Doctor Who: Season 3, Episode 4

Daleks in Manhattan (21 Apr. 2007)

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The Doctor and Martha confront a host of surviving Daleks from the Canary Wharf battle. What are those creatures in the sewers? Who is Solomon? And why are the Cult Of Skaro attempting to create a Dalek/Human hybrid...?

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This is the first of a two part story, it is set in 1930's New York. The Doctor and Martha arrive in New York, there is, however, trouble as the Daleks return once again, this time attempting to create a Dalek/Human hybrid creature in the New York sewers! These two episodes also see the return of the Dalek Sec and the Cult of Skaro. Written by Brantyman

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Andrew Garfield, who plays Frank, later goes on to play another New York inhabitant in "The Amazing Spider Man" as the titular character. See more »

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The Doctor tells Martha that the atom hadn't been split yet, when it was in fact done so in 1919 by Ernest Rutherford. See more »

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Dalek Caan: This day is ending. Humankind is weak; you shelter from the darkness. And yet... you have built all this.
Mr. Diagoras: That's progress. Gotta move with the times, or you get left behind.
Dalek Caan: My planet is gone. Destroyed in a Great War. Yet versions of this city stand throughout history. The human race always continues.
Mr. Diagoras: We've had wars. I've been a soldier myself, and I swore then I'd survive. No matter what.
Dalek Caan: You have rare ambition.
Mr. Diagoras: I'm gonna run this city, whatever it takes. By any means necessary.
Dalek Caan: You think ...
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A strong first part to a new Earth-bound Dalek story
21 April 2007 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I've always preferred the two-part stories of the noughties "Doctor Who" series. There's more time to breath life into the script, more character development and a less hurried feel to the proceedings. Dare I say it? There is more of a mature "classic" feel to these episodes. "Daleks in Manhattan" is strong on a number of fronts. It avoids the silliness that occasionally creeps into the new stories from time to time, it has a genuinely dark and sinister edge to the tale, a convincing '30s atmosphere and some great performances. On top of this, Helen Raynor's script is excellent.

The Daleks are always a superb villain and they fit the '30s New York setting unexpectedly well. The moment a Dalek glides from an Art Deco lift in The Empire State Building, flanked by pig-men slaves, is unforgettable.

While the episode is mainly a scene setter for the second part, this is a fine viewing experience. New life is being breathed into Dalek mythology and the Cult of Skaro is proving to be an inspired creation. I'm pleased that the Daleks now seem to be a permanent feature of each season. There is clearly a lot of new ground to cover with these metallic dictators and they're not outstaying their welcome.

The cliffhanger is excellent but lacks surprise thanks to the week's "Radio Times" cover!

I genuinely can't wait to see the resolution to this tale.

9 out of 10.


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