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May 28th, 2011 79 comments

What Did You Think Of The Almost People?

What Did You Think Of The Almost People?

Now that the sixth episode of Series 6 has aired, What Did You Think Of The Almost People? Cast your vote on this and previous episodes in the panels below.


  • The supreme

    June 1st, 2011 - 9:41pm

    Rose should be back for the 2013 annivershry looking for the doctor and her + amy should have a argument over the doctor until he regenerates

  • The supreme

    June 1st, 2011 - 9:32pm

    realy good epi !!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Nawteetash

    June 1st, 2011 - 7:24pm

    S06E06 – Great episode, can’t wait to see the next but hey at the end of the movie when the doctor’s and Miranda’s ganger melted using the sonic screwdriver i would have thought the acid suit should not melted with Miranda seeing as she was not created wearing the suit. Why do some of the gangers melt leaving their clothes while others dont? Anyway anxiously waiting for the next!!:)

  • At0mic

    June 1st, 2011 - 7:52am

    In S5 Ep The Lodger, the Tardis would not materialise properly and Doctor was left alone and discovered in the non existant Loft a ‘Tardi’ similar to the one we see in S6 Day of The Moon

    In Series 6 The Doctors Wife, Idris said something about River being the only water in the forest. That implies that in the S5 episode in the forest where Amy was all alone she was already Flesh at that point. That episode was titled ‘Flesh & Stone’

    In S5 ep Victory of the Daleks, The Doctor several times queried why Amy did not remember the Daleks, is that because she was already Flesh Amy?

    In S6 Ep Impossible Astronaut If the Doctor that was killed was the real doctor then there should be another, later period, version of the Tardis sat parked somewhere. The Doctor that is shot could be a ‘Flesh’ doctor and is shot be the Real Doctor (hidden inside the space suit) because the Flesh copies are too good and actually have regenerative abilities, and so cannot co-exist with a real Timelord. Therefore no spare Tardis.

    In S5 The 11th Hour the Doctor does question who Amy actually is and Why he was bought there. (IIRC) – does the who series 5 & 6 Arch actually revolve around who Amy actually is more than who River is, which is what we have fixated on?

    I haven’t picked up any clues or pointers as to who the little regenerating Girl actually is. Has anyone got anything that they can add in this area? What have I missed?

    That is my 4pence worth. I am sure that there is a lot more, but I really do enjoy an overarching storyline. It is clever writing, it makes me think far more about what is going on, and then little clues appear retrospectively like ‘fleash & stone’. I love it.

    • wowzas

      June 1st, 2011 - 9:45am

      What ‘Bout Minator

    • DoctorWho2011

      June 1st, 2011 - 10:25am

      ok why did the little girl regearte? well i think in The Impossible Astronaut the space guy
      (The Little Girl) must of killed a fresh Doctor too steel regeartion (for someone who?) or for her self maybe but we might find out some more in A Good Man Goes to War or we might find out in the series later but also when the space guy (The Little Girl) shot the fresh doctor i dont think she shot him i think she stolded regeartion to kill the fresh doctor and also could the woman in that hatch be a dreamlord

    • The supreme

      June 1st, 2011 - 9:20pm

      amys child could be the doctors cus the girl regenerated and that could be her!

  • Anthony Harding

    May 31st, 2011 - 5:56pm

    Something been niggling me for some time.

    (The only water in the forest is the river)

    Is this a reference to the Weeping Angels episode where Amy was all alone in the forest with here eyes closed?

    Point being Amy might have been kidnapped during this episode and swapped for a “Ganger”. Leaving River being the only “Water in the forest”.

    Human’s being 70% water and all that.

    Just a mad theory!

  • spaceBUZZlite

    May 31st, 2011 - 5:26pm

    Just finished watching, Silence In The Library and Forest Of The Dead, and i’m thinking…
    “That’s great, so why can’t Steven not write episodes like these.”
    It feels that he’s lost his touch.

  • The Master

    May 31st, 2011 - 11:53am

    Did Anyone Notice When Amy Was Giving Flesh Doctor A Hug, He Said “Push Amy, When She Tells You To, Push” I Don’t Know How He Could Of Known.

    • DoctorWho2011

      May 31st, 2011 - 12:04pm

      well it could of been that woman in the hatch

    • Alf

      May 31st, 2011 - 6:18pm

      Did you also notice that during the final dialogue between the two doctors the flesh one said ‘So my death arrives’
      and the doctor replies ‘but we’re not invited to this one!’

    • The Master

      May 31st, 2011 - 7:43pm

      That Is A Reference To The Fact That Amy Told Human Doctor How He Died, But She Thought She Was Telling Flesh Doctor.

