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As the final incarnation of the Doctor's original regenerative cycle, the Eleventh Doctor found that his reputation had grown so immense that he attracted new strains of conflict from the fear the peoples of the universe had for him and his destiny on Trenzalore, and became a secretive and guileful individual for the sake of himself and those he held close, while also acting as an outlandish hipster as he embraced his fairy tale life with his obsession with mystery-solving and love of joining in on the fun that time and space offered.

Biography[]

Main article: Eleventh Doctor/Biography

Arriving at Amy Pond's house in 1996 during a crashlanding caused by damage his TARDIS had sustained during his regeneration, the Doctor found a a crack in the fabric of time and space in the wall, but had to take off in the TARDIS when the TARDIS engines started overheating, not returning until 2008, where he was helped by Amy Pond and Rory Williams in stopping the Atraxi from destroying the Earth to find Prisoner Zero, who warned the Doctor that "silence [would] fall" when the Pandorica opened. After taking his rebuilt TARDIS for a test run, the Doctor returned to fulfil his promise to take Amy traveling with him in 2010, (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) taking her to Starship UK in 3295, where they helped free the star whale, (TV: The Beast Below [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) and then to 1941 London, where the Doctor failed to stop the rise of the New Dalek Paradigm. (TV: Victory of the Daleks [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).)

When a summons from River Song lead them to the crash of the Byzantium, (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) the Doctor found another crack in time after Amy became infected by a Weeping Angel, and had to feed the Angels to the crack to close it and heal Amy, after which she told him of her engagement to Rory and tried to seduce him, (TV: Flesh and Stone [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) leading the Doctor to bring Rory aboard the TARDIS and take them to 1580 Venice as a wedding gift to stop them drifting apart as he stopped the Saturnyns drowning Venice. Rory was asked to remain with them in the TARDIS, (TV: The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) and Amy quickly realised her true love for him during a battle with the Dream Lord, (TV: Amy's Choice [+]Simon Nye, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) but Rory was tragically killed during an attempt to find peace with the Silurians, and then erased from time by the cracks. (TV: Cold Blood [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) Now the only one who could remember Rory, the Doctor treated Amy to meetings with the likes of Vincent van Gogh (TV: Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) and trips to destinations such as 1963 London, as they faced challenges from the Daleks, (GAME: City of the Daleks [+]Phil Ford, The Adventure Games (BBC Wales Interactive, 2010).) Cybermen (GAME: Blood of the Cybermen [+]Phil Ford, The Adventure Games (BBC Wales Interactive, 2010).) and Vashta Nerada, (GAME: Shadows of the Vashta Nerada [+]Phil Ford, The Adventure Games (BBC Wales Interactive, 2010).) with the Doctor also befriending Craig Owens when forced to lodge with him to investigate a timeship. (TV: The Lodger [+]Gareth Roberts, adapted from The Lodger (Gareth Roberts), Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).)

Ultimately, another summons from River brought the Doctor before the Pandorica at 102 Stonehenge, and he was imprisoned by an alliance of his enemies to stop his TARDIS from exploding and destroying the universe, though it still blew up and destroyed every planet save the Earth when River was piloting it. (TV: The Pandorica Opens [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) After he was freed by Rory, who had been rebuilt as an Auton by the Alliance, the Doctor used River's vortex manipulator to save her from the TARDIS and then rebooted the universe by launching the Pandorica into the explosion. As his timeline unravelled, the Doctor was remembered back into reality by Amy at her wedding reception, and then took Amy and Rory, revived to his old self by the reality reboot, for more adventure in the TARDIS as "the Ponds". (TV: The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).)

While Amy and Rory enjoyed their honeymoon, the Doctor shared an adventure with Sarah Jane Smith and Jo Jones against the Claw Shansheeth, (TV: Death of the Doctor) and saved Albert Einstein from becoming an Ood, (TV: Death Is the Only Answer [+]The Children of Oakley Junior School, BBC Three (2011).) but then had to save Amy and Rory when the Thrasymachus cruise ship was crashing on Sardicktown by rewriting the history of town proprietor Kazran Sardick to turn him into a nicer person. Taking the Ponds with him, (TV: A Christmas Carol) the Doctor had to separate the TARDIS from itself when the exterior landed within the interior, (TV: Time) and help Amy deal with her conflicting memories caused by the reality reboot. (HOMEVID: Good Night)

After separating from the Ponds to allow them to enjoy their married life, (TV: The Impossible Astronaut) the Doctor took on Alice Obiefune as a companion, (COMIC: After Life) and their adventures included stopping the Talent Scout of SERVEYOUinc with John Jones and ARC, (COMIC: The Comfort of the Good) preventing the Volatix Cabal from enacting their masterplan through sleeper agent the Squire with Abslom Daak and River, (COMIC: Physician, Heal Thyself) and protecting the Sapling from the Scream. (COMIC: The Scream)

After receiving a mysterious summons, the Doctor was reunited with Amy, Rory and River in a mission to find Canton Everett Delaware III, which lead him into his first direct confrontation with the Silents in 1969 Washington DC when he found a little girl in an astronaut suit calling President Richard Nixon. (TV: The Impossible Astronaut) While dealing with Amy's undecided pregnancy, the Doctor used the Silents' post-hypnotic suggestion powers against them by hijacking the Apollo 11 moon landing and having humanity wipe them out. (TV: Day of the Moon) The Doctor then continued to investigate Amy's potential pregnancy as he and the Ponds saved the crew of the Fancy from a Skerth Siren (TV: The Curse of the Black Spot) and investigated a bubble universe where the TARDIS was briefly placed in a woman's body by House, (TV: The Doctor's Wife) until the Doctor realised Amy was a Ganger and severed the connection, though not before the Ganger told him she had watched a future version of himself die at Lake Silencio. (TV: The Almost People) The Doctor and Rory launched an attack on Demons Run to save Amy and her baby from Madame Kovarian, but Kovarian managed to escape with the baby, who was a Proto-Time Lord due to being conceived within the Time Vortex. River, however, revealed that she was the baby to the Doctor, who quickly left. (TV: A Good Man Goes to War)

After months without contact, the Doctor was called upon by Amy and Rory for answers, only for his TARDIS to be hijacked to 1938 Berlin by Mels Zucker, the Ponds' childhood best friend, who regenerated into River Song after being shot by Adolf Hitler, revealing herself to be their child, just as she was hunted down by the Teselecta, with the Doctor learning the Silence was plotting to have River assassinate him at Lake Silencio to prevent the "First Question" being answered. After saving River from the Teselecta and leaving her with the Sisters of the Infinite Schism, the Doctor and the Ponds continued with their adventures, (TV: Let's Kill Hitler) such as helping the Tenza George Thompson overcome his pantophobia, (TV: Night Terrors) finding the missing Agent 99 (COMIC: The Moon of Lost Hope) and saving the universe from the Atomon, (COMIC: Vengeance of the Atomon) until a visit to Apalapucia forced the Doctor to realise his cavalier lifestyle was endangering the Ponds, (TV: The Girl Who Waited) and he decided to leave them behind at a house in 2011 London after an adventure on a prison ship with a Minotaur. (TV: The God Complex)

