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Season 6  "The Impossible Astronaut (1)"  6x1

Aired 10 years ago - Apr 23, 2011

Location: Utah, Washington D.C., Florida Date: 2011, 1969 Enemies: The Silence Placing his life entirely in their hands, the Doctor agrees to search for the recipient of the fourth envelope - just who is Canton Everett Delaware the Third? And what is the relevance of their only other clue: 'Space 1969'? Their quest lands them - quite literally - in the Oval Office, where they are enlisted by President Nixon himself to assist enigmatic former-FBI agent Canton, in saving a terrified little girl from a mysterious spaceman.

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So what's happening, then?
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♪ ♪
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1103? You were 908, the last time we saw you.
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you'd need this.
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As we're told.
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Look.
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How can you be okay?
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Tell her. Tell her what age you are.
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and invite ourselves.
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River, we can't just let him die.
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Oh. Where are we going?
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You're someone from my future --
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Swear to me.
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Maybe you want to tell that
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Vietnam, Watergate.
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Big drain on the power.
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I can't trust anyone --
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They're Americans!
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or my friends, and you'll never, ever know.
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I remember.
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Actually, I can usually manage this alone.
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What is that? Is that a mask?
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You will tell The Doctor.
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This way, ma'am.
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- Oh, shut up. - Not a chance.
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The Doctor: Ah! Back with us, Canton?
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I want to take another look around.
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Okay, this way? What do you think?
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It's a maintenance hatch.
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a long, long time ago, he knew all about me.
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I live for the days when I see him,
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