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What Did You Think Of A Good Man Goes To War?

What Did You Think Of A Good Man Goes To War?

Now that the seventh final episode of the first half of series 6 is over what did you think Of A Good Man Goes To War? Cast your vote in the panel below. You can also vote for your two favourite episodes so far.



  • Felicity I

    January 30th, 2012 - 6:54pm

    It was really amazing!!!!

  • Felicity I

    January 30th, 2012 - 6:53pm

    It was amazing!

  • rabid frog

    September 11th, 2011 - 4:02pm

    if you watch the time of angles
    in the museum at the start the doctor says and i quote
    “the final resting place of the headless monks”

  • Anonymous

    August 24th, 2011 - 4:53pm

    omg it starts again on saturday !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • DoctorWho Crazy

    August 11th, 2011 - 1:00pm

    Best episode yet! A Good Man Goes to War was epic.
    Further titles:
    8.Lets Kill Hitlar
    9.Night Terror
    10.The Girl Who Waited
    11.The God Complex
    13.LAST EPISODE!!!!!

  • Intergalactic

    July 22nd, 2011 - 11:05am

    Good episode. We see a newly designed Cybermen, we see the Silurians again, properly (excluding their cameo in The Pandorica Opens) since The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood. And we see a Sontaran! Moffat should be proud of this episode. 🙂

    • bailey

      July 25th, 2011 - 11:39am

      it was heat braking

  • Byronwho

    July 14th, 2011 - 7:30pm

    In lets kill Hittler there are dolls that are alive .SPOILERS

    • Intergalactic

      July 22nd, 2011 - 11:00am

      That’s Night Terrors, not Let’s Kill Hitler.

  • Byronwho

    July 14th, 2011 - 7:24pm

    It as AWSOME!!! but there where no Daleks Please return them Steven Moffat


    July 9th, 2011 - 3:18pm


  • Anonymous

    July 2nd, 2011 - 1:08pm

    we’ve seen cybermen, sillurians, sontarans, flesh and the spitfires-in-space return but WHY NO DALEKS!!!

    • Intergalactic

      July 22nd, 2011 - 11:01am

      Although it sounds ridiculous, Moffat wants to “give them a rest” or whatever that means.

  • doctorwhoforeverandever

    June 21st, 2011 - 1:47pm

    I loved it so much it was so exiting!
    i couldnt belive river was meledy!! :O
    i am so angrey that we cant watch teh new episodes till aurtum 🙁
    but over all i loves all of the episode and it for me was one of the best ones yet! 😉

    • Intergalactic

      July 22nd, 2011 - 11:03am

      I could. Because I worked it out after Day of the Moon. The little girl regenerates, she’s in a space-suit, it all makes sense that she was in the space-suit and killed the Doctor. We see an image of her as a baby in Amy’s room. We know it’s her because that is her room tracked down. It all makes sense that she is Amy’s daughter. Although back then I didn’t take myself seriously. 😐

  • ‘Who’ fan from Aus

    June 13th, 2011 - 3:43pm

    To all you folks complaining about convoluted plot lines in ‘A Good Man Goes to War”=it was so great/rewarding exactly because it makes you think and recall previous episodes/adventures. Making the viewer recall related bits of information/plot clues in a very ‘active’/engaged way. For anyone who claims to be a committed ‘Who’ fan and then says that this show has become too involved then I have a humble word of advice=go off and watch something else like Little Brittain or Birttany Spears where you only have to have 5 seconds worth of memory to make sense of what’s going on. If television shows with such a long/rich history as Doctor Who have to pander to the lowest common denominator all the time then honestly ‘what’s the point?’

    • nme61

      June 16th, 2011 - 8:15pm

      completely agree its nice to see this level of writting aimed at the family for a change i love programs like lost and fringe that require you to use the grey stuff a little more , to see a programm i cherish rise to that level it well fantastic, as for being to complicated and not for children i have an 8yo boy and 10yo girl who both loved it and managed to follow it with no problems and so have most of there friends even now something will spark in my daughter and she will run up to me saying “that because of this dose that mean when she said this in this episode it means that OOooo”
      so apart from horrible histories i don’t know another program that set there mind alight like this so please please please don’t dumb it down bbc finally let my licence fee be spent on quality rather than eastenders

  • Bondhead

    June 12th, 2011 - 11:06pm

    This was a somewhat confusing episode, when watched the first time. I get the DNA part, with River. What I don’t get is why at the end, the Doctor has to go and find the baby(Melody/River)when River(since she is the baby/Melody/River) is standing right there? Someone explain this? Is it, to make sure she gets to this time period or what?

