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Maybe the Doctor Doesn’t Need Eyebrows After All

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There’s two new trailers for season 5 of Doctor Who, and I’m telling you, I think Matt Smith is looking great — I mean, he looks weird, of course, with his pale skin and sunken beady little eyes and oddly large chin, but he’s looking mighty good as the Doctor. First up is a BBC America trailer for the series, where it’ll air on April 17th in the U.S.:

And then a new BBC Actual trailer, where the new Who premieres on April 3rd:

Not bad, right? Matt Smith’s Doctor might actually be more of a badass than Tennant, and that sounds totally awesome to me. Anyone still worried about the new Doctor? (Via Den of Geek and io9)

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