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Doctor Who 2013 CS "The Time of the Doctor"
Yes, we can finally confirm that mirrors freeze Weeping Angels!
Many fans have speculated and argued over whether the Tenth Doctor's aborted regeneration actually counted towards the total. Now we know.
Acting for Two: Dan Starkey plays both of the Sontarans featured in the episode. Overlaps with You Look Familiar (as he had previously played Strax, Skorr in "The Sontaran Stratagem", and Jask in "The End of Time") and justified by the fact that they are a clone race, presumably all from the same batch.
Fake Shemp: Young Amelia Pond was not played by Caitlin Blackwood as in previous episodes, presumably as she's aged too much for the cameo to work. To disguise the fact that they obviously used another actress, Amelia's face was covered with drawings.
Hey, It's That Guy!: Clara's nan is Etta, and Mrs. Buttle, and Madge!
Hey, It's That Place!: The block of flats where Clara's family are having Christmas dinner is the same one used in some shots of the Powell Estate in "Rose" (in particular, the long walking sequence leading up to the "turn of the Earth" speech).
Hey, It's That Voice!: Handles is Fonejacker.
Hilarious in Hindsight: Matt Smith wasn't the only one wearing a wig in his scene; Karen Gillan had to, as well, for her filming of . She regrets "more than anything" that they Guardians of the Galaxy didn't think of swapping wigs.
The Other Darrin: Clara's father is played by James Buller in this episode, while previously in "The Rings of Akhaten" he was played by Michael Dixon.
Real Life Writes the Plot: Matt Smith wore a wig; so does the Doctor. He also injured his leg on-set and the Doctor started using a cane.