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50 Glorious Years: Episode 50 - 2012

In years to come 2012 might be seen as the calm before the storm. Just six new series episodes were shown in 2012, ahead of the big anniversary year that was to follow a year later. Amy ended her record-breaking long run as a new series companion (two and half seasons in a row) departing at the same time as Rory (literally departing to the same time) while Jenna-Louise Coleman (as she then was) made her debut in two different parts, neither of which were exactly the companion role that she would start to play in earnest in 2013. Out of the 6 stories this year, no less than three featured principle photography overseas, a much higher percentage than normal for the show. The series maintained its popularity in the UK despite the fewer episodes while the series gained in popularity in North America.

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A Town Called Mercy was shot in Spain, and The Angels Take Manhattan was shot in New York. What’s the third story featuring overseas filming?

Posted by Matt  on  02/24  at  02:24 AM

This article is very satisfying and helpful.

Posted by Clipping Path  on  02/24  at  04:09 AM

The snow location scenes in “Asylum of the Daleks” were also shot in Spain.

Posted by David H Olivier  on  02/24  at  09:48 AM

The series maintained its popularity in the UK despite the fewer episodes while the series gained in popularity in North America.

Posted by Joseph  on  03/09  at  04:13 PM

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