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  • Andrew Hall

    April 23rd, 2011 - 11:57pm

    Too much timey wimey nonsense. Too confusing, some nice elements but for JOE PUBLIC and most of us fans not very straight forward. Certainly not the best season opener, tho the Silence are very good.

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    • Rooners

      April 24th, 2011 - 1:59am

      It is a show about time travel 😉

    • Andrew Hall

      April 24th, 2011 - 3:20am

      Yeah i know that,ive been a fan for many many years but Moffat goes way too far with the timey wimey claptrap such as the Big Bang rubbish season finale last year. I would love a season of unconnected stories for a change! Saying that, i have just rewatched it on BBC I-Player and it works better after a second viewing.

  • Scott

    April 23rd, 2011 - 11:50pm

    That was an amazing episode what a start to series 6 like the Silence they are a very creepy and scary monster.

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  • jerrypop

    April 23rd, 2011 - 11:27pm

    this was a really good episode i think the silence looks like a really great monster and also great filming it in 1969 and in america, but the only probally i find confussing is the astronaut, why is it a little girl?when the little girl is ment to been scared of the astronaut and with the doctor regenerating i think the 11th doctors great i reckon hes more of a time traveller than use to be.
    and i really wanna know who river is and why somthing bads goin to happen to her????????

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    • CG

      April 23rd, 2011 - 11:55pm

      Well the bad thing that is going to happen to her was explained in The Impossible Astronaut. In the episode where she said she fears the time when the Doctor meets her and he does not know her. She thinks that is the time she will die. That was a nod to the two parter in series 4, Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead.

  • Derek Disley

    April 23rd, 2011 - 11:16pm

    This is without doub’t the best episode i’ve seen since the dalek story in season 4 and the Tennant regeneration story, daleks my number 1, or will this story take over, we’ll see next episode.
    I think the silence have started this series and i think they will most likely finish the series in a 2 part season finale.
    Todays episode posed quite a few interesting questions to be answered as the series progresses, and i doub’t if we will get all the answers this year.
    the biggest qusetion of all is… if the present Doctor died on that beach then is this the Doctors final regeneration… ‘ i doub’t it ‘ but it will be interesting to see how Stephen Moffat sorts that one out, especially as the story line confirmed that it was the Doctor who died.
    Keep up the good work guys, and by the way… Matt Smith is fantastic, Matt Smith is the Doctor.

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  • luke mayweather

    April 23rd, 2011 - 10:56pm

    matt smith is rubissih really all the actors and him look yiu could have had david morissy douglas henshell and they pick that turd

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    • jerrypop

      April 23rd, 2011 - 11:33pm

      look in the mirror mate

  • STEPHEN KELLEHER

    April 23rd, 2011 - 10:39pm

    I THINK THIS EPISODE WILL UPSET MANY YOUNG FANS IT BREAKS ALL THE RULES. AN EGO TRIP FOR STEPHEN MOFFIT IT TURNS OUT THE SERIES WAS NOT SAFE IN HIS HANDS.

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    • Doctor Who Star 100

      April 25th, 2011 - 8:51pm

      i’m 11 by the way this was brill

  • DoctorWho fan 2011

    April 23rd, 2011 - 10:10pm

    the inappropriate messages

    wos great it wos good it wos cool

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  • KORSAIR

    April 23rd, 2011 - 9:56pm

    I’m not quite sure how to take this episode, it had it’s funny moments but I’ll need to give it a second veiwing later.

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  • Doctor J

    April 23rd, 2011 - 9:48pm

    What a brilliant way to kick of Series 6 the Silence were fantastic I can’t wait for Day of the Moon I hope that the Silence are seen more in future DW episodes

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  • YoureSoVain

    April 23rd, 2011 - 9:20pm

    yer a good start to the new series,,, we should have known that Amy was having a baby with the Doctor say that he could see that she had put weight on… HaHa Ha

    With the killing of the Doctor i, think that it’s River which is Y she could not kill herslef after the deth of the Doctor in the “Ep” which would also make it river who is the gril in the suit…

    And am liking the sound of her being Amy’s daughter but i just con’t see it…

    just WHO is RIVER SONG!!!!

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    • Doctor Who Star 100

      April 25th, 2011 - 8:49pm

      we will find out in ep 7 who she is!

  • drwhomad6500

    April 23rd, 2011 - 9:03pm

    It was a very good start to the series! I am looking forward to the next episode to see what happens. I had two favourite bits from this episode, the one where the Doctor says that his special straw makes his drink fizzier and where Rory sees all of The Silence and then turns around and says, nope, nothing there.

