Doctor Who: Season 7, Episode 13

Nightmare in Silver (11 May 2013)

TV Episode  |  TV-PG  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Family
7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 2,019 users  
Reviews: 13 user | 12 critic

Hedgewick's World of Wonders was once the greatest theme park in the galaxy, but it's now the dilapidated home to a shabby showman, a chess playing dwarf and a dysfunctional army platoon. ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (characters: "Cybermen"), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 967 titles
created 31 Dec 2012
 
a list of 42 titles
created 28 Jun 2013
 
list image
a list of 5778 titles
created 30 Nov 2013
 
a list of 14 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Nightmare in Silver (11 May 2013)

Nightmare in Silver (11 May 2013) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Doctor Who.
« Previous Episode | 96 of 148 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
...
...
Clara (as Jenna-Louise Coleman)
Eve De Leon Allen ...
Kassius Johnson ...
Artie (as Kassius Carey Johnson)
...
Webley
...
...
...
Beauty
...
Brains
...
Aidan Cook ...
...
Cybermen (voice)
Zahra Ahmadi ...
Edit

Storyline

Hedgewick's World of Wonders was once the greatest theme park in the galaxy, but it's now the dilapidated home to a shabby showman, a chess playing dwarf and a dysfunctional army platoon. When the Doctor, Clara, Artie and Angie arrive, the last thing they expect is the re-emergence of one of the Doctor's oldest foes. The Cybermen are back! Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 May 2013 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Neil Gaiman wanted to set the story on a beach, where the Cybermen would rise out of the ocean, but budget constraints prevented that. See more »

Quotes

The Doctor: Nice ship, bit big, not blue enough.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Doctor Who Live: The Afterparty (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Doctor Who Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Ron Grainer
Arranged by Murray Gold
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not too shabby
8 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

This episode wasn't too bad as a whole. Unlike most of the other episodes these days, this one didn't have me shaking my head when things just started getting silly or illogical. There were certainly a few moments that made me stop and think....but why?....but not nearly as many as the earlier episodes in this season.

Things I liked:

The doctor playing against himself was really interesting, and allowed Matt Smith to really do some fascinating acting

The plot was pretty cool, liked the abandoned worlds biggest amusement park, and upgraded cybermen

Good solid performance for Clara, a strong role where she really seemed to come into her own

Things I disliked:

The kids were definitely annoying

The fact that the Cybermen just instantly adapted to...anything. I get that they are smarter, better, and upgrade themselves to adjust, making them the ultimate weapon...I LOVE this idea...but it just seemed too much when they just insta-upgrade for literally anything. At least give them some time to regroup, instead of just power through everything.

I don't know why the emperor didn't just get them all beamed up in the first place. If all he had to do was say some words, and the bomb would be activated and they would all be beamed up to the main ship safely....uh, why not do that in the beginning? I get he didn't want to be emperor, but really? Let people die? Put plenty of people in danger? All because he didn't want to be the most powerful man in the universe? Idk, just seemed like a silly wrap up that had no real explanation of why he didn't just do that immediately


2 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
River song returning Kenpo_2015
Done with this show until Peter Capaldi is gone noloctd
Day of the doctor ending Kenpo_2015
Fires of Ponpeii schubej-1
Ready for Clara to Be Gone trippycheez
What's the best season guso-707-171774
Discuss Nightmare in Silver (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?