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The exact line is: The vote is taken. Only two stand against – and will stand as monument to their shame like the Weeping Angels of old! The word "like" here (missing from the version in the description), is key - the President isn't introducing these two as 'weeping angels', he is comparing them to something already known. Given that the President ...


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Well, most of these are from related works (books and the like), so the canoninity of them is questionable... BUT... Check the Doctor Who Wiki entry on Santa Claus, and there's a bit there... Dodging the possibly non-canon entries.. In 'The Doctor Dances', he does hint to Rose that he may be Santa, via a bike she once got. Although this is contradicted by ...


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The Time Lords are the rulers of Gallifreyan society as well as their military leaders, selected from early childhood (age 8), shown the untempered schism and educated at Timelord Academy for approximately three centuries before being granted the right to use a TARDIS to undertake missions authorised by the High Council of the Timelords. It appears that ...


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The Master explained this in the episode. He built the technology from the Lazarus Project into his screwdriver, including bidirectionality, so he could age someone as well as de-age them. Now, for the bigger question, how he fit all that in a handheld-sized package, ... well, "it's bigger on the inside!" is about the only explanation we could guess at.


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Yes. From Series 6 episode 8, "Let's Kill Hitler" (emphasis mine): (Melody begins to regenerate.) RORY: What the hell's going on? DOCTOR: Back! Back! Back! Get back! MELODY: Last time I did this, I ended up a toddler in the middle of New York. But this is presumably the regeneration we see at the end of "Day of the Moon" (Series 6 episode 2), when ...


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Yes, I think it is, if the snipers were properly trained and coordinated their effort. I think the timing is important. Unfortunately, almost everything we know about Time Lord mortality comes directly or indirectly from The Doctor (e.g. some of it via River Song). And, to my knowledge, we've never seen a Time Lord die permanently on-screen. However, we do ...


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There's a very thorough answer from Wikipedia that should answer your question: Significant to the plot is the premise that the Doctor is half-human, "on [his] mother's side". This fact has proved extremely controversial among series' fans. The issue was referenced a number of times in the BBC books featuring the Eighth Doctor, which either seek to ...


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Children can regenerate. For example, a very young regenerates at the end of "Day of the Moon." The exact age of the character is not given, but she was played by Sydney Wade, who Google informs me was born in 2001, and the episode aired in 2011. That being said, this character's ability to regenerate in general is said (in "A Good Man Goes to War") to be ...


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There are only two plus some uncertainty: The Doctor and the Master, and Jenny is the uncertainty. River Song has some Time Lord DNA by virtue of being conceived on the TARDIS (IIRC). She is not a pure Time Lord and as far as we know, only inherited the regeneration ability which she has since forsaken. Jenny is a question mark. She is biologically a ...


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Because the average Time Lord has only thirteen versions of themselves, and since the 11th Doctor is actually the 13th, it means his timeline stops at Trenzalore: his death. That's why Clara never saw the 12th Doctor, because is he is slightly derived from the Doctor's apparent "fate". The Time Lords saved the Doctor by giving him a second regeneration ...


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About the Time War: The Time War, more specifically called The Last Great Time War, is a conflict within the fictional universe of the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. The conflict pitted the Time Lords against the Daleks and culminated in the mutual destruction of both races, caused by the Doctor. The war has been ...


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Short Answer: According to the definition given above (the generally accepted definition of a Time Lord at this point), no there can not, for two reasons: There cannot be any more being from the world of Gallifrey. There is no one left to indoctrinate/instruct/guide them. (I am making an additional assumption here that the Council of Time Lords must be ...


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Being a Time Lord is not specifically a genetic trait. The title and distinction belongs solely to those beings from the world of Gallifrey who have been indoctrinated, trained and introduced to the Time Vortex via a particular set of rituals, instruction and guidance. Currently there are a few individuals who possess DNA from the world of Gallifrey ...


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It is unclear, but it's more like they didn't know if they SHOULD return. Gallifrey is stuck in another universe; they have no idea what's going on in ours, or even if the crack they'd found led to the right universe at all! They were basically knocking on the door and asking the Doctor if the bad guys have gone and it's safe to come out now. If I give ...


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There isn't any real answer to this question, as it implies that the Time Lock somehow exists within what humans conceive of as "linear time". Once it had been put in place, the Time Lock "always existed" and "will always exist". The events of the war were removed from the flow of time itself. That's one of the problems with using human language to discuss ...


