Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme that depicts the adventures of a mysterious and eccentric Time Lord known as the Doctor who travels through time and space in his time machine, the TARDIS.

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In series 5 final the big bang how did the doctor get out of the pandorica? [duplicate]

I was wondering in the grand final of series 5 the big bang how ever did the Doctor manage to get out of the pandorica as it has never come up. I've also tried looking it up in My Doctor who ...
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Why didn't the Doctor and River do this at the end of “The Angels Take Manhattan”?

At the end of this episode, What I am confused about is, if the author of this book had prior knowledge of what would happen when they wrote it (as seems apparent early in the episode), then why ...
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Why aren't we seeing 9th Doctor after he regenerated into the 10th?

We see past Doctors frequently in Doctor Who. The 10th Doctor has shown himself lots of times after being relived of his duties. Excluding The Day of The Doctor, we've also seen the 5th Doctor (Peter ...
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Doctor Who: Can regenerations be stolen?

I have been trying to find any canon-based answer to the question if and how regenerations could be stolen from a Timelord. We know that the regular 12 CAN be added to because it happened to both The ...
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What were the effects of the Great Time War on the universe?

Throughout the new Doctor Who (2005) series, you can encounter The Doctor saying that he destroyed Gallifrey and Daleks to stop the universe from burning. In The End of Time (2), return of Gallifrey ...
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Why didn't Grace go traveling with the Doctor?

In the Doctor Who movie, why didn’t Grace end up traveling with the Doctor after saving him from the Master? DOCTOR: Grace, something you should know GRACE: Don't tell me. DOCTOR: Why not? ...
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Why didn't 10th Doctor cut and keep a body part after regeneration?

When 10th Doctor first regenerated after being shot by a Dalek, he kept his body same (using his old body part preserved by Captain Jack Harkness) because he had vanity issues at that time. Just ...
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Did Martha not notice the Doctor's second heart?

In the first episode of series three, Smith and Jones, the Doctor admits himself to a hospital (which seems extremely risky already) in order to investigate the rainstorm. We see Martha examining him ...
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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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The tenth doctor's expression [closed]

I'm working on a Doctor who Fan fiction and it has both the tenth and eleventh doctors. But I'm having trouble describing this expression on the tenth doctor's face The Tenth doctor with Sarah Jane ...
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Was Robin in Robots of Sherwood a caricature of 10?

As much as any "buffoon hiding deep inner sorrow with outward laughter" stock character can be, I got the distinct feeling that the Robin in Nu-Who Series 8 Episode 3 "Robot of Sherwood" was a dig ...
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Why didn't The Doctor regenerate into 11th incarnation naked?

Regeneration from 10th to 11th was devastating. It almost destroyed TARDIS from inside. Why didn't it burn or destroy his clothes? Any specific nature of clothes? Any canonical statement saying that ...
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In which episode does the tenth Doctor fly through the Time Vortex using only his sonic screwdriver?

I’m looking for a Doctor Who story, I only hope these kind of questions are allowed here. If I recall correctly, the tenth Doctor once travelled through the Time Vortex without the Tardis, using only ...
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When did Sarah Jane move to Bannerman Road?

When did Sarah Jane move to 13 Bannerman Road? She hasn't always been living there, as I remember seeing her living somewhere else in The Five Doctors.
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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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Could the disappearance of Gallifrey cause a gravitational anomaly in Kasterborous?

In The Day of the Doctor Gallifrey was frozen in a single moment, practically disappearing from its place for the rest of time. Were the other planets in Kasterborous realigned / rearranged due to the ...
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Did the Third Doctor ever salute the Brigadier?

In the finale of Season 9, Brigadier Alistair-Lethbridge Stewart's daughter Kate, mentions that it had always been her father's wish that the Doctor would return his salute. Towards the end of the ...
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Why did The Doctor become Gollum-like creature when The Master increased his age to 900 years?

In the season 3 finale, The Master suppressed the regeneration ability of 10th Doctor and increased his age to 900 years which made him a Gollum-like creature. From Last of the Time Lords episode ...
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Could a TARDIS exterior have transparent glass?

Since a TARDIS is "bigger on the inside", windows pose an issue. How does one look inside of something that is bigger inside? With a properly functioning chameleon circuit, the exterior of the ...
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How did Christmas get electricity?

In The Time of The Doctor, we saw light bulbs in Christmas. Christmas didn't look like to have a nuclear power plant. Solar Energy was out of question because Sunshine was visible only for few minutes ...
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Was The Doctor naked all the time on Trenzalore?

In The Time of The Doctor, The Doctor went naked to Papal Mainframe wearing holographic clothes which was projected directly into the visual cortex of selected people. From Papal Mainframe, he ...
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Why didn't Time Lords return in the end of The Time of The Doctor?

From The Time of The Doctor transcript: HANDLES: Message decoding. Message analysis proceeding. Information available. The message is a request for information. DOCTOR: It's a question. Why ...
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Did Time Lords grant The Doctor enough regeneration energy to have more than one regeneration? [duplicate]

In Time of The Doctor, Time Lords gave The Doctor regeneration energy using which The Doctor regenerated. Does the 14th Doctor (commonly known as 12th) have any regeneration energy left? Can he ...
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What’s the top-right robot on Wirdou’s “These aren't the droids we are looking for” shirt?

