Rise of the Cybermen

Rise of the Cybermen
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Season: 2
Episode: 5
Vital statistics
Air date 13 May 2006
Written by Tom MacRae with rewrites by Russell T. Davies
Directed by Graeme Harper
Episode guide
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"Hey, Russell's bringing back the Cybermen! Wait... Pete's World? What is this?" - Tennant reading the script

Rise of the Cybermen is the fifth episode in Series 2, written by Tom MacRae and Russell T. Davies.

Plot

10, Rose and Mickey land in alternate London. Rose is an idiot and goes to see her father again after killing The Doctor last time she tried and the Cybermen make their first appearance in NuWho.

Reception

It's a "Russell T. Davies does tons of rewrites" episode. It's shit.

The lasting and terrible legacy of the episode is that the Cybermen were brought back at all, tragically.

It's no Spare Parts.