The Pandorica Opens

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The Doctor confronts an army of old enemies, and Amy battles a Cyberman. And then the Pandorica opens…


In the episode, the mysterious character River Song (Alex Kingston) summons the Doctor (Matt Smith) and his companion Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) to Roman Britain in 102 AD, where underneath Stonehenge lies a fabled prison called the Pandorica that legend tells holds the most fearsome being in the whole universe. However, it is discovered that the Doctor has been put in a trap by an alliance of his greatest enemies to save the universe from cracks in time that were caused by the Doctor’s space-time vessel the TARDIS. Amy’s fiancĂ© Rory (Arthur Darvill), who had previously been erased from existence from one of the cracks in the universe, makes a return, though he is revealed to be an Auton duplicate outfitted with his consciousness.

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Originally Aired: 06-19-2010
Director: Toby Haynes
Writers: Steven Moffat
Starring: Matt Smith
Karen Gillan
Alex Kingston
Arthur Darvill
Tony Curran
Bill Paterson
Ian McNeice
Sophie Okonedo
Marcus O'Donovan
Clive Wood