Doctor Who: Season 6, Episode 6

The Almost People (28 May 2011)

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As the dopplegangers - 'gangers' for short - fight their makers, both Doctors, the real one and his ganger, try to find a way to restore the power and get everyone off the island. Both ... See full summary »



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As the dopplegangers - 'gangers' for short - fight their makers, both Doctors, the real one and his ganger, try to find a way to restore the power and get everyone off the island. Both Doctors claim to be the 100% real thing, something Emily can't quite grasp. Rory meanwhile is trying to find Jennie but when he locates her and her ganger, he can't tell them apart. Having selected one of them, they discover of a company secret forces their hand. He soon realizes he's made an error. There is another ganger in the group however. Written by garykmcd

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The monster Jennifer transforms into at the end was created with CGI and a photo of Madonna was used as reference, as in the image "here arms were...really sinewy, white, veiny, and fleshy". Matthew Graham wanted the creature to have a real face and an alien body. He was inspired by a drawing in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland that depicted Alice with a long neck. See more »


Many times throughout the episode, the "real" Doctor and the flesh Doctor hand the sonic screwdriver to each other. However, even though there is only one sonic screwdriver, at points they both are seen using one. See more »


The Doctor: Dicken, remember. People are good. In their bones, truly good.
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References Highlander (1986) See more »


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Written by Ron Grainer
Arranged by Murray Gold
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales
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The almost people
30 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Almost people was the conclusion of The Rebel Flesh.

The rebel Flesh introduced the creatures of the Gangers, the gangers are creatures of programed flesh that are sampled by a live being, so not only do they look like the person, they act and have the same memories as the host. This causes a war between the species when the gangers start an uprising against their host selves Of course the Doctor believes both species deserve life. and the rebel flesh ended with the revealing of a Ganger Doctor.

The Almost People, continues as Rory continues to try and find Jenifer, Amy has trouble trusting the Ganger Doctor, even though the Doctor (The real one) tries to convince her he's as real as him. Amy doesn't trust the Ganger Doctor, to the point of her calling him John Smith. The battle rages on and then it get's interesting. Cause what happens next...

nope your going to have to watch it to find out!

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