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The Caretaker 8:30pm to 9:15pm Brand New Trailer

The terrifying Skovox Blitzer is ready to destroy all humanity – but worse, and any second now, Danny Pink and the Doctor are going to meet.

When terrifying events threaten Coal Hill school, the Doctor decides to go undercover.




  • Anonymous

    September 27th, 2014 - 10:33am

    I have one question, where did capaldi get the vortex manipulator from?


    September 25th, 2014 - 4:51pm

    You what I find funny about this story ?.

    Every time, from now on, whenever someone watches ‘Remembrance of the Daleks’ and hears the Head Master say to the 7th Doctor “You are here for the job as School Caretaker ?”, we will all be like “Ha Ha, he did become Coal Hill School’s Care Taker 26 years later as Peter Capaldi !!” 😀

  • Anonymous

    September 24th, 2014 - 9:00pm

    Really looking forward to this episode and I hope everyone at the centre of the Doctor who site community enjoys this episode too 😀

    • john smith

      September 27th, 2014 - 8:25am


  • Anonymous

    September 24th, 2014 - 8:55pm

    Series 8 is so good so far , although I didn’t like the episode called Listen a lot it was still really good, im really looking forward to this episode and im sure it will deliver, I hope the rest of the Doctor who site community enjoy this episode 😀

  • spoilers

    September 24th, 2014 - 4:59pm

    I always avoid trailers, there’s few enough surprises left for the viewer these days as it is!

    • Anonymous

      September 24th, 2014 - 9:46pm

      That’s true 😛 anyway I hope you enjoy the episode 😀

  • obey the whispermen

    September 22nd, 2014 - 6:47pm

    what does danny pink say at the end

    • Yelloweternal

      September 22nd, 2014 - 7:53pm

      I think he says “Oh my God your face!”. Maybe he recognises the Doctor from when he was a kid.

    • the astronaut of death

      September 22nd, 2014 - 8:32pm

      he says oh my god your from space

    • Anonymous

      September 22nd, 2014 - 9:20pm

      “Oh my god… You’re from space!”

      is what he actually says, trust me.


      September 23rd, 2014 - 7:05am

      He does say “Oh my god, you’re from space!”.

  • Ian

    September 22nd, 2014 - 5:38pm

    Looks rubbish.
    Another Clara-centric episode……yawn
    Lets hope the rumours of her leaving are true.

    • Anonymous

      September 22nd, 2014 - 6:10pm

      yeah I agree with you about two many episodes about Clara

      but I think this one looks great

      but yes I think it would be a good time for her to leave at the end of this year

    • Nobody in particular

      September 22nd, 2014 - 6:51pm

      Of course it’s Clara-centric, but it’s also Doctor-centric because they are the main characters, just like in every other episode with the two of them… people complain that she didn’t get enough character development last year, and they complain that she’s getting more screen-time to develop this year! I will never understand…

    • the astronaut of death

      September 22nd, 2014 - 7:31pm

      I agree with you saying about how episodes can be revolving around Clara

      but I think this episode looks great

      I think it would be a good time for her to leave the end of this year

    • the astronaut of death

      September 22nd, 2014 - 7:31pm

      sorry I was also annonyomus

    • the astronaut of death

      September 22nd, 2014 - 7:32pm

      well they can still give her less

    • Anonymous

      September 22nd, 2014 - 8:06pm

      I agree, I hope Clara leaves at the end of the series and he travels with vastra jenny and strax instead

    • the astronaut of death

      September 22nd, 2014 - 8:33pm

      no I don’t think that should happen

      but I think they should get there own series

    • martin kelly

      September 26th, 2014 - 2:26pm

      i love clara, she is my all time favourite companion.she has done more than any other has for the doctor.she saved him in all his lives, helped him in the time war and asked the time lords to help him. give her a break.

  • Cyber10Dalek

    September 21st, 2014 - 11:18pm

    Anyone else a tiny bit suspicious as to why we haven’t seen or heard of Missy or The Promised land for a few eps.Deep breath we had our first look,Into the Dalek featured Gretchen going to `Heaven` and robot of Sherwood mentioned that the robots were travelling to the promised land.Since then we have not had any references to this.I wonder what Miss is up to… they better not mess this story arc up!

    • CG

      September 22nd, 2014 - 1:27pm

      I thought that too, but I think they are trying to keep the series lines flowing without interrupting them too much and I’m sure its building up to a climax in her storyline!

  • Doctor Stu

    September 21st, 2014 - 10:21pm

    I was just about to comment and then realised lots of over people have already said this but the episode does look very power of 3-ish

  • Dalek Smith

    September 21st, 2014 - 12:52pm

    Don’t get me wrong it looks good, but whatever happened to the whole Ian was the headteacher in Day of the Doctor? Who wouldn’t love to see Ian one more time, instead we have an entirely different bloke as headteacher, did the team just forget they did this or just put it in for the sake of it being the 50th and never mention it again and think everybody else would forget?!

    • Dalek Smith

      September 21st, 2014 - 12:57pm

      *Meant Chairman of governers, because I think that he should be the one to introduce new staff

    • Anonymous

      September 21st, 2014 - 4:58pm

      the dude who played Ian is 89.They could get a lookalike though


      September 22nd, 2014 - 3:18pm

      Anonymous – How can you call William Russell a dude ????.

      No one calls an old age pensioner a dude, a gentleman yes, but a dude, no way 😀

    • James Halho

      September 22nd, 2014 - 3:31pm

      In SJA it was said that Ian and Barbara never age. However, they said the Doctor had 507 lives, so they could be wrong about Ian. I hope he returns at his age.

