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  • Doctor J

    September 24th, 2011 - 9:37pm

    Closing Time was a very good episode with a lot of laughs although that the Cybermen did not appear most of the time in the episode but at least they appeared more longer than in A Good Man Goes To War and James Corden back as Craig and the Cybermats.

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  • seg giddings

    September 24th, 2011 - 9:32pm

    Enjoyed this episode, but I think the cybermats were not as scary as they used to be, a bit comical if anything

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  • TJmov

    September 24th, 2011 - 9:32pm

    yey for the return of the romans, I think that something happens where time goes wrong because even by doctor who’s standards you dont see churchill, silurians and romans together, or romans and pterodactyls in modern day?

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  • riversong:)

    September 24th, 2011 - 9:23pm

    has anybody seen the prequel?

    the song goes.

    ” tick tock goes the clock, tick tock goes the clock, doctor brave and good, he turned away from violence, when he understood, the fooling of the silence”

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  • riversong:)

    September 24th, 2011 - 9:14pm

    iver just watched the trailer, and the doctor says.
    ” all those times, i’ve heard them words i never realised it was my silence, my death”

    any suggestion’s on what that means ?

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    • Niall

      September 24th, 2011 - 10:09pm

      That he would be silent when he’s dead. When he is dead that is his silence.

  • Jonathan Turner

    September 24th, 2011 - 9:13pm

    What a fantastic episode the Cyber Mats were good and Craig was way better than he was in the Lodger. Also what a ending because it’s as if Madame Korvin has been planning something for a long time.
    Oh by the way I wonder if they are the Cybermen from A Good Man Goes To War

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    • riversong:)

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:17pm

      was there cybermen in a good man goes to war ?
      and why would you say that :)?

    • Anonymous

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:17pm

      i rekon so coz they looked so damaged

    • riversong:)

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:20pm

      one looked like it had been crying blood ?

  • RORY DOCTOR RIVER POND

    September 24th, 2011 - 9:07pm

    if river is in the spacesuit which was so obvious, then shouldn’t that create a paradox with 2 rivers in the same place??

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    • riversong:)

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:11pm

      yep

    • Anonymous

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:13pm

      how
      :s

    • Anonymous

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:15pm

      oh yeah now i get it lol

    • riversong:)

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:15pm

      think about,
      back to rose and the doctor, in the church there was baby rose, you couldn’t have two..
      in the girl who waited,
      they couldn’t take both amy’s..

    • riversong:)

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:16pm

      yeh lol

    • dalekdrone

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:23pm

      Yeah but did they touch each other no river never went in contacted with river neither did Amy.Rose touched baby rose so thats how the paradox happened

    • riversong:)

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:24pm

      true,
      but still.. it would be two totally differnt river’s
      one which has been under control, and one which is in love with the doctor.

    • king of whoniverse

      September 25th, 2011 - 9:24am

      the paradox might cause the dr 2 suvvive

    • lepter

      September 26th, 2011 - 7:45pm

      except that amy pond touched amelia pond in the pandorica/big bang episode with no paradox….

    • spoileralert

      September 28th, 2011 - 1:47am

      Yeah many paradoxes have occurred in this series.The 10th doctor always yelled about paradoxes yet the 11th doesn’t care

  • riversong:)

    September 24th, 2011 - 9:04pm

    in my opinion,
    they have made it to confusing and they don’t know how to fix it, cause seriously ? the doctor really dying ? if he was, they wouldn’t make a whloe series on it

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  • riversong:)

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:59pm

    here is a few things to think about.. answer please if you have any idea’s.

    1) what is the question ?

    2) if it is river song in the space suit, why does she not stop it, when they are at the beach?

    3) it show’s us the actual river song in the space suit, but why on the same day.. does it turn out to be a little girl in the space suit, which is also river song ?

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    • sheepinafez

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:02pm

      1)im pretty sure the question will be will you marry me

    • riversong:)

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:05pm

      i was thinking that too,
      but it’s all to confusing ?
      why would they get married, if he knew she was going to kill him?

    • forever dalek 1323

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:05pm

      1 i think that it will be will you marry my because of someting i saw.

      2 because she knows that it is a fix piont in time therefore she cannot interfear.

      3 because it may have been to contain her so she cant escape.

    • riversong:)

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:10pm

      what did you see ?

    • Anonymous

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:17pm

      aggghh its getting so cofusing

    • riversong:)

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:26pm

      it honestly is, there putting to much stuff into it,

    • Nigel M

      September 24th, 2011 - 11:28pm

      Re the question, we are told in Let’s Kill Hitler that The Silence is a religious order that believes “silence will fall when the question is asked”. It is “the oldest question in the universe, hidden in plain sight”.

