After nearly five decades, the BBC’s beloved sci-fi series Doctor Who still finds a way to surprise fans. The show is only a little more than a week away from its 50th anniversary special, “The Day of the Doctor,” which promises to be an extra-long, big-budget adventure featuring the current Doctor, Matt Smith, his predecessor David Tennant, and John Hurt as an newly introduced incarnation the Doctor. As the series has done with some of its bigger episodes, today it released a prequel to tease the finale. But the prequel does a lot more than tease: In just seven minutes, “The Night of the Doctor” upset assumptions about the 50th anniversary special and shook up the Doctor Who canon.
"Can you name me one other instance at your workplace, or in history, that a man hasn’t been given full credit for his actions? You know what I mean? How often does a man do something and they’re like…hmm…I think *she’s* responsible."