The Beast Below

NOBODY HUMAN HAS ANYTHING TO SAY TO ME TODAY.
— Steven Moffat, preparing to erase someone.


The Beast Below
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Season: 5
Episode: 2
Vital statistics
Air date 10 April 2010
Written by Steven Moffat
Directed by Andrew Gunn
Episode guide
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The Eleventh Hour Victory of the Daleks
The Matt Smith era in a nutshell.
Wales gets a shout out.

The Beast Below is the second episode of Series 5 and was written by Stavros Motorboat.

Features the debut of Liz Ten.

Plot

Eleven (Matt Smith) and his new companion Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) arrive in the distant future aboard the Starship UK, a ship constructed to transport the population of the UK away from Earth to escape the deadly rage of the sun. Of course, Scotland set up their own independent ship

Then they discover that the government secretly tortures a Star Whale that guides the ship and Eleven gets quite angry and shouty. No one gets to talk to him today.

Reception

Not as bad as people say.

Lore

The ultimate Brexit.