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Midnight 

As part of a well-deserved holiday, the Doctor takes a tour on a planet called Midnight. Little does he know that something is knocking on the walls, although the planet shouldn't be inhabited. Soon the passengers begin to panic when one of them is possessed.

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Alice Troughton
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
David Tennant ... The Doctor
Catherine Tate ... Donna Noble
Billie Piper ... Rose Tyler
Rakie Ayola ... Hostess
Lesley Sharp ... Sky Silvestry
David Troughton ... Professor Hobbes
Ayesha Antoine Ayesha Antoine ... Dee Dee Blasco
Lindsey Coulson Lindsey Coulson ... Val Cane
Daniel Ryan ... Biff Kane
Colin Morgan ... Jethro
Tony Bluto Tony Bluto ... Driver Joe
Duane Henry ... Mechanic Claude
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Storyline

The Doctor and Donna are taking a bit of a break from their adventures and spending a bit of time on the planet Midnight. While Donna opts to spend a bit of time in the spa, the Doctor goes off on an all-day bus tour to the Sapphire Waterfall. Part way through the four hour journey to get there, the vehicle stops for no apparent reason. When they hear noise coming from outside the vehicle, panic begins to set in. When one of the passengers is taken over by the being, the passengers paranoia and fear know no bounds and the focus of their solution is to eliminate the Doctor. Written by garykmcd

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 July 2008 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

BBC Wales See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(50 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)
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Trivia

This episode marked Doctor Who's 200th story. See more »

Goofs

When the Doctor is talking to Donna just before boarding the Crusader bus, a green screen can be seen behind him. See more »

Quotes

Val Cane: Oh, and you're so special!
The Doctor: As it happens, yes I am.
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Connections

Referenced in Doctor Who: Turn Left (2008) See more »

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Do It, Do It Again
Performed by Raffaella Carrà
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Brilliant!
11 July 2008 | by gallifreyan_girlSee all my reviews

This episode had me switching between fear and laughter the whole time. It steadily built up the suspense, taking you from "Wait. There's something wrong, here" to the edge of your seat, gnawing on your pillow in terror.

Or maybe that was just me...

David Tennant's performance was one of the best so far this season. It left me in great empathy.

And I don't believe the "Don't...don't do that..." will ever get old for me, ha ha.

A great episode all in all, but I suppose it left some things to be desired (like Donna--her absence for the majority of the episode rather upset me!).


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