In the fifth episode of Doctor Who‘s new series, a solar tsunami sends the TARDIS hurtling towards a futuristic factory on Earth, where human doppelgangers are used to mine dangerous acid.
A second wave hits and the “Gangers” separate. They can remember every second of their “original’s” life and feel every emotion they’ve ever experienced. But are these memories stolen or have they been bequeathed?
‘The Rebel Flesh’ airs on BBC One at 6.45pm on Saturday 21st May. In the meantime, here are some teasing hints for the episode…
» Accents are not The Doctor’s forte.
» The TARDIS does something we haven’t seen before.
» We find out new information about the Doctor’s body.
» Buzzer shares a characteristic with Uncle from ‘The Doctor’s Wife’.
» There’s a ‘Supermassive Black Hole’ in the TARDIS.
» Rory and Amy disagree over flights.
» One of the Doctor’s “toys” returns.
» A motif from ‘The Curse Of The Black Spot’ makes an appearance.
» Looking for influences? Frankenstein, Blade Runner and The Incredibles.
» The Doctor makes up a crazy new word.