    • Anonymous

      June 1st, 2011 - 2:17pm

      I think he knew about the pushing because the current Doctor is actually a Doctor from the future treading over his timeline to fix something. He also said “I never thought I’d say that again!” before going to the weather vane. lot’s of things have pointed to it.
      Maybe this is what he came back to sort out!

      What if Amy has always been a ganger, she didn’t remember her parents or anything at the beginning of Series 5!
      What is Amy is River Song and a ganger was sent back to trap the Doctor?

  • Dalekman

    May 31st, 2011 - 10:42am

    Loved the ending but I dont see how the person with the ballon in the first trailer will fit in with the next episode and there that beastly thing as well.

    • The supreme

      June 1st, 2011 - 9:24pm

      A clown was holdin a red ballon in the series 6 trailer just a coinnsidence

    • Anon

      June 3rd, 2011 - 7:51pm

      but that monster thingy that was hairy in the trailer is probly a judoon that was referred to in the prequel to ep 7

  • Marty Craddy

    May 31st, 2011 - 9:42am

    Great episode and I’m loving the more complex sci-fi storylines. However, one gripe of this series so far – where are the monsters?

    The Silence are great but then we have a human avatar doctor (black spot), a green smoke (doctor’s wife) and more human avatars (rebel flesh.) So with the exception of a green eyed Ood where’s the creative aliens, I’m starting to miss them.

    • terriermon

      May 31st, 2011 - 11:17pm

      i have too theyre just not trying anymore, i thought the siren would be an actual alien mermaid or something that really annoyed me when they said it was just a computer

  • Andrew Nicholson

    May 30th, 2011 - 10:07pm

    I’m 37 and have watching the re-launched show since it restarted. In my humble opinion, this season (so far) has been the best I’ve ever seen!

    It’s proper ‘Who’ – my 9yo is spooked but really enjoying the twists and turns. It’s about time didn’t treat children as ‘cotton-wool clad idiots’ – more of the same please!

  • BowTieMadJacob

    May 30th, 2011 - 2:33pm

    Hey guys I wouldn’t say the almost people was the best episode ever but the cliffhanger was certainly the most concluding.

    Also I think that River Song is Amys daughter because theres been little clues through-out the series that Amys pregnant but in the doctors wife idris said the only water in the forest is the river and river song so yeah. ๐Ÿ˜€

  • the TARDIS

    May 30th, 2011 - 8:25am

    it was an interesting episode with a good ending and very clever. but a bit too clever-i couldn’t keep up with it

  • The Master

    May 30th, 2011 - 7:55am

    On The New Trailer, Look At 0:07 Is That An Omega Sign?

    • Anonymous

      May 30th, 2011 - 2:08pm

      that sign was also on the clerics shoulder in the time of angels in series 5

  • harold saxon

    May 30th, 2011 - 1:49am

    This is very clever & VERY COMPLEX! many twists & turns! shocking ending! they do it very well!love the cliffhangers!
    Matt smith is fantastic as ever!

  • gwynneth

    May 30th, 2011 - 12:54am

    Very complicated-I feel as if I need to watch the whole series again- I hate not being able to work things out! And I don’t find it scary, which is odd, as my 61 year old husband and 30 year old son do!

  • gwynneth

    May 30th, 2011 - 12:52am

    It has all got a lot too complicated-you need to be a super brain to work it all out! I feel as if I need to watch it all again just to catch up!
    And I don’t understand why I don’t find it scary when my 61 year old husband and 30 year old son both do!

  • Tulip

    May 29th, 2011 - 12:30pm

    At the beginning of The Rebel Flesh the gangers were just copies of the humans and they weren’t really alive. I think Amy was a ganger like that, and so, she wasn’t a seperate, individual human the Dr would feel guilty about killing. That’s why he killed her, and when he did the real Amy woke up in that white room.

    So, Amy suspected she was pregnant right in the first episode and she saw that Eye Patch woman before she was taken by the Silence. I can’t wait for next week to find out the answers. What’s going on? Will the mid series finale end on a cliffhanger?

    • wowzas

      May 29th, 2011 - 3:19pm

      Amy Was In The White Room The Whole Time, But The Eye Patch Lady Was Just A Signal, A Signal Of What The Real Amy Was Seeing. If You Watch The Prequel, You’ll Find That There Putting A Certain ‘Child’ In A Prison, No-Body Seems To Like The Doctor As The Big Blue Man Says, If You Watch The Trailer For Ep 7, Look Behind The Black Man And You Will See That There Is What Looks Like The Same Symbol Which Was On River’s Jacket In The Time Of Angels/Flesh And Stone. We Are Expecting To See The Sontarans, Sillurians, And Cybermen In The Finale. Look At River At The Beginning Of The Trailer, What Is She Wearing? Who Is That Woman? What Is The Doctor Going To Do About The Fact That He Knows His Death? How Does Everything Fit Together?

