Category Archives: The Angels Take Manhattan

“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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“The angel, would it send me back to the same time? To him?”

In ‘The Angels Take Manhattan’ Amy willingly sacrifices herself to an angel in the hope that it will allow her to join Rory in the past. Her gamble appears to pay off, according to both the grave stone and her … Continue reading

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“You are creating fixed time. I will never be able to see you again.”

At the end of ‘The Angels Take Manhattan’ the Doctor tells Amy that he will never be able to see Rory and her again. Some have speculated that this might not be true and that we may have already seen … Continue reading

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“Oh, I always rip out the last page of a book. Then it doesn’t have to end.”

‘The Angels Take Manhattan’, written by Steven Moffat, brings to an end the story of Amy and Rory Pond. It acts as a Greatest Hits of Moffat’s previous work, with both River Song and the Weeping Angels returning, emphasising the … Continue reading

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