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'Doctor Who' preview: Super Cybermen in 'Nightmare in Silver'
Busy with other projects, author Neil Gaiman didn't think he had the time to write another "Doctor Who" episode after his award-winning "The Doctor's Wife." Then show runner Steven Moffat told him he could make the armor-plated, steampunk Cybermen scary again.
The result is "Nightmare in Silver," airing at 7 p.m. CT May 11 on BBC America. The Doctor's old foes have learned some new tricks. (Chess! Speed!) They're threatening the universe again--beginning with Hedgewick¿s World of Wonders, an now dilapidated amusement park where The Doctor takes Clara and her young charges, Artie and Angie.
The daytrippers are having a good time with resident showman Webley and his chess-playing pal, Porridge. They also encounter a dysfunctional army platoon and, well, the "upgraded" Cybermen. Stephen Woolfenden directed the episode.
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By Curt Wagner, RedEye's Show Patrol
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May 10, 2013