The Daleks are an alien race in the tv series Doctor Who

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How can the Daleks hit moving targets at angles over 45 degrees?

Minor spoilers. In Victory of the Daleks, the Daleks hit three moving aircraft out of the sky at angles clearly exceeding 45 degrees, with no wasted shots. The accuracy isn't what I'm concerned ...
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Why did Rose's touch revive the Dalek?

In the 2005 Dr Who episode "Dalek", the imprisoned Dalek is revived and mutated by DNA that is transferred from Rose when she touches it. Earlier dialog indicates that the Dalek had been touched at ...
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During the Time War why didn't the Daleks blow up at least one TARDIS while in the Time Vortex?

From the Cracks in time and space story arc it's known that if a TARDIS is blown up (possibly while in the Time Vortex) it rips creation itself apart. Also, from the Stolen Earth / Journey's End we ...
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Why wasn't Davros exiled by the Kaleds?

In Genesis of the Daleks, the Doctor is forced to try to alter the evolution of the Daleks. Davros is the chief scientist on Skaro. By the first century of the war with the Thals, some Kaleds were ...
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Where did the Daleks in “Into the Dalek” (#243) come from?

In episode #243 - "Into the Dalek", there is at least one large ship full of Daleks, and a rebel ship of humans that are fighting them. Are these Daleks new creations of the multicoloured Daleks from ...
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Do daleks have gender?

Having a robotic voice and being another species, the Daleks live in a robotic shell, and their names give away nothing. So I am curious: is there ever any mention of a Dalek having gender?
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How long would Dalek Sec have survived?

Dalek Sec is a human-Dalek hybrid that the Doctor faced in New York during the great depression. He was created because the Daleks felt they needed to evolve in order to survive. They practiced the ...
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Daleks And Their Gear

Why do Daleks from Doctor Who never upgrade or do something to their arsenal? At least add a weapon or something. See here, they are getting bigger and more colourful, but they don't add defences or ...
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Do Daleks Breathe?

In Doctor Who Season 1 Episode 13, when Daleks swarmed out to enter the Satellite 5, they had to pass a measurable distance through space to reach it. They do it sans air. Also in Season 1 Episode 6, ...
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What year was the Time Lock established?

Is there any evidence to indicate when - what year by our Earthly reckoning - the Time Lock was put in place around the Time War between the Daleks and Time Lords?
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How do the Daleks Build Anything, without themselves having hands?

I understand that Daleks can kill, but they don't have any hands. How do they build those huge ships they fly around in? The only logical conclusion I can come up with is they have a huge slave ...
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When was the Doctor first compared to the Daleks?

The Dalek's know* the doctor as the On Coming Storm, or the Predator etc. But at some point the Doctor started being compared to the Daleks for the wake of destruction he left behind him. I used to ...
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Do Daleks have their own language?

I've only ever watched the new Doctor Who (2005) and have been wondering: if the Daleks are from another planet then: Do they have their own language? Is it just the TARDIS translating their speech ...
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Why doesn't Oswin's voice sound like a Dalek?

In the Asylum of the Daleks (Dr. Who - Series 7), Oswin guides the Doctor and Rory through the Asylum planet maze through the voice speakers (megaphone). It is eventually revealed in the end that she ...
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Did the pure Daleks survive?

In 'Victory of the Daleks' we see the pure Daleks being created: However in 'Asylum of the Daleks' we see their parliament: They're very different. Did the 'pure' ones not survive? Did they ...
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Why do the Daleks have a parliament?

In Asylum of the Daleks, the daleks have assembled in a parliment, showing some form of governance other than totalitarian rule by the Dalek Emperor. Why do they have a 'Parliament'? Is this a ...
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Is there a reason the Daleks would use a toilet plunger as their arm?

Look at the arm of a Dalek. Tell me that is not a toilet plunger: Now I can understand, the show may have had a low budget when it started, which is why they took what they had. But is there an ...
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Was R2D2 inspired by Daleks?

I know this is a potentially silly question but thinking about how both can fly in the newer versions of their respective franchises (and this animation from the official Doctor Who tumblr), I just ...
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When Were the Daleks Created?

I know Davros created the Daleks and that story was told in Genesis of the Daleks, but when were they created, in relation to Earth's time?
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How are the Daleks able to continually survive genocide?

In many episodes of Doctor Who, since the appearance of the 9th Doctor, the Daleks were defeated many times and mostly in the form of genocide. However, they are able to breed and survive. As far as I ...
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“Pure” versus “Hybrid” Daleks

I just watched the 11th Doctor's episode Victory of the Daleks, where the Daleks that survived the episode Stolen Earth managed to create a so-called pure Dalek. I knew that the Emperor of the Daleks ...