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Steven Moffat Reveals How He Came Up With Doctor Who’s Weeping Angels [VIDEO]

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When the Weeping Angels first appeared on Doctor Who, it was in the episode “Blink,” one of those one-offs that didn’t connect with the overarching plot of the season and barely featured the Doctor. And they scared everyone stiff. They’ve since become recurring villains on the series and are set to play a major role in Season 7 (starting September 1st!). I know showrunner Steven Moffat has talked about them in length but I’m not sure I’ve ever heard how he invented them. Here he is telling us just that. And also a few words from new producer Caro Skinner about what it’s like to join the team. At least when Moffat let’s her get a word in edge-wise.

(via the BBC)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."