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Doctor Who S2 • Episode 5

Rise of the Cybermen

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First aired Saturday, May 13, 2006
Production Code 2.5
Written by Tom MacRae
Directed by Graeme Harper
Runtime 45 minutes
Story Type Two-Parter
Tropes: (Potential Spoilers!) Monster Origin Story
UK Viewers 9.22 million
Appreciation Index 86

Upon landing on an alternate version of the Earth, the Doctor, Rose and Mickey learn that Peter Tyler is apparently alive and well. Lurking in the shadows are creatures made to destroy - one of the Doctor's greatest fears have come true... the Cybermen are reborn.

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