    • Mels

      June 13th, 2011 - 9:19am

      Yeah, to get her back/keep her safe we imagine. How and when we don’t know, as we have only pieces of the puzzle (if River is the little girl in the Spacesuit, the Doctor might pick her up when she regenerates in the alleyway).

      Presumably, we will find out in the latter half of the series exactly what happened next.

  • 11th doctor

    June 12th, 2011 - 7:42pm

    it was obvious that river was amys daughter firstly becoz everyone can tell, i think it wuld be better if river was the er said in the episode doctors mother becoz river said i havent seen your cot in sometime

    • DoctorWho2011

      June 12th, 2011 - 8:24pm

      That really does give it away

  • Dalek Sec

    June 12th, 2011 - 11:38am

    The Cybies were awesome through i thought the Doctor was not really himself, too much genocide, its really making him the bad guy! We really needed a Silurian lesbian! And the returning of the Dalek Spitfires! But there was also too much background going on! Series 5 was by far the best of the new series!

    • jedijim

      June 12th, 2011 - 10:31pm

      A little bit of trivia re: Lesbian Silurians

      There are 3 known species of lizards that only have females!! (Parthenogenesis is their reproductive method)

    • Intergalactic

      July 22nd, 2011 - 11:09am

      I found it was a bit OTT of Silurian Vastra eating Jack the Ripper. Even though he was an evil, bad man, I think it’s wrong for her to eat him. The idea of Lesbian Silurians was bit pathetic, no offense lesbians, but I think Silurians know better than that! 😆 There are male Silurians of the new series: only Malokeh and Eldane though. The return of the Spitfires, with Danny Boy to the Doctor! Danny Boy to the Doctor! Was a bit unexpected, but was still brilliant! 🙂 And I think Series 3 is the best of the new series, but I love all the new series! 😆

  • The Master

    June 9th, 2011 - 5:08pm

    Look At About 0:54 Of The Episode, There Is A Plaque With Melody’s Name On In, Under Her Name There Are Symbols, There Is A Omega Symbol There.

    • JORDAN

      June 12th, 2011 - 9:15am


    • Intergalactic

      July 22nd, 2011 - 11:16am

      No idea. Ask Mr Moffat. And, Master, it’s not the Omega symbol, it’s just something that looks like it.

  • megan

    June 8th, 2011 - 8:53pm

    i dont understand it so river is amys daughter but i thought that she was the doctors wife and thats why she snoged him. amy and donna both said that to her and she said “oh your good” and that to me sounds like that means your right. so someone please explain. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • jedijim

      June 10th, 2011 - 3:55pm

      Just because she is Amy’s child doesn’t mean she can’t also be the Doctors’ wife ! What I want to know is how her past is his future, why are they falling through time in reverse to each other??

    • Anonymous

      July 2nd, 2011 - 1:01pm

      there is still a possibility of river being amy’s kid/doctor’s wife cause when the doc found out, he said “that means that…YOU AND ME,we…”and so on.

  • callum hall

    June 7th, 2011 - 8:43am

    I think 6000400 people watched it all.

    Will we still see river in doctor who again or is that it ?? silence will fall

    it is on bbc and bbc one

    • de379

      June 10th, 2011 - 9:53pm

      hasnt silence already fell. all those warnings about the silence. that meant the monster,the silence didnt it

    • DoctorWho2011

      June 11th, 2011 - 7:52pm

      Like I said 6000400 people did’t watch this and also silence has already fallen

    • Silence Will Fall

      June 18th, 2011 - 9:42pm

      What silence has already fallen? but i was so looking forward to finding out what the silence were , oh well we might learn who they are in Autumn.

    • Sylar Sec

      June 19th, 2011 - 12:53am

      Wait the silence hasn’t already fallen cause one of the silence say to amy “you are amelia pond. You will cause the silence.” we still don’t know what that means yet.

  • callum hall

    June 7th, 2011 - 8:31am

    I think 6000400 people watched it all.

    If you hav sky you can puss red to watch on your
    tv now. So get sky.

