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What Did You Think Of The Rebel Flesh?

What Did You Think Of The Rebel Flesh?

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



  • Dalekdude

    May 28th, 2011 - 6:32pm

    god… the rebel flesh WAS scary. i never find doctor who monsters scary, but i couldnt sleep the night after i watched it

    • Ihategangers

      January 3rd, 2018 - 12:43am

      Same I remember watching it when I was younger I made my mum sleep in the same room as me because I was so terrified

  • doctorwhoforever

    May 26th, 2011 - 8:14pm

    The secret message on the BBC website for this episode is “message interrupted”.

  • iloveyoumattsmithandjustinbieber

    May 24th, 2011 - 7:07pm

    there vains are so creepy…….

  • king gerbil

    May 23rd, 2011 - 4:46pm

    This one constantly reminded me of the hungry earth/cold blood:
    The 2nd 2 parter
    A remote place with only 5 people there, fighting a race of people who have a genuine claim to earth,who are adamant they are not monsters
    Just when there looks to be a ray of hope a stupid middle aged woman comes along and
    ruins everythng by electrocuting one of the “we are not monsters” people.
    Apart from that a pretty good episode.

    • Tomo

      May 23rd, 2011 - 8:41pm

      Agreed. And lol at the middle aged woman ruining it all! šŸ˜€

  • clr

    May 23rd, 2011 - 11:00am

    Can anyone tell me what the ‘Cockerel’ ref was about please.. Doctor said, ‘I thought i’d never have to say that again’??????? Cheers

    • clr

      May 23rd, 2011 - 11:20am

      ‘I have to get to that cockerel before all hell breaks loose! Never thought Iā€™d get to say that again’

    • Anonymous

      May 23rd, 2011 - 7:58pm

      It Is Just A Joke,

  • Fox Mulder

    May 22nd, 2011 - 5:47pm

    Clones + Kidnapping = SONTARANS

    • KORSAIR10

      May 22nd, 2011 - 9:20pm

      Do you know that thought came into my head too and the acid suit helmet and shoulders did look very sontaranish

    • Fox Mulder

      May 23rd, 2011 - 4:08am

      The Helmet was big enough for a big sontarans head

  • gary

    May 22nd, 2011 - 10:43am

    every episode in this series so far has been great with the exception of curse of the black spot which was pretty average.

    • doctor 24/7

      May 22nd, 2011 - 11:33am

      i only think the 1st two and the doctors wife were good

    • Fox Mulder

      May 22nd, 2011 - 5:46pm

      I love episode 3 it was amazing the ending was awesome on awesome scale of awesomeness

  • Fox Mulder

    May 22nd, 2011 - 3:06am

    So far my fave eps from season 6 are The Day of the Moon,The curse of the Blackspot and The rebel Flesh. the episodes I don’t like are The Impossible Astronaut (it was still necessary to have this ep) and The Doctors Wife, it’s great season overall

  • Fox Mulder

    May 22nd, 2011 - 2:52am

    I keep saying this BUT I read somewhere that the sontarans are behind it all what do you all think ?

    • The Master

      May 22nd, 2011 - 7:05am

      well it’s possible, cos the sontarans are a clone race and the flesh in this is a sort of cloning thing so it is possible that the sontarans are trying to manipulate things for the doctor

    • Fox Mulder

      May 22nd, 2011 - 5:37pm

      Finally some agrees, this season is all about laying “traps” for the good doctor

    • Nigel M

      May 22nd, 2011 - 7:46pm

      The Doctor said in this episode that the flesh was “early technology” but when Amy questioned him he wouldn’t answer. Perhaps the flesh is how the Sontarans clone themselves only they use it on a planetary scale if I remember previous episodes ?

    • Tomo

      May 23rd, 2011 - 8:44pm

      it does look like the green gloop that they clone martha in in Series 4

    • Dalekdude

      May 28th, 2011 - 6:29pm

      yeah, cause the sontarens are a clone race and their appearing in episode 7

  • Fox Mulder

    May 22nd, 2011 - 2:51am

    Great episode I love how it’s really complicated, who’s ganger and who not , it makes you think and I wonder what the Acid is for ? Can not wait for next week to the 2 doctors duke it out.

  • The Dark Side of the Moon

    May 21st, 2011 - 10:55pm

    Rather entertaining!

    I wonder if the Doctor’s “Ganger” turns out to be the future doctor who was killed in Episode one…we’ll have to see…maybe he wont survive part two

    • Anonymous

      May 21st, 2011 - 11:14pm

      That was the Doctor who died, Canton confirmed it was not a clone or duplicate. It was the real one. Of course it could be the original dies and the show follows the Ganger in future.

    • David Morgan

      May 21st, 2011 - 11:47pm

      They were discussing that on the Latest Whocast! I have actually wrote a scene between Amy and Rory about how that conversation might go.

    • CombatingBoredom (formally IWasBored!)

      May 23rd, 2011 - 8:13pm

      They would never be able to replace the Doctor with a ganger! It would never work!

      Great episode, and deliberately confusing.