Embarking on a farewell tour to delay his assassination at Lake Silencio, the Doctor travelled around for roughly two hundred years until a "social call" to Craig, in which the pair thought off some Cybermen, convinced him to face his fate, (TV: Closing Time) though not before he traced answers for his assassination to Dorium Maldovar and the Teselecta, with the Doctor deciding to avert his death by hiding in the Teselecta while it took on his form at Lake Silencio. However, River managed to prevent herself shooting him, causing time to collapse, though the Doctor was able to repair it by marrying River in a dubious wedding ceremony, albeit one they both regarded as genuine, allowing her to trust him. With the universe convinced he was dead, the Doctor went "back into the shadows" by removing information about himself from areas like the Inforarium, ignoring Dorium's warnings of the "Fall of the Eleventh" at Trenzalore. (TV: The Wedding of River Song)

While returning a favour to Madge Arwell, the Doctor was convinced to visit Amy and Rory for Christmas and let them know he was still alive after Lake Silencio, (TV: The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe) and they remained in contact, (TV: Pond Life) even sharing an adventure with the crew of the USS Enterprise-D. (COMIC: Assimilation²) However, after their escape from the Dalek Asylum, during which the Doctor was erased from the Dalek Pathweb by Oswin Oswald, (TV: Asylum of the Daleks) the Doctor and the Ponds would go longer without seeing each other, with a gap of ten months occurring between the Dalek Asylum and them facing Solomon the trader on a Silurian Ark, (TV: Dinosaurs on a Spaceship) until the Year of the Slow Invasion forced the Doctor to live with the Ponds as he assisted UNIT's Head of Scientific Research, Kate Stewart, in repelling a Shakri invasion. Though content to leave the Ponds behind again, the Doctor was convinced to let them travel with him some more, (TV: The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) until he lost them to the touch of a Weeping Angel in New York City, with the temporal energies within the city making him unable to retrieve them. (TV: The Angels Take Manhattan)

After some time traveling with Decky Flamboon, (COMIC: Meteorite Meeting) encounters with the Cyber Legion Cybermen (PROSE: Plague of the Cybermen) and the Dalek Time Controller convinced the Doctor to retire from adventuring (PROSE: The Dalek Generation) and seek solitude in 1892 London, though the Paternoster Gang would continuously try to encourage him to adventure again, though they were unsuccessful (TV: The Great Detective [+]Steven Moffat'"`UNIQ--ref-00000000-QINU`"', Doctor Who Children in Need Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).) until Clara Oswin Oswald convinced him to investigate the Great Intelligence's plot to invade London as a snowstorm, though Clara died foiling the scheme. However, as she died, the Doctor realised there was a connection between her and Oswin from the Dalek Asylum and went looking for answers on the "impossible girl". (TV: The Snowmen) His search brought him into contact with Valarie Lockwood, who joined him in looking for Clara for a time. (AUDIO: The Inheritance) Eventually deciding to see if they met by happenstance again, (WC: The Bells of Saint John: A Prequel) the Doctor was reunited with Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright, (COMIC: Hunters of the Burning Stone) and advised by a young girl to "find a quiet room and have a good think" to help him locate Clara. (WC: The Bells of Saint John: A Prequel)

When Clara Oswald telephoned the TARDIS while he was secluded in 1207 Cumbria, the Doctor followed the call to 2013 London, where Clara helped him defeat the Wi-Fi plot of Rosemary Kizlet and her "client", (TV: The Bells of Saint John) and then agreed to travel with him to Tiaanamat of the Sun-singers of Akhet for her first trip, with the Doctor secretly investigating her (TV: The Rings of Akhaten) as they faced Skaldak the Ice Warrior aboard the Firebird during the Cold War (TV: Cold War) and solved a ghost mystery at Caliburn House, (TV: Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) until he was convinced of Clara's obliviousness to her other lives when he confronted her in a timeline he was able to revert. (TV: Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS) Now seeing Clara as a friend instead of a puzzle, the Doctor agreed to take her charges, Angie and Artie Maitland, to Hedgewick's World of Wonders when they uncovered her time travelling, where they helped Emperor Ludens Nimrod Kendrick Cord Longstaff XLI destroy some Weapons-grade Cybermen. (TV: Nightmare in Silver) When the Great Intelligence took the Paternoster Gang hostage at the Doctor's grave on Trenzalore, it was discovered that Clara became embroiled in the Doctor's time stream when she entered it in order to stop the Great Intelligence corrupting his timeline, though the Doctor was able to retrieve her after they saw a memory of the War Doctor lingering in the timestream. (TV: The Name of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).)

With the mystery of her existence solved, (WC: She Said, He Said: A Prequel) the Doctor and Clara undertook carefree adventures that saw them visit the Royal Albert Hall (TV: Doctor Who Proms Film) and have to recover the Doctor's lost memories with his Twelve Hundred Year Diary. (TV: The History of the Doctor [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who (BBC Three|BBC Three]], 2013).) When Clara started teaching English at Coal Hill School, (TV: The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).) the Doctor travelled alone to let her adjust to her new job, (PROSE: Normality) though did briefly take on Professor Brian Cox as a companion. (TV: A Night with the Stars [+]Error: Code 2 - no data stored in variables, cache or SMW.) When he was brought back into the Last Great Time War by the Moment with the Tenth Doctor to help the War Doctor, the Eleventh Doctor was convinced by Clara to avert Gallifrey's destruction, and the Doctors worked with their other incarnations to lock Gallifrey in a pocket universe.

With the Time Lords saved, the Doctor was convinced by the Curator of the Under Gallery to go looking for Gallifrey, (TV: The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).) though he was unable to find his home planet until he received a message broadcasting throughout time and space shortly after he obtained the head of a Cyberman from the Maldovarium Market and named it "Handles". Tracing the message to a planet quarantined by Tasha Lem of the Papal Mainframe, the Doctor and Clara found the signal coming from a crack in time in a town called Christmas, and Handles confirmed the message came from Gallifrey. Realising the Time Lords were trying to return, an act that would start another time war, and that he was on Trenzalore, the Doctor returned Clara home and then spent the next nine hundred years of his life defending Trenzalore from his greatest enemies as they strived to prevent the Time Lords' return. Growing old and frail as he lost friends such as Handles to the conflict, the Doctor prepared to face his imminent demise by the Daleks until the Time Lords granted him a new regeneration cycle at Clara's urging when Tasha brought her back to Trenzalore, enabling the Doctor to undergo an explosive change that destroyed the Daleks and Nacrana Va Hateen, saving Trenzalore. With his body reseting in preparation for the change, the Doctor bade Clara farewell in the TARDIS as he regenerated into his next incarnation, changing his personal future but leaving the Time Lords trapped outside the universe. (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).)

