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Amy reminds The Doctor he needs to have an adventure once in a while, the Doctor complies and sets the TARDIS to its "adventure setting". After a series of malfunctions, the ship lands in the middle of the London 2012 Olympic Games, where they are visited by a panicked Olympic runner, who claims he is being chased. His pursuer is revealed as a Weeping Angel, who is seeking to seize the Olympic Flame and rob the planet of the good will and spirit it symbolises. The Doctor vanquishes the Angel with the sonic screwdriver, and the runner resumes his mission. Before he leaves, he gives The Doctor his gold medal. As The Doctor prepares to embark on another adventure with Amy, the Weeping Angel begins to reform...

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Written by kids -- and it shows!
6 June 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Matt Smith and Karen Gillan as the 11th Doctor and Amy Pomd are always superb. And this is no exception. I love the Weeping Angels as well. So you'd think this would be good. You'd be wrong. The script was written by kids and it shows.

Amy believes that she's contractually obligated to receive one adventure per week so the Doctor takes her the 2012 Olympics. Last seen in Fear Her. That should be your first warning. Then the torchbearer enters the TARDIS (not the 10th Doctor because sod continuity) followed by the angel (because sod a whole stadium of observers). Through some magical TARDISey stuff the Doctor destroys the angel and the runner rewards him for being "good as gold" by giving him a gold medal. Even though the games haven't started yet. Hmm.

I don't want to be mean to the kids who wrote it but surely they could've done better than this?


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