Face

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Face
The face of the Evil One. (TV: The Face of Evil)

The face was the location of several sensory organs on animals, including the eyes, nose and mouth.

River Song was able to tell, by looking at him, that the Tenth Doctor was more youthful than any of the incarnations she had previously encountered, telling him: "going by your face, I'd say it's early days for you". (TV: Silence in the Library)

A catastrophe on the Chameleons' homeworld resulted in the loss of their faces and their identities. (TV: The Faceless Ones)

The Jukstans were a humanoid species which naturally lacked faces; they communicated telepathically. (PROSE: The Vampires of Crellium)

The face of the Evil One was carved into rock on the planet of the Sevateem. The Fourth Doctor was surprised when he first saw it, as it was his own face. (TV: The Face of Evil)

Rose, after the Wire stole her face. (TV: The Idiot's Lantern)

Shortly following the London UFO crash in 2006, Rachel posted on the website Doctor Who? to ask if any of the aliens were single as she broke up with her boyfriend Robbie last week and she felt it would be a good opportunity to get back at him, imagining his face if he saw her fly off with an alien. (PROSE: Alien landing confirmed)

The Wire stole the minds and faces of a number of people she consumed in 1953 England. While their faceless bodies were left inert, the consciousness of those absorbed were left inside television sets hidden at Magpie Electricals. They were restored when the Wire was defeated by the Tenth Doctor. (TV: The Idiot's Lantern)

In the 51st century, people donated their faces to the Library where they appeared on Nodes and performed an interface function. (TV: Silence in the Library)

After a Spoonhead absorbed someone's mind, their face was visible on a television screen in the Shard. (TV: The Bells of Saint John)

The Valeyard's TARDIS appeared as a stone sarcophagus with the Doctor's thirteen faces engraved in it. (PROSE: Matrix)

Ursula is absorbed into the Abzorbaloff's body, joining past victims in various states of digestion. (TV: Love & Monsters)

The faces of those absorbed by the Abzorbaloff were embedded into his flesh, an irreversible process. Initially remaining conscious for at least several weeks, remnants of faces were present for a time after death. Most uncomfortably, the face of Bliss ended up on his posterior, which the Abzorbaloff revealed to LINDA by turning over and farting on Bliss' face before sitting back down. Ultimately, they were all dissolved along with the Abzorbaloff's body when he was absorbed into the Earth, while the face of Ursula Blake was preserved into a pavement slab by the Tenth Doctor. (TV: Love & Monsters)

When the Tenth Doctor talked about his previous incarnations, he talked about wearing, or having other faces, rather than using the term incarnation. (TV: The End of Time) Both Clara Oswald, (TV: The Name of the Doctor) and Bill Potts used the same term when discussing the Doctor's preceding incarnations. (TV: Twice Upon a Time)

"Boat race" was Cockney rhyming slang for "face". (AUDIO: Dead Men's Tales)

The Eleventh Doctor wrote in a guide book a list of things to not say to humans. Among them were, "Wow, you've got a big face!", and "You've redecorated your face. I don't like it". (PROSE: How to be a Time Lord)

Just prior to his regeneration, the Eleventh Doctor recalled that Amy Pond was "the first face this face saw". (TV: The Time of the Doctor)

Shaun once cut his face on a broken window in the same school that George Thompson attended. George later compared the cut on Shaun's face to the painted mouths on the peg dolls he was afraid of, and also mentioned that his metal soldiers had "bad" faces and that Mrs Rossiter (whom he suspected was a witch) had a "pointed" face. (PROSE: My Special Book)

The Ninth Doctor had blood on his face when he told A. Fergus and his crew to run, in Southbank, London, in early 2005. (PROSE: Have You Seen This Man?)

When he first met Clara Oswin Oswald, the Eleventh Doctor noted that she had a similar voice to Oswin Oswald but as he'd never seen Oswin's face, he failed to make any connection between the two until he saw Clara Oswin's full name. (TV: The Snowmen)

After the Thirteenth Doctor's regeneration into the Fourteenth Doctor, he rubbed his face, realising it belonged to a previous Doctor; (TV: The Power of the Doctor [+]Loading...["The Power of the Doctor (TV story)"]) he then reflected on his face (PROSE: "Heroes of Time" [+]Part of Whotopia: The Ultimate Guide to the Whoniverse, Loading...{"namedpart":"Heroes of Time","1":"Whotopia: The Ultimate Guide to the Whoniverse (reference book)"}) and wrote about it in a letter he wrote inside the TARDIS. (PROSE: A Letter from the Doctor [+]Loading...{"page":"5-6","1":"A Letter from the Doctor (DWAN 2024 short story)"}) Donna Noble believed that he had taken the face of the Tenth Doctor due to a subconscious desire to "come home" to her and her family. (TV: The Giggle [+]Loading...["The Giggle (TV story)"])

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Vivien Rook, referring to Tish Jones, observed that Harold Saxon liked a "pretty face" in 10 Downing Street. (TV: The Sound of Drums)