The Impossible Astronaut


Episode Info

The Doctor and his friends are reunited under mysterious circumstances, as the science-fiction drama returns for a new series. Amy, Rory, River and the Doctor receive a series of numbered envelopes, each containing a date, time and map reference. These messages bring them together in the middle of the Utah desert, where the Doctor's friends learn a terrible secret that must be kept from the Time Lord at all costs. But who sent the envelopes, and who received the missing number one? Their quest for answers takes the TARDIS crew to the Oval Office, where President Richard Nixon enlists their help in saving a terrified little girl from a mysterious spaceman...


Matt Smith (XI)
as Doctor Who
Karen Gillan
as Amy Pond
Arthur Darvill
as Rory Williams
Mark A. Sheppard
as Canton Everett Delaware III
Mark Sheppard
as Canton Everett Delaware III
Alex Kingston
as River Song
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Critic Reviews for The Impossible Astronaut

By ramping up the action, adventure and scale to series finale proportions, the Doctor Who crew evade most of those pitfalls and tee things up for a series that could just be unlike any we've seen before.

Feb 7, 2019 | Rating: 8.5/10 | Full Review…