Doctor Who series 6
A finale that refused to tie up the loose ends neatly and reiterated the point that in the Who universe there are now no hard and fast rules when it comes to time travel.
After taking leave of Amy and Rory last week, the Doctor continued his farewell tour by re-visiting Craig Owens (James Corden).
Toby Whithouse returned to the writer’s chair with an episode that examined faith and in particular Amy’s belief in the Doctor.
There was more timey wimey mischief with parallel time streams running at different speeds this week as Amy’s timeline took yet another twist.
The Doctor made a stop off from the over-arching storyline to answer a distress call from a seven-year-old boy in this creepy little tale from Mark Gatiss.
‘Doctor Who’ returned with an episode that initially appeared to be a period romp in 1930s Berlin but unexpectedly turned out to be all about River song.
The truth has now been revealed: River Song is Melody Pond, Amy’s daughter. There was always speculation as to the identity of River but now everyone knows who she is.
The concluding part to this Frankenstein story finished with an unexpected twist revolving around the over-arching plot. It turns out that Amy was not actually Amy but a Ganger that ended up getting vaporised by the Doctor.
Doctor Who tackled the ethical dilemma of cloning and artificial life in the first of a two-part story this week. ‘The Rebel Flesh’ took elements from Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’, one of the earliest and best-known examples of science fiction writing.
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