Doctor Who: Season 5, Episode 3

Victory of the Daleks (17 Apr. 2010)

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The TARDIS takes The Doctor and Amy to war-torn Britain in the middle of World War Two. Not only do they meet Winston Churchill himself, but the Doctor comes face to face once again with his greatest enemy of all.

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The Doctor and Amy travel back in time at the request of Prime Minister Winston Churchill who needs the doctor's help. It's the early years of World War II and London is under constant aerial attack from Nazi Germany. Churchill is proud of his new weapon and wants to show it off but the Doctor is shocked when he realizes that it's actually a Dalek. There are three of them and Dr. Bracewell claims to be the sole inventor. It's not all that simple however and the Doctor uncovers a plot to re-create the Dalek race. He races to stop them before they can escape and once again become the scourge of the universe. Written by garykmcd

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Crack Sighting: On the wall behind the TARDIS right after she takes off. See more »

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The distance between the doctor and the newly created White Dalek varies between shots inside the Dalek ship and when viewed through the screen present in the London war room. See more »

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Blue Dalek: Scan reveals nothing! TARDIS self-destruct device non-existent!
The Doctor: All right...
The Doctor: [takes a bite out of the purported self-destruct device] ... it's a Jammie Dodger, but I was promised tea!
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As much as I'd like to say, "I loved it..."
24 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't.

This was honestly one of the more contrived episodes since the series' reprisal five years ago.

Moffat has brought back the Daleks, the villains that have been run into the ground over and over again!

The previous week's episode had the same type of fear with the smiling faces in the carnival booths that one would typical expect of Moffat's writing; however, the only "victory" in this week's episode is surprisingly with Amy and The Doctor as these two actors start sliding into their respective roles.

Not the actors' fault here, just a thin plot.


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