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Old October 2 2012, 12:24 PM   #46
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Re: Was Amy's "present" always the future?

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Yea, Darvill being older, but, the Characters being the same age, probably set my expectations older Yea, now that the evidence is spotlighted I see it, I just didn't put it together on my own without the "Scooby Doo-ing'
Rory was meant to be older -- he was a licensed nurse, after all, which would put him in his mid-twenties at the youngest in the Atraxi part of "The Eleventh Hour." But then "Let's Kill Hitler" retconned him into a contemporary of Amy's.
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Old October 2 2012, 12:46 PM   #47
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A nursing degree takes 3 years, so if he's newly qualified there's no reason Rory couldn't be 21 in The eleventh Hour.
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Old October 2 2012, 04:11 PM   #48
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Re: Was Amy's "present" always the future?

As a side observation, one thing you have to kind of appreciate about Doctor Who is how understated the near future appears. If it is in fact 2020-21 in the Power of Three, you would never know it since it does not appear that anything has changed. (Though I suspect that if one were to step onto a typical British street in 1992, it would not look all that different compared to 2012).
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Old October 2 2012, 10:23 PM   #49
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A nursing degree takes 3 years, so if he's newly qualified there's no reason Rory couldn't be 21 in The eleventh Hour.
Except, The Eleventh Hour actually takes palce during 2008 and Amy and Rory should have been 19. The end scene where Amy agrees to travel with the Doctor was two years after the whole Atraxi thing.
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Old October 2 2012, 10:40 PM   #50
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A nursing degree takes 3 years, so if he's newly qualified there's no reason Rory couldn't be 21 in The eleventh Hour.
Except, The Eleventh Hour actually takes palce during 2008 and Amy and Rory should have been 19. The end scene where Amy agrees to travel with the Doctor was two years after the whole Atraxi thing.
My goodness, that Rory's a bright young man, isn't he? Went and got his A-levels at 16 and qualified as a nurse by 19! Blimey, that man's smart. Must make his dad proud.
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Old October 3 2012, 01:41 PM   #51
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A nursing degree takes 3 years, so if he's newly qualified there's no reason Rory couldn't be 21 in The eleventh Hour.
Except, The Eleventh Hour actually takes palce during 2008 and Amy and Rory should have been 19. The end scene where Amy agrees to travel with the Doctor was two years after the whole Atraxi thing.
Good point...

er, maybe Rory was held back at school because Mels kept nicking his homework...or something...
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Old October 3 2012, 02:01 PM   #52
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Was Rory actually a nurse in the Eleventh Hour or are there clinics for those studying to be nurses?
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Old October 3 2012, 02:05 PM   #53
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He could possibly have been on placement with a hospital while studying, although normally student nurses wear uniforms which make it obvious they are students.
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Old October 3 2012, 09:43 PM   #54
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The problem is that it could not have been 1996 when the Doctor crashes. When the TARDIS is flying over London the Millennium Dome and London Eye are clearly visible. The Eye was completed in 1999 and the Dome in 2000.
According to the DVD commentary on The Eleventh Hour, that opening teaser was originally intended to take place in 1996, but it wasn't until the editing stage that they noticed that the Dome and the Eye shouldn't have been there, but Moffat reasoned that the TARDIS simply goes back in time before crashing in Amelia's garden. So, it's essentially a production mistake, but there's such an obvious explanation for it that the production team didn't waste time worrying about it.
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