      “Trust me, I’m the Doctor…”

  • spaceBUZZ

    May 21st, 2011 - 9:26pm

    do you know when DOCTOR WHO says it will be a scary episode, and i’m 14 and i’m passed the stage of DALEKS being scary, but those acid faced people, now that is what scary is, i jumped and though i tuned in to a horror film. šŸ™‚

  • Doctor J

    May 21st, 2011 - 9:13pm

    Not mow sorry I ment NOW

  • Doctor J

    May 21st, 2011 - 9:12pm

    Tonights was brilliant and scary mow I know why Matthew Graham said put a warning before it started but all in all brilliant episode. Next week episode The Almost People definetly not missisng that one.

  • Thomas Rice

    May 21st, 2011 - 8:48pm

    It was brilliant, enjoyed the concept and ideas presented, also it was greatly executed, the atmosphere, tension and production values get across what they needed to and do very well. Matt Smith shines again, showing a more toned down seriousness without being overly comedic in this one, which is a nice middle ground. Karen didn’t really do much in this episode other than try and support Rory, and that was a bit of a shame. However Arthur Darvill was exceptional in this episode, this is an episode that shows him developing from the timid and clumsy character that we’ve been seeing since the start to an independent and strong character capable of solving things by himself , he really starts to gain a footing as a real companion in this episode, I love that about his performance in this episode, it’s a great development, I hope we see a lot more of it throughout the rest of the season.

    The pacing however was little slow, and I could have walked in and out of the room at any point throughout the episode without losing anything from it, it wasn’t as crammed with information and events too look out for compared to episodes 1,2 and 4, everything was obvious and dots could be joined in the plot, it was simple but effective. The main issue I have is the over reliance of CGI, some of the Ganger’s expressions, in particular the Ganger that attacked Rory in the toilets was pretty laughable, I could see the false cheesiness of it, if the CGI was under used and prosthetics were more prominent, it would have been a lot more effective.

    Other than that I loved it, it was standard Doctor, not it’s best but certainly one of the better ones. 8/10

    • Fox Mulder

      May 22nd, 2011 - 3:01am

      Woah thats quiet a review well done man, i think you summed it up for us all and thats Exactly how I felt , it was straight forward story with a beginning, middle and (Almost) End, I give 7/10 great episode can’t wit for part 2. šŸ™‚

    • Doug

      May 22nd, 2011 - 8:08am

      Pretty much my exact thoughts too. 8/10.

  • harold saxon

    May 21st, 2011 - 8:01pm

    Scary and interesting story!The doppelgangers were interesting!Any idea which castle that was filmed in?looks interesting,wonder about double of the doctor?

    • Fox Mulder

      May 22nd, 2011 - 2:57am

      This looks like the same interior used in The Vampires of Venice last year, if look carefully you can see a similar spiral staircase

    • Fox Mulder

      May 22nd, 2011 - 3:02am

      The Gangers are gonna come get you in the middle of the night HAHA LOL

    • Black TARDIS

      May 22nd, 2011 - 9:03am

      Well, watch Dr Who Confidential (Double Trouble) and it will tell you that there were many

  • H.K

    May 21st, 2011 - 7:53pm

    i expected it to be a lot better, hopefully part 2 will pull out the stops

  • Drsuperwho

    May 21st, 2011 - 7:48pm

    Very much enjoyed it, brillaint! šŸ™‚

  • Joe

    May 21st, 2011 - 7:25pm

    didn’t like it too much, very predictable and slightly boring.

    Hopefully part 2 will be better…

    • cyberspace

      May 22nd, 2011 - 10:01am

      i agree not enough going on and the gangers could have been so much better

  • DoctorWho4eva

    May 21st, 2011 - 7:25pm

    Who is the freaky eye patch lady that keeps popping up????

    • Anthony Harding

      May 21st, 2011 - 7:31pm

      Amy’s Midwife I think

    • doctor stu

      May 21st, 2011 - 8:58pm

      i thought that aswell!

  • Time reversed

    May 21st, 2011 - 7:24pm

    Amazing episode! I feel sad for all those almost people!

    • Fox Mulder

      May 22nd, 2011 - 2:55am

      YEah must be sad to find out that your not real and just a product of some companies cloning machine

  • Matt Smith 11

    May 21st, 2011 - 7:24pm

    It was a weird episode I thought it was good but looking more forward to episode 7. But really cool!!!

  • DoctorWho4eva

    May 21st, 2011 - 7:24pm

    Who is eye patch lady???

    • Fox Mulder

      May 22nd, 2011 - 2:54am

      I hope It’s not the midwife, why does everyone think that LOL

  • Adam

    May 21st, 2011 - 7:23pm

    who is that eye patch lady

    • David Morgan

      May 21st, 2011 - 11:48pm

      Bernard! Whocast Reference.

    • Fox Mulder

      May 22nd, 2011 - 2:54am

      Maybe it’s Amys Child or Herself in the Future

  • Homer J Simpson

    May 21st, 2011 - 7:21pm

    I knew it, the Doctors Doppleganger will be the Doctor that will get killed in the first episode, probably by River Song as she stated that she killed a good man. The same Doctors memories etc.

    • Mr Master

      May 21st, 2011 - 7:31pm

      Extremely good idea

    • Anthony Harding

      May 21st, 2011 - 7:37pm

      “The best man I’ve ever known”

    • David Morgan

      May 21st, 2011 - 11:49pm

      Maybe she married the Ganger Doctor.

    • Fox Mulder

      May 22nd, 2011 - 4:04am

      “A hero to many”

    • Scott’s TARDIS

      September 8th, 2013 - 7:40pm

      Nope, you didn’t know it. It was the Teselecta Doctor!

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