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  • booboo

    April 23rd, 2011 - 8:46pm

    I dont think the Silents were as scary in this as the Doctor Who Adventures mask

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  • TARDIS

    April 23rd, 2011 - 8:32pm

    did any one notice the new titleds
    1. the actors names are a bit different
    2.the BBC logo is under the dw logo
    3. the dw logo has changed a bit like the light at the top

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    • kescasper

      April 23rd, 2011 - 8:40pm

      The episode wasn’t well written and was convoluted from the start. There was a section about 40 minutes in where the doctor was taken off the screen and forgotten.If he was looking for the cause he wasn’t looking very hard. He became a secondary not a lead character in his own drama. He wasn’t given enough exciting scenes to make this episode a good start to the new series. If he is the doctor what was he suposed to be doing. Not a lot really. Lazy writing. 3 out of ten. the special effects was where the entertainment showed and not with the doctor.

  • Rich

    April 23rd, 2011 - 8:16pm

    Awesome episode, loved that the doctor asked for the help of his younger self, and loved the silence, great idea to have them forget as soon as they look away, very menacing. And it left so many questions about amy’s baby and who river really is… who knows, maybe river is amy’s daughter?

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    • simon w

      April 23rd, 2011 - 8:21pm

      that was what a friend and i was talking about just after it finished that eather she’s amy or her daughter we will find out.Ow iv just had a thought u know in silence in the library where the Doctor first meet river and she wispers in his ear somthing we all thought she sayed im your wife, But what if she actualy sayed to him that she was his daughter. now thats somthing to think about

    • Doctorwho4eva

      April 23rd, 2011 - 8:23pm

      agree completely, my best scenes were:
      1) The doctor having the whole regeneration sequence. Very Awesome.
      2) The Cliff-hanger, Just who IS that Little girl?

    • TARDIS

      April 23rd, 2011 - 9:21pm

      @simon w but they kissed in the trailer

    • simon w

      April 23rd, 2011 - 10:11pm

      sorry i ment to say that when she whispered to him that she was Amy’s daughter not the Doctor’s

    • CG

      April 23rd, 2011 - 11:59pm

      @Simon W what River whispered in the Doctor’s ear was his true name. It was established in Silence in the Library that that is what she said to him. Setting up the idea that she knows a lot about the Doctor and how much trust he had put in her sometime in the future by telling her his real name.

    • simon w

      April 24th, 2011 - 12:10pm

      @CG sorry my mind was running at a very very fast rate last night thinking and trying to make sence off a lot off things from all the past episode’s. I know that she sayed his real name thats why he trusted her. I somting hate it when my mind runns like that. once again im sorry

  • simon w

    April 23rd, 2011 - 8:00pm

    it was nice to see the tribute to Elisabeth Sladen in the begining for this episode, 1 off the best episodes. Still figering out most off it. I think the little girl in the spacesuit might be amy’s child and I thinkk that River might be a future version of Amy. Keep up the very good work

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    • Not Really That Important

      April 23rd, 2011 - 8:05pm

      on the new trailer for ep 2, what are the things Rory Amy have on there necks, like green things

    • simon w

      April 23rd, 2011 - 8:17pm

      I think its a black marker pen u see then with black lines on there bodys its to let them know how many times they have seen the creatures I think any we will see next week looks good

    • That guy you’ve seen, but don’t know

      April 23rd, 2011 - 8:17pm

      I think the green things are to make them see the silence without forgetting them. Thats my theory.

    • Not Really That Important

      April 25th, 2011 - 10:07am

      Thats what they are, ‘cos on the BBC website it has 2 new Scenes from Day Of The Moon

  • jason

    April 23rd, 2011 - 7:59pm

    I can’t wait for part 2

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  • BAXI

    April 23rd, 2011 - 7:58pm

    Booboo, do you know of any figure news for this episode?

