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Doctor Who's Jodie Whittaker shares what it was like calling David Tennant before starting on set

When the Tenth and Thirteenth doctor collide

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Since the early 60s, there have been many incarnations of the Doctor in Doctor Who, with each new actor who steps into the role adding their distinct take on the character. It's a role that is shared amongst many, and with each new incarnation stepping into the spotlight, there is curiousity of whether the new Doctor has spoken, met, or received any advice from the previous Doctors.

During her spotlight at Seattle's Emerald City Comic Con, the Thirteenth Doctor, Jodie Whittaker discussed with fans her experience as the Doctor, and how she was able to speak briefly with a previous Doctor, and in fact, it was no other then the Tenth Doctor, David Tennant!

You can watch the full video of Jodie discussing the encounter below:

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If you want to start watching Doctor Who and don't know where to start, check out our handy Doctor Who watch guide. Or maybe you're already finished with the show - We've got the perfect Ten shows to watch when you're done watching Doctor Who guide for you too. If you're already heads over heels for the Fifteenth Doctor and want to learn more about the actor playing him, check out what he's been in before here. Or maybe you just need to figure out how the new series numbering is going to work (Are there really gonna be two series 1s? Yes.) - if so, this is the explainer you want.

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Veronica Valencia is a Popverse video producer. She has written for Crunchyroll, hosted the Anime Expo live stream, managed the English dub of Neon Genesis Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon A Time, and appeared on Maria Menounos’s Afterbuzz TV, where she hosted and produced multiple after-show discussion panels.
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