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Silence will fall and the Pandorica will open

Cracks in the universe

The Silence is a religious order or movement. Their core belief is that silence will fall when the question is asked

The Eleventh Hour

Series 5

Prisoner Zero says that the Pandorica will open and silence will fall.

Flesh and Stone

Series 5

River Song says that she will next meet the Doctor when the Pandorica opens.

The Vampires of Venice

Series 5

The Doctor and Rory hear the silence.

The Big Bang

Series 5

An unknown voice says “Silence will fall”.

A Christmas Carol

Christmas Special

Abigail’s Song is themed around silence.

Day of the Moon

Series 6

A Silent. Madame Kovarian and others wear the eye patches so they can remember the Silence.

Prisoner Zero
The universe is cracked, the Pandorica will open and silence will fall

Cracks in the Universe

The crack was a powerful explosion happening across time and space. The crack first appeared in The Eleventh Hour on Amys bedroom wall.

The Eleventh Hour

Series 5

A crack appears on Amys wall, eventually it opens up wide enough to allow Prisoner Zero to escape

The Eleventh Hour

Series 5

The same shape as the crack appears on the TARDIS screen at the end of the Eleventh Hour

The Beast Below

Series 5

The crack in time appears on the Starship UK

Victory of the Daleks

Series 5

The crack appears in World War II behind the TARDIS as it leaves

Flesh and Stone

Series 5

The Doctor and Amy notice the same crack as seen in Amy’s bedroom wall

Cold Blood

Series 5

Rory gets removed from time, only the Doctor remembers him.

The Lodger

Series 5

The crack appears as Amy finds her Engagement Ring from Rory

The Pandorica Opens

Series 5

The crack appears on the TARDIS screen as an unknown voice says “Silence will fall”

Rosanna
Some were tiny, some were as big as the sky. Through some we saw worlds and people, and through others we saw silence, and the end of all things.

Madame Kovarian

The mysterious ‘Eye Patch Lady’ turned out to be Madame Kovarian. Under orders from the Silents she kidnapped Amy Pond and then stole her baby. The Silents wanted the baby to become a weapon to eventually destroy the Doctor.

Day of the Moon

Series 6

“No, I think shes just dreaming”

The Curse of the Black Spot

Series 6

“It’s fine, you’re doing it fine, just stay calm”

The Rebel Flesh

Series 6

Madame Kovarian appears breifly in The Rebel Flesh

The Almost People

Series 6

Well dear. You’re ready to pop aren’t you. Little one’s on its way.

A Good Man Goes To War

Series 6

Madame Kovarian is hoping to raise Amy and Rory’s child to be used as a weapon in a war against the Doctor.

The Wedding of River Song

Series 6

Madame Kovarian is captured by River Song and is eventually killed by the Silents.

River Song
And now they’ve taken a child. The child of your best friends, and they’re going to turn her into a weapon just to bring you down. And all this, my love, in fear of you.

Other Clues

Clues and other references to the Silence, the Pandorica or other notes of interest.

The Eleventh Hour

Series 5

Amelia clearly hears the TARDIS when she couldn’t have.

The Eleventh Hour

Series 5

A persons shadow is seen inside Amelia’s house, was it Prisoner Zero or something else?

Victory of the Daleks

Series 5

Amy doesn’t remember the Daleks. The music that follows the crack in time can be heard.

Flesh and Stone

Series 5

The (future) Doctor explains to Amy that she has to remember something that he told her when she was 7 years old.

Flesh and Stone

Series 5

The Doctor explains that time can be rewritten, no one remembers the Cyberking, Amy doesn’t remember the Daleks. There are no ducks.

Flesh and Stone

Series 5

26.06.10 – Amy’s time.

Cold Blood

Series 5

The Doctor finds a piece of the Tardis in the crack.

The Pandorica Opens

Series 5

The Pandorica is a prison designed to keep the Doctor away from the TARDIS. The alliance believe he is the person that causes an explosion that will destroy the universe.

Idris
The only water in the forest is the river

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