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Arachnids in the UK



Critic Consensus: Creepy, crawly, and chock-full of first-class guest stars, "Arachnids in the U.K." feels like a big budget B-movie, providing another delightful romp for Team T.A.R.D.I.S..

Episode Info

"Something's happening with the spiders in this city." The Doctor, Yaz, Graham and Ryan find their way back to Yorkshire -- and Yaz's family -- only to find something is stirring amidst the eight-legged arachnid population of Sheffield.


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Critic reviews for Arachnids in the UK

There was a distinctly Seventies atmosphere to this episode, with the Doctor and a ragtag gang of humans battling a monster-of-the-week in an Earthbound setting.

October 29, 2018 | Full Review…

'Arachnids in the UK' was an average episode of Doctor Who.However, the final moments of this episode were incredibly sweet, and we are now fully set up in regards to the dynamics of the show from this point on.

January 14, 2019 | Full Review…

For the first time since the Davies era of Who, the companions' families are getting some extra attention.

January 8, 2019 | Full Review…

When all is said and done, it feels like there isn't an ending to this episode. It never reaches a strong climax and is just left to flounder as everyone makes their way back to the Tardis.

October 29, 2018 | Rating: 2.8/5 | Full Review…

This episode fires on all cylinders: a horror movie for Halloween, snappy one liners, a simple but excellent monster of the week and some amazing guest characters.

October 29, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

Jodie Whittaker's quite a joy to watch too, and not because she's nailing being the Doctor yet. She's still getting there, and there's neither a reason to doubt that she will nor any question that she's right for the part.

November 26, 2018 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

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