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September 11th, 2012 134 comments

What did you Think of Dinosaurs On A Spaceship?

What did you Think of Dinosaurs On A Spaceship

The second episode of series 7a has aired so what did you think?, was it the best episode ever or just average.

An unmanned spaceship hurtles towards certain destruction – unless the Doctor can save it, and its impossible cargo … of dinosaurs!

By his side a ragtag gang of adventurers, a big game hunter, an Egyptian Queen and a surprised member of the Pond family. But little does the Doctor know there is someone else on board who will stop at nothing to keep hold of his precious, prehistoric cargo.


  • Give me a Dalek any day

    September 8th, 2012 - 9:05pm


  • That Dinosaur over there

    September 8th, 2012 - 9:05pm

    And the Doctor letting Solomon die is certainly hint towards the darker side the Doctor seems to adopt in A Twon Called Mercy. 🙂

  • Ryan

    September 8th, 2012 - 9:02pm

    Very funny, but, this episode should have been played as a jolly romp, as the tonally oposite merciless death of Solomon at the end, just felt wrong, considering the innuendo filled comedy romp with Dinosaurs we’ve just been watching! Very odd…. But, still, good performances, outstanding effects and suprisingly laugh out loud diolouge. 6/10

  • joe (joeandteddy)

    September 8th, 2012 - 9:02pm

    Out of the two episodes we have seen this series, this one was the best. by far.
    Asylum of the Daleks was an extremely weak episode which was hyped way too much. This episode had very little hype and, in my personal opinion, was one of the best episodes since 2005. It’s definitely the best episode (so far) of the 11th Doctor.
    I liked this episode so much because 1) a villain – Solomon – that i genuinely thought would get away with it. 2) the doctor is not acting like a child anymore. he’s not pratting around and we are seeing a much darker side to him, which i like. and 3) Rory’s dad was BRILLIANT! He should return.
    10/10, much better than i expected and i liked the scaly Doctor Who logo in the opening credits. (i bet in episode 5 the logo will be made out of stone…)
    Finally, the games hunter (riddel i think he was called – not sure though) The actor who plays him would be a brilliant Doctor i think.

    Thats my mini review.



    September 8th, 2012 - 9:00pm

    It really wasn’t that bad.

  • Justininferno

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:56pm

    The dialogue was highly questionable, there is such a thing as too much innuendo. With adjustments to dialogue, this should have been on at 5.15 as it was definately for the children. Dull and boring. 3/10

  • Ronnie’s Thoughts

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:54pm

    i just cant believe how emotionally attached i got to a cg triceratops and yeah it was kind of a shock when that happened however i felt that Solomon got exactly what he deserved


    September 8th, 2012 - 8:51pm

    Hmmm, I didnt know Arthur Weasely, Argus Filch and the Doctor knew each other…

  • booboo

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:48pm

    much better than i expected, The Doctor and Solomon scenes were some of the best i have seen from Matt Smith

  • the astronaut of death

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:46pm

    plaese reply

  • matt smithy

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:46pm

    Well I so nothing about her so, cool! Thats good to know. That just makes the episode more awsome! By the way, does anyone else think it was a bit riskey when he said “only my balls….. my golf balls”!

  • That Dinosaur over there

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:45pm

    I didn’t mind it. It got a bit too silly at times, but I’ll forgive that if next week lives up to it’s dark premise. The scenes with the Doctor and Solomon were definitely the best, though. 🙂

    Next week looks absolutely brilliant! I can’t wait! 😀

  • Harold Saxon

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:40pm

    Excellent,an enjoyable space ship drama,i thought it was very good,i liked many things about it.


    September 8th, 2012 - 8:39pm

    nah, after watching series 6 i watched the vampires of venice randomly, i thought some series 5 episodes were quite weak.

  • booboo

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:38pm

    yes he let him die, quite a shocker that one


    September 8th, 2012 - 8:37pm

    and the silurian link was good.


    September 8th, 2012 - 8:37pm

    If I’m right, she did actually mysteriously dissapere during her reign. Doctor Who is just filling in the gaps in history!


    September 8th, 2012 - 8:37pm

    it’s hard to compare with asylum of the daleks as it was a totally new idea. i thought it was really good. i was genuinely surprised! i think ep 1 had more action, but the characters were great. couple of things, i thought the villain was a bit weak, and there should have been a proper goodbye scene betweeen the doctor, and riddel and neferetiti. the beginning and the ends was a bit rushed. and the dinsaurs didnt do that much interacting with the doctor apart from the triceratops. plus points, amy was quite funny, music was great, acting was great, and there were some great scenes. cant wait till next week! i like the way he hinted about seeing amy till the end, it’s nice to have a little bit of a build up. anyone agree with anything i said?

  • Kevin

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:37pm

    Quite a fun episode, quite enjoyed it but one question.

    Did the doctor actually just KILL someone? he never kills anyone. Only daleks and time lords it seems.

  • the astronaut of death

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:33pm

    loved it brlliant

    only 2 bad things about this ep

    1. on the post card it was the wrong tardis

    2. im starting not to like how the doctor goes on 1 adventure with amy and rory and drops them back of a there house and then 10 months later thers another adverture

    but apart from that loved it i voted it fantastic 🙂

  • matt smithy

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:32pm

    I noticed that too. Also, when Queen whats her face was with the Games hunter at the end, how does she go back to egypt to continue her rule? But any way, I shouldn’t be so picky. It’s probably Wibbly wobbly timey wimmey! 😀 it was a great episode!

  • Boodleoo

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:31pm

    And I think when the triceratops knocked I swear I couldn’t see the st.johns sticker.

  • Doctor Stu

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:27pm

    Yeh I said it to my dad just as it finished

  • crazy guy

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:27pm

    that was awesome loved that bit with riddel and Amy shooting the dinosaurs with the music that was just epic. what i saw from the trailer for next weeks episode it will be the best one ever.

  • matt smithy

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:26pm

    At the start I thought it was a little silly, but it became quiet good from then on! I liked it and rated it good on the poll. I wonder why the Doctor KILLED Soloman! I think he is getting darker while he is away from Amy and Rory. Anyway, I am looking forward to the Gunslinger, The next time trailer looks really cool!

  • Dalek Jake

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:25pm

    I loved it and I enjoyed it much more than Asylum of the Dalek.


    September 8th, 2012 - 8:24pm

    Much better then I expected it would be! Anyone else notice that the 9th / 10th Doctors Tardis was on the postcard from Siliuria?

  • alex

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:24pm

    second comment YAY! episode was good but not as good as series 5.

  • doctorpond393

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:24pm

    this episode was amazing!

    only one picky thing: When amy and rory are looking at the post cards they put the siluria one on the fridge and it has a promotional imageof david tennants police box exterior

    apart from that 😀

  • Boodleoo

    September 8th, 2012 - 8:22pm

    Surprisingly good ep naughty Doctor.

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