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What Did You Think of Closing Time?

What Did You Think of Closing Time?

What Did You Think of Closing Time – Was it one of the best stories yet or just not as good as you had hoped.



  • timeisrunningout.

    September 25th, 2011 - 8:35pm

    and its funny how she didn’t mention it to the doctor in the impossible astronout when they first meet up again ?

  • timeisrunningout.

    September 25th, 2011 - 8:34pm

    mm, its confusing

  • The Last Centurion

    September 25th, 2011 - 8:32pm

    It can’t be ganger cause i dont think it could regenerate

  • Me

    September 25th, 2011 - 8:15pm

    so is Amy a celeb with her own perfume or is she just a model who is like the model for the perfume or the ‘face’ of the perfume

    I’m confused
    She can’t be a celeb and if she is not a celeb she can’t just have her own perfume

  • timeisrunningout.

    September 25th, 2011 - 8:06pm

    yeah cause thats the song it sang when river is under water

  • timeisrunningout.

    September 25th, 2011 - 8:02pm

    thats right..

  • timeisrunningout.

    September 25th, 2011 - 8:00pm

    i think we are suppose to suggest that its been 3 months, because in the first episode amy and rory were like, its been 3 months, but then the doctor in ‘ closing time’ was like my death is tomorrow.

  • timeisrunningout.

    September 25th, 2011 - 7:58pm

    been looking at alot of question’s maybe here is some answers for some..

    1. what is the oldest question in the universe?
    wouldn’t it what is your name ? also think this because of the doctor’s real name being hidden, from everyone, appart from the one woman who know’s it, river song.

    2. how does the doctor not die?
    well honestly in my opinion, i think it is a ganger, because the doctor was very ready for the death, when the doctor usally is always afraid of death.. where the ganger wouldn’t really be bothered.

    3. what does it mean by silence will fall?
    well there was a caption in the trailer which said ” silence will fall, all those times i heard them words i never realised it was my silence, my death” so i think silence will fall means death is coming.

    if anybody has anymore questions please say, and i will try and find out..


    September 25th, 2011 - 7:55pm

    he didn’t want them to get caught up in his life again. can’t believe she had her own perfume! she did tha quick! in the doctors world she isn’t even a celebrity!

  • timeisrunningout.

    September 25th, 2011 - 7:52pm

    maybe whoever that woman is, she doesn’t like timelords, so she use’s a part timelord to kill the doctor, then she would plan to kill her..
    also the voice, it might one of her helpers saying it, cause they work for the silence..

  • Commander Strax

    September 25th, 2011 - 5:07pm

    nice to see amy and rory.
    When they did the opening and it said karen gillan and athur darwil I was like O MY GOD!
    Petrichtor-For the girl whos tired of waiting:sad:

  • Commander Strax

    September 25th, 2011 - 4:41pm

    Ican see in vid siurians,loads of eyepaches,a troll, river song and DALEKS!!!

    I heard winston chuchill and charles dickens are in it too!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Finlay

    September 25th, 2011 - 1:53pm

    Why were Amy and Rory in the opening? They were hardly in it! James Corden should have been in it. Why did the Doctor not go to the Ponds when he saw them?

  • whofan4ever

    September 25th, 2011 - 1:52pm

    yes with some kind of god

  • Gareth Stafford

    September 25th, 2011 - 1:18pm

    As the season draws to a close and we sit back and reflect on it as a whole, I for one am a little disappointed that the whole season has not been as good as these last few episodes. Closing Time had it all – humour, scares, pathos – and surely Matt Smith’s performance of the series – bring on the Wedding!

  • bowtiemadjacob

    September 25th, 2011 - 1:04pm

    Well now it all makes sense each episode has a BIG meaning (except the girl who waited) to the doctors death tick tock goes the clock till river kills the doc-tor

  • 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

  • doctor dave!

    September 25th, 2011 - 11:46am

    i did like this episode, but ive got so many question for next episode, first;in series 5 the ‘the pandorica opens’there is that voice saying ‘silence will fall’ I always thought it was the silence but in a way they can hardly talk so who says that?? and also there must be a reason for madame krovein to hate the doctor so much,maybe he did somthing to her or somone else in the past?and also if river\melody kills the doctor then how come she ay somthing when he gets killed?? questions need to be answered ticktock….

  • Anonymous

    September 25th, 2011 - 11:09am

    If you stop the trailer at 00:18 the doctor is playing chess?

  • Handbot Scott

    September 25th, 2011 - 10:52am

    I feel so sorry for George, and all the other people who were upgraded into cybermen.

  • Andy Clockwise

    September 25th, 2011 - 10:46am

    well if there was ever an episode that ran out of steam, this was it. Cybermen killed by love????? Rediculous, awful episode and if I ever see another mention of the girl who waited/couldn’t be bothered to wait – whatever – I’ll go mad. Writers have clearly run out of ideas. Can we get rid of Steven Moffat please. NO story he’s written this series has ever come close to Blink!.

  • Anonymous

    September 25th, 2011 - 10:19am

    If River is in the suit, then she knows that she kills the doctor when she watches it in 2011, because when she tries the shoot the astronaut, she says “of course not”, because she shoots it down it will create a paradox!

  • sadlasswithafox

    September 25th, 2011 - 10:06am

    I loved this episode, I think Craig’s character is just great and I love their relationship and ofcourse stormageddon. I would love James Corden to be the series 7 companion but I doubt it will happen. I do wish that the finale was in two part though because I can see it being a huge cramming of stuff into the last like 5 minutes.

  • rabid frog

    September 25th, 2011 - 9:39am

    i forgot
    the singing towers of derlusilum
    then the library

  • castrovalian

    September 25th, 2011 - 9:35am

    i still dont think river is still in the suit when she kills the doctor

  • the 507th doctor

    September 25th, 2011 - 9:25am

    Tick tock goes the clock
    and what now shall we play?
    Tick tock goes the clock
    now summer’s gone away.

    Tick tock goes the clock
    and what then shall we see?
    Tick tock until the day
    that thou shall marry me.

    Tick tock goes the clock
    and all the years they fly.
    Tick tock and all too soon
    you and I must die.

    Tick tock goes the clock
    we laughed at fate and mourned her.
    Tick tock goes the clock
    even for the doctor.

    Tick tock goes the clock
    he cradled her and rocked her.
    Tick tock goes the clock
    Till river kills the doctor.

    Doctor, brave and good
    he turned away from violence.
    When he understood
    the falling of the silence.

  • king of whoniverse

    September 25th, 2011 - 9:24am

    the paradox might cause the dr 2 suvvive

  • Dr who who

    September 25th, 2011 - 9:16am

    Best episode ever love the way Craig, Sophie, Amy, and Rory are in it love the cybermen and really love the Cybermats love the ending to the episode with old character and aliens and the way episode one un folded in this episode
    The best

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