Friday, September 18, 2015

Death Count - The Crimson Horror

Hello readers! I'm still alive... I swear I'm probably the worst blogger in the world! But I'm back, and should be for the foreseeable future!

In this edition of the Death Count series, find out just how deadly Sweetville could be in the Eleventh Doctor story The Crimson Horror. Enjoy!

About this Story

TitleThe Crimson Horror
No. of Episodes1
Series No.
Episode No.
Series 7
Episode 11
Broadcast Date4th May 2013
Run-Time44' 45"
DoctorEleventh Doctor
CompanionClara Oswald
Mrs Gillyflower supports Mr Sweet and uses his
poison in an attempt to wipe out the human race


When the Paternoster Gang are approached to solve a case involving a deadly prehistoric poison killing people in Yorkshire, it turns into a rescue mission for the Doctor and Clara who have been affected by the poison. The poison preserves some humans, yet can be deadly to others, causing the dead bodies of the rejected humans to turn up in the canal with red stained skin. However, when Mrs Gillyflower advances her plans to cleanse the Earth of humans and start again with her selected batch of elites, can she be stopped before its too late?

The Death Count

CharacterTime of DeathDescription
Edmund0' 52"Killed by Mr Sweet's poison (see notes)
Mrs Gillyflower39' 50"Fell from stairs after avoiding shot from Strax's gun
Mr Sweet40' 11"Crushed and beaten by Ada

  • Edmund's screams can be heard at 0' 52", and he is next seen dead. However, his death is seen in a flashback at 21' 39"
  • Jenny rescues the Doctor after he is
    caught in the preservation process

    Death Toll:


    Death Rating:

    6.70 (White)

    Thank you for reading! Drop a comment with your thoughts or suggestions! They will be greatly appreciated!

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