'Doctor Who': 'The Day of the Doctor' makes regenerations even more confusing

Now that "Doctor Who" fans know for sure that there was a Doctor between Paul McGann and Christopher Eccleston, that shifts the numbers. Now Peter Capaldi will technically be the 13th Doctor, rather than the 12th. That means this will be the 12th regeneration for the Doctor, which is all he has to his life.Steven Moffat had said time and and again that the Doctor only has 12 regenerations, but that "there's something you're all missing." He says at some point in the history of "Doctor Who" there was an event that explained how the Doctor will continue to regenerate.This was before "The Day of the Doctor," so it's not likely that he was talking about about the War Doctor taking up a slot. However, how many regenerations are actually left? With the show at the height of its popularity, ending whenever Capaldi decides to throw in the towel isn't a possibility. Still, at some...



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