Doctor Who 7.05 Recap - The Angels Take Manhattan

I hope everyone understands that this is being written amidst lots of shaking and ugly sobbing. While Amy and Rory aren’t my most favorite companion/s ever (that honor goes to Donna Noble), they’re at the top. They’ve been with us for a few years now, the longest of the new series companions, and they’re the first loss I’m going to experience live with the show. I thought I was ready for it. I realized yesterday that nope, I’ve been in denial for about a month now and was absolutely, 100% not ready. Unfortunately, the day has come to say goodbye to the Ponds, so here goes.

The episode opens with a man named Mr. Garner in New York, typing a story about moving statues on a typewriter. A man named Mr. Grayle is paying him good money to go to a building and investigate the statues. At Winter Quay, unaware that he’s being followed by angel statues, he finds a room upstairs with his name on it. Inside is an older version of Garner who says they’re coming for him, to send him back in time. Young Garner tries to escape, eventually having to run to the roof, where he turns around to face the Statue of Liberty, its mouth open in that familiar terrifying face. We’ve joked about it for years, and the show went and did it: the Statue of Liberty is a Weeping Angel. Read More...


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