The Doctor, from a race called the Time Lords whose home planet is Gallifrey, travels through time and space in his ship the TARDIS (an acronym for Time and Relative Dimensions In Space) with numerous companions. From time to time he regenerates into a new form (which is how the show has been running since 1963).
The Doctor and River Song meet out of chronological order. River Song's timeline in chronological order, as follows: A three-week-old baby (Doctor Who: A Good Man Goes to War (2011)). As a little girl, she leaves a distressed voice message for President Nixon in 1969 (Doctor Who: The Impossible Astronaut (2011)/Doctor Who: Day of the Moon (2011)). In a new incarnation and now going by the nickname "Mels", she's shown attending Leadworth Primary School with her parents. Mels is shown ageing alongside her parents, appearing as a teenage and later a young adult. She reveals her true identity after being shot by Adolf Hitler and regenerates into her next incarnation who eventually embraces the alias River Song. After reviving the Doctor at the expense of her own regenerations, River is left at the Sisters of the Infinite Schism hospital. In the year 5123, River enrolls at Luna University (Doctor Who: Let's Kill Hitler (2011)). River finishes her doctorate and is taken prisoner by Madame Kovarian and the Silence (Doctor Who: Closing Time (2011)). Older River witnesses the events at Lake Silencio in 2011 and helps him battle the Silence. Afterwards the Doctor returns her to her prison cell at Stormcage (Doctor Who: The Wedding of River Song (2011)). River speaks to Rory at Stormcage and we later see River show up at the end of the Battle of Demon's Run. The River who speaks to Rory at Stormcage is likely an older River at Demon's Run, as she is enable to reference Demon's Run in her diary. The appearance on the list is of the River who showed up after the battle. The Doctor takes River to the last Winter Frost fair of her birthday. She encounters Rory afterwards and refuses to go with him to help save her infant self (Doctor Who: A Good Man Goes to War (2011)). River is not yet a professor. She refers to the events of Doctor Who: The Pandorica Opens (2010) to the Eleventh Doctor, who hasn't yet witnessed them and says that she is hoping to receive her pardon (Doctor Who: The Time of Angels (2010)/Doctor Who: Flesh and Stone (2010)). Immediately following the events of "Flesh and Stone". River has received her pardon and goes to visit her mother. River has been pardoned from Stormcage and is now a professor (The Wedding of River Song). River dies in the Library, but her data ghost uploaded to the computer (Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead). The River in this episode is the River stored in the Library's computer (The Name of The Doctor). See more »
Each episode has a pre-credits sequence, and a trailer for the following episode at the end. Episode one has no pre-credits sequence(except for 5.1 " The Eleventh Hour", and episode thirteen has no trailer. See more »
One of the greatest television programs of all time
You looking for Sci-Fi? It's got it. Action? It's got it. Drama? That too! This show has got it all. With tastes of Horror, Romance, Mystery, even some Western. It really depends on the episode. While not episode is perfect, every episode can be appreciated. While the main idea of the show doesn't change, the show has experimented in many ways. The show is ever changing, with the main cast being swapped every few years. With such a big history, there's a reason the show still stands strong to this day. The episodes give nods to the past, and hints to the future. With this capability, it truly has an infinite potential.
This show truly has affected my life in ways I'd never believed. I went into the show believing it to be a cliché, boring Sci-Fi (I'd never been a fan of the genre), but after just a few episodes I was absolutely hooked. With each new main character added, you quickly learn to love them, despite your disbelief in the ability to after such a heartbreaking exit, which I'll get into later. The characters are written brilliantly, and by the end there run, you always say that the next person coming along will never be as good. Every time, your proved wrong. While everyone has their favorites, each Companion and Doctor have moments to shine, and are all brilliant in their own way.
This show truly is something special. I'll support this show for decades, and I give it a very easy 10/10.
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