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    • booboo

      April 23rd, 2011 - 8:01pm

      nothing at all sorry

    • BAXI

      April 23rd, 2011 - 8:07pm

      Ok, thanks anyway booboo

  • TARDIS

    April 23rd, 2011 - 7:46pm

    i liked that they put it in memory of liz

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  • crazy guy

    April 23rd, 2011 - 7:31pm

    this was so awsome. although amy didnt look pregnent and the tardis console wich was in the lodger is in- best episode of doctor who ever

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    • TARDIS

      April 23rd, 2011 - 7:44pm

      mabey its just a reuse of set

    • 2doctors2000

      April 23rd, 2011 - 8:00pm

      oh and maybe she only like 2 weeks so she wont be fat lol

  • The 14th Doctor

    April 23rd, 2011 - 7:28pm

    I could understand it and it was very good. As long as yhou really pay attention you can understand the story

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  • Fox Mulder

    April 23rd, 2011 - 7:20pm

    Truly EPIC It was prety good

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  • shea07irl

    April 23rd, 2011 - 7:17pm

    i was so scared, i need more underpants

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  • shea07irl

    April 23rd, 2011 - 7:16pm

    scary,

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  • shea07irl

    April 23rd, 2011 - 7:16pm

    it was realy confusing, really

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  • roo slitheen

    April 23rd, 2011 - 7:04pm

    the doctor was going to die after all. it was awsome when he got SHOT DEAD!!!!!!!

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    • TARDIS

      April 23rd, 2011 - 7:43pm

      so tha means that its the end and all the other eps are just flashbacks as the roumor said :0

    • jerrypop

      April 23rd, 2011 - 11:36pm

      yes but he could of died in series five when he got shot by the dalek but he lived anyway its been told hes carrying on till 2013 on the 50th aniversery

    • DW Fan

      April 25th, 2011 - 3:20am

      I think that the Doctor did die when he was shot in the Impossible Astronaut. The reason the Doctor survived the Dalek death beam in “The Big Bang” is because Time Lords are more durable than human and the Dalek was weakened. The Doctor also reversed time and rebooted the universe. In the Impossible Astronaut, the Doctor was shot before he fully regenerated. His past self could still continue travelling for the series as he is 200 years younger than when he was shot. Time could also be rewritten or unwritten so the Doctor getting shot might/could never have happened. There are tons of other possibilities as well. I think he does die and his past version will continue travelling for the duration of the show. This idea is flawed in that he would not be able to regenerate. Skilled Time Lords also have partial control over their regenerations so the Doctor may be able to turn back into his eleventh form if he ever will regenerate into his twelfth for.

      Anything is possible in Doctor Who. I have always wanted to see a darker storyline so I am looking forward to the rest of this season.

      Geronimo!

  • Not Really That Important

    April 23rd, 2011 - 7:03pm

    at the begining of the episode, adele could be heard.

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  • NotADalek

    April 23rd, 2011 - 7:02pm

    I have to say, I hated the episode. It was just way too confusing. I was able to understand The Big Bang but this was just a step too far. It was just all over the place, and at the end, the girl as the astronaut, that just completely confused the heck out of me. Sorry if I sounded like a critic that completely hated Doctor Who during that long post, but that’s just what I think of that episode.

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    • DoctorWhoDW-in memory of Liz Sladen-WE LOVE YOU

      April 23rd, 2011 - 7:07pm

      i found this alot easier to folow than the Pandorica Opens! adn when you think about it the impossible astronaut,,,, a little girl as an astronaut that is IMPOSSIBLE

    • 2doctors2000

      April 23rd, 2011 - 8:02pm

      ye i think it wicked but how could she be scared of the astronaut if it herself

    • chloe hickson

      April 24th, 2011 - 8:00am

      i didn’t get that episode, why did the asternart shoot the doctor?

    • TorchwoodGuy05

      April 24th, 2011 - 9:15am

      It didn’t. Amy shot the astronaut because she thought she could prevent the Doctor’s death in the future.

    • TorchwoodGuy05

      April 24th, 2011 - 9:16am

      Sorry, thought you meant at the end.

    • rory the roman

      April 24th, 2011 - 7:37pm

      it wasnt that bad but i thought if the scene with the doctorn getting shot could be cut out and the secret there hiding from the doctor is that amy is pregnet it would almost make alot of sence

    • NotADalek

      April 30th, 2011 - 5:54pm

      at DoctorWhoDW, you have a point. Hopefully Day of the Moon will sort things out tonight.

  • Ronan

    April 23rd, 2011 - 7:02pm

    It wasn’t as scary as I imagined, but it was very good. Really, it was too over rated before it was actually broadcasted, and but the cast just said it was frightning to make people want to watch it. 7/10

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    • DW Fan

      April 25th, 2011 - 3:05am

      I believe that the next episode will be scarier

  • Joe

    April 23rd, 2011 - 6:59pm

    VERY AWESOME! lots of wibbly wobbly timy wimy buisness… Silence were very scary!

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  • doctorwhoforever

    April 23rd, 2011 - 6:56pm

    It was quite scary and at first I didn’t understand it. I got the epsiode in the end. Very Entertaining!

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