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Amy's Choice

Well, I really liked this one. I think it is because it was just that bit different. I enjoyed Vampires of Venice too, but in a different way. It was after all, quite formulaic and very similar to other episodes from the new series - such as The Shakespeare Code, or The Unquiet Dead.

Century Falls and Dark Season

Whilst browsing through Amazon (well what else is there to do on a Saturday apart from wait for Doctor Who?) I was very pleased to see that the 1990s children's series 'Century Falls' and 'Dark Season' have been released on DVD by the BBC. Both of course are from the pen of RTD and are, in my humble view, some of the finest children's TV of their era.

The Angels

Well I am actually relieved now. After last week's episode, I thought it was a big improvement.

I liked the bit about The TARDIS not making the noise. I liked kicking the globe like a football. I liked the TARDIS appearing in space to rescue River. I liked the soldiers being clerics. Yes, I liked.

Overnight Ratings

So Victory of the Daleks got 6.45 million which, as second placed show on TV yesterday is a superb result even if the actual numbers are down. I have always felt that being shown in the spring means that Doctor Who is going to produce mis-leading overnight figures. The final consolidated results for The Eleventh Hour - at over 10 million, would seem to confirm that.

I Cannot Believe She Did That

Amy Pond, in front of all those personnel and staff, addressed the Prime Minister (and not just any PM) as 'Oi Churchill'

I Am Your Soldier

Have you seen the clips on the BBC website? If not, it's worth a look. Nick Briggs is doing the voices again and he is clearly emulating The Power of the Daleks and the 'I am Your Soldier' bit. It looks good.

Overnight Ratings

I see that 'The Beast Below' pulled in 6.7 million on BBC1 and 0.3 million on BBC HD last night, making a total of 7 million. More significantly Doctor Who was watched by 34% of the audience and was the number one show on TV yesterday.

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Nobody Human Talk to Me

Oh I know how he feels sometimes...

I am going to hazard a guess and say that this one was made earlier on in the run - we know that the Eleventh Hour was not made first, and somehow I got the impression that MS and KG were not quite as settled in with their characters this week. There was quite a bit of Troughton-ism in the TARDIS for example, rather than Smith-ism.

The Beast Below

Well, just 24 hours to the next episode..

This time the Doctor and Amy visit a version of Britain thousands of years into the future. (I wonder if we have adopted the Euro yet?)

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