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The Zygon Inversion



Critic Consensus: While "The Zygon Inversion" isn't the most compelling conclusion to a Doctor Who two-parter, it allows for a stirring performance by Capaldi while hinting at Clara's fate in the episodes to come.

Episode Info

Shapeshifting Zygons run wild in the U.K. and with UNIT neutralized, only the Doctor can put a stop to them.


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Critic reviews for The Zygon Inversion

On the basis of "The Zygon Inversion," I'm now ready to call it: Series 9 is the best season of Doctor Who yet. Hands down.

November 9, 2015 | Full Review…

Today, the four principal characters all get a good chunk of the action, each showing a side of themselves we're not used to.

November 9, 2015 | Rating: A++ | Full Review…

Capaldi can make the most writerly lines sound natural, a talent upon which this episode made great demand.

November 9, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

'Inversion' grows bleak as it strains to make its point, but it should be forgiven that. Because ultimately this is smart, powerful science fiction - a television drama that educates and entertains.

November 18, 2015 | Full Review…

I feel like we have finally met Peter Capaldi's Doctor for the first time. At last.

November 9, 2015 | Full Review…

Doctor Who wrapped up its Zygon storyline with another great outing, pushing the horror and mystery elements from last week to new highs for a thrilling hour of television.

November 9, 2015 | Full Review…

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