The Thirteenth Doctor, Jodi Whittaker

BBC confirms Jodie Whittaker and Chris Chibnall leaving Doctor Who at end of 2022

(November 18, 2021) In September, it was announced Russell T. Davies would be returning to Doctor Who as the Show Runner, and that both Chris Chibnall and Jodi Whittaker were leaving Doctor Who, with RTD taking over for the 60th Anniversary special. Reading between the lines told us it was likely the last Chibnall/Whittaker episode would be in the Fall of 2022. Today, the BBC made an announcement about this.

How will or can they explain the 13th Doctor not being in The Day of the Doctor?

(June 23, 2018) The Day of the Doctor contained the first cameo presentation of Peter Capaldi's eyebrows, and the phrase that all thirteen of the Doctors were there (Doctors 1-12 plus the War Doctor). The operative phrase being "No, sir, All Thirteen". As proper geeks our question today is, why wasn't it "All Fourteen" or "All Twenty"?

Doctor #13, Jodi Whittaker, and TARDIS crew at Comic-Con 2018 San Diego

(July 21, 2018) The first public appearance of the new TARDIS crew happened this week at Comic-Con 2018 San Diego. Present were Jodi Whittaker, two of the companions, Chris Chibnal, and a Producer. They had an hour-long panel in Comic-Con, and also sat for a couple interviews with TV programs.

Why is Jodi Whittaker the 13th Doctor when Matt Smith was actually the 13th Doctor?

(July 23, 2018) It's firmly established that Time Lords (in Doctor Who) can have 12 regenerations, and therefore they have 13 bodies. By the accounting presented in Doctor Who, Matt Smith was Doctor #13 because his was the 12th regeneration. But, the BBC and everyone is crowing that Jodi Whittaker is Doctor #13. WTF?

Jodie Whittaker quits Doctor Who, as expected after Companions depart the show

(January 5, 2021) The typical Doctor Who pattern is that after a Departure of Companions, it's very likely The Doctor will depart shortly afterward. At the end of Revolution of the Daleks it was shown that not only had two of the Companions left the show, but a new Companion was joining. Two days ago (3-4 days after the airing of Revolution of the Daleks), the Mirror ran a rumor that Whittaker was leaving Doctor Who at the end of Season 13.