It may not have been the best regeneration, but it certainly was different. After all, the Doctor reached the end of his regeneration cycle, meaning everything starts fresh thanks to a little extra push from his home planet. Check out the different stages of the regeneration below, in animated GIF form.
First there was the old Doctor. He got to explode into a gold stream of light like those that came before him, taking out the Daleks in the process.
Then came time to say farewell to that old bow tie.
Of course, it didn’t take long to move past the emotion of the moment, right into silliness.
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