Doctor Who

Season 1 Episode 9

The Empty Child (1)

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Location: London, England Date: 1941 Enemy: The Empty Child
After chasing an unexplained capsule through time, the TARDIS lands in London, during an air raid. Rose investigates when a small child wearing a gasmask, standing on a rooftop, continuously calls out for his mummy. After floating above the city on a barrage balloon, Rose is swept off her feet by another time traveller – Captain Jack Harkness. Meanwhile, The Doctor follows a teenaged girl to a meeting of the homeless children of the Blitz. Here, the child in the gasmask is terrorising them with a parade of strange events, constantly asking for his mother.moreless
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Classics, Dark Comedy, British TV, Time Travel, Creatures