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Celebrating New Who: March 22nd: Favourite Moment

A quiet moment at the end of a busy, vivacious episode. Two women, mother and daughter, meet in a garden with a bottle of wine to talk about their lives. It’s a regular, expected meeting: when strange things happen, River is likely to follow. It shows the difference in their world-view: Amy holds to her memory as arbiter above accidents of physical reality, while the archaeologist trusts in objective fact over individual account. Its consequences ripple quietly through series 7 as Amy, unacclaimed, turns decisively against lethal violence in any situation.