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Doctor Who: Season 5 (2010)

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The Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) and his new companion Amy Pond (Karan Gillan) embark on a series of incredible adventures through time and space in the fifth series of the enduing British sci-fi series. Traveling in the TARDIS, The Doctor, Amy, and others face off against a formidable onslaught of foes including Cybermen, Daleks, Weeping Angels, Smilers, Sea Devils, The Entity, and the dreaded Vashta Nerada. Meanwhile, memorable encounters with such noted historical figures as Vincent van Gogh and Winston Churchill reveal just how different the present might have been without The Doctor and his companions to save the day.

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Critic Reviews for Doctor Who: Season 5

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (5)

Very promising start to the semi-new era.

April 3, 2010 | Full Review…
Newark Star-Ledger
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[A] family-friendly science-fiction series redefined for the new millenium by an especially grand, generous spirit to its storytelling. [Blu-ray]

November 15, 2013 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
Groucho Reviews

It felt a bit routine, as if keeping the machine running was now the paradigm.

April 3, 2010 | Full Review…
New York Times
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Hang on to the TARDIS, fans, it looks like we're in for quite a ride.

April 3, 2010 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
Chicago Tribune
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Sharply satirical and playfully dorky without getting bogged down in its own mythology, this iteration should continue to broaden the show's appeal.

April 3, 2010 | Full Review…
Variety
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The new Who feels at once traditional and fresh, and completely right.

April 3, 2010 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
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Audience Reviews for Doctor Who: Season 5

One of the best seasons of Doctor Who. With the possible exception of "Victory of The Daleks," every episode shines, with "Vincent and The Doctor" being in the race for one of the best episodes of series.

AnthonyV.

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An unpleasant shock to wake up and find that this is the Doctor Who we are to be subjected to after the showrunner change.

GimlyM.

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