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Asylum of the Daleks 

The Doctor, along with Amy and Rory who are headed for divorce, are kidnapped by the Daleks. They find themselves before the Dalek Parliament and the Doctor is quite surprised when he ... See full summary »

Director:

Nick Hurran

Writers:

Steven Moffat, Terry Nation (character: "The Daleks")
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Matt Smith ... The Doctor
Karen Gillan ... Amy Pond
Arthur Darvill ... Rory Williams
Jenna Coleman ... Oswin (as Jenna-Louise Coleman)
Anamaria Marinca ... Darla
Naomi Ryan Naomi Ryan ... Cassandra
David Gyasi ... Harvey
Nicholas Briggs ... Daleks (voice)
Barnaby Edwards Barnaby Edwards ... Dalek 1
Nicholas Pegg Nicholas Pegg ... Dalek 2
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The Doctor, along with Amy and Rory who are headed for divorce, are kidnapped by the Daleks. They find themselves before the Dalek Parliament and the Doctor is quite surprised when he learns why: they want him to save them. A ship has crashed on the one place they will not go - the Asylum, where mad Daleks are sent to spend the rest of their days. Once there, they are assisted by the only survivor of the crash, Oswin, who has been there for a year awaiting rescue and making soufflés to pass the time. Which leads the Doctor to ask the most important question of all: where does she get the milk? Written by garykmcd

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 September 2012 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Sierra Nevada Mountains, Spain

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DTS (DTS HD MASTER AUDIO 5.1 Mix)
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Trivia

The scenes with Oswin were filmed in two days. See more »

Goofs

When being shot at the Dalek Asylum, Rory yells "Wrong way up!" twice, but his mouth only says "Wrong way!" See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Darla: [voice over] First there were the Daleks. And then there was a man who fought them. And then, in time, he died. There are a few, of course, who believe this man somehow survived and that one day he will return. For both our sakes, dearest Hannah, we must hope these stories are true.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits sequence is skinned differently for each episode of the season starting with this one with the Doctor Who logo and episode title covered in Dalek sensor globes. See more »

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Referenced in Doctor Who: The Name of the Doctor (2013) See more »

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Feel the Love
Performed by Rudimental
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Genuinely Good
1 September 2012 | by alison-465-684768See all my reviews

No Spoilers - but an honest review.

I really had personal doubts as to whether I wanted to continue watching Doctor Who when I saw that Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill were being pushed out of the show (so I felt).

All I can say to anyone who reads this and hasn't watched this episode yet - DON'T miss it! It really is brilliant, and I am so glad that I gave it a chance. It was exciting, (after a somewhat startling beginning) - interesting writing and a lovely twist.

I shall be interested to see how the writers develop the plots of the next few weeks - but personally, I WILL miss both Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill and the contribution they have made to Doctor Who.


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