The Doctor and his companions prepare to do battle with Davros and the Daleks who are out to destroy everything and everyone in the universe other than themselves. All seems lost when the Daleks apparently destroy the TARDIS but it's not that simple as an empowered Donna - and a new version of the Doctor - take control and face the Dalek menace head on. For one of the Doctor's companions however, there will be a heavy price to pay.
Did You Know?
When Jack finds Mickey, Jackie and Sarah he fastens the studs on the cover of his Vortex Manipulator. When he hugs Mickey however, three of the four studs have come undone. See more
[Rose and the Doctor, trapped in Davros' Vault, have just witnessed the "reality bomb" test
Doctor, what happened?
Electrical energy, Miss Tyler. Every atom in existence is bound by an electrical field. The reality bomb cancels it out, structure falls apart. That test was focused on the prisoners alone. Full transmission will dissolve every form of matter.
The stars are going out...
The 27 planets... they become one vast transmitter, blasting that wavelength...
Across the entire universe, never...
Credit at the end of "Journey's End": COMING CHRISTMAS 2008 THE RETURN OF THE CYBERMEN See more
When originally aired, when the TARDIS dematerialized at the end, it made its usual sound and a shot of Donna was shown hearing it, showing a hint of recognition, but then dismissing it. This ending was changed to have the TARDIS leave silently and omitting the last shot of Donna so as not to imply any triggering of her repressed memory and the established consequences thereof. See more
Doctor Who Closing Credits
Written by Ron Grainer
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales See more