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Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror 

The time: the earliest years of the 20th century. The place: New York City. Inventor Nikola Tesla is at war with his rival Thomas Edison. However, there's an even greater threat in their midst.


Nida Manzoor


Nina Metivier




Episode cast overview:
Jodie Whittaker ... The Doctor
Bradley Walsh ... Graham O'Brien
Tosin Cole ... Ryan Sinclair
Mandip Gill ... Yasmin Khan
Goran Visnjic ... Nikola Tesla
Robert Glenister ... Thomas Edison
Anjli Mohindra ... Queen Skithra
Haley McGee Haley McGee ... Dorothy Skeritt
Paul Kasey ... Harold Green
Robin Guiver ... Bill Tallow
Erick Hayden ... Mr. Sorensson
Russell Bentley Russell Bentley ... Mr. Brady
Brian Caspe ... Mr. Martin
Shaun Mason Shaun Mason ... Foreman


Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror It is 1903 and on the edge of Niagara Falls, something is wrong at Nikola Tesla's generator plant, where someone - or something - is sabotaging the maverick inventor's work. Has Tesla really received a message from Mars? And where does his great rival Thomas Edison fit into these events? The Doctor and her companions Yaz, Ryan and Graham must join forces with one of history's greatest minds to save both him and planet Earth. Guest starring Goran Visnjic, Robert Glenister and Anjli Mohindra.

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19 January 2020 (USA) See more »

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Did You Know?


Goran Visnjic is the 2nd actor from "ER" to appear on the series. The first being Alex Kingston, who plays/played River Song in this series, and Dr. Elizabeth Corday alongside Visnjic's Dr. Luka Kovac on ER. See more »


The train carrying the Doctor and her companions is clearly British even though they're apparently travelling in the US. Its locomotive is equipped with buffers but lacks a cowcatcher, whereas a US locomotive would be configured oppositely. Second, the carriages are connected using so-called link-and-pin couplers. The use of knuckle couplers had been mandated in the US several years before this episode takes place. See more »


The Doctor: Hi! I don't suppose you've seen anything weird around here?
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Come on people.
19 January 2020 | by dastuwieSee all my reviews

This was one of the better episodes I have seen since Capaldi's regeneration. Is it a 10/10? Absolutely not. But people who are giving this episode a 1/10 or a rating under a 5 for that matter are not giving it a chance and don't go in watching with an open mind.

This season is getting better slowly but surely compared to the last one and for this I am glad.

I enjoyed this episode and think the writers are trying to do better and it shows.

So please ignore the highly negative reviews if you haven't watched this episode yet and go watch it and enjoy the show :)

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