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Season 5  "The Time of Angels (1)"  5x4

Aired 11 years ago - Apr 24, 2010

Location: Alfava Metraxis Date: 51st century Enemies: Weeping Angels A crashed spaceship, a shattered temple and a terrifying climb through the maze of the dead - River Song is back in the Doctor's life, and she's brought more trouble than even he can handle. The last of the weeping Angels is loose in the ruins of Alfava Metraxis, and the Doctor is recruited to track it down. "Don't blink!" everyone tells Amy - but Amy is about to discover, not blinking might just be the worst thing you can do...

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Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 1
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Like I said on the dance floor,
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 3
Follow that ship.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 4
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 5
OK. I've mapped the probability vectors, done a fold-back
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 6
- No, wait! Environment checks. - Oh, yes, sorry! Quite right.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 7
They didn't land.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 8
- OK, five minutes! - Yes!
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 9
- About what? - Well, at least the building was empty. Aplan temple.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 10
I'm not gonna be there to catch you
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 11
We have a minute. Shall we?
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 12
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 13
network of catacombs leading right up to the temple.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 14
A Weeping Angel, Amy, is the deadliest,
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 15
You're right. I am definitely Mr Grumpy Face today.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 16
You've encountered the Angels before?
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 17
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 18
Two minutes. Sweetie, I need you.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 19
This book is wrong! What's wrong with this book, it's wrong.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 20
You never show up in the right order though. I need the spotter's guide.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 21
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 22
'That which holds the image of an angel becomes itself an angel. '
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 23
- It's no good, it's deadlocked the whole system. - There's no deadlock.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 24
No, anything that takes the image of an Angel is an Angel.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 25
Whatever holds the image of an angel, is an angel.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 26
It's reaching out, getting a good look at us. It's no longer dormant.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 27
Do we have a gravity globe?
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 28
A needle that looks like hay. A hay-like needle. Of death.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 29
Sir? Side chamber. One visible exit.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 30
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 31
Stabilises your metabolism against radiation, drive burn, anything.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 32
Oh, Amy, Amy, Amy! This is the Doctor we're talking about.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 33
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 34
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 35
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 36
Anyone in this room who isn't scared is a moron.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 37
- Hang on. - Read it to me.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 38
Lovely species, the Aplans.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 39
Lowest point in the wreckage is only about 50 feet up from here.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 40
The Aplans.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 41
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 42
They're coming after us.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 43
No. What is it?
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 44
They should have had us by now.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 45
- I'm talking to my... - Yeah, yeah, yeah, shut up!
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 46
but it was pretty quick, so that was something.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 47
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 48
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 49
You've got all that stuff with River and that's all got to happen.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 50
I've got a mark! Look at my hand!

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Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 2
Like I said on the dance floor,
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Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 3
Follow that ship.
#3
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 4 #4 Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 5
OK. I've mapped the probability vectors, done a fold-back
#5
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 6
- No, wait! Environment checks. - Oh, yes, sorry! Quite right.
#6
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 7
They didn't land.
#7
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 8
- OK, five minutes! - Yes!
#8
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 9
- About what? - Well, at least the building was empty. Aplan temple.
#9
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 10
I'm not gonna be there to catch you
#10
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 11
We have a minute. Shall we?
#11
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 12 #12 Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 13
network of catacombs leading right up to the temple.
#13
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 14
A Weeping Angel, Amy, is the deadliest,
#14
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 15
You're right. I am definitely Mr Grumpy Face today.
#15
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You've encountered the Angels before?
#16
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Two minutes. Sweetie, I need you.
#18
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 19
This book is wrong! What's wrong with this book, it's wrong.
#19
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 20
You never show up in the right order though. I need the spotter's guide.
#20
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'That which holds the image of an angel becomes itself an angel. '
#22
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 23
- It's no good, it's deadlocked the whole system. - There's no deadlock.
#23
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 24
No, anything that takes the image of an Angel is an Angel.
#24
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 25
Whatever holds the image of an angel, is an angel.
#25
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 26
It's reaching out, getting a good look at us. It's no longer dormant.
#26
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 27
Do we have a gravity globe?
#27
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 28
A needle that looks like hay. A hay-like needle. Of death.
#28
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 29
Sir? Side chamber. One visible exit.
#29
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 30 #30 Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 31
Stabilises your metabolism against radiation, drive burn, anything.
#31
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 32
Oh, Amy, Amy, Amy! This is the Doctor we're talking about.
#32
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Anyone in this room who isn't scared is a moron.
#36
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 37
- Hang on. - Read it to me.
#37
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 38
Lovely species, the Aplans.
#38
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 39
Lowest point in the wreckage is only about 50 feet up from here.
#39
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 40
The Aplans.
#40
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They're coming after us.
#42
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 43
No. What is it?
#43
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 44
They should have had us by now.
#44
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 45
- I'm talking to my... - Yeah, yeah, yeah, shut up!
#45
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 46
but it was pretty quick, so that was something.
#46
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You've got all that stuff with River and that's all got to happen.
#49
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I've got a mark! Look at my hand!
#50