Doctor Who - Season 9, Episode 12 - Rotten Tomatoes

Hell Bent



Critic Consensus: "Hell Bent" swerves from the expected storyline for the finale, and instead delivers a heartfelt resolution for The Doctor and his companion.

Episode Info

Part 2. If you took everything from him, betrayed him, trapped him, and broke both his hearts, how far might the Doctor go? Returning to Gallifrey, the Doctor faces the Time Lords in a struggle that will take him to the end of time itself. -- (C) BBCA


Peter Capaldi
as The Doctor
Donald Sumpter
as The President
Ken Bones
as The General
T'Nia Miller
as Female General
Linda Broughton
as The Woman
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Critic reviews for Hell Bent

Okay, you got us that time, Steven Moffat.

June 19, 2018 | Full Review…

That ending retroactively made the whole thing great.

May 18, 2018 | Full Review…

Even from the encumbered mess that is this series finale, there are seedlings of hope.

December 8, 2015 | Rating: 4/10 | Full Review…

'Hell Bent' is at points thrilling and affecting - and as ever is blessed by two sensational lead performances from Capaldi and Coleman, who not only anchor but pretty much carry the entire hour.

December 7, 2015 | Full Review…

The Doctor stands alone once again, once more wearing his traditional outfit and wielding an awesome new screwdriver... It's a hopeful place to leave things, and a fitting cap to the best season of the show in years.

December 6, 2015 | Full Review…

Capaldi delivers another powerfully intense performance.

December 6, 2015 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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