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Doctor Who
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of stories 11
No. of episodes 13 (+1 supplemental)
Original network BBC One
Original release 23 April (2011-04-23) – 1 October 2011 (2011-10-01)
List of Doctor Who episodes (2005–present)

The sixth series of the television programme Doctor Who was shown in two parts. The first seven episodes were broadcast from April to June 2011, and the final six episodes from August to October. The series began with the episode "The Impossible Astronaut" and ended with "The Wedding of River Song". The main series was preceded by "A Christmas Carol", a special episode shown at Christmas in 2010. This was the sixth season to be shown on television since the programme was revived in 2005. It is the thirty-second season overall.

The series stars Matt Smith as the eleventh Doctor. The Doctor is an alien Time Lord who travels through time and space in his TARDIS. It also stars Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill as his companions, newlyweds Amy Pond and Rory Williams. Alex Kingston also returns as River Song, a woman from the Doctor's future who is revealed throughout the series to be Amy and Rory's daughter. The series continues some of the storylines from the fifth series.


  1. The Impossible Astronaut
  2. Day of the Moon
  3. The Curse of the black spot
  4. The Doctor's wife
  5. The Rebel Flesh
  6. The Almost People
  7. A Good Man goes to war
  8. Let's Kill Hitler
  9. Night Terrors
  10. The girl who waited
  11. The god complex
  12. Closing time
  13. The Wedding of River Song
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