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The Girl Who Waited 

Amy is trapped in a quarantine facility for victims of an alien plague which could kill the doctor in minutes if he were to catch it. So Rory is the only one who can go into the facility to... See full summary »

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Amy is trapped in a quarantine facility for victims of an alien plague which could kill the doctor in minutes if he were to catch it. So Rory is the only one who can go into the facility to save her but can he save her before she is killed by kindness? Written by Sasha Jones

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There's a reference to there being a Disneyland on the planet Klom, which Appalappachia's Roller Coaster Zone has been modeled after the Warp Speed Death Ride Rollercoaster. Klom is the home world of "Absorbaloffs"-- the species of Mr. Kennedy from "Love and Monsters" in season 2. Klom is also the planetary neighbor of Raxicoricofallipatorius, home of the Slitheen. Klom is also one of the worlds stolen by the Daleks in the 4th seasons "Stolen Earth" 2 part finale. See more »

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When Rory hits the handbot over the head with the Mona Lisa it tears like canvas. This is obviously a fake because the Mona Lisa is painted on wood, a white Lombardy poplar panel. See more »

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[first lines]
The Doctor: Appalappachia.
Amy Pond: Say it again?
The Doctor: Appalappachia!
Amy Pond: Appalappa...
The Doctor: -chia!
Rory: Appalappachia.
The Doctor: Appalappachia.
Amy Pond: Appalappachia! What a beautiful word.
The Doctor: Beautiful word, beautiful world.
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Written by Ron Grainer
Arranged by Murray Gold
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales
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brilliant
22 September 2011 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

"The Girl Who waited" is one of my favorite episodes involving the eleventh doctor. The writing in this one is a perfect example of why so many people love this show. This was a rather self-contained episode that is very Amy-centric. It does not really appear to contribute to the ongoing story line, but it doesn't need to as it is quite brilliant and provides some insight into one of the main characters.

Karen Gillan made an excellent and compelling performance, and it was a joy to see a different side to her character.

This is one of the few episodes I actually went back and watched a second time. Some parts were a bit slow on the second go around, but the end more than makes up for it.


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