3 September 2011
|Written by||Mark Gattis|
|Directed by||Richard Clark|
|Produced by||Sanne Wohlenberg|
“You see these eyes? they’re old eyes. And one thing I can tell you. monsters are real!’
The TARDIS takes The Doctor, Amy and Rory to the scariest place in the universe where the Time Lord must help a little boy called George and his desperate father.
Blair Marnell of Crave Online noted that Night Terrors was reminiscent of the second series episode Fear Her, but said that this episode fared a little bit better because it didn’t rely on Jamie Oram’s George to be anything more than a scared little boy. She also praised Matt Smith’s performance and Arthur Darvill’s Rory, who was quickly becoming one of the funniest companions of the new Doctor Who, though she commented that Amy’s transformation into a doll was kind of glossed over within the story itself and there was never any doubt that it would be reversed. Overall, the episode was given a 7 out of 10 rating.