This Doctor Who fan discovered a Time Lord in their family tree

The resemblance is uncanny, you have to admit

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It’s impossible to know exactly what the Doctor gets up to outside his televised adventures in Doctor Who (we’re assuming a lot of the time he goes to planets where everything’s fine and he just has a nice time), and we certainly don’t know much about his family state.

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So we can’t entirely rule out the possibility that this family photo uncovered by one Doctor Who fan is exactly as it seems – proof that Matt Smith’s Eleventh Doctor had a secret human family in 19th-century Texas.

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OK, sure – it’s more likely that redditor CocoRichelle’s great great uncle Jim Juby actually just bears an uncanny resemblance to Matt Smith, rather than being an actual time-travelling alien – but you have to admit, it’s pretty fishy.

If nothing else, we think this fan should get their chest scanned for any extra hearts…

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