the part where he still thinks he's Eleven and acts like he would have.

MaraBackman
MaraBackman

@parrot999 If I remember correctly, the Sisterhood are Gallifreyans who rejected a Time Lord-ruled civilization, but still retain much of the same culture.

NumberNine
NumberNine

A long time ago, but as 11 said "I never forget a face"

Taz C
Taz C

@MaraBackman Sounds about right. "Who frowned me this face?" if delivered in a different tone, would be such an Eleven line (actually, having read the leaked script, there are quite a few Eleven-ish lines towards the beginning).

Antee991166
Antee991166

@MaraBackman @Antee991166  Possibly. It just feels a bit strange to me that he is bothered about his face being "lived in" when he didn't seem that bothered when he regenerated into Pertwee. It is possible that this is simply out of context and that within the episode it will make a lot more sense.

Amy says Peter Davison is the Thirteenth Doctor!
Amy says Peter Davison is the Thirteenth Doctor!

Perhaps Three just didn't think it was a big deal. We know that the different Doctors prioritize different things. Just look at the Doctor's constantly flip-flopping sentiment toward cats.


YaelMoise
YaelMoise

@Antee991166 @MaraBackman Maybe he just doesn't like his new face and this is his version of "Oh, no! Oh, no. Pff... That's not me at all. *laughs* No wonder you didn't recognize me. *laughs* Oh, that face!"

MaraBackman
MaraBackman

Perhaps he's just traumatized after such a long pause in regenerating into a mature face? He's perhaps grown used to looking youthful, even if Eleven did get wrinkly over time.

det_bullock
det_bullock

@Amy says Peter Davison is the Thirteenth Doctor! Well, if I remember correctly he really didn't like his nose when he regenerated into three, the first comment when he regenerated into four was "at least the nose is an improvement", he never seems to be quite content with what he ends up with apart from number 6 and a couple of others.