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Questions tagged [weeping-angels]

For questions about the weeping angels, a species in Doctor Who, first appearing in (new) Series 3. Always use in conjunction with the [doctor-who] tag.

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Would a Weeping Angel float through space if it was in outer space due to no gravity?

Would a Weeping Angel float through space if it was in outer space due to no gravity or would the quantum locking stop it from being able to float? For example, some astronauts are studying the anti ...
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Are the Weeping Angels really trapped? [duplicate]

In the Doctor Who episode "Blink", the Doctor tells Sally this about the Weeping Angels: They are quantum-locked. They don't exist when they're being observed. The moment they are seen by any other ...
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What type of paradox kills Weeping Angels?

I'm trying to find ways to defeat Angels beside simply getting them to look at each other. For instance, in the episodes “The Time of Angels” and “Flesh and Stone”, you can't get a large group of ...
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In the Angels Take Manhattan, The Doctor said that New York is the city that never sleeps and so a unique food source for the angels. Really?

I mean, there are are cities way better than New York that never sleep: Bangkok, Tokyo, Las Vegas. So saying that "they never had a food source like this one, the city that never sleeps." isn't ...
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In “Angels Take Manhattan”, why couldn't The Doctor just shatter/laser-cut the angel's stone arm and release River?

I mean, come on. With technologies beyond all of humanity's, he couldn't find a way to wriggle out of this one and "rewrite" time? *scoffs* definitely a plot hole; the writers wanted it to seem ...
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What if a Weeping Angel is observed from a different point in time?

What if the video of a Weeping Angel is observed let's say from the future or the past. Does the Angel still get frozen because it's being observed however the time setting is different? For example: ...
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Why can the TARDIS go back to the Doctor in “Blink”?

At the end of "The Angels Take Manhattan" when Rory and Amy are sent back in time, The Doctor can't go back to save them because they are now a fixed point in space and it would create a paradox. ...
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How did the Weeping Angels get the TARDIS key?

How did the Weeping Angels in the Doctor Who episode "Blink" get the key to the TARDIS in the first place?
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Do Weeping Angels continue to age while they are stone?

Even though they don't die of old age, do they still continue to age while they are in their stone forms? Do their bodies continue to function?
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Can Weeping Angels die of old age?

Can they? I mean, I am pretty sure that they are mortal beings, but does it say anywhere that they can die of old age?
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Can Weeping Angels still move while they are stone?

In the DW episode Flesh and Stone, the weeping angels are shown to turn to stone when nobody's looking. This is when Amy is trying to find the doctor with her eyes closed. The weeping angels turn to ...
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Why do weeping angels have pointy teeth?

In Doctor Who, we see that normally weeping angels cover their eyes: When a weeping angel is attacking someone, it uncovers it's face and bares it's fangs: If weeping angels feed off of people's "...
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Why wasn't Clara displaced by the Weeping Angel?

In the Doctor Who episode The Time of the Doctor, Clara has her ankle grabbed by a Weeping Angel covered in snow. She is not displaced in time as is the usual result. She gets free of the Angel, no ...
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Can weeping angels turn to stone if nobody sees them?

We know that once anybody sees the Weeping Angels, they turn to stone. But if nobody is looking at them, can they still turn to stone? If they really wanted to, I mean?
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Why didn't the hotel's angels become real? [duplicate]

In 6x11 The God Complex, the Doctor and his companions encounter However, back in 5x04 The Time of Angels, it was established that So, why didn't they become real, or probably more correctly, why ...
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Why didn't the Doctor and River do this at the end of “The Angels Take Manhattan”?

At the end of this episode, What I am confused about is, if the author of this book had prior knowledge of what would happen when they wrote it (as seems apparent early in the episode), then why ...
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What is the top speed of Weeping Angels?

Sorry if this is a well-known bit of trivia, I've just started watching Doctor Who very recently and I couldn't find this anywhere. In the episode "Blink", the Doctor says the Weeping Angels are ...
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Do all Angels images become an Angel?