    • Dalek Smith

      September 22nd, 2014 - 4:45pm

      Not as a main part, but as a cameo

    • Beckie

      September 23rd, 2014 - 9:37am

      Chairman of the governers is a position on a board of people, they really, in most schools in the UK, do not actually spend much time in their schools. If that helps?

  • Dalekparadigm2

    September 21st, 2014 - 12:49pm

    Spin off shows for doctor who

    Seeing as Sarah Jane Adventures has finished and Torchwood has disappeared, I think the makers of Doctor Who should bring us:

    -Coal Hill Mysteries
    -Paternoster Row

    • Anonymous

      September 22nd, 2014 - 8:10pm

      I also have some ideas….

      The UNIT Adventures- starring Kate Stewart
      Alien Hunters- starring Martha and Mickey

      Also, what would be in Coal Hill Mysteries?

    • Oncoming Storm 2

      September 26th, 2014 - 6:06pm

      Maybe the BBC could bring back Torchwood
      and have Moffat write in Sherlock and Dr. Watson
      and his wife run it. They could put Moriarty in
      the Board of Governors!!!!

  • Dalekparadigm2

    September 21st, 2014 - 12:46pm

    I’m hoping the writers don’t wreck this idea. If the writing’s good, this episode will be great. However, the Scarvox Blitzer might be a bit of a disappointment. We’ll have to wait and see…

  • TheEyebrows

    September 21st, 2014 - 11:42am

    I have high hopes for this episode, because it looks like the power of three but good!

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      September 21st, 2014 - 12:47pm

      It could be good. It could be similar so School Reunion, which was very good, but if it focuses on Clara and Danny too much, or if it’s too similar to The Power of Three (simply a terrible episode), then it won’t be so good. Basically, let’s wait and see! 🙂

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      September 21st, 2014 - 12:48pm

      Typo: ‘similar TO School Reunion’

  • Anonymous

    September 21st, 2014 - 10:00am


    That was SMith’s tune.

    • doc fan

      September 21st, 2014 - 11:22am

      i noticed that when i watched it

    • James Halho

      September 22nd, 2014 - 3:33pm

      Capaldi’s theme is slower, so it’s understandable that they didnt want to use that, but there are plenty of fast paced tunes that arent from Matt Smith exclusively.


    September 20th, 2014 - 9:34pm

    it looks like the power of three but for clara

  • the astronaut of death

    September 20th, 2014 - 8:44pm

    I am really looking forward to this one!

  • The Surgeon

    September 20th, 2014 - 8:39pm

    Looks to be kind of boring.
    Gareth Roberts… Was he the person who wrote the monstrosity that was Closing Time? That could have been Phil Ford, in which case the hideous Into the Dalek also has an explanation.
    Did anyone else think the Skovox Blitzer’s voice sounded really weird?


      September 21st, 2014 - 8:04am

      Yes Gareth wrote that episode, he wrote the episode ‘Planet of the Dead’ and ‘The Unicorn and the Wasp’ which I thought was a really good pair of episodes even if I didn’t like his other episodes being –

      The Shakespeare Code
      The Lodger
      Closing Time

      The Caretaker should be a good one thou, and I get the feeling it’s going to remind us a lot of ‘School Reunion’ and ‘The Sarah Jane Adventures’.

  • WFK DVD Collector 14

    September 13th, 2014 - 7:39pm

    I really hope that Clara & Danny arn’t going to become the 2nd Amy & Rory. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mind Amy & Rory, but if the characters did go in this direction, then I think the writers were just being very lazy, and just trying to please the fan girls watching…

    Also, don’t understand why The Doctor and Danny meeting is worse then the end of humanity.


      September 20th, 2014 - 8:36pm

      I agree, Danny and Clara should be different.

    • Dalekparadigm2

      September 20th, 2014 - 9:04pm

      I hate to say it but Moffat has a track record for ripping himself off. I do however have a tiny bit of hope. Fingers crossed that it’s a different plot line…

    • starshipalaska

      September 21st, 2014 - 10:36am

      I’m confident it is going to go in a different direction. Clara and Danny really aren’t the comically married couple that Amy and Rory were, and simply in terms of personality, Danny has been said to take a much angrier stance against the Doctor and his hi-jinks than Rory, who just put up with the Doctor making fun of him.

  • Oncoming Storm 2

    September 13th, 2014 - 4:35pm

    Yeah boy!!! Instead of the Ponds,meet the Pinks!!!?

    • Oncoming Stom2

      September 16th, 2014 - 6:02pm

      Alternate story line: Pink sees Tardis,since he is
      a soldier, He and Clara knock Capaldi over the
      head kick out Capaldi and deliver TARDIS to
      UNIT. This works because Clara can now
      pilot machine herself and she is soooooooooo
      In love with Pink and will do anything he tells
      her including betraying Doctor. After all,
      He is weak old geezer what can he do?

    • CG

      September 18th, 2014 - 11:31am

      Um no, thats mean

  • Harold Saxon

    September 12th, 2014 - 1:22am

    More of coalhill school again,it become a regular festure once again.

    • 76 Totters Lane

      September 20th, 2014 - 11:17pm

      It wasn’t really a regular feature to begin with though, was it? It only appeared in the first episode and then again in ‘Remembrance of the Daleks’. This is the first time it’s shown up more than once in a short space of time.

    • thedaleksdeath

      September 22nd, 2014 - 9:59am

      It also appeared in ‘Attack of the Cybermen’.

  • T4RD1S

    September 11th, 2014 - 11:49pm

    Cool, i cant wait 4 them 2 meet

  • the astronaut of death

    September 11th, 2014 - 3:47pm

    this sounds a great story

  • Doyouhearthem?

    September 11th, 2014 - 1:10pm

    I can’t wait!


      September 11th, 2014 - 3:31pm

      Me too, looks to be a good episode 🙂

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