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Doctor Who Series 8 Episode 9 – Flatline

Saturday 18 October

8.30-9.15pm BBC ONE

Separated from the Doctor, Clara discovers a new menace from another dimension.

But how do you hide when even the walls are no protection? With people to save and the Doctor trapped, Clara comes up against an enemy that exists beyond human perception.

Written by Jamie Mathieson

Directed by Douglas MacKinnon

Guest star – Christopher Fairbank



  • Anoymunos

    October 14th, 2014 - 9:50pm

    I can’t believe we are halfway though and can’t wait for this episode 🙂

  • PaintingCoder12

    October 4th, 2014 - 4:35pm

    Hope that you all enjoy this episode! 😀 and enjoy tonight’s episode as well


    October 4th, 2014 - 3:23pm

    I know what you mean bud, 6 down, 6 to go.

  • TheExtremeBlueTARDIS

    October 4th, 2014 - 1:58pm

    Clara only seems annoying due to her stress over her dates with Danny and her worry of the danger in Coal Hill school. Otherwise, Clara is a fantastic companion and showed her best in Deep Breath, Listen and Time Heist. If any companion deserved to die like Adric – please hand that to either Rose, Martha or River.

  • kowser

    October 4th, 2014 - 1:31pm

    They’ve made the companion the lead character – that’s been true since, y’know, An Unearthly Child. So, maybe think…a bit?

  • Ian

    October 3rd, 2014 - 8:28pm

    Not again, last time was Logopolis I think. Lets see how they do it this time.

  • Ian

    October 3rd, 2014 - 8:26pm

    Happy to feed debate.

    Lets hope the Cybermen ‘do an Adric’ for the season finale hehehe.

  • the astronaut of death

    October 3rd, 2014 - 8:19pm

    I cant believe we are already half way through

  • Anonymous

    October 3rd, 2014 - 8:18pm


  • PaintingCoder12

    October 3rd, 2014 - 7:46pm

    We may have seen more of Clara , this year but if she does leave at Christmas then there are going to be focusing on here , I presume

  • the astronaut of death

    October 3rd, 2014 - 7:29pm

    I understand what you mean Ian

    but in the end it is just character development

  • the astronaut of death

    October 3rd, 2014 - 7:26pm

    sounds interesting…

  • Ian

    October 3rd, 2014 - 7:07pm

    Companions can stand on their own two feet, but take the lead from the Doctor and it has over stepped the line.

    The Doctor must remain the lead.

  • Anonymous

    October 3rd, 2014 - 7:00pm

    Yes it is

  • Cyber10Dalek

    October 3rd, 2014 - 5:58pm

    This episode does have a premise which is peaking my curiosity.However like some of u have said i am a bit worried that this episode may be similar to some other doctor who eps that have gone wrong without the doctor.Also,isn’t this the ep where the TARDIS shrinks?

  • PaintingCoder12

    October 3rd, 2014 - 10:37am

    I said its not ‘just” about the doctor anymore , which it isn’t I know exactly what I’m talking about , yes its called doctor who , yes its about the doctor but now a days we learn more about other characters and its good to see the companion stand on there on two feet. Don’t you agree?

  • Kroton

    October 3rd, 2014 - 8:09am

    Really – have the commenters above actually read what they have written?

    Doctor Who not about the Doctor – go and watch another show, as you obviously don’t understand a thing about it.

  • Dalekparadigm2

    October 3rd, 2014 - 7:48am

    I agree with PaintingCoder12, The Doctor isn’t the only character in the show and you have to focus on the others just as much. I reckon that this episode is to show how good Clara has become at being her own story. However I do agree that episodes without the Doctor haven’t been great in the past (Love and Monsters for instance)

  • Dalekparadigm2

    October 3rd, 2014 - 7:45am

    I heard that the scariest was Kill The Moon

  • Dalekparadigm2

    October 3rd, 2014 - 7:45am

    Is it really the 250th?! Wow

  • Dalekparadigm2

    October 3rd, 2014 - 7:43am

    The Blind Banker (Episode 2 Series 1) – An Assassin that can ‘walk through walls’

  • PaintingCoder12

    October 2nd, 2014 - 9:39pm

    What Sherlock Episode?

  • PaintingCoder12

    October 2nd, 2014 - 9:37pm

    Doctor who isn’t just about the doctor anymore , its nice to see the development of other characters and see them take it on them selves, I think its a really cool thing

  • Ian

    October 2nd, 2014 - 6:35pm

    Yet another episode where the Doctor barely features. Fed up with this – the character of Clara needs to be killed off before we all forget it is DOCTOR Who.

    Clara is sooooooooooooooo boring and taking the programme down with her.

    I really like the new Doctor, but he cannot….. will not develop with such an over bearing character as Clara. This synopsis for the episode is the last thing I wanted to hear. I was hoping for the season to get better – but instead we have more ‘Eastenders-like’ nonsense from Clara and Danny.

  • Anonymous

    October 2nd, 2014 - 6:07pm

    this is suppose to be the most scary story of season 8

  • Rowan

    October 2nd, 2014 - 5:32pm

    Sounds like another great episode of Clara Who!! No complaints from me 😀

  • ash

    October 2nd, 2014 - 5:11pm


  • The Surgeon

    October 2nd, 2014 - 4:01pm

    So far:
    1. Time Heist
    2. Deep Breath
    3. Listen
    4. Into the Dalek
    5. Robot of Sherwood
    6. The Caretaker

  • Doyouhearthem

    October 2nd, 2014 - 1:52pm

    I like the use of the word ‘perception’ in a Doctor Who episode…
    Particularly in the 250th Story!

  • Dalekparadigm2

    October 2nd, 2014 - 1:51pm

    Exciting Stuff. However, it reminds me of an episode of Sherlock…

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