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What Did You Think of The Zygon Inversion ?

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




  • Doctor Stu

    November 8th, 2015 - 11:14am

    We all know what happened to zygon osgood after the 50th but what about Zygon Kate where was she

    • Anonymous

      November 8th, 2015 - 11:26am

      Took another form and intergrated into society. The only one that stayed was Zygon Osgood to protect the peace treaty aling with her human counterpart

  • CJ

    November 8th, 2015 - 7:23am

    Another brilliant Episode! Next weeks looks really good 😀


    November 8th, 2015 - 7:11am

    Ok, that ending confused me . . . . where was the other Osgood ? was she somehow hidden inside the other one ? . . . . seriously, she just appears behind the other like she’s trying to play hide and seek !!.

    So basically, there have been 3 Osgood’s. 2 Zygon and the real human one, so Missy must have killed just another Zygon Osgood last series.

    • Anonymous

      November 8th, 2015 - 9:12am

      The sudden appearance of the new Osgood was just for dramatic effect, don’t get too hung up on it.

      There has only ever been 2 Osgoods since the Day of the Doctor, orginally 1 Zygon and 1 Human. 1 was killed by missy. The Zygon that took over Clara then changed her form to become another Osgoodat the end of yesterday’s episode (to replace the one that was killed). So we know one is Zygon. We dont know if the orginal is human or Zygon…although I suspect she is human….the point is that it doesnt really matter as long as Osgood protects the human/zygon relations.

    • Doctor Stu

      November 8th, 2015 - 11:13am

      Zygon Clara transformed into zygon Osgood

  • Exterminator

    November 8th, 2015 - 4:08am

    Wow! Now that was a great two parter, absolutely thrilling stuff and just what this series needed.

    Peter Capaldi was outstanding in the black archives when he gave the speach about wars.

    I think Osgood was a Zygon as she didnt know what T.A.R.D.I.S stood for. The real Osgood would’ve known that. But then again, the Zygon would know everything that the human Osgood would know, so who knows?

    I really like the evil Clara/Bonnie thing, she made a good baddie but I miss Missy.

    • Olga

      November 8th, 2015 - 8:44am

      It could have been to confuse the Doctor even more. She acted like human but pretended (or not) that she hadn’t known what T.A.R.D.I.S stood for. It shows that it really isn’t that important. I liked the Doctor’s answer “”Totally And Radically Driving In Space.”
      Yes, I liked the dark Clara /Bonnie as well.

      Even though I like two parters, I’m quite happy to see a “normal” episode. I’ve missed that.

    • Dem squiggles

      November 8th, 2015 - 2:09pm

      She did probably, but didn’t know if the d stood for dimension or dimensions

  • collector

    November 8th, 2015 - 2:49am

    Impressed. Tbh, i could have just watched the Doctor’s speech and been happy. First time i have been properly inpressed with Capaldi as the Doctor.

    Im just not all that lookin forward to next weeks. I am not a fan of found footage stuff. Makes me feel dizzy and nauseus when the camera is constantly moving.

  • CG

    November 8th, 2015 - 2:47am

    I loved this episode. Both this and last weeks really show us what doctor who is capable of producing. Don’t really like rating the episodes but this two parter would be second under the before the flood and under the lake, wonderful!

  • Olga

    November 7th, 2015 - 11:55pm

    I loved the episode. It was great. The doctor’s speech was amazing. I kind of feel like a time lady since it felt like 5 minutes. I wasn’t bored at all, even for a minute.

  • The Livin’ Shadow

    November 7th, 2015 - 10:29pm

    Just about to watch it…… I hope it’s good…!

    • Doctor Stu

      November 7th, 2015 - 11:47pm

      It’s very good

    • The Living Shadow

      November 7th, 2015 - 11:58pm

      It is indeed!!!

  • Anonymous

    November 7th, 2015 - 10:28pm

    Take a bow Mr Capaldi! Fantastic, the speech in the archive was amazing

    “You can’t have peace without forgiveness”

    • Doyouhearthem?

      November 7th, 2015 - 10:46pm

      Everyone who thought that monologue was one of the top Doctor Who scenes ever say “aye”.

    • Anonymous

      November 7th, 2015 - 10:47pm

      That scene actually showcased everyone’s (mainly peter’s) acting abilities so well.

  • Mick Clews

    November 7th, 2015 - 10:26pm

    “London…what a dump!”….great episode and this latest series is by far and away the best in a long time. Peter’s impassioned speech and his acting in the Black Archive was beautiful and he’s blossomed into a superb incarnation of The Doctor….

  • Dalekparadigm2

    November 7th, 2015 - 9:53pm

    This episode needed to do so much. A wrap up of last weeks which was detailed and not plot holy, a wrap up of the 50th anniversary events without wrecking it and give us info on Osgood that we needed from last week. Second parts are always tricky and this was…flawless. Perfect. 10/10 would recommend. Seriously good and wonderfully well written. When I saw Moffatt’s name on the episode I thought “oh god here we go” but he has surpassed himself this time. Congratulations, you’ve made one happy Whovian AT LEAST! I bet there are more. Peter Capaldi’s dialogue in the Black Archive was fantastic and gripping and beautifully acted. What a great episode. NOW what does my list look like?