  • spaceBUZZlite

    May 29th, 2011 - 12:23pm

    My speculation is this,
    (NOTE: this is not a spoiler)
    People who remember Human nature, the Doctor made himself human, well what is Amy and Rory had done the same. They are Time Lords on the run.
    And the baby Amy is carrying is The Doctor.

    • The Master

      May 29th, 2011 - 3:20pm

      You Know What I’m Thinking, Does The Doctor Know About His Death?

    • morlu

      May 29th, 2011 - 4:21pm

      i like the idea of amy could be the doctors mum. Since many have been speculating the baby could be river. But who is the girl in the astronaut suit?

    • Max

      May 29th, 2011 - 9:25pm

      I think the baby is river

    • MORLU

      May 29th, 2011 - 9:37pm

      Yeah. Just saw the trailer for next weeks episode there is a line where the doctor says “the baby is not a weapon” and some one else says “she will be” or something like that.

      So she must be River.

    • Bunkbeds Are Cool

      May 29th, 2011 - 10:02pm

      @ The Master. Yes he does

    • AmyPond:)

      May 29th, 2011 - 11:56pm

      i read online on a website that has never been wrong that river IS definatly amys baby i sed tht all along <3 cos the person who posted it was someone who was there wen they were filming river tellin amy who she is cos the person was sat on the front row and could hear what they were saying

    • Anonymous

      May 30th, 2011 - 2:20pm

      So Amy has a baby with Rory (hopefully Rory) which turns out to be Riversong, the Doctor and Riversong meet, fall in love and have a baby who is the little girl in the astronaut suit. River says she kills a good man which muust be the Doctor and so far the astronaut has killed the Doctor so River must be the astronaut and the little girl but then again the little girl regenerated and river cant regenerate because she’s human so therefore the little girl must be someone else. I cant keep up. I guess all will be revealed in 5 days.

    • Anonymous

      May 30th, 2011 - 9:35pm

      The baby is a girl that is all that has been confirmed (well that and her name “Melody”). It’s not The Doctor, unless you got it the wrong way round and either Amy or Rory are the Doctor.

  • clr

    May 29th, 2011 - 11:51am

    ‘Would anyone like a jelly baby?’ awesome

  • wowzas

    May 29th, 2011 - 9:27am

    it’s weird cos the eye patch lady was credited as ‘eye patch lady’ but i’ve heard that her name is lady krovain or something?

    • Anonymous

      May 30th, 2011 - 2:23pm

      at the end of the almost people, the eye patch lady looked different than before, her cheeks were more ‘fat’ must have been theb camera angels or something.

  • The Master

    May 29th, 2011 - 9:03am

    BooBoo The Silence Will Fall Section Need To Be Updated.

  • The President Of Gallifrey

    May 29th, 2011 - 8:59am

    If you go on the 4th dimension page for The Doctors Wife, and then click on the full stop after Gallifrey at the bottom, you will be taken to a video called Analysis Lessons, please help, i don’t know what it is.

    • whofan4ever

      May 30th, 2011 - 6:43pm

      i saw this too its about time so it seems

  • crazy guy

    May 29th, 2011 - 5:13am

    i loved this episode but a bit confusing of telling who was who if they were the ganger or the human but awsome ending ever!!!!!!

    • AmyPond:)

      May 29th, 2011 - 11:58pm

      i agree best ending EVER
      Go Amy ๐Ÿ™‚
      I LOVE U <3 ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Fox Mulder

    May 29th, 2011 - 1:53am

    Wow epic, that us some mind bending stuff there, this season is more complicated than last. And did u see the giant space ships in a a good man goes to war trailer , dude that was awesome.

    • The supreme

      June 1st, 2011 - 9:29pm

      The fat blue guy is in it

  • amy97

    May 28th, 2011 - 11:27pm

    omg!!! that was a amazing episode!!!it all makes sence now!!!


    May 28th, 2011 - 10:11pm

    Rebel Flesh showed promise even though it was a premise we have seen before. Apart from the bits that were more to do with the over arcing storyline to this series, this part (almost people) went nowhere. Very poor episode.

    • gary

      May 28th, 2011 - 10:15pm

      Completely disagree. It was brilliant.

    • MORLU

      May 28th, 2011 - 10:28pm

      What was brilliant about it?

    • lepter

      May 29th, 2011 - 6:16pm

      I agree. Very plodding with no substance except to set up the next episode.
      Doctor fights for the gangers, then destroys amy without a second thought.

