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“There can’t be two Amys in the TARDIS. The paradox is too massive.”

In the heart breaking conclusion of ‘The Girl Who Waited’ the Doctor reveals that he was lying all along. He could never have saved both Amys. This places Rory in the terrible position of having to make a choice between … Continue reading

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“Sit by their bedside for 24 hours and watch them die, or sit in here for 24 hours and watch them live. Which would you choose?”

‘The Girl Who Waited’ demonstrates that it isn’t only the Time Lords who are well versed in temporal physics. While the Doctor is impressed by their facility that controls multiple time streams he is far from shocked or surprised. It … Continue reading

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“Statement… rejected. Do not be alarmed. This is a kindness.”

The main threat in ‘The Girl Who Waited’ comes from the Handbots. Due to poor programming they reject Amy’s explanation that she isn’t a native and that their medicine will kill her. As sophisticated as the Handbots are they are … Continue reading

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“You told me to wait. And I did. A lifetime.”

‘The Girl Who Waited’, written by Tom MacRae, centres around Amy being separated from the TARDIS and having to wait decades for the Doctor to rescue her. In that time she changes. By the time Rory and Doctor have caught … Continue reading

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“Do not be alarmed, this is a kindness.”

Amy has often be described as the ‘Girl Who Waited’, the name of this very episode, making her sound like something out of a fairy tale. Here we see there are limits to that fantasy, that a person can only … Continue reading

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