After delivering Margaret the Slitheen to her home planet, the Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack Harkness awaken to find themselves as part of TV reality or game shows. The Doctor is in the Big Brother house; Rose is a contestant on the Weakest Link; and Captain Jack is on What Not to Wear. The only difference is that if you lose on this show, your are evidently eliminated - they take your life. The Doctor manages to escape and quickly realizes where they are: once again on Satellite 5, only this time 100 years beyond their last visit. The Doctor realizes that something has gone very wrong with Earth's development and believes something far more sinister and complex is going on when he learns the satellite is now know as Bad Wolf TV. He and Captain Jack race to find Rose but too late, he realizes that he must once again face his greatest enemy. Written by
When thousands of Daleks are shouting, "Exterminate", in their ship, a small control panel similar to one from the Dalek time machine in "The Chase" can be seen. See more »
Just before the Doctor remembers what happened to him, behind him and Lynda a crew member can be seen running past. See more »
The human race. Brainless sheep, being fed on a diet of - mind you, have they still got that program where three people have to live with a bear?
Oh, Bear With Me? I love that one!
And me. The celebrity edition, where the bear...
The Doctor, Lynda:
...got in the bath!
But it's all gone wrong! I mean, history's gone wrong. Again!
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One of the Best Doctor Who Cliffhangers since the 70s
In this extraordinary episode, The Doctor has to try and solve a huge mystery as he, Rose and Jack are all suddenly separated from each other after they are seemingly abducted from the TARDIS. To make things even more bizarre, The Doctor is suddenly a house mate in Big Brother, Rose is a contestant on The Weakest Link, and Jack is in what not to wear. Stranger still, all the hosts seem to be murderous robots.
However, when the Doctor finally finds out just where he is, he realises that the consequences of something he did at the very same place some time ago is having serious ramifications now, and the people of Earth are easy prey to one of the Doctor's deadliest enemies...one that the Doctor is determined to fight against to save Rose. Brace yourself for one of the most extraordinary cliff-hanger endings of a Doctor Who episode ever...
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