In episode The Time of Angels there is a remark about Weeping Angels: that which holds the image of an angel becomes itself an angel Is there any reason why in the later episode The God Complex ...
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Freezing a Weeping Angel at long range

Weeping Angels are 'quantum-locked' by observation. However, over great distances, observation doesn't happen instantaneously. If I were to set up with a telescope, light minutes away, could I observe ...
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How do the Weeping Angels commute?

How do the Weeping Angels commute? The Weeping Angels must have "evolved" on some planet. But they manage to travel to planets such as Trenzalore and Earth. How do they do this? Do they build their ...
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Is it possible to kill a Weeping Angel?

I couldn't find this question on here when I searched so its probably really stupid but: Surely when an Angel is quantum-locked its literally just stone, so why can you not simply smash it with ...
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How intelligent are the Weeping Angels?

In Dr. Who, we see the Weeping Angels as nothing more than predators (albeit interesting and sometimes terrifying ones), but just how smart are they? Do they communicate among themselves? Do they do ...
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Why didn't the Aplans come back to life?

In the Doctor Who two-parter Time of Angels/Flesh and Stone, a race called Aplans is mentioned. The Aplans were said to have been wiped by the Weeping Angels in the maze. When the Doctor threw them ...
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In the Dr. Who episode “The God Complex”, could the projection of the weeping angels affect anyone? [duplicate]

Some background on this question: In S05E04, "The Time of Angels", a looped recording of an angel locks eyes with Amy and enters her mind in such a way that she thinks she is turning into stone. ...
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Do Weeping Angels Displace Other Weeping Angels?

Is there anything to show what happens when Weeping Angels touch? Do they displace each other? It would seem to me they could use this to provide each other with unlimited life. Displace an angel a ...
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Can Weeping Angels See In the Dark?

In the Doctor Who episode Blink the Doctor sets up a trap for the four Weeping Angels seen in the episode by tricking all four to converge on the Tardis as it dematerializes, so once it's gone, they ...
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Are the Weeping Angels immune to seeing themselves?

Is there any canon proof (written or televised) that shows Weeping Angels to be immune from seeing themselves? It stands to reason since they cover their eyes (seeing their hands would quantum lock ...
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The Angel Paradox; Is it possible to see an Angel move under the following circumstances?

Consider the following scenario: The Doctor is in a location where there is an Angel present. While walking down a (ahem, well-lit) corridor, he turns a corner and sees an Angel, which is also ...
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Can time machine bring a person zapped into the past by Weeping Angels back to the future?

Can time machine (eg. TARDIS) bring a person zapped into the past by Weeping Angels back to the future? Why are the victims always stuck in the past? For example, In "Blink": In "The Angels Take ...
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Can a blind person stop an angel?

I posted this image on my page that I found on Facebook which shows Toph from the Last Airbender fighting off the Weeping Angels: Is this even possible? Wouldn't the Angels just keep advancing due ...
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Why don't the images in Blink turn into Weeping Angels?

In Blink there are a few images of the angels kicking about, here is one of them: Those are the ones sent forward for Sally. I'm sure there are more in the DVD shop. The thing is, doesn't the image ...
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How did the first angel get to Manhattan?

How did the first Weeping Angel get into Manhattan? Clearly it wasn't destroyed by the paradox, so it seems at least one survived. If there is no way to know exactly how, what methods does it have ...
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Could the TARDIS stop a Weeping Angel?

A Weeping Angel freezes if it is observed, due to quantum shenanigans. The TARDIS is alive, and is I think, aware of the inhabitants of... herself. If an Angel entered the TARDIS, is it resonable to ...
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In “Good As Gold” How did the Doctor “destroy” the angel?

In the Doctor Who Script To Screen Episode Good as Gold the Doctor seemed to have "destroyed" the Weeping Angel. How did he do that? He has never been shown to be able to do that before!
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Are the Weeping Angels Timelords

In the End of Time the leader of the Timelords states: "The vote is taken, only two stand against and will stand as monument to their shame: the Weeping Angels of old!" (36 minutes into End of Time ...