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19 Of The Best Tumblr Reactions To The 13th Doctor Being A Woman

"Is the future going to be all girl?" "We can only hope."

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1. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, yesterday it was announced that Jodie Whittaker will be the first woman to play the Doctor in Doctor Who.

2. PEOPLE ARE EXCITED ABOUT IT.

3. Of course, the glorious people of Tumblr had some excellent jokes about it.

4. As well as some excellent serious points.

5. BECAUSE THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THIS HAS HAPPENED IN 54 YEARS AND GODDAMN, IT'S EXCITING.

6. The future is all girl, and I am HERE FOR IT.

7. So if you'll excuse me, I'll be talking about this for the next 300 years.

8. There were some minor disappointments regarding the casting...

9. But mostly people were just like HOLY SHIT.

10. And women and girls the world over felt invincible.

11. So now we're all staring at our clocks, waiting for Season 11 to start.

12. And meanwhile, we'll enjoy the – ahem – comments from people who are upset with the casting.

13. Because this is our life now.

14. And our feelings are TOTALLY VALID.

15. So we'll just spend the next few months fantasising about the upcoming season.

16. And coming up with headcanons that definitely need to happen.

17. (I hope you're listening, the BBC.)

18. Because THE DOCTOR IS OFFICIALLY A WOMAN.

19. AND GODDAMMIT, THAT 👏 IS 👏 SO 👏 IMPORTANT 👏.