Other references[]

Prior to the Last Great Time War, a fixed point in time was recorded on Gallifrey concerning the assassination of the Eleventh Doctor at the hands of River Song at Lake Silencio. (AUDIO: Songs of Love)

In 1954, Amelia Williams published Summer Falls, a novel for children in which the lead character meets a man called the Curator, who was based upon the Eleventh Doctor, right down to his physical description and his use of the word "cool" to describe things. (PROSE: Summer Falls) A later edition of the book included an introduction by Amelia directly addressed to the Doctor in which she describes meeting a woman with knowledge of the Doctor. (PROSE: Summer Falls and Other Stories)

Psychological profile[]

Personality[]

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An upset Doctor plays on some swings. (TV: The Bells of Saint John: A Prequel)

Never shying away from adventure, (GAME: Evacuation Earth) the Eleventh Doctor preferred a life of excitement, and would deliberate avoid a stable situation to keep things from being "boring", (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) with his one condition to his companions choosing a destination being that they had to pick somewhere "amazing", (TV: The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) though he also longed for a "simple life", (TV: A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010).) even if he "hate[d] it when things [made] sense." (COMIC: Supernature) More childish in nature than his previous incarnations, he would advise others against "[growing] up", (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) and frequently defined himself as a "a madman with a box". (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Doctor's Wife [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) As he struggled to act as a mature adult in his socialising, (TV: The Lodger [+]Gareth Roberts, adapted from The Lodger (Gareth Roberts), Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2011 (BBC One, 2011).) to the extent that the psychic paper failed to register him as a "mature and responsible adult", (TV: A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010).) the Doctor had trouble reading a room, which would lead to him saying something inappropriate or even offensive. (TV: The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Lodger [+]Gareth Roberts, adapted from The Lodger (Gareth Roberts), Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).)

Unable to resist the call to adventure and the need to help others, (TV: The Beast Below [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).) though in a reckless fashion, (TV: The Girl Who Waited [+]Tom MacRae, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) the Eleventh Doctor tried to be a figure of comfort in the universe by standing by those who were afraid and defenceless, (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Hungry Earth [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Crimson Horror [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) never abandoning those who were in need, (TV: The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Rings of Akhaten [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) even if he believed they weren't real, (TV: Amy's Choice [+]Simon Nye, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) but prioritised those in more immediate danger than those who could be saved later. (TV: Victory of the Daleks [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Death of the Doctor [+]Russell T Davies, The Sarah Jane Adventures series 4 (CBBC, 2010).) He also tried to make new friends wherever he went, taking the time to get to know their names and some details, as well as do odd jobs for them, (TV: The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Lodger [+]Gareth Roberts, adapted from The Lodger (Gareth Roberts), Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Bells of Saint John [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) and would be especially aggravated when killers could not remember their victims' names. (TV: The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).)

Much like his second incarnation, the Eleventh Doctor showed a childlike recklessness, but always had a grand scheme behind his actions. (TV: Day of the Moon [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) Because he believed that secrets "make [people] safe", (TV: Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) he was often deceptive and manipulative, habitually putting elaborate plans in place and executing them, even if his plans emotionally hurt his loved ones. (TV: The Almost People [+]Matthew Graham, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Girl Who Waited [+]Tom MacRae, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Wedding of River Song [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Asylum of the Daleks [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) However, when in an emergency, the Doctor would prefer to speak hard truths than try to falsely alleviate the situation by lying, (TV: Flesh and Stone [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., Asylum of the Daleks [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Rings of Akhaten [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) but would be gentle with those who had no control over their actions. (TV: Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).)

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The Doctor reads while the Ponds enjoy Central Park. (TV: The Angels Take Manhattan [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).)

He found it difficult to stay still for long, (TV: Amy's Choice [+]Simon Nye, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) needing to keep himself entertained because he would "lose his mind out of boredom", and had a poor concept of time, doing a series of tasks in an hour without realising the amount of time that had passed. (TV: The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) Despite his impatience, he enjoyed reading, (TV: Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) often sitting down with a book in moments of leisure. (TV: The Angels Take Manhattan [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012)., The Bells of Saint John [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).)

Able to find positive outlooks in negative situations, (TV: The End of Time [+]Russell T Davies, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2009 and New Year Special 2010 (BBC One, 2009-2010)., Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010).) he preferred to settle problems through negotiation rather than violence, (TV: The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Hungry Earth [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Cold War [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) but was willing to fight and kill when he deemed it necessary, (TV: Day of the Moon [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Asylum of the Daleks [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., Dinosaurs on a Spaceship [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) as well as physically intimidate someone when he was suppressing his anger. (TV: The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Hungry Earth [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., A Town Called Mercy [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) While he could succumb to emotional outbursts and rudeness when under stress, he would apologies for his words and actions once he had calmed down. (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Amy's Choice [+]Simon Nye, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Almost People [+]Matthew Graham, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).)

Aware that he was more absent minded than his predecessors, (GAME: Evacuation Earth) the Eleventh Doctor got distracted easily, disregarding important matters once he noticed something that he found more interesting. (TV: Flesh and Stone [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010).) He thought aloud when he was panicking or stressed, and tended to babble about what he knew about the current situation to come up with a plan, believing that he would have one when he finished talking, (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Flesh and Stone [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Lodger [+]Gareth Roberts, adapted from The Lodger (Gareth Roberts), Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Pandorica Opens [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) with his usual strategy being to "talk very fast, [and] hope something good happen[ed], [and then] take the credit" if the situation resolved itself. (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).)

Always striving to honour his bargains, (GAME: TARDIS) the Doctor would be immensely disappointed with himself if he let others down or had broken a promise he had made. (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Hungry Earth [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Cold Blood [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Girl Who Waited [+]Tom MacRae, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).)

After losing Amy and Rory to the Weeping Angels, (TV: The Angels Take Manhattan [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) but especially after the Dalek Time Controller tricked him, (PROSE: The Dalek Generation) the Doctor exiled himself to 1892 London, referring to it as him being "retired", (TV: The Great Detective [+]Steven Moffat'"`UNIQ--ref-00000000-QINU`"', Doctor Who Children in Need Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).) having sworn to "no more meddling". (PROSE: The Dalek Generation) He remained in strict solitude, turning away from adventures, (TV: The Great Detective [+]Steven Moffat'"`UNIQ--ref-00000000-QINU`"', Doctor Who Children in Need Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).) until Clara Oswin Oswald reinvigorated his wants for adventure. When she was killed by the Ice Governess, the Doctor tried to "bargain with the universe" by saving the Earth from the Great Intelligence to save Clara, believing that he was "owed" a victory, but he instead settled with adventuring again to uncover the mystery of Clara's connection to Oswin Oswald. (TV: The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).)

