There was a lot of speculation leading up to the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special, The Day of the Doctor, as to which of the former Doctors would appear in it. As it turns out, some of the actors who’ve played the Doctor throughout its 50-year history were wondering the same thing.
Former Doctor Peter Davison put together something special for the occasion, writing and directing a short, The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot, which he stars in with other former Doctors Sylvester McCoy and Colin Baker in a quest for the actors to be included in the 50th anniversary special.
Here below, watch the very cool, humorous 31-minute short, which stars several other famous faces, including some big ones from outside the Who universe.
Trust me, if you’re a Doctor Who fan of any era, you’ll want to watch this one.
The Day of the Doctor, which stars Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman, David Tennant, Billie Piper, John Hurt, and more special guests, debuted globally on Saturday, November 23, 2013, and the DVD and Blu-ray are available now for pre-order, with a December 10, 2013 release date. You can check out our thoughts and theories on the special here). The special was simulcast in 94 countries across 6 continents, and won the Guinness World Record for the largest ever simulcast of a TV drama.