Season Ten Episode Guide

The Pilot

Episode #: 1001
U.K. Air Date: 15.04.17
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Bill Pots' life is about to change forever when a professor at the university where she works -- who goes by the name "the Doctor" -- takes her under his wing. But when a friend introduces Bill to a strange puddle of water, she becomes the target of an alien intelligence.

Smile

Episode #: 1002
U.K. Air Date: 22.04.17
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The Doctor takes Bill on a trip to the far future, where they find an idyllic colony manned by Emojibots waiting for the arrival of colonists from Earth -- and which conceal a dark secret about the fate of the scientists assigned to the colony.

Thin Ice

Episode #: 1003
U.K. Air Date: 29.04.17

In Regency England, beneath the frozen Thames, something is stirring. The Doctor and Bill arrive at the last of the great frost fairs and find themselves investigating a string of impossible disappearances -- people have been vanishing on the ice! Bill is about to discover that the past is more like her world than she expected, and that not all monsters come from outer space. (Radio Times)

Knock Knock

Episode #: 1004
U.K. Air Date: 06.05.17

Bill is moving in with some friends and they’ve found the perfect house! So what if it’s strangely cheap to rent, and the landlord is a little creepy? The wind blows, the floorboards creak and the Doctor thinks something is very wrong. What lurks in the strange tower at the heart of the building -- and why can’t they find any way to enter it? (Radio Times)

Oxygen

Episode #: 1005
U.K. Air Date: 13.05.17

The Doctor, Bill and Nardole answer a distress call in deep space, and find themselves trapped on board space station Chasm Forge. All but four of the crew have been murdered – and the dead are still walking! In a future where oxygen is sold by the breath, and space suits are valued more highly than their occupants, the Tardis crew battle for survival against the darkest evil of all. (Radio Times)

Extremis

Episode #: 1006
U.K. Air Date: 20.05.17

In the Haereticum (the Vatican’s secret library of blasphemy) there is an ancient book known only as The Veritas. Throughout history, anyone who has ever read it has immediately taken their own life. Now a new translation is online, and the danger is spreading. The Vatican appeals to the Doctor. Will he read The Veritas? But can even the Doctor survive the ultimate truth? (Radio Times)

The Pyramid at the End of the World

Episode #: 1007
U.K. Air Date: 27.05.17

A 5,000-year-old pyramid stands at the centre of a war zone, where the Chinese, Russian and American armies are about to clash. There are many problems with that, but the one that intrigues the Doctor is this: there wasn’t a pyramid there yesterday. The Doctor, Bill and Nardole face an alien invasion unlike any other -- before conquest can begin, these aliens need the consent of the human race. (Radio Times)

The Lie of the Land

Episode #: 1008
U.K. Air Date: 03.06.17

The world is gripped by a mass delusion and only Bill Potts can see the truth. When even the Doctor is fighting on the wrong side, it’s up to Bill to convince the Time Lord that humanity is in deadly danger. And if she can’t do that, she may just have to kill her best friend. (Radio Times)

The Empress of Mars

Episode #: 1009
U.K. Air Date: 10.06.17

The Doctor, Bill and Nardole arrive on Mars and find themselves in an impossible conflict between Ice Warriors ... and Victorian soldiers. As the Martian hive awakes around them, the Doctor faces a unique dilemma -- this time the humans, not the Ice Warriors are the invaders. When Earth is invading Mars, whose side is he on? (Radio Times)

The Eaters of Light

Episode #: 1010
U.K. Air Date: 17.06.17

A long time ago, the Roman legion of the ninth vanished into the mists of Scotland. Bill has a theory about what happened, and the Doctor has a time machine. But when they arrive in ancient Aberdeenshire, what they find is a far greater threat than any army. In a cairn, on a hillside, is a doorway leading to the end of the world. (Radio Times)

World Enough and Time

Episode #: 1011
U.K. Air Date: 24.06.17

Friendship drives the Doctor into the rashest decision of his life. Trapped on a giant spaceship, caught in the event horizon of a black hole, he witnesses the death of someone he is pledged to protect. Is there any way he can redeem his mistake? Are events already out of control? For once, time is the Time Lord’s enemy ... (Radio Times)

The Doctor Falls

Episode #: 1012
U.K. Air Date: 01.07.17

The Mondasian Cybermen are on the rise. It’s time for the Doctor’s final battle ... (Radio Times)