The Eleventh Doctor had a tendency towards self-loathing for his actions, (TV: Amy's Choice [+]Simon Nye, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The History of the Doctor [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who (BBC Three|BBC Three]], 2013).) such as holding himself accountable for the actions of his enemies when they put his friends in danger or when he failed to stop them. (TV: Victory of the Daleks [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., A Town Called Mercy [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) In an imaginary interrogation session with his previous incarnations, the Doctor imagined them all leaving him in disgust after he made the claim that he always left things better than he found them. (COMIC: Pull to Open) He also had an intense sadness that was almost an exhausted pain, (COMIC: Hunters of the Burning Stone) with Amy concluding that he was lonely inside. (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) He missed Gallifrey, and admitted that he still felt the loneliness of being the last of the Time Lords when he interrogated Alaya. (TV: The Hungry Earth [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) When he was given a ray of hope that he wasn't the last of the Time Lords, and it turned out to be a trap, the Doctor reacted with quiet rage. He also expressed a desire to be forgiven for what he had done in the Time War. (TV: The Doctor's Wife [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) He was glad to'd helped save Gallifrey. (TV: The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).)

While he knew it was important to hold onto tragedy as motivation in the face of adversity, (TV: The Beast Below [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) the Eleventh Doctor would not dwell on despair, choosing instead to move on with his life, (TV: The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) but would still take a period to mourn when he lost someone. (TV: The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).) Because of his willingness to move on from tragedy, the Moment banded him as "the man who forgets". (TV: The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).)

The Eleventh Doctor could be self-interested, eavesdropping on conversations about himself, (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) wanting to be impressive and admired, (TV: Flesh and Stone [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Amy's Choice [+]Simon Nye, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Impossible Astronaut [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) being concerned about not being thought of as attractive, (TV: Let's Kill Hitler [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) and frequently boasted about how impressive he thought he was. (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Impossible Astronaut [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Let's Kill Hitler [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).) However, his arrogance was a façade to hide his insecurities, (TV: The Doctor's Wife [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) and the guilt he felt over ruining his past companions' lives. (TV: Let's Kill Hitler [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).)

Much like his sixth incarnation, the Eleventh Doctor was willing to sacrifice himself for the greater good, (TV: The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Cold War [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) often putting aside his own safety if his companions were endangered, (TV: The Name of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) but admitted that he could be selfish at times, telling Amy that he had taken her with him because he was vain and wanted to be adored. (TV: The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).)

The Eleventh Doctor loved visiting new planets, (TV: A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010).) and having new experiences. (TV: The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).) His favourite places in time and space included 1963 London, (GAME: City of the Daleks [+]Phil Ford, The Adventure Games (BBC Wales Interactive, 2010).) BC Athens, (COMIC: The Chains of Olympus) 1892, (GAME: The Eternity Clock) the Lake District in 1927, (TV: The Rings of Akhaten [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) and his favourite species included the Ood, (TV: The Doctor's Wife [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) and the Kahler. (TV: A Town Called Mercy [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) He also had a fondness for strange words, such as "Protocols", (COMIC: Apotheosis) "Shenanigans", (TV: The Almost People [+]Matthew Graham, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) "Toggle", (TV: Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) "Vim" and "vigour". (PROSE: The Dreaming)

He also had a fondness for music, and claimed to have played with various composers and musicians. (TV: Asylum of the Daleks [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., Dinosaurs on a Spaceship [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) Amy Pond even once caught him attempting to conceal a Euphonium behind his back. (HOMEVID: Good Night) He liked the Beatles, and thought that Ringo Starr was the most unappreciated member of the band, (GAME: City of the Daleks [+]Phil Ford, The Adventure Games (BBC Wales Interactive, 2010).) but also liked music more contemporary, at one time visiting a studio to contribute some urban backing vocals. (WC: Pond Life) However, he appeared to greatly dislike the "Chicken Dance", grimacing and plugging his ears upon hearing it. (TV: The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).)

The Eleventh Doctor liked museums, (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) fluid controls, (TV: Cold Blood [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) football, (TV: The Lodger [+]Gareth Roberts, adapted from The Lodger (Gareth Roberts), Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) "big flashy lighty things", cupboards, (TV: A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010).) cockerels, (TV: The Rebel Flesh [+]Matthew Graham, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) fairgrounds, (HOMEVID: Good Night) buttons, hat stands, (GAME: The Eternity Clock) "good monsters", (COMIC: The Chains of Olympus) rocks, (TV: Dinosaurs on a Spaceship [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) video games, (TV: The Angels Take Manhattan [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) carrier pigeons, (TV: Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) and sandcastles. (COMIC: A Wing and a Prayer) He was a great admirer of Socrates, (COMIC: The Chains of Olympus) and his favourite number was 11. (PROSE: The Day of the Doctor)

His "two least favourite things ever" were money and death, (COMIC: The Blood of Azrael) and he also disliked monologues, (TV: The Hungry Earth [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) clowns, Rubik's cubes, (TV: Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) Twitter, (TV: The Girl Who Waited [+]Tom MacRae, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) lamps, (TV: Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) rats, (TV: The Wedding of River Song [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) shapeshifters, (GAME: The Gunpowder Plot) "cold [and] brutal" places, (GAME: The Eternity Clock) teleportation, (TV: Dinosaurs on a Spaceship [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) and sand. (COMIC: A Wing and a Prayer)

The Doctor felt distressed when the subject of his future came into question, (TV: The Almost People [+]Matthew Graham, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) preferring to keep his goodbyes short and swift, (GAME: Return to Earth) and wanting to avoid his future rather than investigate it, (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) due to his dislike for endings. (TV: The Angels Take Manhattan [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) However, he knew that things had to end in order for new things to begin. (TV: A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010).) Reflecting on bygone times or thinking about a season of his life coming to a close saddened him, especially if it concerned his own mortality. (TV: Death of the Doctor [+]Russell T Davies, The Sarah Jane Adventures series 4 (CBBC, 2010)., Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Angels Take Manhattan [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) Despite his dislike of looking back on his previous lives, (TV: The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) he was comfortable with keeping mementos of his past, (GAME: TARDIS, The Gunpowder Plot) and enjoyed seeing old friends. (TV: Death of the Doctor [+]Russell T Davies, The Sarah Jane Adventures series 4 (CBBC, 2010).)

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The Doctor and the Ponds eat fish custard during his stay. (TV: The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).)

Though he initially hated certain foods, such as apples and bacon, because of his "new mouth", (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) he eventually came to like them. (TV: The Lodger [+]Gareth Roberts, adapted from The Lodger (Gareth Roberts), Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) He liked Jammie Dodgers most of all, (TV: Victory of the Daleks [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Doctor Drops In [+]Error: Code 2 - no data stored in variables, cache or SMW., The Impossible Astronaut [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Bells of Saint John [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) but also had a liking for cake, (TV: The Bells of Saint John [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) with Pontefract cakes being one of his favourites. (TV: The Crimson Horror [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) He also favoured the combination of fish fingers and custard, which he called fish custard. (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).)

He liked sweets, custard cream biscuits, (TV: The Lodger [+]Gareth Roberts, adapted from The Lodger (Gareth Roberts), Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) Torodon tea, (PROSE: Hunter's Moon) and decaffeinated frappuccinos, (PROSE: Touched by an Angel) but disliked drinking water, (COMIC: The Golden Ones) sea pumpkins, (GAME: Shadows of the Vashta Nerada [+]Phil Ford, The Adventure Games (BBC Wales Interactive, 2010).) ginger biscuits, (PROSE: Dead of Winter) musk tea, (PROSE: Dark Horizons) vegetables, (TV: Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) and bourbon biscuits. (PROSE: Chasing the Dawn) His favourite fruit was the pomegranate, (PROSE: The Water Thief) and he disliked drinking any kind of wine. (TV: The Lodger [+]Gareth Roberts, adapted from The Lodger (Gareth Roberts), Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).)

