The buildup to the
Back in 1996, Paul McGann played the Doctor in a one-shot TV movie that attempted to revive the "Doctor Who" franchise after a seven-year absence from TV screens. The film turned out to be McGann's only spin in the role before the series was revived more successfully in 2005.
While all the Doctors before and after McGann were shown transitioning in and out of the role through the Doctor's famous regenerations, the gap between McGann as the eighth Doctor and
Not to spoil anything about this very short adventure, written by current "Doctor Who" show runner Steven Moffat, but a major lingering question for fans both old and new will be answered and anticipation for the 50th anniversary special is higher than ever. Why? Because McGann's unexpected appearance in this special means many more surprises could be in the offing.
Currently, three versions of the Doctor --
But who else could be spotted? The world will find out at the same time.