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Preview: Doctor Who S12 E06

January 30, 2020
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Many ‘Doctor Who’ fans can be heard saying that the show isn’t as brilliant as its glory days. However, it must also be noted that most stories with vigorous fanfare tend to suffer due to crushing expectations that need to be lived up to.

However, the last episode of ‘Doctor Who’ might just have rekindled that legendary appeal. A massive brick was teleported onto viewers’ heads in the fifth episode of the sixth season, raising the hype for the upcoming episode.

Doctor Who Season 12 Episode 6 Release Date: When Does it Premiere?

The sixth episode of the twelfth season of ‘Doctor Who’ will be premiered on February 2, 2020 at 8/7c on BBC America. The episode is titled ‘Praxeus’ and returns one week after the fifth episode of the season was aired. The show follows a weekly format with a new episode slated to be aired every Sunday.

You can watch the promo for the sixth episode of the twelfth season of ‘Doctor Who’ below.

Where to Stream Doctor Who Season 12 Episode 6 Online?

You can watch the sixth episode of the twelfth season of ‘Doctor Who’ by tuning into BBC America on the time slot mentioned above. You can also watch the show live through the BBC America website or app with your cable provider’s login.

Moreover, a Hulu With Live TV subscription or one with Philo, Fubo TV, SlingTV or YouTube TV would also allow you to watch BBC America live. Moreover, the episodes can be rented/bought on Amazon Prime Video as well.

Doctor Who Season 12 Episode 5 Recap:

The fifth episode of ‘Doctor Who’ witnessed the Doctor coming to terms with the past and a beloved character gracing the screen. The episode begins with a lady named Ruth who takes people on tours of Gloucester. The Judoon, a rhinoceros-like, alien police force who have made appearances in the past show up.

The Judoon have come for Ruth’s husband, Lee. The doctor saves Lee, however a woman named Gat who seems to have hired the Judoon vaporizes Lee. Lee sends a cryptic message to Ruth before dying. Ruth starts to see visuals of a lighthouse and instantly turns into a killing machine, fighting off the Judoon barehanded.

Ruth goes to this lighthouse where she was raised. The Doctor investigates a grave and finds what looks like the top of a TARDIS.

Captain Jack Harness from the spin-off, ‘Torchwood’ makes a special appearance and warns the Doctor of the world being in danger. He warns her of not accepting any request a “lone cyberman” might make to her in the future.

At the end of the episode, it is revealed that Ruth is none other than…the Doctor! She had used a technology called the Chameleon Arch to turn into Ruth. Ruth and the Doctor are practically the same person! Ruth and the Doctor must fight Gat now. However, when Gat tries to fire Ruth’s gun, it misfires to kill her. Ruth had purposely tinkered with the gun to set such a trap.

The episode ends without providing much explanation. But…there are two Doctors now!

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