A strong believer in hope and redemption, (TV: The Hungry Earth [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).) the Eleventh Doctor saw every life as important and meaningful, (TV: A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., The Rebel Flesh [+]Matthew Graham, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) believing that "every life [was] a pile of good things and bad things", and that while "the good things [didn't] always soften the bad things", he also thought that "the bad things [didn't] necessarily spoil the good things or make them unimportant". (TV: Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) He tried to see the best in people, thinking that anyone would help someone else in need. (TV: The History of the Doctor [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who (BBC Three|BBC Three]], 2013).)

Because he saw the universe as "vast and complicated and ridiculous", (TV: The Pandorica Opens [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) where everything was "forever growing and shrinking and creating and destroying and never remaining the same for a single millisecond", (TV: The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) the Doctor believed that "impossible things" were the result of "miracles". (TV: The Pandorica Opens [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) He believed that one should "never ignore a coincidence", (TV: The Pandorica Opens [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) because it was what "the universe [did] for fun", (TV: Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) and that they should "never knowingly be serious", (TV: Let's Kill Hitler [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) though he claimed he was "always serious", but had "days off". (TV: Cold War [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) He also saw board signs as "suggestions rather than orders". (TV: A Town Called Mercy [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) He viewed Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursday afternoons as "boring" times, but liked Saturdays, believing them to be "temporal tipping points [where] anything [was] possible." (TV: The Impossible Astronaut [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) He did no think there were "stupid questions". (COMIC: Pay the Piper)

He was afraid of spiders, (GAME: Blood of the Cybermen [+]Phil Ford, The Adventure Games (BBC Wales Interactive, 2010).) and got scared on ghost trains. (HOMEVID: Good Night)

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The Doctor's underlying anger (TV: Cold Blood [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).)

The Eleventh Doctor didn't think of himself as a good man, (TV: A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) being susceptible to becoming more vicious and unforgiving when he didn't have company to restrain his dark side. (TV: A Town Called Mercy [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) In his more ruthless moments, he was not afraid to strike down those who committed horrific acts. (TV: Day of the Moon [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Dinosaurs on a Spaceship [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., A Town Called Mercy [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).) When he prepared to euthanise a star whale when he thought it was the safest option to keep the Starship UK afloat, the Doctor did not mince his words on the "murder" he was about to commit, and how he "[wouldn't] be the Doctor anymore" after he did it, and refused to hear anything from Amy and Liz 10, declaring that "nobody human [had] anything to say to [him]". (TV: The Beast Below [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) He also refused to accept the War Doctor until he saw his own hypocrisy and the war incarnation being a better man than him. (TV: The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).) He was also willing to break his previous incarnation's vow to avoid genocide. (TV: Victory of the Daleks [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).)

The Doctor Aims a Gun at a Gravity Globe

The Doctor prepares to shoot a gravity globe. (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).)

Though he showed disdain for guns, (TV: The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) claiming they "made people stupid", (COMIC: Assimilation²) the Doctor was willing to use a gun in non-harmful ways, (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) or to threaten his adversaries. (TV: A Town Called Mercy [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) He also disliked knives, but believed them useful for spreading butter and jam on crumpets. (PROSE: The Dreaming)

Believing that time was "not the boss of [him]", (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) the Eleventh Doctor firmly believed that "time [could] be rewritten". (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Flesh and Stone [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) However, he knew that history could not be changed at random, (TV: The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) and that events had to happen if they had already been experienced, (TV: Time [+]Steven Moffat, Comic Relief specials comic relief 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., Let's Kill Hitler [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Angels Take Manhattan [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) as well as avoiding changing fixed points in time, (TV: The Wedding of River Song [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) but was willing to take advantage of temporal tipping points to change history for the better. (TV: Cold Blood [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).) As he explained to Clara, the Doctor saw time as a tapestry, with influential people needing to be left alone lest the "patterns they['d] woven [become] unravel[led]". (COMIC: A Wing and a Prayer)

Much like his previous incarnation, the Eleventh Doctor felt his age when it took him a long time to figure things out. (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) Because of his age, he was sometimes pessimistic, looking at the negative things about life. (TV: Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).) However, he admitted he could see the positive things with help from companions, (HOMEVID: Lua error in Module:Cite_source at line 420: attempt to index a nil value.) and described sharing his travels with them as the "greatest adventure". (TV: The Curse of the Black Spot [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) When thinking about how to solve a problem, the Doctor blocked out all outside distractions, even his companions' comments, (TV: Flesh and Stone [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) and would use reverse psychology to help people reevaluate themselves and their situation. (TV: The Lodger [+]Gareth Roberts, adapted from The Lodger (Gareth Roberts), Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).)

He fully expected his companions to disobey him, as most of his previous ones had, and was surprised when Clara Oswald listened to his instructions. (TV: Cold War [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) He also took a liking to people who were observant and good at making deductions, (TV: The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) and showed great sympathy for those who had suffered terribly at the hands of outside influences, even when others looked at them as "creature[s]". (TV: The Beast Below [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., A Town Called Mercy [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).)

Openly describing himself as "obsessive-compulsive", (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) the Doctor was known to let his curiosity over enigmas get the better of him, often putting himself and others in harm's way for answers. (TV: Flesh and Stone [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Cold Blood [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., Nightmare in Silver [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) His insistence on solving mysteries also led him to take on Amy Pond and Clara Oswald as companions. (TV: The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Bells of Saint John [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) River was aware of the Doctor's interest in enigmas, and would be purposely cryptic to allure his assistance on an adventure, (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) and his enemies also knew the best way to trap the Doctor was to lure him in with a mystery. (TV: The Pandorica Opens [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Asylum of the Daleks [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).)

The Eleventh Doctor saw himself as being "way past strange", but also thought that he was "probably incredible." (WC: The Bells of Saint John: A Prequel)

Regarding his other incarnations, the Eleventh Doctor liked to make fun of his younger selves, especially his tenth incarnation, jokingly calling him "sandshoes" to annoy him. (TV: The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).) He did, however, admire the Ninth Doctor, believing him to have been "fantastic". (COMIC: The Promise)

He held great admiration for the Twelfth Doctor, viewing his mere existence as uplifting as it assured him that he had a future despite thinking he was the last incarnation. (COMIC: Four Doctors) He also displayed joy at the Curator's resemblance to the Fourth Doctor and the hope he gave him that Gallifrey still existed. (TV: The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).)

