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Doctor Who – The Rebel Flesh

Doctor Who – The Rebel Flesh
Saturday 21 May BBC One

Time to be confirmed

A solar tsunami sends the TARDIS hurtling towards a futuristic factory on Earth, where human doppelgangers are used to mine dangerous acid, as the time-travelling adventures continue.

A second wave hits and the “Gangers” separate. They can remember every second of their “original’s” life and feel every emotion they’ve ever experienced. But are these memories stolen or have they been bequeathed? Are the Gangers merely faulty machinery that must be shut down or are they living, breathing, sentient beings? Can the Doctor convince the terrified humans to accept these “almost people” and prevent an all-out civil war before the factory explodes?

The Doctor is played by Matt Smith, Amy by Karen Gillan and Rory by Arthur Darvill.



  • H.K

    May 14th, 2011 - 8:42pm

    looks quite good and scary

  • the impossible astronaut

    May 14th, 2011 - 8:01pm

    ITS ON AT 6.45PM BBC 1

  • charlie bowden

    May 8th, 2011 - 11:59am

    in the trailer I saw rory trapped with an ood with green eyes…

    does this mean his death?

    • Davros

      May 11th, 2011 - 5:48pm

      It’s Rory.

      It ALWAYS means his death 🙂

  • gfijhnfkndsao

    May 7th, 2011 - 6:34pm

    that women with the metal eyepacth is amys doctor when she has a baby. (black spot)

    • The Adventure Games

      May 9th, 2011 - 10:36am

      That actually makes PERFECT SENCE! You are a legend! No wonder she says CALM, JUST STAY CALM! Just one thing, how do you know she is Amys Doctor.

    • DrWhofanno23142536

      May 20th, 2011 - 7:50pm

      Yup, I can see your point.

  • Doctor J

    May 7th, 2011 - 4:59pm

    Im glad that they changed Gangers to The Almost People because when the BBC released The Rebel Flesh synpnosis there is that bit when it says can the Doctor convice the humans to accept these almost people because thats what clones are really like. Both these episodes Im looking forward to seeing them.

    • Anthony Harding

      May 14th, 2011 - 8:09pm

      Hmmmmm, Clones?
      Could “The Doctor” that died in the first episode be a clone and not the “Proper” Doctor?

    • DrWhofanno23142536

      May 20th, 2011 - 7:52pm

      Whoh,Anthony Harding, I just hope you’re right


    May 7th, 2011 - 11:05am

    Whats happened to the merchandise page i cant get on!

    • DoctorWho2011

      May 7th, 2011 - 12:17pm

      I Can Get On It Can Anybody else can

    • adam

      May 7th, 2011 - 2:42pm

      i can get on it just refresh it it works for me

  • forever dalek 1323

    May 7th, 2011 - 10:23am

    just like terminator machines vs humans

  • anthony

    May 7th, 2011 - 9:17am

    looks preety scary her face isnt going to go ;like canes is it cos every time i see that sends shivers down my spine

  • Homer J Simpson

    May 7th, 2011 - 8:03am

    Maybe this where a second Doctor is created that goes on the run and is the one that gets killed in episode one.

    • rich

      May 13th, 2011 - 1:16am

      Correct…been doin some searching

  • Fox Mulder

    May 6th, 2011 - 1:37pm

    Is it the sontarans episode

    • DoctorWho4Eva

      May 6th, 2011 - 7:28pm

      no, the sontran episode is rumoured to be “A good man goes to War” with the Cybermen.

    • anthony

      May 7th, 2011 - 9:18am

      is that mini figure out today in the mirror

  • harold saxon

    May 6th, 2011 - 12:40pm

    sounds exciting,could there be a surpise villain lined up for this story?

    • Dalek Sec

      May 7th, 2011 - 9:19am

      They’re is an old enemy comin back to series 6! Spoilers! 🙂

    • sausage roll

      May 14th, 2011 - 7:14am

      i heard omega was coming back so it might be him, but i cant see how he would fit into the storyline

  • Fox Mulder

    May 5th, 2011 - 11:15pm

    I miss such alien invasions such as Rose, Aliens of London/World War 3, Bad Wolf and The Parting of the Ways, The Christmas Invasion, Army of Ghosts/Doomsday, The Last of the Timelords/The Sound of Drums, Partners of Crime, The sontaran Stratagem/The Poison Sky and lastly The Stolen Earth/Journeys End.

    I Know the The Impossible Astronaught/Day of the Moon
    When I say Alain invasion I mean ships in the sky countless deaths ,British gouvermen covering up and all that, I WANT ALL THAT BACK

    • Dalek Sec

      May 7th, 2011 - 9:16am

      I like Alien Invasions aswell! But why would every being in the universe, want to just invade Earth! Moffat should make more interesting Daleks stories on 2013, I want more exterminations! I reckon the next major alien invasion should be by the Daleks, i know they’re common, and they’re the colourful Daleks but they are just sooooo interesting! Or the CIA, coverin up the existence of Silurians (not an alien species, but still awesome, i don’t care if they’re the classic series or new series style Silurian)!

    • Dalek Sec

      May 7th, 2011 - 9:31am

      If you want alien invasions watch Torchwood! 🙂

  • Fox Mulder

    May 5th, 2011 - 11:05pm

    How long is Moffat gonna deprive us if a good old fashioned moderne day
    (ie 2011) Alien invasions like in Series 1 2005 to 2008 ?

    • Anonymous

      May 6th, 2011 - 11:55am

      “Good old fashioned”? Originally competorary stories were very rare, Moffat is taking us back to a more traditional version of the show without all the stereotypes created during the RTD era.

    • Fox Mulder

      May 6th, 2011 - 1:36pm

      I like the stereotype alien invaders, All I want to know is it the sontarans in
      The Rebel Flesh/Almost People ??????????????????????????????

  • Fox Mulder

    May 5th, 2011 - 11:02pm

    Is this the Sontaran episode , I was hoping for a present day earth Invasion but we will have to see ???? Can anyone tell me if it’s the sontaran one.

  • Doctor Who Star 100

    May 5th, 2011 - 9:47pm

    can’t wait!! I know you won’t care but curse of the black spot will be the last DW ep i’ll watch before the SATs! it may bring luck!

    • DAVROS

      May 6th, 2011 - 7:47am

      Me too!! I`ve got SATs on monday 🙁

    • jake

      May 6th, 2011 - 7:43pm

      same i hope there cancelled

    • doc brown

      May 7th, 2011 - 11:32am

      me to. im not ready for them yet

    • DrWhofanno23142536

      May 20th, 2011 - 7:55pm

      SATs? In UK they aren’t legal any more

  • matt smithy

    May 5th, 2011 - 8:40pm

    just leting you know that the “who on this day” needs updating. there is no “day of the moon” or “the impossibal astronaut”. i’m shure you know but just reminding

  • dalekblade

    May 5th, 2011 - 3:37pm

    hey boo boo there is a virtual website supporting doctor who if you want images feel free to take them from my unfinished site 🙂

  • Omega

    May 5th, 2011 - 2:08pm

    Sounds really good


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