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In "The Name of the Doctor", River stated that she "made" the Doctor tell her his name and that it "took a while" in order to get him to do so. This is as far as has been revealed about the circumstances under which he tells her his name.


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Unknown. We don't even know what that "one situtation" is. We can make some guesses, though. We do know that a large part of the relationship between River and the Doctor was not shown. In particular, we know that although River spent her days in Stormcage, she spent her nights with the Doctor. And, we can probably guess, they - erm - consummated their ...


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The Sisterhood of Karn are Gallifreyans, formerly followers of the Pythias who used to rule Gallifrey. From here: The Pythia was a name as much as a title of the matriarchal leaders of the planet Gallifrey prior to Rassilon. [...] Near the end of her reign, the last Pythia [...] sent her followers to the planet Karn, cursed Gallifrey with sterility and ...


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No. River Song is not a Time Lord. The title and distinction belongs solely to those beings from the world of Gallifrey who have been indoctrinated, trained and introduced to the Time Vortex via a particular set of rituals, instruction and guidance. River Song is a human who has, via her conception onboard the Tardis in flight, been exposed to the ...


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It seems it is still unknown, but... ALMOST CERTAINLY: The Doctor did not tell River his name during their wedding. At the end of The Wedding of River Song, River comes to Amy, at her Garden: RIVER: Okay. I'm going to tell you what I probably shouldn't. The Doctor's last secret. Don't you want to know what he whispered in my ear? AMY: He whispered his ...


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The episode with the quote you're thinking of is The Sound of Drums, in which The Master and The Doctor reveal that they personally chose their names: The Master: [Talking on the phone] Doctor? The Doctor: Master. The Master: I like it when you use my name. The Doctor: You chose it. Psychiatrist's field-day. The Master: As you ...


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The first instance that The Doctor is confirmed as having two hearts is Spearhead from Space, the first story of the Third Doctor, where one of the characters discovers that the Doctor has two hearts. At the hospital, Doctor Henderson discovers the Doctor's blood supply is different and that he has two hearts. According to the Heart article from the ...


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A Time Lord can see all possible timelines. Rose Tyler: I can see everything... all that is... all that was... all that ever could be. The Doctor: But that's what I see. All the time. And doesn't it drive you mad? Time Lords have been shown to exhibit other various mental powers. All Time Lords can sense and communicate with other Time Lords. ...


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Well since this was an old question it is best now to watch the 50th Anniversary episode called "The Day of The Doctor". It explains everything quite well...


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I believe that was from The Sound of Drums, Series 3, Episode 12. DOCTOR: There it is. That rhythm, it's everywhere, ticking away in the subconscious. MARTHA: What is it, mind control? DOCTOR: No, no, no, no, no. It's subtler than that. Any stronger and people would question it. But contained in that rhythm, in layers of code, Vote Saxon. ...


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I've always felt he told River his name in the episode Let's Kill Hitler when 11 whispers in her ear (as he's dying) which 10 makes us believe is the only time he can tell anyone his name. River responds with: Well I'm sure she already knows that (speaking of her future self and not knowing). That scenario always satisfied me on this question.


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Apart from the Master in the classic series there was the Meddling Monk who the first Doctor met a couple of times on Earth, the fourth Doctor met Drax, the sixth and seventh Doctors met the Rani.


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Highly unlikely. The Nightmare Child is a vague, unspecified threat that the Tenth Doctor mentions, along with a laundry list of other horrors, that the Daleks or Time Lords unleashed during the Time War. We have no idea what kind of creature this was, or if it was even alive. But what we do know about it is: It was "born" during the Time War. Ashildir ...


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According to the TARDIS Wikia page for the episode: Writing in Doctor Who Magazine #495, Moffat confirmed that the portrait of Clara was painted by the Doctor himself. Somebody on Reddit has posted the entire section from the magazine, and this is the exact line: He knows that some of those hidden messages might just survive, because he knows the ...


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While never stated openly, it appears that Rassilon lead the Time Lords down a dark path where the ends justified the means and all sorts of abominations (we're never shown them) were created. Things The Doctor himself feared. In other words, they became just as bad, if not worse than, the Daleks. In the episode The End of Time we see that Rassilon, ready to ...


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