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Fear Her 

When children vanish into thin air in 2012 London, the Doctor and Rose find the answers in a seemingly ordinary household and a girl whose drawings can come to life.

Director:

Euros Lyn

Writer:

Matthew Graham
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
David Tennant ... The Doctor
Billie Piper ... Rose Tyler
Nina Sosanya ... Trish
Abisola Agbaje Abisola Agbaje ... Chloe
Edna Doré Edna Doré ... Maeve (as Edna Dore)
Tim Faraday ... Tom's Dad
Abdul Salis Abdul Salis ... Kel
Richard Nichols Richard Nichols ... Driver
Erica Eirian Erica Eirian ... Neighbour
Stephen Marzella Stephen Marzella ... Police Officer
Huw Edwards ... Commentator (voice)
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Storyline

The Doctor and Rose travel to London in 2012 to see the Olympics - only to find that children are mysteriously disappearing before peoples very eyes. The answer seems to lie with a young girl named Chloe and her strange drawings - but is there something more sinister behind the disappearances? Written by Steve

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 2006 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

| (50 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

No characters die during this episode, a rarity for the series. See more »

Goofs

The Police motorcycle in front of the Olympic runner is an S registration, meaning it was registered in 1998. The episode is set in 2012, and there is no way the Police would have such an old vehicle on active duty. See more »

Quotes

Isolus (inside Chloe): I can go home. Goodbye, Chloe Webber. I love you.
[leaves Chloe's body]
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Connections

Featured in Screenwipe: Episode #2.1 (2006) See more »

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Kookaburra Sits On The Old Gumtree
(uncredited)
Written by Marion Sinclair
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So, why did everyone hate this episode so much?
25 June 2006 | by lemmingologySee all my reviews

Now, the trailer for this didn't worry me in the slightest. A little girl who can make her drawings move? Ha! But good God, was I wrong. This episode is an incredibly clever piece of writing that actually quite surprised me.

With the benefit of hindsight, there's not a single thing mentioned in this entire episode that doesn't count towards the final outcome. The attention to detail is perfect - the '09' and '61' numberplates on the cars, the news ticker on the bottom of the TV - nothing at all gets missed. Billie Piper is outstanding as she shows just how good a sidekick Rose is, both Chloe and her mother play their parts perfectly, and David Tennant is brilliant as usual.

The idea behind the whole story is genius, and the way it pans out even had me, a hardened Resident Evil fan, feeling tense a couple of times. I'd say this is probably one of the best episodes of the series - although, to be honest, still not even a patch on The Girl in the Fireplace, which is easily the best since the show was revived.


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