    1. The Zygon Inversion
    2. Under the Lake
    3. Before the Flood
    4. The Zygon Invasion
    5. The Magician’s Apprentice
    6. The Witch’s Familiar
    7. The Woman Who Lived
    8. The Girl Who Died

    Next week, Mark Gatiss does something scary. I like what I see…

  • The super whovian

    November 7th, 2015 - 9:46pm

    I think the doctors speech is one of the best scenes in series 9 so far

  • mark Belsom

    November 7th, 2015 - 9:37pm

    All I’ll say is ” five rounds rapid “

    • Paddy

      November 8th, 2015 - 1:23pm

      I thought that line was pure genius – laughed out loud. Probably lost on younger fans who haven’t checked out the Pertwee years.
      Do yourselves a favour and watch The Daemons – a astory that deserves the overused accolade of a ‘classic’.

  • Joey

    November 7th, 2015 - 9:27pm

    zygons are awesome

  • Dem squiggles

    November 7th, 2015 - 9:18pm

    So much better than last weeks loved the reference to Harry and the most famous line in revenge of the cybermen “HARRY SULLIVAN IS AN IMBECILE!!!”

  • the astronaut of death

    November 7th, 2015 - 9:14pm

    best episode of the series

  • The Temporal Jelly Baby

    November 7th, 2015 - 9:09pm

    This is not a war!
    I fought in a bigger war than you will ever know.
    I did worse things than you could ever imagine.
    When I close my eyes…I hear more screams than anyone could ever be able to count.
    And you know what you do with all that pain? Shall I tell you where you put it?
    You hold it tight! Until it burns your hand.
    And you say this: No-one else will ever have to live like this, no-one else will have to feel this pain, not on my watch!

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      November 7th, 2015 - 9:37pm

      Here’s another great one:

      “When you fire that first shot, no matter how right you feel, you have no idea who’s going to die!!
      You don’t know whose children are going to scream and burn, how many hearts will be broken, how many lives shattered!
      How much blood will spill before everybody does what they were always going to have to do from the very beginning; SIT DOWN AND TALK!”

    • Anonymous

      November 8th, 2015 - 8:59am

      Here’s another brilliant scene:
      CLARA: It seems you thought I was dead for a while.

      DOCTOR: Yeah

      CLARA: How was that?

      DOCTOR: Longest month of my life

      CLARA: It can only have been five minutes.

      DOCTOR: I’ll be the judge of time.

  • Anonymous

    November 7th, 2015 - 9:07pm

    what did you think booboo?

  • the astronaut of death

    November 7th, 2015 - 9:07pm

    CAPALDI WAS AMAZING! fantastic acting

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      November 7th, 2015 - 9:16pm

      Agreed. I posted a transcript of his awesome speech above. That was his best scene so far in my opinion.

  • skaroman

    November 7th, 2015 - 9:03pm

    Best episode of the series. So far!……

  • the eternal doctor

    November 7th, 2015 - 8:57pm

    3 Osgood’s. soon there will be an episode called the Osgood invasion. I think Osgood will be the next companion. the doctors American voice was cool, and was I the only one who thought when Osgood had the sonic glasses on, she looked blind (probably because I not used to it). loved the head from girl who died.
    I thought last weeks was better, but it was really good. it comes 6th place so far, however even though it is low it was really good.
    I knew Kate Stewart wasn’t a zygon we never saw her die.

  • JasonisnotaRobot

    November 7th, 2015 - 8:56pm

    Brilliant! Loved the last scene with the Osgood boxes!

  • The Temporal Jelly Baby

    November 7th, 2015 - 8:53pm

    That was exceptionally good. Second best episode this series so far in my opinion. 9/10. The Doctor’s speech near the end was absolutely fantastic.

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      November 7th, 2015 - 8:55pm

      Sorry, I mean Basil, not the Doctor.

  • dan23uk

    November 7th, 2015 - 8:52pm

    I saw that alien Armour Suit from the ep: The Girl Who Died.

    • Anonymous

      November 7th, 2015 - 10:50pm

      Yeah, same. *sigh* Moffat and his countless Easter eggs.

  • Michael

    November 7th, 2015 - 8:52pm

    Brilliant episode.

  • dan23uk

    November 7th, 2015 - 8:50pm

    On that safe think that was a painting of the first doctor played by William Hartnell.

    • Crazy Ross Sleeps no more

      November 7th, 2015 - 8:51pm

      Yeah. We know.

  • Doctrue

    November 7th, 2015 - 8:50pm


  • Crazy Ross Sleeps no more

    November 7th, 2015 - 8:49pm

    The best yet in my opinion. One of the best two parters ever. One of the best stories ever. Right up there with Genesis of the Daleks.

    • Paddy

      November 8th, 2015 - 1:25pm

      A touch hyperbolic my friend? Genesis remains a class above.

  • The Silent Silent

    November 7th, 2015 - 8:48pm


    • Anonymous

      November 7th, 2015 - 9:50pm

      I Agree!

  • Your Master

    November 7th, 2015 - 8:48pm

    It was excellent!!

    • Anonymous

      November 7th, 2015 - 10:52pm

      I can’t choose between which two parter is better: the magicians apprentice/the witchs familiar or the zygon invasion/inversion

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