Doctor Who - Season 9, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes

Sleep No More



Critic Consensus: Doctor Who's effective horror elements and unexpected cliffhanger save "Sleep No More" from being a gimmicky found-footage episode.

Episode Info

Footage from the wreckage of Le Verrier Space Station yields a terrifying story.


Critic reviews for Sleep No More

There is a series of brilliant misdirections at the center of this episode, and the Doctor-usually a master of misdirection himself-doesn't quite seem to see them. "Sleep No More" wants us to think it's about sleep, but... it's about the unconscious.

November 16, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's no fun reading someone struggling to find new and interesting ways to write "IT SUCKED" over and over again. Yeah, we thought it was that bad.

June 19, 2018 | Full Review…

It's sort of a clever experiment, though I'm not sure it entirely gels, and it's probably saved by a fairly creepy twist ending.

May 18, 2018 | Full Review…

"Sleep No More" was by turns spine-chilling, dismaying, gut-wrenching and frustrating-but one thing it was not, was boring.

November 23, 2015 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

Sadly, the show had very little to offer other than a gimmicky shooting style, making "Sleep No More" feel like the first real misfire of the season.

November 15, 2015 | Full Review…

As a technical exercise and an expansion of Doctor Who's boundaries, "Sleep No More" is moderately engaging, but as a satisfying adventure in its own right it can only be described as a snoozer.

November 16, 2015 | Full Review…

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