      Not impressed with the season so far. 7 year old loves dr who, scared of every episode so far except drs wife.
      too convoluted for a kids show. scrap the story arcs and stick to quality individual stories that stand on their own.

    • Jason

      May 30th, 2011 - 2:23pm

      The gangers the Doctor fought for, were “an early version” of the technology. They came to life unintentionally.

      I am guessing the ganger that Amy was, was a more advanced version that was not alive in its own right. This kind of ganger is what the company (Morpeth thingy) intended to make, and presumably did manage to make once they were aware of the “living problem” of the earlier versions.

    • Anonymous

      May 31st, 2011 - 2:24pm

      finally someone on my wave length. in my opinion there has only been one good episode in the whole season, and that was the Doctor’s Wife.

  • DoctorWho 4Eva

    May 28th, 2011 - 9:21pm

    The prequel to “a good man goes to war”
    Dorium (or whatver his name is) says “I can’t believe you went after the baby, HIS baby”
    then said “Don’t you know to never mess witht the Doctor”

    • Anonymous

      May 28th, 2011 - 9:29pm

      That doesn’t necessarily mean its the doctors baby because he might of known it was amys baby and that amyis the doctors friend but you are probably right.

    • Hellbelly

      May 29th, 2011 - 6:15pm

      That’s not actually what he says.
      He says;

      “I even hear rumours about who’s child you’ve taken.
      Are you mad?
      You know the stories about the Doctor, the things that man has done
      “God help us if you’ve mad him angry!”

      Never even implies it’s the Doctor’s child, just that taking the child would seriously p**s the doctor off.

  • harold saxon

    May 28th, 2011 - 9:18pm

    Brilliant & with that ending this is where things get very complex epc when who the baby will become?i’d never guessed that she was a ‘gangeer! wow!The doctor clone was fantastic!

  • Anthony Harding

    May 28th, 2011 - 9:04pm

    At what point previously did Amy get kidnapped and swapped for a “Ganger”?

    • AmyPond:)

      May 28th, 2011 - 9:09pm

      i dunno but aw poor her

    • Anonymous

      May 28th, 2011 - 9:12pm

      Remember Amy was in the room with The Silence in Day of the Moon. They must have kidnapped Amy and replaced her with a ganger and she was a ganger all this time

    • Anonymous

      May 28th, 2011 - 9:13pm

      But i don’t know how

    • Anonymous

      May 29th, 2011 - 9:21am

      in confidential it was said she was a ganger from the very begining of the series

    • The Dark Side of the Moon

      May 29th, 2011 - 9:49am

      Yes, she has been a ganger for at least the whole of this series…we’ll find out soon enough. The Doctor suspected it when his scanner was couldnt decide if she was pregnant or not (because the real Amy was, but her ganger wasnt) that is why he went to that place so he could figure out the origins of The Flesh…after that adventure, his supicions were confirmed so he destroyed Amy’s ganger…now, he and Rory will start searching for the real Amy.

    • doctor stu

      May 29th, 2011 - 10:09am

      i think the Doctor and Riversong have a baby which is Amy, i then think that the regeneration gene was passed from the Doctor to Riversong and then to Amy who then had a baby with Rory who is the little girl in the impossible astronaut. thus allowing the little girl to regenerate. you might not make sense of that but who agrees or thinks its a good theory.

    • Nigel M

      May 29th, 2011 - 10:40am

      When the Doctor was killed in The Impossible Astronaut they burnt this body on his orders because (quote from River) “there are whole empires out there that would rip this world apart for just one cell”.

      I think the Silent got hold of “one cell” (the Doctor may not even remember them doing it) and created a baby with time-lord powers but they needed a human host to carry it.

      On a separate note, does anyone else find it strange that the Doctor spent two episodes fighting for the gangers right to live then disintegrated the ganger Amy without a second thought ?

    • tylertardis

      May 31st, 2011 - 10:04am

      i don’t know but it was one of the best clifhangers yet

    • Alf

      May 31st, 2011 - 6:12pm

      In ‘confidential’ it was said that Amy has been a ganger in all 6 episodes which means she must have been taken before the events right at the start of The Impossible Astronaut.
      The Xmas special was set during Amy & Rory’s honeymoon and the S5 finale ended with their wedding so, unless she was taken during the unseen period between the events of Xmas and Impossible Astronaut, she was taken sometime during S5.. Is it possible that Rory married the ganger??

    • alicia

      June 10th, 2011 - 12:44pm

      Amy pond is having a baby in that episod.I like her she is the best not when the doctor said that she was pregnant.

  • simon w

    May 28th, 2011 - 7:35pm

    Wow. is all i can say brilliant

    • Fox Mulder

      May 29th, 2011 - 1:54am

      My jaw dropped like menorahs did in the almost people LOL.

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