Critic Consensus: "Hell Bent" swerves from the expected storyline for the finale, and instead delivers a heartfelt resolution for The Doctor and his companion.
Critic reviews for Hell Bent
Even from the encumbered mess that is this series finale, there are seedlings of hope.
'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.
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.
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