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As part of a well-deserved holiday, the Doctor takes a tour on the planet called Midnight. Little does he know that something is knocking on the walls, although the planet shouldn't be inhabited.Soon the passengers begin to panic when one gets possessed.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Rose Tyler
Ayesha Antoine ...
Lindsey Coulson ...
Tony Bluto ...
Driver Joe
Mechanic Claude


The Doctor and Donna are taking a bit of a break from their adventures and spending a bit of time on the planet Midnight. While Donna opts to spend a bit of time in the spa, the Doctor goes off on an all-day bus tour to the Sapphire Waterfall. Part way through the four hour journey to get there, the vehicle stops for no apparent reason. When they hear noise coming from outside the vehicle, panic begins to set in. When one of the passengers is taken over by the being, the passengers paranoia and fear know no bounds and the focus of their solution is to eliminate the Doctor. Written by garykmcd

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11 July 2008 (USA)  »

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(50 episodes)

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(Dolby 5.1)
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Did You Know?


This is the first complete story where the TARDIS does not appear since Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks: Part One (1975) (in the original series, there were usually far more episodes in a story and it was common to have episodes without the TARDIS). See more »


When the Doctor is talking Donna just before boarding the Crusader bus, a green screen can be seen behind him. See more »


Dee Dee Blasco: Well, six seconds exactly. That's enough time to throw someone out.
The Doctor: Well, thanks Dee Dee, that's *just* what we needed!
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Featured in Doctor Who Confidential: Lords and Masters (2009) See more »


Doctor Who Closing Credits
Written by Ron Grainer
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales
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11 July 2008 | by See all my reviews

This episode had me switching between fear and laughter the whole time. It steadily built up the suspense, taking you from "Wait. There's something wrong, here" to the edge of your seat, gnawing on your pillow in terror.

Or maybe that was just me...

David Tennant's performance was one of the best so far this season. It left me in great empathy.

And I don't believe the "Don't...don't do that..." will ever get old for me, ha ha.

A great episode all in all, but I suppose it left some things to be desired (like Donna--her absence for the majority of the episode rather upset me!).

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