Questions tagged [the-silence]

For questions about The Silence, a religious order in the TV series Doctor Who, who considered themselves the “Sentinels of History”. They were led by a race of aliens who would be erased from your memory after you looked away from them (known as Silents) who used post-hypnotic suggestion to manipulate other species into doing their bidding. Always use in conjunction with the [doctor-who] tag. Use [the-silence-2015] for questions about Tim Lebbon's novel.

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Why was the Silence ship from "The Lodger" abandoned?

There are a number of things still unanswered from the Silence storyline. Large questions as well as throwaway statements suggesting some connection with a detail from a previous episode that never ...
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Why didn't Amy kill the Silence on sight?

At the end of the 2011 Doctor Who episode Day of the moon (S.6 E.02) But why doesn't that apply to Amy and Rory in earlier encounters in the story?
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Why don't the Doctor, Amy, Rory, or River kill the Silents on sight? [duplicate]

In the Series 6 episode "Day of the Moon", the Doctor turns the Silents' own ability against them by splicing the moon landing broadcast with a clip of a Silent saying "you should kill us all on sight....
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How does the Doctor remember the Silence?

I'm sure he recognizes the odd behavior from Amy, but how does he remember the Silence without an eye drive?
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How could Prisoner Zero know about the Silence?

In The Eleventh Hour Prisoner Zero makes the following statement. The universe is cracked. The Pandorica will open. Silence will fall. Yet how did Prisoner Zero come to learn of the Pandorica and ...