    • Run For Your Life

      June 7th, 2011 - 9:53pm

      6000400 people Did’t watch this Episode only 5.5 million people watched this

  • jedijim

    June 6th, 2011 - 11:59pm

    SO : River/Melody is Amy & Rory’s child and somehow has some Timelord DNA as well! SO : She must be the little girl in the spacesuit who can regenerate! ( Also why River said “of course not” when trying to shoot the Astronaut suit in 2011!, couldn’t kill herself!)

    Being Amy’s baby does not preclude a romantic relationship with the Doctor.

    Killing “A Good Man, the best I’ve ever known” ,Why would it have to be a version of the Doctor? It could also possibly be RORY!! He is a good man, and having been “The Last Centurion”, a hero to many! (Plus, the Doctor is technicaly NOT a Man, he is a male non-human from Gallifrey) And many women will tell you their Dads’ were the “best” of men!

    The thing that really needs explaining is why her timeline runs opposite the Doctor’s! (Ex. his first kiss/ her last!)

    • Anonymous

      July 2nd, 2011 - 1:05pm

      mabey “the best man i’ve ever known” was the doctor cause technically, if river is the kid in the space suit, she did kill him.

  • OldWhoFan

    June 6th, 2011 - 8:52pm

    Very clever, so, is River Song aka Melody Pond, also Susan Foreman? It would make sense and explains The Doctor’s Granddaughter in 1963…

  • Run For Your Life

    June 6th, 2011 - 8:34pm

    I Have Got A funny feeling That Craig Owens is going to be in it who thinks that cos we saw cybermats so he must be in the episode (Let’s Kill Hitle)

    • Callum Metcalfe

      June 7th, 2011 - 6:46am

      No,he is in Episode 12. That also has the cybermen in.

    • Run For Your Life

      June 7th, 2011 - 4:53pm

      So will he be in Epiusode 13 coz thoses are two parts

    • Tom

      June 7th, 2011 - 9:09pm

      ep 12 and 13 are not a double parter this year

    • Run For Your Life

      June 7th, 2011 - 9:27pm

      So its Episode 13 and Episode 14 must be 😕

    • JORDAN

      June 12th, 2011 - 9:19am

      the cybermen are in epsode 13. YAY! HURRAY!

    • DoctorWho2011

      June 12th, 2011 - 12:02pm

      Listen I have found out episode 13 and episode 12 are 2 part

  • Krissy donohue

    June 6th, 2011 - 8:18pm

    Will we still see river in doctor who again or is that it ??

    • Run For Your Life

      June 6th, 2011 - 8:48pm

      Of course we will

  • McGann is The Doctor.

    June 6th, 2011 - 6:34pm

    Anyway, it was THOROUGHLY ENJOYABLE wasnt it? To watch I mean, and dont you think the Series has really developed and regained itself after the first Matt Smith-Series.

    Now we’ve got, IMO, a fully fledged and re-established series going here, and the public will be a hell of alot more supportive and accepting of the series under Steven Moffats productive era, in good time. 😉

    BTW, the Cybermen were in it, for a bit. It was only a small part, but it was a good part none the less. (proper, Alien Cybers this time)

    • lepter

      June 7th, 2011 - 5:58pm

      no they wernt. They were cybus cybermen with a little redesigned cybus logo. MOffat has taken an invincible classic bad guy and turned them into paper soldiers that get blown up for NO reason at all. Rory would have been converted in past series. Series 5 was MILES better than this mini series. But then again, this doesnt feel like dr who anymore. Forget the LOOOONG story arcs spanning two years and get back to good ole simple story telling that anyone can watch and enjoy in its isolation without a comprehensive back history to be needed to get whats happening. (still…to each his/her own as they say). I have to say SARAH JANE ADVENTURES, (R.I.P elizabeth) is closer to the ethos of dr who than dr who is at the moment.

  • Dalekdale

    June 6th, 2011 - 6:20pm

    a great epersod it was the best ever the end clip was scarer 🙂

  • daleksean

    June 6th, 2011 - 4:16pm

    im still a bit confused who is the girl at the end of day of the moon and i think there is more to river than being amys daughter and when do we see the doctor die and is it just me or does that silurian in the 1800s look a bit like restac but i have been impressed with this episode and a few others

    • jedijim

      June 6th, 2011 - 11:36pm

      The same actress played Restac , so yeah!

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