“I’ll make it creepy, I’ll put a real face on a statue. That’ll be cool.”
- Steven Moffat, Doctor Who Confidential (Series 4): Silence in the Library
“No, I never land on Sundays.”
Doctor Who, Series 4: Silence in the Library
A note to all Whovians: Take Arthur’s advice. Re-watch “Silence in the Library” and “Forest of the Dead” before the season finale this Saturday. Just do it.
There’s a beginning and end
River Song in Silence in the Library (4.8)
The Doctor: Oh, you’re not, are you? Tell me you’re not archaeologists.
Professor River Song: Got a problem with archaeologists?
The Doctor: I’m a time traveler. I point and laugh at archaeologists.
Professor River Song: [offering handshake] Ah. Professor River Song, archaeologist.
Rewatching Silence in the Library to try and figure out what the hell Steven Moffat is on about.
This is your Who homework for today. (Ours too, obviously. Reference tweet.)
When I watched this episode not knowing who River Song was:
When I watched this episode after finding out who River Song was:
“We’re traveling in opposite directions. Every time we meet, I know him more, he knows me less. I live for the days when I see him. But I know that every time I do, he’ll be one step further away. And the day is coming when I’ll look into that man’s eyes… my Doctor… and he won’t have the faintest idea who I am. And I think it’s going to kill me.”
“A day is coming when I’ll look into that man’s eyes, my Doctor, and he wont have the faintest idea who I am and I think it’s going to kill me.”