The First Doctor, based on visions he had of his future, considered his eleventh incarnation to be "fit and agile". (PROSE: A Big Hand for the Doctor)

Though he preferred the attention of his friends while he was "being clever", (TV: The Impossible Astronaut [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) and deeply enjoyed having an audience, the Doctor was also content talking to himself on occasion. (PROSE: The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, adapted from The Day of the Doctor (Steven Moffat), Target novelisations (Target Books, 2018).) He once claimed he took on companions solely to have someone other than himself to talk to, (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) but was aware he had a tendency to talk to people without checking if they were there. (PROSE: The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, adapted from The Day of the Doctor (Steven Moffat), Target novelisations (Target Books, 2018).) When facing a personal problem, or when seeing a situation as too dangerous for his companions, the Doctor would demand they return to the TARDIS, (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) or would leave them in the safest place possible. (TV: Victory of the Daleks [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Rings of Akhaten [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) At times, he would trick them into returning to the TARDIS, (TV: The Doctor's Wife [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) or have someone else return them to safety for him. (TV: A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).)

He was very affectionate towards his TARDIS, (TV: The Curse of the Black Spot [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) calling it the "best ship in the universe", (TV: The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).) and addressing it as "dear" and calling it "sexy". (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) He would also get defensive when others criticised his piloting of the TARDIS, such as how he "[left] the breaks on" when landing, (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) or when they had already figured out how to explain how it was "bigger on the inside", as he enjoyed seeing their reactions, (TV: The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) and was easily aggravated when someone harmed his ship. (TV: The Doctor's Wife [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Let's Kill Hitler [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).)

The Doctor viewed humanity as "creatures of hope, forever building and reaching" and learning from mistakes as they "[strove] for greater", with their achievements outnumbering their failings. (TV: The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) However, he also likened them to rabbits that he would "never get done saving". (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).)

While he could get annoyed when others ignored him due to kissing each other, (TV: The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., Asylum of the Daleks [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) and was extremely confused on what to do after River and Clara kissed him for the first time, (TV: Day of the Moon [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).) the Eleventh Doctor was good at giving relationship advice, (TV: A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) and could become quite flirty with those he knew would be annoyed by his friendly remarks. (TV: The Impossible Astronaut [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) However, he rejected the idea of being intimate with his friends, doing everything he could to stop Amy kissing him, (TV: Flesh and Stone [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) and got annoyed with being sniffed in a seductive manner. (TV: The Doctor Appears [+]Steven Moffatt, Comic Relief specials (BBC One, 2013).)

The Doctor initially had a very distrusting nature towards River Song. (TV: The Impossible Astronaut [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) However, the two eventually grew to love one another, even marrying on the battlefield of a broken timeline. (TV: The Wedding of River Song [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) The Doctor came to love River so much that he couldn't bear to think of her death and the prospects of never seeing his eccentric wife again. (TV: The Name of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) He also delayed what he knew to be their final date for as long as possible to keep from losing her, repeatedly cancelling them going to Darillium. (TV: The Husbands of River Song [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2015 (BBC One, 2015).)

His lack of trust in others was also shown by the way he acted with Clara Oswald. Although he was nice to her whenever they were together, the Doctor grew brooding and suspicious whenever Clara's back was turned, (TV: The Rings of Akhaten [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) until he finally confronted Clara about her impossible nature, and realised that Clara genuinely had no idea that she had lived other lives and was happy to find out that she wasn't part of whatever had happened to her, (TV: Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) leading him to start trusting her. As his feelings and attachment to Clara grew, he became somewhat possessive of her and jealous of other men expressing attraction to her, with Mr Clever sarcastically noting how eager he was to please Clara. (TV: Nightmare in Silver [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) The Twelfth Doctor later indicated that the Eleventh Doctor thought of himself as Clara's boyfriend, as he clarified to Clara that "[he] [was] not [her] boyfriend" and that it wasn't her mistake he was referring to when he said that. (TV: Deep Breath [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 8 (BBC One, 2014).)

Eleven and kids

The Doctor entertains children in the toy department. (TV: Closing Time)

The Eleventh Doctor was admired by children for his eccentric, tender, playful and childlike personality. (TV: The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) He did not talk down to them, treating them as equals, (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Cold Blood [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) not dismissing their issues, (TV: The Beast Below [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010).) and tried to encourage them to rise to the occasion. (TV: TV: The Hungry Earth [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Rings of Akhaten [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) He showed a great deal of compassion for children, unable to resist helping if one was upset or scared, (TV: The Beast Below [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., The Impossible Astronaut [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Rings of Akhaten [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) and was greatly enraged when people tried to use children as weapons, (TV: A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) claiming it to be an act that pushed him "may beyond mercy". (COMIC: The Golden Ones)

Iamthedoctorandyouarethedaleks

The Doctor rages at a Dalek. (TV: Victory of the Daleks [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).)

The Eleventh Doctor thought the Daleks as being "masters of hate and fear and destruction", (GAME: The Eternity Clock) and was very hostile to them, saying they were "the worst thing[s] in all creation" and attacking one to provoke it into revealing its true nature to Winston Churchill. (TV: Victory of the Daleks [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) He showed considerable brutality towards them and took great enjoyment in destroying them. (TV: The Wedding of River Song [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) He was also disgusted when he learned the Daleks considered hatred to be beautiful, having previously thought they had "run out of ways to make [him] sick". However, the Doctor felt genuine pity for Oswin Oswald after he realised that she had been turned into a Dalek and, although he told her that she was no longer human, he still treated her as such due to her still retaining her humanity. He was grateful to her for allowing him and his friends to escape and reluctant to leave her behind, only doing so when she ordered him to run. (TV: Asylum of the Daleks [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).)

He also believed that the Weeping Angels were the "most malevolent life form evolution [had] ever produced". (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).)

According to Amy Pond, the Eleventh Doctor was "a complete buffoon, with a silly fringe, and bandy legs, and the most bizarre way of talking", (PROSE: The Forgotten Army) with Tasha Lem calling him a "fatuous egotist". (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) Alec Palmer compared the Eleventh Doctor to a Ministry agent, calling him "capricious [and] brilliant", while Emma Grayling called him "deceitful", saying he had "a sliver of ice in his heart". (TV: Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).)

During his time on Trenzalore, the Doctor grew to love the people of the town of Christmas, (PROSE: The Dreaming) repairing and building toys for the town's children, (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) as well as becoming a parental and protective figure to them, (PROSE: Strangers in the Outland [+]Error: Code 2 - no data stored in variables, cache or SMW., The Dreaming) telling them tales of his exploits, making an ice skating ring for them, (PROSE: An Apple a Day...) celebrating his victories with them, receiving drawings of his achievements, teaching them the Drunk giraffe dance and being the centre of the celebrations' group hugs. The Doctor also assisted the adults of the town, repairing Barnable's family barn, and making it bigger on the inside, (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) fixing the Snow Farm after it was sabotaged by Ice Warrior Zontan, (PROSE: Let it Snow) and venturing into the Outland with the Trenzalore Lifeboat crew to find Tiberius Gluck's body. (PROSE: Strangers in the Outland [+]Error: Code 2 - no data stored in variables, cache or SMW.) Growing protective of the people of Christmas, the Doctor refused to leave them at the mercy of the Papal Mainframe, (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) and ensured they remained out of the way of the siege's incursions, (PROSE: Let it Snow) informing them to tell him of anything out of the ordinary. (PROSE: An Apple a Day...) He especially developed a friendship with a child named Barnable. (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) In his final days, when he was in a senile state, the Doctor still remembered Barnable and looked for him, Amy and Clara in those around him. (PROSE: The Dreaming) He also grew closer to Handles, seemingly carrying him everywhere with him, (PROSE: An Apple a Day...) with the head's deactivation upsetting him greatly. (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).)

