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What did You Think of Series 10 Episode 6 Extremis ?

Now that the sixth episode of series 10 has been aired what did you think? Was it everything you had hoped for or not what you expected.

In the Haereticum – the Vatican’s secret library of blasphemy – there is an ancient book known only as The Veritas.

Throughout history, anyone who has ever read it has immediately taken their own life. Now a new translation is online, and the danger is spreading. The Vatican appeals to the Doctor. Will he read The Veritas? But can even the Doctor survive the ultimate truth?

Doctor Who Series 10 Parts 1 and 2 Blu-ray / DVD

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Peter Capaldi returns as Doctor Who for twelve thrilling adventures. He is joined by new companion, Bill (played by Pearl Mackie), along with returning loveable alien, Nardole (played by Matt Lucas).



  • Jamie McCrimmon

    May 22nd, 2017 - 8:08am

    1. The pilot-8
    2. Smile-5
    3. Thin ice -7
    4. Knock knock -8
    5. Oxygen -9
    6. Extremis-10

  • Sandra

    May 21st, 2017 - 11:37pm

    Unfortunately I have to watch on BBCAmerica and there are so many commercials the story is completely ruined!

    • Tim M

      May 22nd, 2017 - 7:30am

      That is clearly an issue with a ‘timey wimey’ Moffat script. They are difficult to follow at the best of times, this clearly wouldn’t be helped with ad breaks inserted as well!

    • Sandra

      May 22nd, 2017 - 11:46am


    • Doctor Stu

      May 22nd, 2017 - 3:20pm

      I feel so bad for American viewers because Doctor Who isn’t filmed with adverts in mind so there’s never a natural stopping point for an ad break to be inserted. It must be so clunky to watch if you’re in America

    • Mon

      May 24th, 2017 - 10:14am

      See if you can get a VPN and ‘pretend’ you are in the UK. This will allow you to watch BBC IPlayer and no ads!

    • Sandra

      May 24th, 2017 - 8:12pm

      Will do!

  • Dalekparadigm2

    May 21st, 2017 - 9:51pm

    A lot of split decisions on whether this was a good one or not. Honestly, I liked it. I’d go as far as saying that this is my favourite of the series. I love to see new ideas, so long as they aren’t copied from previous episodes. I noticed a lot of Matrix references in the comments and thinking about it, they are very similar but there’s just enough differences that it makes it a refreshing new story. Very dark, very on edge and very enjoyable. Looking forward to the following couple of episodes…

    • Dave Thompson

      May 23rd, 2017 - 9:54pm

      The Matrix is actually something from classic Doctor Who era. Was introduced in Tom Bakers time. So if anything it was the Matrix movie that stole the idea from Doctor Who.

    • Tim M

      May 24th, 2017 - 1:43pm

      That’s correct. The Matrix was featured in ‘The Deadly Assassin’. Great Tom Baker story, and I think it was David Tennant’s favourite.

  • The Dalek Whovian

    May 21st, 2017 - 8:45pm

    Ah Marmite episodes, an important part of any TV show. They spark debates and help writers learn how to please different fans, and this episode was definitely an example of that. Now I can see why some didn’t like this episode, but I thought it was fantastic. I loved how this episode dared to question our existence. That’s quite deep. Also this episode did a nice job of character development, and those Truth Monks were just perfect.

  • Alex Who?

    May 21st, 2017 - 6:37pm

    Good follow-up to OXYGEN.
    I just hope the Doctor doesn’t bust out any matrix ninja moves 🙂

  • D0CT0R WH0

    May 21st, 2017 - 5:10pm

    The Pilot 8/10
    Smile 3/10
    Thin Ice 7/10
    Knock Knock 5/10
    Oxygen 6/10
    Extremis 1/10

    • Pats86

      May 21st, 2017 - 8:48pm

      I’d give Extremis 4 maybe 5/10 other than that I would agree with your scores.

  • Pats86

    May 21st, 2017 - 1:41pm

    An OK episode, Bill is a good companion but we already know she is gay can we move on and get rid of the soap opera elements of her and any other companions lives? Hopefully when Moffat goes we will see an improvement in this regard.
    Every time Missy s on screen I see a missed opportunity, if only she had been Romana or Susan gone insane! Or someone new from the Doctors past? But at least we will see the real Master (Simms) soon, but I worry about that…..what damage will Moffat cause him and the rest of the show cannon in the coming episodes? I hope I’m wrong but Moffat never fails to destroy.

    • Doctor Stu

      May 21st, 2017 - 3:39pm

      Every other companion has had a love interest so now it’s Bills turn, it’s a good way of showing how the Doctor and bill have separate lives away from the TARDIS and it’s funny when those lives merge, the pope wandering into her bedroom for example

    • Pats86

      May 21st, 2017 - 4:13pm

      Yes I get your point, I’m just fed up with the soap opera elements, both RTD and Moffat are as bad as each other.

    • Whorules

      May 22nd, 2017 - 2:00pm

      Unfortunately the soap opera elements are what make casual fans ie non long-term watch. It’s just the nature of modern TV, all shows do it.

    • Whorules

      May 22nd, 2017 - 2:01pm

      Bleeding auto correct! Long term fans that meant to say…

    • The Outcast

      May 22nd, 2017 - 2:35pm

      I didn’t think the Pope thing was funny.

  • The Master

    May 21st, 2017 - 12:50pm

    The missy giving in so easily is a trick she’s the master his enemy, there will be a trick to that! She will be evil


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