Still in 1969, the Doctor has come to the conclusion that the alien creatures are only seen when they directly look at them. As soon as you look away, any memory of their presence is wiped clean. The aliens are also able to leave suggestions in people's minds, and aren't invaders per se, but have been on Earth for a very long time. While the Doctor works to ensure the success of Apollo 11, the others try to solve the mystery of the little girl in the space suit. Written by
Did You Know?
When the Doctor is confronting the Silence at the moment Neil Armstrong sets foot on the moon, one can hear the words "You got a bunch of people about to turn blue..." spoken by one of the NASA ground controllers (CAPCOM). This was actually said several hours earlier, when the lunar lander touched down on the moon. See more
Are you armed?
This world is ours. We have ruled it since the wheel and the fire. We have no need of weapons.
[unholsters gun, shoots and wounds the Silent
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"Doctor Who Theme"
Written by Ron Grainer
Arranged by Murray Gold
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales See more