Afraid for his life every day, (PROSE: Let it Snow) the Doctor would stand and look down from his Clock Tower once a day to remind him of what he was protecting, eventually seeming to "forget he'd lived any other life". However, during the first three hundred years of the siege, the Doctor would argue with himself about protecting the town, eventually concluding that every life he saved was a victory in and of itself, (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) but felt guilty over the casualties that came in the siege's wake, especially those directly caused by himself, forcibly suppressing his memories of these deaths so he could enjoy himself. (PROSE: Let it Snow)

Slowing turning senile in his inhabiting of the planet, the Doctor would have trouble determining the meaning of questions directed at him, forgetting the details of his plans, (PROSE: Let it Snow) taking a while to register information, (PROSE: An Apple a Day...) and forgetting people he had met. (PROSE: Strangers in the Outland [+]Error: Code 2 - no data stored in variables, cache or SMW.) After seven hundred and fifty years of the siege, the Doctor took to whittling to keep his degrading mind focused. (PROSE: The Dreaming) However, he would regain his youthful vigour whenever he felt there was any danger. (PROSE: An Apple a Day..., The Dreaming)

No longer able to regenerate, (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) the Doctor held a fear of death greater than before, but kept this fear in the back of his mind. (TV: Let's Kill Hitler [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) However, when he heard about his supposed death at Lake Silencio, he lost all composure. (TV: The Almost People [+]Matthew Graham, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) When bestowed a new regeneration cycle by the Time Lords, he was peaceful in death, remarking that change was "good". (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) He also expressed joy when finding out he had a future in the Twelfth Doctor. (COMIC: Four Doctors)

MattSmithTime

The Doctor resignedly removes his bow tie. (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).)

Nearing the end of his life, the Doctor grew weary and accepting of his fate, not trying to avoid his death and resigning himself to his fate by refusing to abandon both the Time Lords and the people of Trenzalore. When the time came, the Doctor faced the Daleks fearlessly, wanting to protect Clara and the people of Christmas one last time. However, when the Time Lords unexpectedly granted him a new cycle of regenerations, the Doctor regained his fighting spirit, using his regeneration to destroy Nacrana Va Hateen and the attacking Daleks with it. Though restored to his youthful form, the Doctor continued to accept his forthcoming regeneration, (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) though was unhappy to hear his next incarnation would be old and grey haired. He tried comforting Clara, first by phoning her future self to assure her his new incarnation would still be him, (TV: Deep Breath [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 8 (BBC One, 2014).) and then telling her present self that people change throughout their lives and what was important was to remember who they were, promising to always remember when "the Doctor was [him]". Seeing hallucinations of Amy Pond, the Doctor removed his bow tie as a sign of his passing, closed his eyes and prepared for the change. When Clara still protested, his last act was to smile back at her and offer his hand, but he regenerated before she could reach. (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).)

Habits and quirks[]

The Eleventh Doctor talked with his hands and calculated with gestures, a gesticulation that was outside of his control and often distracted him. (PROSE: The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, adapted from The Day of the Doctor (Steven Moffat), Target novelisations (Target Books, 2018).) Indeed, it was rare for the Doctor to go long without wringing his hands together, (TV: Cold Blood [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Pandorica Opens [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Doctor Drops In [+]Error: Code 2 - no data stored in variables, cache or SMW., Time [+]Steven Moffat, Comic Relief specials comic relief 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Great Detective [+]Steven Moffat'"`UNIQ--ref-00000000-QINU`"', Doctor Who Children in Need Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012)., The Doctor Appears [+]Steven Moffatt, Comic Relief specials (BBC One, 2013)., Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., A Night with the Stars [+]Error: Code 2 - no data stored in variables, cache or SMW.) keeping them clenched just below his lapels, (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Cold Blood [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Pandorica Opens [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Time [+]Steven Moffat, Comic Relief specials comic relief 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., Day of the Moon [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Girl Who Waited [+]Tom MacRae, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., Good as Gold [+]Error: Code 2 - no data stored in variables, cache or SMW., The Angels Take Manhattan [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Great Detective [+]Steven Moffat'"`UNIQ--ref-00000000-QINU`"', Doctor Who Children in Need Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012)., The Doctor Appears [+]Steven Moffatt, Comic Relief specials (BBC One, 2013)., The Bells of Saint John [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., Cold War [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Crimson Horror [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., Nightmare in Silver [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Name of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) or randomly clapping them together. (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Beast Below [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Lodger [+]Gareth Roberts, adapted from The Lodger (Gareth Roberts), Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Doctor Drops In [+]Error: Code 2 - no data stored in variables, cache or SMW., Space [+]Steven Moffat, Comic Relief specials comic relief 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., Time [+]Steven Moffat, Comic Relief specials comic relief 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., The Curse of the Black Spot [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Almost People [+]Matthew Graham, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Wedding of River Song [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Death Is the Only Answer [+]The Children of Oakley Junior School, BBC Three (2011)., The Angels Take Manhattan [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Great Detective [+]Steven Moffat'"`UNIQ--ref-00000000-QINU`"', Doctor Who Children in Need Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012)., The Doctor Appears [+]Steven Moffatt, Comic Relief specials (BBC One, 2013)., The Bells of Saint John [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Crimson Horror [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., Nightmare in Silver [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Name of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).) Amy Pond also criticised his walking as being an oddity, even believing he was really "a tiny little slug in a human suit". (HOMEVID: Meanwhile in the TARDIS)

The Doctor also tended to twirl around in 360 degree spins on his heels, (TV: The End of Time [+]Russell T Davies, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2009 and New Year Special 2010 (BBC One, 2009-2010)., A Town Called Mercy [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Doctor Appears [+]Steven Moffatt, Comic Relief specials (BBC One, 2013)., Nightmare in Silver [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) sometimes to scope out an area in a hurry, (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012)., Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) when adding a dramatic flair, (TV: The Beast Below [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Almost People [+]Matthew Graham, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) as a whimsical act done out of excitement, (TV: The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Girl Who Waited [+]Tom MacRae, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Asylum of the Daleks [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Bells of Saint John [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) to get a panoramic view of an unfamiliar room, (TV: The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Doctor's Wife [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., Asylum of the Daleks [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., Dinosaurs on a Spaceship [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) to quickly address someone behind him while running away from danger, (TV: Death of the Doctor [+]Russell T Davies, The Sarah Jane Adventures series 4 (CBBC, 2010)., The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) or when showing off his appearance. (TV: Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) He even used his habitual twirling as a dance move, dubbed the "drunk giraffe". (TV: The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).)

