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Doctor Who: Series Six, Part Two starring Matt Smith as the Doctor, Karen Gillan as Amy Pond

         and Arthur Darvill as Rory Williams.

         (6 45-minute episodes, 2 DVD discs for $24.98 or 2 Blu-Ray discs for $29.98.)

 

This is the autumn 2011 season of six episodes that ran on the BBC in the UK, BBC America,

and Space in Canada.

 

On Disc 1:

Episode 8:

Let’s Kill Hitler  (conclusion of the story begun in A Good Man Goes to War), where longtime

friend of Amy and Rory’s, Mels, hijacks the TARDIS for an encounter with the greatest war

criminal in history… and Hitler.

Guest stars Alex Kingston as River Song.

 

Written by Steven Moffat and directed by Richard Senior. 

Originally transmitted on BBC1 and BBCHD on 27 August 2011.

 

Episode 9:

Night Terrors, where the Doctor makes a house call on a young boy who’s frightened

of the monsters in his closet… with good reason….

 

Written by Mark Gatiss and directed by Richard Clark.

Originally transmitted on BBC1 and BBCHD on 3 September 2011.

 

Episode 10:

The Girl Who Waited. Amy becomes separated from the Doctor and Rory in a time

compressed hospital facilty, causing her to lose touch with them for over 30 of her own years…

 

Written by Tom MacRae.  Directed by Nick Hurran

Originally transmitted on BBC1 and BBCHD on 10 September 2011.

 

The Monster Files: the Antibodies.  A short behind-the-scenes featurette about the making

of the monsters from Let’s Kill Hitler.

 

On Disc 2

 

Episode 11:

The God Complex  The Doctor, Amy, Rory, and a small party of people are trapped in a

setting that looks like a 1980s hotel behind the doors of which lie everyone’s greatest fears.

 

Written by Toby Whithouse and directed by Nick Hurran

Originally transmitted on BBC1 and BBCHD on 17 September 2011.

 

Episode 12:

Closing Time   The Doctor pays a return visit to his lodger friend Craig, just to say hello

and goodbye, but a cybernetic rat does too…

Guest stars Alex Kingston as River Song.  Also features the Cybermen.

 

Written by Gareth Roberts and directed by Steve Hughes

Originally transmitted on BBC1 and BBCHD on 24 September 2011.

 

Episode 13

The Wedding of River Song  The Doctor must die.  It’s a fixed point time, and must always

happen, and when it does not… all of history breaks…

 

Monster Files:  the Cybermats.  A short featurette about the Cybermats seen in Closing Time.

 

There is also a DTS 5.1 sound mix on all episodes, and the Blu-Ray versions contain the

full 1080i high-definition versions of the episodes. There are also subtitles for the hearing

impaired.

 

If one counts this series as a continuation of the original series, then these are stories 222

(second half), 223, 224, 225, 226, and 227, episode numbers 789-794.