Category Archives: Beast Below

“The Earth was burning. Our sun had turned on us, and every other nation had fled to the skies.”

It is difficult to fit the time line of ‘Beast Below’ into the rest of Who continuity. The story is set in the 33rd century but the great disaster that forced everyone to flee occurred around the 29th century. Consulting … Continue reading

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“Nobody human has anything to say to me today!”

Amy and the Doctor’s relationship is badly damaged in ‘Beast Below’ and could potentially have been the end of their adventures together. Like Adam she would have been ceremonially dropped back home having failed to meet the standard that he … Continue reading

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“Yeah, they slowed my body clock. Keeps me looking like the stamps.”

Although most people have gone back to basics and starship UK doesn’t actually fly ‘The Beast Below’ does show that they have some interesting pieces of technology in the 33rd century. The first is the ability to erase memories using … Continue reading

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“The impossible truth, Doctor. We’re travelling among the stars in a spaceship that could never fly.”

Once again humanity is shown on a long exodus through the stars. ‘The Beast Below’ provides an interesting view of how a generation ship would function during this period. Starship UK isn’t just a vessel, it is a city. There … Continue reading

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“But, look closer. Secrets and shadows. Lives led in fear.”

‘Beast Below’ by Steven Moffat is Amy Pond’s first trip in the TARDIS with the Doctor and a taste of what travelling with him will be like. Ground rules are set, her role is established and the skills needed are … Continue reading

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