'Doctor Who' Season 6 'Let's Kill Hitler' Plot Revealed

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The September return of Doctor Who may be months away, but the episode description for the highly-anticipated conclusion to the season 6 spring finale has just been revealed.

When we last left The Doctor (Matt Smith), Amy (Karen Gillan) and Rory (Arthur Darvill), River (neigh Melody) Song (neigh Pond) had revealed that she is, in fact, Amy and Rory’s daughter from the future. With the illusive Kovarian making away with the infant pond, the Doctor sets out to rescue her.

Picking up where that episode left off, the September return of Doctor Who, titled “Let's Kill Hitler,” is leaving many wondering what exactly is going to happen next – and what it has to do with Melody Pond.  The episode description, discovered by the always resourceful Doctor Who News page, was attached to a scheduled screening of this episode at the annual Media Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival – an event made up of select influential television industry figures.

You can read the episode description below:

In the desperate search for Melody Pond, the TARDIS crash lands in 1930s Berlin, bringing the Doctor face to face with the greatest war criminal in the Universe. And Hitler. The Doctor must teach his adversaries that time travel has responsibilities - and in so doing, learns a harsh lesson in the cruelest warfare of all.

With very little in terms of revelation, the entirety of the episode description lends itself to almost endless speculation from the series’ dedicated fanbase - something that will surely occur.

Considering the episode includes Hitler, and someone else described as the greatest war criminal in the Universe, one can only guess who exactly that would be. Since Kovarian is not in the 1930s with Melody, it’s going to take some next-level Doctor Who encyclopedic knowledge to figure out what baddy this could be referring to – unless it’s a completely new creation from Stephen Moffat.

You can view the “Let’s Kill Hitler” teaser trailer below:

If we combine this episode description with the teaser trailer…. We still get nothing. BUT – someone has to die. If one would like to speculate on who exactly is going to die, the general sentiment has to be that it’s going to be Rory. Even though the hand is holding the sonic screwdriver, one has to consciously fall back on the previous River Song (Alex Kingston) revelation that she killed a very good man – something that she specifically refers to Rory as.

We’ll have to wait to see if River Song ends up killing someone, or if the body is actually The Doctor’s. Until then, it’s up to the fans to figure out what’s going on. So, have at it!

Since Doctor Who will be at Comic-Con 2011, make sure to keep an eye on Screen Rant, as we’ll be bringing you live coverage of the panels, and interviews with your favorite stars, over on our Official Comic-Con Coverage Page.


Doctor Who returns in September on BBC and BBC America

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Source: Edinburgh International Television Festival (via: Doctor Who News Page)

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