The Eleventh Doctor enjoyed a vocabulary populated by unconventional adjectival-noun structures, (TV: A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., Time [+]Steven Moffat, Comic Relief specials comic relief 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., The Impossible Astronaut [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Curse of the Black Spot [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Doctor's Wife [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Girl Who Waited [+]Tom MacRae, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., Asylum of the Daleks [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012)., The Rings of Akhaten [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Crimson Horror [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).) with one of his more favoured phrases being "timey wimey". (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Wedding of River Song [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).) However, he often gave long and scientific explanations to certain phenomena, before his examples were simplified by or for the benefit of others. (TV: A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., The Doctor's Wife [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2011 (BBC One, 2011).)

He displayed a liking for the word "Geronimo", exclaiming it when diving into a new or unexpected situation, (TV: The End of Time [+]Russell T Davies, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2009 and New Year Special 2010 (BBC One, 2009-2010)., The Beast Below [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Hide [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).) when about to do something risky and dangerous, (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., Dinosaurs on a Spaceship [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).) or simply as a sign of approval. (TV: The Wedding of River Song [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).)

He also occasionally used the word "blimey", (TV: The End of Time [+]Russell T Davies, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2009 and New Year Special 2010 (BBC One, 2009-2010)., The Beast Below [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Victory of the Daleks [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Flesh and Stone [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Amy's Choice [+]Simon Nye, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010).) as well as "gotcha", (TV: The Beast Below [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Girl Who Waited [+]Tom MacRae, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).) and "Yowzah". (TV: The Almost People [+]Matthew Graham, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Angels Take Manhattan [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Name of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).)

Due to his fondness for wearing bow ties, the Doctor often insisted that "bow ties [were] cool", (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Amy's Choice [+]Simon Nye, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Lodger [+]Gareth Roberts, adapted from The Lodger (Gareth Roberts), Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., The Almost People [+]Matthew Graham, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).) He usually referred to other things as "cool", (TV: Cold Blood [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Curse of the Black Spot [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Wedding of River Song [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., Good as Gold [+]Error: Code 2 - no data stored in variables, cache or SMW., Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) though said things were generally though unpopular, such as fezzes, (TV: The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010).) top hats, (COMIC: The Screams of Death [+]Error: Code 2 - no data stored in variables, cache or SMW.) astronaut equipment, (TV: The Impossible Astronaut [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) bunk beds, (TV: The Doctor's Wife [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) and eyeglasses, (TV: The Girl Who Waited [+]Tom MacRae, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011).) though he regarded monks as "not cool". (TV: The Bells of Saint John [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) Towards the end of his life, however, he renounced "coolness", telling a group of children that, "Cool is not cool." (TV: The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).)

He also used minor curses freely, often using "Hell" as an intensive and noteworthy example, (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., The Impossible Astronaut [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Day of the Moon [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Doctor's Wife [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Rebel Flesh [+]Matthew Graham, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Wedding of River Song [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Asylum of the Daleks [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Angels Take Manhattan [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Bells of Saint John [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., Cold War [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Crimson Horror [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Name of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) or uttering the name of God in vain, (TV: Amy's Choice [+]Simon Nye, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Lodger [+]Gareth Roberts, adapted from The Lodger (Gareth Roberts), Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Doctor's Wife [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Asylum of the Daleks [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Bells of Saint John [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Name of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) and sometimes said, "damn". (TV: Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Pandorica Opens [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).)

A sociable incarnation, the Eleventh Doctor frequently asked people to "trust [him]", (TV: The Journey [+]Error: Code 2 - no data stored in variables, cache or SMW., The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., The Rebel Flesh [+]Matthew Graham, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) and would repeatedly say, "no", if something was going wrong. (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Victory of the Daleks [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Hungry Earth [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Doctor's Wife [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The God Complex [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Dinosaurs on a Spaceship [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., Cold War [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013).) He frequently used the phase, "rubbish", to describe something he disliked, (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., The Impossible Astronaut [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012).) and would also say a variation of, "that is new", when faced with something unexpected. (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Curse of the Black Spot [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., A Good Man Goes to War [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Asylum of the Daleks [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).)

When thinking intensely, he had a tendency to repeat himself in quick succession, (TV: The End of Time [+]Russell T Davies, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2009 and New Year Special 2010 (BBC One, 2009-2010)., The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Flesh and Stone [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Death of the Doctor [+]Russell T Davies, The Sarah Jane Adventures series 4 (CBBC, 2010)., The Rebel Flesh [+]Matthew Graham, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Good as Gold [+]Error: Code 2 - no data stored in variables, cache or SMW., The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012).) and often made speeches. (TV: Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Pandorica Opens [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Day of the Moon [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Rings of Akhaten [+]Neil Cross, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) The Doctor would often try to offer a metaphoric statement or a simile, but often disapproved of his own contrived explanations and rejected them just as quickly, asking those in earshot to forget them as well. (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010)., Space [+]Steven Moffat, Comic Relief specials comic relief 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., The Curse of the Black Spot [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., The Doctor's Wife [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).)


When his instructions and advice were ignored, he would shout that people should "listen to [him]", (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Victory of the Daleks [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Pandorica Opens [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Night Terrors [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Cold War [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).) though he would also say it to illustrate the severity of the need to follow his orders. (TV: Amy's Choice [+]Simon Nye, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Wedding of River Song [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Dinosaurs on a Spaceship [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Time of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 (BBC One, 2013).) He also had a habit of referring to his companions by surname, though as a sign of affection rather than to annoy them, usually addressing them as such when he told them to "come along". (TV: Victory of the Daleks [+]Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Death of the Doctor [+]Russell T Davies, The Sarah Jane Adventures series 4 (CBBC, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 (BBC One, 2010).)

The Eleventh Doctor would often hunch over, (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Beast Below [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Amy's Choice [+]Simon Nye, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Time [+]Steven Moffat, Comic Relief specials comic relief 2011 (BBC One, 2011)., Closing Time [+]Gareth Roberts, Doctor Who series 6 (BBC One, 2011)., Asylum of the Daleks [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Power of Three [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2012)., The Snowmen [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Christmas Special 2012 (BBC One, 2012)., Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS [+]Steve Thompson, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., Nightmare in Silver [+]Neil Gaiman, Doctor Who series 7 (BBC One, 2013)., The Day of the Doctor [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special (BBC One, 2013).) and frequently pointed his index finger when explaining something, (TV: The Beast Below [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Time of Angels [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Flesh and Stone [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Vampires of Venice [+]Toby Whithouse, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Amy's Choice [+]Simon Nye, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Hungry Earth [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Cold Blood [+]Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Vincent and the Doctor [+]Richard Curtis, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Lodger [+]Gareth Roberts, adapted from The Lodger (Gareth Roberts), Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Pandorica Opens [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., The Big Bang [+]Steven Moffat, Doctor Who series 5 (BBC One, 2010)., Death of the Doctor [+]Russell T Davies, The Sarah Jane Adventures series 4 (CBBC, 2010)., A Christmas Carol [+]