Monthly Archives: January 2013

“Susan Foreman? Oh ho. She your problem too?”

‘An Unearthly Child’ begins with what could be a kitchen sink drama. Two teachers, Barbara and Ian, are troubled by the odd behaviour of one of their students and the behaviour of her guardian, her grandfather Doctor Foreman. Concerned they … Continue reading

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“I’m a collector. What collector could resist these? I’m only human.”

‘The Angels Take Manhattan’ introduces the character of Julius Grayle, crime lord and collector of Weeping Angels. He follows in the footsteps of Van Statten from ‘Dalek’ and Henry Parker from the Torchwood episode ‘A Day in The Death’, characters … Continue reading

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“He frowned and said, ‘Because Amy read it in a book and now I have no choice.’”

In ‘The Angels Take Manhattan’ shows the blessing and curse of knowing your own future. While it can give you valuable information it also reveal things that  you’d wish to change but now can’t. The book that River Song will … Continue reading

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“Come back to the TARDIS. We’ll figure something out.”

In the dramatic graveyard scene in ‘The Angels Take Manhattan’ Rory has been sent into the past by a Weeping Angel. A gravestone indicates that he is already dead and Amy is distraught. At first Amy believes that they can … Continue reading

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“I always wanted to visit the Statue of Liberty. I guess she got impatient.”

Prior to ‘The Angels Take Manhattan’ it had been assumed that the Weeping Angels were a distinct alien species that just happened to look like statues (at least when you’re looking at them). In this story we learn that in … Continue reading

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