a good man goes to war

DOCTOR WHO: ‘A Good Man Goes to War’

Remember that whole “darkest hour” thing promised during those early full-length trailers for Doctor Who, series six? Well, Time Lords, we’ve arrived. “A Good Man Goes to War” is a title that references both The Doctor and Amy Pond’s dutiful husband, Rory Williams (the increasingly brilliant Arthur Darvill). With this episode, both men are fighting for everything, putting their all on the line with results that really do shake the Doctor Who universe to its core. The mid-season break that sets up what will come in the fall, “A Good Man Goes to War” is also among the most ambitious Who stories since the series revival, and only leaves us with more promises of epic proportions.

Warning: Plot details ahead. Proceed at your own risk.


While most Americans are awaiting the conclusion of the two-part Doctor Who, ‘The Almost People’ premiering this Saturday at 9pm on BBC America, the Brits and a few pirate-Americans are looking forward to the mid-season finale, ‘A Good Man Goes to War.’ Heads up, this post will be all about ‘A Good Man Goes to War’ so if you’re not caught up or don’t want anything spoilt, go away! Please. Thank you.

All right, first we’ve got some cast photos from the episode. Obviously nothing from the episode here, but you can get a good look at Roman Rory (why is he a Roman, again?), Amy and baby, and the creepy woman with the eye patch who kept popping up in walls.