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Doctor Who

The Idiot's Lantern (Season 2, Episode 7)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

As the coronation of Elizabeth II nears, the streets of London live in fear. Faceless people are stolen from their homes in the night and something evil is lurking in the television.
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Updated May 27, 2006

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Nov 10, 2006 (United States)
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David Tennant
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Billie Piper
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Maureen Lipman
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Ron Cook
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Jamie Foreman
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Debra Gillett
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Rory Jennings
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Margaret John
Grandma Connolly Grandma Connolly   See fewer
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Sam Cox
Detective Inspector Bishop Detective Inspector Bishop   See fewer
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Ieuan Rhys
Crabtree Crabtree   See fewer
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Jean Challis
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Christopher Driscoll
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Marie Lewis
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Kevin Hudson
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Lara Phillipart
Young Girl (uncredited) Young Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Prince Philip
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Queen Elizabeth II
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Jason Stevens
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6.8 / 10 | 5,046 votes