‘Doctor Who’: ‘A Town Called Mercy’ hints

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Doctor Who‘s new series continues next weekend with A Town Called Mercy.

The Doctor gets a Stetson (and a gun!), and finds himself the reluctant Sheriff of a Western town under siege by a relentless cyborg, who goes by the name of the Gunslinger. But who is he and what does he want?

A Town Called Mercy airs at 7.35pm on Saturday 15th September on BBC One. To whet your appetite, here are ten teasing hints for the episode…

» An unseen (so far) adventure with Henry VIII is referenced.

» Religion rears its head.

» Someone is looking for the Doctor.

» The Doctor definitely crosses the line in this episode.

» They’re not going to sing the song are they???

» A Madonna song is mentioned.

» The Doctor reveals a new fact about himself.

» A BBC Radio 4 show gets a namecheck.

» The Doctor shows off his language skills.

» Fans of Mork & Mindy will raise a smile.

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