Doctor Who

Season 5 Episode 2

The Beast Below


Full Episode Summary

The Doctor takes Amy to the distant future, where she finds Britain in space. Starship UK houses the future of the British people, as they search the stars for a new home. But as Amy explores, she encounters the terrifying Smilers and learns a deadly truth inside the Voting Booth.

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Episode Discussion (1)
Feb 20, 2018
The Doctor says it is the 29th century and that Starship UK is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Later on Mandy tells Amy that Scotland got its own Starship.
So Scotland managed to get its own starship but Northern Ireland still becomes part of Starship UK and have not opted to become part of Starship Ireland instead.
Certainly pleasing that my wife Karen Gillan spent the entire episode in her nightie and that her legs are shown a lot here.
My wife Karen as Amy was very powerful in her performance when she deduce about the Star Whale as she solved the problem at hand.

Matthew See
Karen Gillan’s Chinese Husband

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Classics, Dark Comedy, British TV, Time Travel, Creatures