The Daleks, Cybermen and others have imprisoned in the Pandorica the most dangerous creature in the universe - the Doctor, who they say will in the future destroy the universe. Moving to 1996, a preteen Amy Pond visits a museum with her Aunt and opens the Pandorica, only to find the adult version of herself inside. Traveling back and forth in time, the Doctor tries to make sense of it all and find River Song, who is also missing. He realizes that there is only one explanation for a starless universe. Written by
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had suggested that Matt Smith
wear a fez in this episode to give the Doctor some character, as well as for comic relief. Others on the production staff, who had seen Smith's enthusiasm for costume items for the Doctor, were concerned that the fez might become a permanent part of the Doctor's wardrobe. Moffat had, however, already written the fez-destruction scene (in which, in one fluid movement, Amy throws the fez in the air and River shoots it) with this in mind. See more
According to the opening of this episode, every star in the universe has long-since reached supernova. Given that our sun is a star, however, we should not be seeing any daylight, nor should we even see moonlight, as moonlight is simply reflected light of the sun. See more
[Realising Rory has opened the Pandorica and unlocked the shackles
How did you do that?
[Holds up the sonic screwdriver
You gave me this.
[Taking his sonic screwdriver from his inside pocket
No, I didn't!
Yes you did, look at it.
[Steps out of the Pandorica and gently places his sonic screwdriver next to the one Rory is holding, causing a small spark
Temporal energy. Same screwdriver at different points in it's own time stream, which means it was me who gave it to you. Me from the future. I've ...
You Give Me Something
Written by Eg White
Performed by James Morrison See more