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What Did You Think of The Zygon Invasion?

Now that the highly anticipated seventh episode of series 9 has been aired what did you think? Was it everything you had hoped for or not what you expected.




  • JaffaCakes

    November 7th, 2015 - 12:47pm

    I thought it was really, really brilliant – a massive improvement on the Ashildr/Me story/stories. Well written, looked nice, scary (for the first time in ages! Omitting a couple of moments in ‘Under the Lake/Before the Flood’) – but here’s a thing: does anyone else agree that the old Zygons look much better? Even now? There’s something more organic about the old ones, something foetal, with those sleepy eyes – much scarier!

    But anyway, loved it!

  • booboo

    November 5th, 2015 - 9:32pm

    one of the best episodes since the series returned for my

    Just my kind of story

  • Anonymous

    November 5th, 2015 - 3:08pm

    what did you think of it booboo?

  • Obsie

    November 4th, 2015 - 5:58pm

    Could always bring Sgt Benton out of retirement to lick them into shape, lol.

  • Doctor Stu

    November 4th, 2015 - 2:54pm

    Apparently the zygon inversion is the best episode of the series

  • oliver

    November 4th, 2015 - 12:46pm

    Literally just watched Zygon Invasion again, the Doctor frees Osgood with the sonic sunglasses, no screwdriver unfortunately.

  • cyber

    November 4th, 2015 - 12:45pm

    “hitchley, that is not your mother it is an alien hostile”. That is definitely what i think of my grandmother… Defo an alien hostile lmao

  • Anonymous

    November 4th, 2015 - 1:40am

    Has anyone seen the 50’s movie,
    ” The invasion of the Bodysnatchers,”?
    Maybe Harness has.

    The oncoming storm Ii

  • AlphaOmega

    November 3rd, 2015 - 11:12pm

    That has to be one of, if not THE BEST episode so far! I can’t wait for next week!

  • Doctor Stu

    November 3rd, 2015 - 7:58pm

    I was thinking that especially when Jac says ‘it’s a trap, it’s an ambush” and the soldiers don’t bother raising their guns in self defense and start shooting the zygotes they just stand there and die

  • Doctordredd67

    November 3rd, 2015 - 6:47pm

    I omitted a comment about the unit soldiers, surely they should be the best commandos but they all seem to be a bit sloppy. Getting trapped and killed off , just like the red shirt security guard in star trek !!!

  • Doctordredd67

    November 3rd, 2015 - 6:42pm

    A very good story so far. I recognised a few scene locations which have been used already. The tunnel from Flatline, series 8, and the church where the unit soldiers family appear from ( this scene was the only dreadful part I thought) is from the finale of Matt Smith, the time of the doctor. Look back at it and see. 🙂

  • Dalekdino27

    November 3rd, 2015 - 4:23pm

    I pretty much agree with most people that it was a really good story so far. But I do wish they’d perhaps shown us a few “peaceful” Zygons living on earth to really show that it was just a splinter group being aggressive. Also I believe with a Zygon story it has become a tad predictable as I knew at least one of the characters had to be replaced by a zygon at some point. However I think next episode we will discover Kate shot the zygon before it could kill her, and used the communicator to trick the Clara Zygon into thinking she’s dead as we never see Kate’s body and the Zygon would have no reason to change into her.

  • Bung

    November 3rd, 2015 - 3:07pm

    I am a good “plot guesser” and Doctor Who is one of the hardest plots to predict, one reason I love it so much. I too never saw the Clara thing coming and was also genuinely shocked just like you. It took me a moment to process that it was really Clara in the pod and the ramifications of that revelation. I agree, it was a fantastic episode!

  • Bung

    November 3rd, 2015 - 2:47pm

    I agree with you Obsie. They are trying to give Capaldi’s Doctor something unique to make him stand out. I hate the glasses and guitar, the Doctor is associated with the sonic screwdriver period not sun glasses. Yes several Doctors have worn glasses but not at the cost of their sonic screwdrivers. Although I dislike the guitar he can keep that, but the glasses must go and the sonic screwdriver return.

  • Bung

    November 3rd, 2015 - 2:33pm

    I put my comment in the wrong place… I want to say that they need to bring back the sonic screwdriver, the glasses are terrible.

  • Bung

    November 3rd, 2015 - 2:30pm

    Bring back the sonic screwdriver, the glasses are terrible!

  • Bung

    November 3rd, 2015 - 2:29pm

    Bring back the sonic screwdriver, the glasses really suck!

  • Bung

    November 3rd, 2015 - 2:23pm

    Sorry, “talking to children.”

  • Bung

    November 3rd, 2015 - 2:22pm

    The “children” were not children they were zygons and so technically he was not “hanging around children.”

  • Doctor Stu

    November 2nd, 2015 - 9:09pm

    Loved the part where evil Clara reveals herself and just stands there and smiles as the zygons kill the soldiers. So ruthless hope next weeks episode gives a good conclusion

  • Anonymous

    November 2nd, 2015 - 6:49pm

    Yeah but he did have some up sides

  • The super whovian

    November 2nd, 2015 - 5:49pm

    Cyber brigadier will be like the eagles from lord of the rings when there’s a problem Cyber brigadier will solve it

  • the astronaut of death

    November 2nd, 2015 - 4:18pm

    the house in last chritmas was her grans house.


    November 2nd, 2015 - 3:50pm

    Should have mentioned this before, but where does Clara really live ?.

    We see her living in a flat in ‘Time of the Doctor’, with the exterior of her flat being the same building used for the Powell Estate of Rose, Jackie and Mickey.

    Then we see Clara perhaps in another flat or the same one, but just her bedroom in ‘Listen’.

    Then it’s a house with a door leading onto a roof in ‘Last Christmas’ which see’s Clara talking to Nick Frost’s Santa and his 2 Elves.

    And now, in this new story, Clara seems to be back in the flat we first saw her live in, with the building that was originally in Doctor Who as the Powell Estate being used again.

    Seriously, where does Clara really live ?, or is she like one of these celebrities that owns more then one home around the world like David Beckham and his family.

  • Nick

    November 2nd, 2015 - 2:17pm

    And what’s with the sunglasses. We need a sonic screwdriver.
    What kind of discussion took place in the BBC that lead them to believe DW should move onto a cheap pair of sunglasses. That’s extreme budget cuts.

  • Nick

    November 2nd, 2015 - 2:12pm

    I agree. I see the comments here and think we must be getting a different series over here in Australia. Occasionally we see a strong Peter Capaldi as the Doctor should be, but then it reverts back to the Clara show. I long for a good story with good special effects. Currently it looks like Tom Bakers budget was bigger!!!!!
    Please give the new Doctor something to work with.

  • CG

    November 2nd, 2015 - 1:49pm

    Whoops auto correct should have been zygon story

  • CG

    November 2nd, 2015 - 1:48pm

    I loved this episode so much. I was looking forward to a NEW zygomatic story but even though it is partially connected to the Day of the Doctor made me love it even more and seemed to provide more context within the script that we already knew so that the story could get started faster. Loved unit, loved Capaldi and Jenna and cannot wait till next week. I think, this is one of the best of the series so far.

  • anon

    November 2nd, 2015 - 11:12am

    Plus the children appeared to have code names, Monster High and Cinderella

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