Rate & Discuss: Asylum of the Daleks
The Doctor is forced on an impossible mission when he is kidnapped by his oldest foe, but Amy and Rory’s relationship is in meltdown and it is up to the Doctor to save the day – as well as the Pond’s marriage.
The Doctor has been off our screens for 8 months but tonight he returned – with a bang.
All the weeks of anticipation and speculation have been building up to tonight’s opening episode, Asylum of the Daleks – the first of 5 brand new blockbuster stories that will be bringing the cinema experience to our living rooms every Saturday night this month…
As always with Doctor Who, we were thrown head first into the deep end of things, and our beloved Time Lord set out on an impossible mission at the hands (well, plungers…) of those pesky Daleks. When they said this adventure would feature every Dalek ever, they weren’t lying! Across the 50 heart-stopping minutes, we saw a menacing menagerie of those iconic foes that all of us love to hate. But that wasn’t all the Doctor had to face…
As Amy and Rory were reunited with their raggedy friend, the honeymoon was over for the once happy couple. With their relationship in meltdown, it was down to the Doctor to save the Pond’s marriage – oh, and the day. Business as usual for the TARDIS trio then!
So, was Steven Moffat’s Dalek debut a roaring success, or should it be exterminated and forgotten? Rate it and discuss and dissect all the Daa-lek drama in the comments below!