Doctor Who - Season 10, Episode 12 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Doctor Falls



Critic Consensus: "The Doctor Falls" offers a dramatic and satisfying end for this iteration of the show's ever-evolving hero.

Episode Info

in the season finale, the Doctor makes a final stand against an army of Cybermen, to protect a tiny band of humans from destruction.


Peter Capaldi
as The Doctor
Pearl Mackie
as Bill Potts
Matt Lucas
as Nardole

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Critic reviews for The Doctor Falls

A dramatic and satisfying finale.

July 3, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The episode was as nerdy as superfans could hope for, without derailing the enjoyment for occasional viewers.

July 3, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Season ten finale put a wonderful bookend on an evolution that's been in the works for all of Peter Capaldi's time on the show.

May 14, 2018 | Full Review…

"World Enough and Time" and "The Doctor Falls" are singing the same old song. But then something remarkable happens. Moffat and director Rachel Talalay devote a considerable chunk of time to Bill's perspective.

July 5, 2017 | Full Review…

The Doctor Falls is a bold title for the last episode in the series, and sets the stage for an hour's worth of shining character performances.

July 5, 2017 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Even for a finale, the theme of endings ran quite strongly through "The Doctor Falls." John Simm's Master, Missy, Bill, Nardole, the Doctor... Actually, all of them managed to jerk a few tears out of me.

July 3, 2017 | Rating: 4.2/5 | Full Review…

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