Did you know that the statistically most likely title for a DW serial is "The Death of Death?"
His exact words were, “A fucking reset button? Like fuck am I coming back to canonically nullify my character arc.” I still can’t figure out what he meant by that.
Steven Moffat, on Christopher Eccleston’s absence from the 50th Anniversary. (via sea-change)
And “fans” still believe everything they find in the internet without slightless effort to think and check their fucking sources.
Steven Moffat Appreciation
One of the most touching tributes to come out of the Doctor Who 50th special was the one to the fans through the character of Osgood. There, in the background of what was the most important negotiation in history, without anyone noticing, Osgood saved the world.
She could have easily sabotaged the Doctor’s plan by telling Kate to check her pockets, but instead of choosing to divide, Osgood chose to be kind. Becoming the bridge, the one who was willing to connect with what everyone had been so afraid of.
She had been neither cruel nor cowardly. And I think that’s why Steven wrote her in wearing the scarf. Because, really, anyone, anywhere, through kindness and courage, can be the Doctor. If that’s not the greatest tribute to the fandom, I don’t know what is.
#Also - for those of you who are not aware#Osgood is the daughter of Sgt. Tom Osgood who was a UNIT technical officer serving under Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart#Sgt. Osgood was called in to assist in the rescue of the Doctor & Jo Grant and with the Doctor’s help#he devised a way to get past the heat barrier surrounding them#successfully saving their lives#He later became a scientist advisor for UNIT - where his daughter followed in his footsteps.#Also like her father - Osgood’s first name wasn’t given on screen.