Doctor Who Vol. 2 #84


“Let’s Kill Hitler” -- 50 minutes

  • written by Steven Moffat
  • acknowledges the summer break (during which Amy and Rory did not see the Doctor) but otherwise continues from “A Good Man Goes to War”
  • retroactively introduces Mels, a childhood friend of Amy and Rory
  • introduces the Teselecta
  • Mels dies, regenerating into River Song (making this, her 10th episode, her first chronological appearance, at least in that body)
  • reveals that the Silence is not the species seen in “The Impossible Astronaut” and “Day of the Moon” but a religious order

first episode after the mid-season break; aired 27 Aug 2011

See It in Context on the Continuity Pages:

Doctor Who: Steven Moffat Era (2010-2017)

With the departure of Russel T. Davies, Steven Moffat was selected as the show’s new head. Moffat had contributed several of the most celebrated scripts during Davies’s tenure (e.g. “Blink” and “Silence in the Library”).… [more]

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