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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.




  • MaxP

    November 8th, 2015 - 10:50pm

    People, people, there is one major, absolutely tremendous flaw in these last 2 Zygon stories. WHERE IS THE SKARASEN! How do the Zygons get their lactic fluid? I must have answers!

  • The Sonic Monkey

    November 8th, 2015 - 8:31pm

    One word… Excellent!

    As people have already said, an amazing performance from PC. From day one of his turn as The Doctor I knew he would be good, but this week he excelled himself.
    By far the best Doctor since the resurrection of the show.
    Hopefully, after the last few miserable stories, this will mark the beginning of great run, all the way to Series 10.

  • Big D

    November 8th, 2015 - 7:12pm

    Wow. Im going to get some stick for flying against popular opinion on here but I hated that episode. Moffats political propaganda, an allorgory of current events.

    Capaldi was good as always, and lets have Osgood in the TARDIS. But the scripting was one long political rant. Im sorry but for the first time in the entire history of Doctor Who, I almost switched off.

  • Exterminator

    November 8th, 2015 - 4:58pm

    That’s supposed to be a reply to 47’s comment below.

  • Exterminator

    November 8th, 2015 - 4:57pm

    I agree with everything you said.

  • Doctor who fan

    November 8th, 2015 - 4:44pm

    I love doctor who every episode from series 9 till now is the best it’s not like expected it at all I Carnt wait till the next episode !!


    November 8th, 2015 - 3:28pm

    Yeah, difficult to miss 🙂


    November 8th, 2015 - 2:40pm

    Way to go Peter! Put as much depth in as you want- many of us are more than happy to drown.Fantastic season so far.

  • The Moffat Paradox

    November 8th, 2015 - 2:29pm

    Was good if a bit of a probably inevitable anti climax after the first part.Despite the real world conflct cause and resolution parallels thought it would have been more satisfying if the Doctor had had to take more drastic measures against the Zygon fanatics short of just killing them all.

  • Dem squiggles

    November 8th, 2015 - 2:09pm

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

  • Simon

    November 8th, 2015 - 1:37pm

    Did anyone notice the helmet in the back ground from the Girl How Died episode. That was in the Black Archive’s.

  • Paddy

    November 8th, 2015 - 1:25pm

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

  • 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’.

  • 47

    November 8th, 2015 - 1:15pm

    I have always been a fan of Peter Capaldi as an actor. Last series, the only saving graces were the odd occasions when Capaldi, (or his Doctor) had a little more to do, other than shout at the P.E teacher (urrrgh, quite awful). This episode gave a splendid actor something really weighty to get in to, and what a performance; majestic, strong, wrought and mature; something Doctor Who has sorely missed, in my opinion, in the last few years. Another extremely good episode, it was nice to see Clara as part of the story, rather than *the* story, and it made for a better piece as a whole. Aside from the two stories (awful) before the Zygon episodes, I think this had been the best Doctor Who for years. Excellent Stuff !!

  • 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

  • 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

  • Doctor Stu

    November 8th, 2015 - 11:13am

    Zygon Clara transformed into zygon Osgood

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • The Living Shadow

    November 7th, 2015 - 11:58pm

    It is indeed!!!

  • 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.

  • Doctor Stu

    November 7th, 2015 - 11:47pm

    It’s very good

  • 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

  • Anonymous

    November 7th, 2015 - 10:50pm

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

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