Friday, 6 May 2011
The Rebel Flesh Synopsis
The BBC have released a synopsis for the upcoming episode five, The Rebel Flesh. The episode is due to air on May 21st with a provisional time of 6pm, though due to some schedule changes, that time may change closer to the date.
A solar tsunami sends the TARDIS hurtling towards a futuristic factory on Earth, where human doppelgangers are used to mine dangerous acid.
A second wave hits and the "Gangers" separate. They can remember every second of their "original's" life and feel every emotion they've ever experienced. But are these memories stolen or have they been bequeathed? Are the Gangers merely faulty machinery that must be shut down or are they living, breathing, sentient beings? Can the Doctor convince the terrified humans to accept these "almost people" and prevent an all-out civil war before the factory explodes?