      My theory. The question is “Doctor Who ?”. It’s in plain sight, right in front of our noses, and it will be answered when he tells his name to River Song. Therefore The Silence want him dead before he can tell her.

      Everyone assumes that The Silence WANT silence to fall – maybe they don’t and think that killing the Doctor will stop it ?

    • Anonymous

      September 25th, 2011 - 8:34am

      I think it will be something alot more sinister like, “what’s your name” because the doctor has heard those words before, and river knows him name, but if she dies, she will not know.

    • Steve

      September 25th, 2011 - 3:15pm

      My logical explanation would be: there are three River Songs in the episode “The Impossible Astronaut”.

      The first one was the little Melody Pond, who was kept captive until the day she got sick and started regenerating for the first time in her life (When she regenerates she seems to get really strong, cf when she was shot by the Nazi officers, remember also the TIA episode when River commented whoever escaped from the straightjacket must have been really strong). This Melody Pond escaped, got to be Melody the childhood friends of Rory and Amy, and grew up with them.

      The second River Song is the adult who wore the space suit and shot the doctor. At the end of the LKH episode River was taken to the infinite schism. But as Madame Kovarian said when she found her in the CT episode, she “never really escaped at all”. The adult River was captured for the second time and re-programmed to kill the Doctor.

      The third River Song was the one who had already “killed” the doctor. She was with Rory and Amy at the time on the beach. She was already imprisoned at the time because she “killed” the doctor. She is imprisoned in the far future, holds the secret what really happens to the doctor when Rory, Amy, and us all saw him being shot.

      We shall see if I have read the writer’s mind well enough.

  • the TARDIS

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:56pm

    Really good episode, but the last few minutes made me feel really uncomfortable, and I think that the last scene should have been the prequel.

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  • rabid frog

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:56pm

    let me get this straight
    river kills the doctor whilst river from the future is shooting her past self
    the suit makes it was to melody/river
    she escapes and then regenerates in to mels(young version) and grows up with her mother and farther to be then meets the doctor and tries to kill him then sees the light and saves him then goes to the luna universaty in 5123 later gets forced to kill the doctor at lake silenceo at 5:02 22nd of april 2011 causing to get locked up in stormcage escapes and has he bithday in 1818 (stevie wonder sang but you must never tell him) meets the doctor after the battle of demonds run and revels her identity.
    thats one mesed up timeline

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    • sheepinafez

      September 24th, 2011 - 8:59pm

      yep

    • riversong:)

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:02pm

      it really is, and also if older river is in the space suit ? then where does the little girl come from.. and older river is shooting herself ?
      is there 3 river’s?
      also..
      there timelines are in different directions ?
      so what ? the doctor regenrates into david tennant ?

    • rabid frog

      September 25th, 2011 - 9:39am

      i forgot
      the singing towers of derlusilum
      then the library

    • Steve

      September 25th, 2011 - 2:07pm

      It thought it was implied that the doctor took her to the future (or infinitely far away place?) to be cared for by the sisters of infinite schism. She attends Luna University at the year 5000s. To find the doctor, whose adventures are in the year 2000s according to the earth calendar, River becomes a futuristic archeologist, get herself a time-travel vortex manipulator and “digs layers of history” backward from the year 5000s all the way to the 2000s. That is why her time line is in reverse to that of the doctor’s.

  • riversong:)

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:54pm

    i have been thinking,
    it show’s you river song under water in the space suit correct ? well river is also at the lake the doctor ”dies”.
    so clearly she know’s it is going to happen ?
    does anybody have any idea’s on how it will all be stopped ?

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    • bowtiemadjacob

      September 25th, 2011 - 1:01pm

      River gave the doctor’s regenerations correct? Well i think that brings him back to life at the right moment

  • riversong:)

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:53pm

    i really thought this episode was the best, the ending was really good, sort of creepy tho..

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  • Callum Metcalfe

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:43pm

    So we’re nearly at the end so I’m going to give each of the episodes in 2011 a score out of 10.

    THE IMPOSSIBLE ASTRONAUT: 9.5

    DAY OF THE MOON: 8.5

    THE CURSE OF THE BLACK SPOT: 6

    THE DOCTORS WIFE: 9

    THE REBEL FLESH: 9

    THE ALMOST PEOPLE: 8.5

    A GOOD MAN GOES TO WAR: 9.5

    LETS KILL HITLER: 8.5

    NIGHT TERRORS: 9

    THE GIRL WHO WAITED: 8

    THE GOD COMPLEX: 9.5

    CLOSING TIME: 9.5

    THE WEDDING OF RIVER SONG: ??????

