Doctor Who: Season 2 (2006)

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Episodes

Air date: Sep 29, 2006

Rose and the Doctor visit New Earth in the far future, where they come across an unexpected enemy and a luxurious hospital filled with gruesome secrets.

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Air date: Oct 6, 2006

The Empire of the Wolf threatens Queen Victoria's (Pauline Collins) safety. Rose and the Doctor try to protect her.

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Air date: Oct 13, 2006

Bat-like creatures are haunting a contemporary London school. While investigating, the Doctor runs into an old friend, Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen), who's already on the case.

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Air date: Oct 20, 2006

The palace of Versailles is under attack by evil droids in 18th-century France. Madame de Pompadour's (Sophia Myles) only hope is the Doctor, a stranger she's never met, except in mysterious dreams she's had since childhood.

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Air date: Oct 27, 2006

Part 1 of two. Rose finds her father (Shaun Dingwall) alive on a parallel Earth while a sinister plot against British society unfolds.

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Air date: Nov 3, 2006

Conclusion. London falls to the Cybermen while Jackie is usurped by Lumic. Elsewhere, the Doctor, Rose and Mickey plot a strike against the Cyberfactory. Shaun Dingwall. Roger Lloyd Pack.

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Air date: Nov 10, 2006

Time travelers visit London in the 1950s and uncover an alien secret amidst celebrations honoring Queen Elizabeth II.

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Air date: Nov 17, 2006

Part 1 of two. The TARDIS experiences trouble near a black hole, and Rose and the Doctor encounter the mysterious Ood.

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Air date: Dec 1, 2006

Conclusion. Rose fights the Ood, and the Doctor weighs a sacrificial decision as the planet is on the verge of falling into the black hole. Toby Zed: Will Thorp.

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Air date: Dec 8, 2006

People begin to vanish from a group devoted to learning more about the Doctor and Rose after the mysterious Victor Kennedy (Peter Kay) gets involved. Camille Coduri. Mark Warren.

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The BBC continues in its successful quest to rebrand the iconic "Doctor Who" franchise with this second series of 21st-century episodes. The kitschy sets of old have been discarded as the 10th incarnation of the Doctor (David Tennant) teams with his loyal companion Rose (Billie Piper) to zip through the galaxy in the Tardis while confronting a vast array of villains and intergalactic troublemakers. This time out, Queen Victoria and the Cybermen come face to face with Tennant's Doctor, and longstanding fans of the show will be delighted to see the return of everyone's favorite robotic dog K9.

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Critic Reviews for Doctor Who Season 2

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

I'm not absolutely sure that "Army Of Ghosts"/"Doomsday" is the best of the five Russell T. Davies-penned finales, but it's definitely the one that is most solid in its construction.

Jun 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Doctor Who Season Two (or Season 28, depending on your anal-retentiveness) has been a string of entertaining highs and lows, in terms of both quality and intensity.

Dec 2, 2013 | Full Review…

This two-part finale ends Season 2 with a breathtaking epic that is nevertheless intensely personal.

May 7, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

BBC execs thought they could update the series, take a giant leap in production values and regenerate ratings, and they were right.

Mar 25, 2019 | Full Review…

David Tennant excels as the Doctor, bringing a wholly different characterization than Christopher Eccleston.

Jun 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Doctor Who is not only looking at how things were, but also at how they are, using the lens of history to gain perspective on the present.

Dec 2, 2013 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

This is sci-fi television at its finest.

Dec 2, 2013 | Rating: 10/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Doctor Who: Season 2

  • Dec 29, 2020
    This second season follow the success of the first one, and Tennant performance is wonderful. Very good writing and touching stories. A must see for any DW fan!
  • Dec 24, 2020
    Very enjoyable. Great Doctor Who. Fine storytelling.
  • Dec 13, 2020
    David Tennant is one of the best Doctors, but S2 had more terrible episodes like the aptly named "Idiot's Lantern", "Love and Monsters" in which they squander a young kid's great idea by letting a bad writer pen the episode, and "Fear Her" that featured another interesting premise that had a bad plotline and a weak ending. Billie Piper is one of my favorite companions and Tennant is one of my favorite doctors, but this is one of the weaker seasons. "Doomsday" and "The Girl in the Fireplace" are utterly fantastic, though.
  • Sep 17, 2020
    LIKED: David Tenant is my second favourite doctor and he is awesome as the doctor. he works well with Billie Piper. this Season has many outstanding episodes such as School Reunion and Army of Ghosts/Doomsday. the Cliffhangers are awesome as well. DISLIKED: The letdown of episodes are Fear her and Love & Monsters.
  • Apr 16, 2020
    I have just two words: David Tennant. He just IS the Doctor. Amazing season, wonderful storylines, great episodes.
  • Mar 13, 2020
    Now we have a real Doctor..... simply amazing. Good stories, brilliant cast...and the overall love of the Classic series shows thru with new 21st century style!
  • Jan 29, 2020
    Season one had some serious hits and misses. but by season 2 the writers seemed to find their voice.
  • Jan 18, 2020
    Brilliant, I loved this season!
  • Jan 15, 2020
    This is easily one of the best seasons of Dr. Who, period. Love it.
  • Jan 03, 2020
    It's decent. last couple episodes are great though

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