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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 Vaticanโ€™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?

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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).



  • The Outcast

    May 25th, 2017 - 3:22pm

    Yeah, Missy is definitely in there, remember when the Doctor went in there in ‘Knock Knock’?

  • Stop That TARDIS

    May 25th, 2017 - 2:50pm

    As an answer to Booboo and all:

    “There is still punishment and incarceration for Missy, as the Doctor places her in the vault for 1,000 years, but she is just as extraordinary, insane, and alive as always โ€“ “I’ve just been executed!” she barks at the guards, “show a little respect.” Now the Doctor must try to keep his secret and dangerous detainee imprisoned in the vault, and, harder still โ€“ try to make her reform” Yup confirmed by the official site, she’s in the vault. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Sandra

    May 24th, 2017 - 8:12pm

    Will do!

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 100,000BC

    May 23rd, 2017 - 10:52pm

    Sonics are always being broken; the TARDIS replaces them.
    Missy/The Master always manages to escape/survive and there is very rarely an explanation.
    Execution took place presumably after Witch’s Familiar for Missy, and between Husbands and Mysterio for the Doctor (Mysterio was clearly a quick trip for the Doc and Nardole before they started guarding the vault, perhaps they were on the trail of the villains, who also featured in Husbands – under the request of River?)
    Perhaps the Doctor has turned TARDIS translation off whilst he is at the university? He could easily turn it back on again when he sets off on adventures. Otherwise students who weren’t native English speakers would get a surprise when the Doctor lectured in their native language?

  • Dave Thompson

    May 23rd, 2017 - 9:59pm

    I’d have to rewatch it to be sure but I believe the only sonic we saw was the one in the virtual reality. so I’m guessing it’s still broke.

  • 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.

  • Exterminator

    May 22nd, 2017 - 7:33pm

    People on the Facebook Who page are saying that the Tardis didn’t translate the popes Italian because it was a simulated pope and a simulated Tardis. The truth monks didn’t know that the Tardis translates every language so couldn’t put that into the simulation.
    The Dr would’ve noticed straight away surely, I just think it was a bit of a D’oh on the Moffs part.

  • 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

  • The Outcast

    May 22nd, 2017 - 2:35pm

    I didn’t think the Pope thing was funny.

  • Whorules

    May 22nd, 2017 - 2:01pm

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

  • 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.

  • Sandra

    May 22nd, 2017 - 11:46am


  • 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

  • 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!

  • whovian from the year 1992

    May 22nd, 2017 - 12:40am

    Im a big Whovian, but im not sure ive seen Android Invasion.

  • Sandra

    May 21st, 2017 - 11:37pm

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

  • 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…

  • The Temporal Jelly Baby

    May 21st, 2017 - 9:39pm

    I can only assume the TARDIS made a new sonic off-screen. As for Missy, I don’t think we’re supposed to know yet but I think it was shortly after Darillium for the Doctor. I’m certainly intrigued. As for Skaro, this is Steven Moffat we’re talking about. We probably won’t find out. ๐Ÿ˜›

    Can’t answer the Pope question as I didn’t really notice.

  • Pats86

    May 21st, 2017 - 8:49pm

    Easily pleased then?

  • Pats86

    May 21st, 2017 - 8:48pm

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

  • 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 - 6:44pm

    Yeah it was good but I think Oxygen is still the best so far.

  • 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 ๐Ÿ™‚

  • 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

  • Sally Gunther

    May 21st, 2017 - 4:43pm

    Eh? Murray stills does the music

  • 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.

  • 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

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