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    • silencewillfall21

      September 24th, 2011 - 8:47pm

      you think that night terrors deserved a 9! agmgtw is a 10/10 episode and also 8.5 for day of the moon deserves better

    • Mollusc Man

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:12pm

      is anybody else thinking that they should’ve forgotten about curse of the black spot, fiddled with the order a bit, and then made wedding of river song a 2 parter. i don’t doubt that it’ll be awesome, but i do think everything might be a little rushed as it has been in other stories this year. (night terrors i’m looking at you)

  • Doctor Stu

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:41pm

    wow! silurians, daleks silence next week!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    • I’m the doctor

      September 24th, 2011 - 8:52pm

      where the silurians?

    • Adam

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:01pm

      In the next time trailer at 00:05

    • TJmov

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:24pm

      and Churchill when you look realy close!

  • doctor daddy cool 67

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:33pm

    Stormageddon…brilliant
    James Cordon…BRILLIANT

    MAtt SMith…superb

    Great story and the liitle snippet at the end of RIver SOng……nice one.
    Cant wait for next saturdays’ final episode…

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  • lepter

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:31pm

    A witty episode but ruined the cybermen again….(killed with love….come on.) Cybermat with teeth was cool though. More of a emotional episode with the doctor facing his death, (done before better with david tennent), but its a bit moot really as he is filming the christmas special so we know he gets out of it in the end.

    Good ending though.

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  • hellosweetie

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:17pm

    Well that was really enjoyable!Great pairing james Cordon and Matt Smith.It was a really good tragi-comedy.Looking forward to next weeks episode.

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  • rabid frog

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:15pm

    2 things
    1. i ithink the new infinate for the trading cards is sybermat attaking craig from his point if veiw
    2. stormageddon is A-MAZEING

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  • DoctorWho4Eva

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:12pm

    # Doctor, brave and strong, turned away from Violence and when he did, all went wrong and fell down to the silence# -Wedding of R.S Prequel.

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    • Mollusc Man

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:06pm

      That’s not what i heard. i thought it said:

      ‘the doctor, pray that he, turns away from violence.
      If he understood the meaning of the silence.’

      may be wrong though.

    • Mollusc Man

      September 24th, 2011 - 9:08pm

      ‘falling’ not ‘meaning’ my mistake. 🙂

  • sheepinafez

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:12pm

    that was amazinggggggggggggggg the doctors new companion should be yappy the dog

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    • TARDIS

      September 24th, 2011 - 8:17pm

      i like how he sais not as dood as before (K9)

  • DoctorWho4Eva

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:10pm

    My rates of 6:2 so far: (out of 100)

    Let’s kill Hitler: 96
    Night Terrors: 68
    Girl who Waited: 69
    God Complex: 94
    Closing Time: 99
    Wedding of River Song: (????)

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  • Adam

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:08pm

    Now all the pieces fall into place

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    • riversong:)

      September 24th, 2011 - 8:56pm

      they indeed do,
      appart from,
      how do they stop it all from happening ?

  • simon w

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:04pm

    i cant wait for the last episode its going to be a corcor(sorry for spelling)

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  • TARDIS

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:04pm

    that…..was…..amazing

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  • drwhocbreviews

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:04pm

    SKIP THIS COMMENT IF YOU DONT WANT SPOILERS—-it was a great episode probs my faverout so far of part 2 series 6 … the last 5-10 minutes were the best … so now we know that river kills the doctor !!!!! she probably doesnt remember all the stuff before because she regenerated into a toddler!!!!! and nice to see the daleks are back even if it is just a tiny 2 minute appearance … feel so sorry for river 🙁 next week episode gonna be awesome also love how amy and rory had the small appearance and also her own perfume … awesome!!!!!

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  • the TARDIS

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:04pm

    The doctor saw Amy and RORY to
    and said nothing to them whe he saw them

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  • Harold Saxon

    September 24th, 2011 - 8:02pm

    Execellent,it was really enjoyable and what i would call a fun episode.

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  • TJmov

    September 24th, 2011 - 7:56pm

    so there are daleks, yessss!!!

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    • the TARDIS

      September 24th, 2011 - 7:59pm

      I Rnow

    • forever dalek 1323

      September 25th, 2011 - 9:51pm

      daleks were not suppost to be in the series maybr it is just an appearence if not yay

  • justjeulin

    September 24th, 2011 - 7:49pm

    I was the first one to vote!!

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