Fans Went Crazy For Jodie Whittaker’s Debut As The New Female Doctor Who

"Oh, brilliant!"

This year’s annual Doctor Who Christmas special was even more of a special occasion than usual because it was the debut of the first female Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker, in the show’s long history.

Doctor Who fans are a passionate bunch, so obviously they had a lot to say when the 12th Doctor (Peter Capaldi) regenerated to reveal Whittaker, who reacted with a simple “Oh, brilliant!”

The fans agreed. Scroll through below to see some of their best reactions from last night’s reveal.

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