The artist Wirdou made this great tee shirt design where there are two storm troopers standing in front of a bunch of robots from movies and TV. I can identify all of the robots but one. (Image ...
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Why didn’t the TARDIS let Clara in and get to Trenzalore quicker?

Okay. In The Time of the Doctor, Clara jumped on to the dematerializing TARDIS, so the TARDIS extended its force field to save Clara from the Time Vortex. So, it needed to run at slow pace (or time ...
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How was the 11th Doctor able to repair hand of River Song? [duplicate]

In the episode Angels Take Manhattan of Doctor Who (2005), River Song got her hand broken while freeing herself from a Weeping Angel. Then, The Doctor used his regeneration energy to repair it. I ...
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How did the 11th Doctor know that he was going to survive?

From the transcript of Doctor Who (2005) S08E01: CLARA: Hello? Hello? DOCTOR 11 [OC]: It's me. CLARA: Yes, it's you. Who's this? DOCTOR 11 [OC]: It's me, Clara. The Doctor. CLARA: What do ...
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Why didn't the Doctor know he would regenerate again? [duplicate]

In The Day of the Doctor, all 13 Doctors turn up to help save Gallifrey, and it's assumed that Ten, Eleven, and War have summoned the rest. Given Twelve's presence - a form that Eleven hasn't yet seen ...
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Was The Doctor talking rubbish?

Just before the Big Bang 2.0, The Doctor and Amy had this conversation: The Doctor: There's going to be a very big bang. Big Bang Two. Try and remember your family and they'll be there. Amy: ...
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In Doctor Who's The Time of the Doctor, how is sound heard in outer space?

The premise of the episode is that hundreds of different spaceships from different alien species are brought to one place (Trenzalore, attracted to there from an unknown message sent throughout the ...
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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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In Doctor who is there some connection between Tasha Lem, and river song? [duplicate]

The question that's been asked more times than The Doctor and Master both have regenerated, Is Tasha Lem actually River Song? I am not certain but I found this curious. I did a google search on the ...
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Why didn't Pandorica's restoration field bring back Dalek in the Roman era?

In season 5 finale of Doctor Who, just after Rory freed The Doctor from the Pandorica, The Doctor saw a Dalek's shadow and it was under high intensity light. I just analyzed that portion of the ...
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Why couldn't River Song's memories bring back The Doctor in the rebooted universe?

In the season 5 finale of Doctor Who, in the wedding ceremony of Amy, River Song showed up outside the door. Moments later, we discovered that she gifted Amy her blank diary which was supposed to ...
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Why were the carrionites words of power in English?

It just seemed strange that an ancient race that existed billions of years before the human race would use English.
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When was David Tennant's Doctor in “Day of The Doctor”?

After re-watching the 50th anniversary special of Doctor Who I was wondering at what point in time David Tennant's doctor was along his own timeline. He mentions to the rabbit that he is 904 and he ...
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How did the Doctor know what he knew at the end of Last Christmas?

To anyone who hasn't seen this Christmas' Doctor Who special ("Last Christmas"), this entire post may be a spoiler. There were, as far as I could see, four main plot points in "Last Christmas" ...
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In Last Christmas, isn't there still one dream crab left alive at the end?

In Last Christmas, most of the characters eventually woke up for real (I assume) and thereby killed the dream crabs that were attached to them. But Professor Albert died in the dream, so the ...
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Where did the Doctor wake up?

In Last Christmas Coincidentally, Is there any (known) significance to this?
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At Lake Silencio, why did the Teselecta need to show the Doctor regenerating if he was the last regeneration?

Since he was the last regeneration, the Teselecta could have just showed him dead.
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Significance of “Dave” in Last Christmas

Towards the end of Last Christmas (the 2014 Doctor Who Christmas special), Shona has a Christmas Day itinerary, the last item of which is "Forgive Dave???", which she ultimately checks off. ...
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What are the things in Dr Who, Season 08, episode 10?

In Dr Who Season 08 episode 10, "In the Forest of the Night", are the Basically, what are they?
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Suggested order to watch entire Dr. Who?

Is there a recommended order of watching Dr. Who for someone familiar with the show's idea and main points (e.g. someone who read tons of DW Q&As on SFF.SE :) but never watched before? E.g. ...
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How did the Master escape from the Eye of Harmony?

At the end of the 1996 Doctor Who TV movie, the Master is trapped inside the Eye of Harmony. How did the Master manage to escape from the Eye of Harmony and steal a new body? It's a question that has ...
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In which “Classic” Doctor Who episode is it established that the Doctor and Susan are aliens?

I just rewatched An Unearthly Child, and I don't believe there are any references to the Doctor or Susan being aliens. Yet I believe it's in The Sensorites that Susan describes her home planet, ...
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In Doctor Who, why don't the Doctor and gang bump into other traveling Timelords?

If all Timelords can travel back and forth through time, despite being wiped out of civilization, shouldn't the doctor and gang have bumped into one or two at this point? Pre Time War Timelords ...
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How common are universal translators in Doctor Who?

In the episode "The Christmas Invasion" the leader of the Sycorax makes it clear that he is aware that he is speaking a language that is not spoken on Earth. Despite this he expects the humans to ...
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Why can't you smash the Angels? [duplicate]

In doctor who, the time of the Angels, when the angel grabbed river song, why couldn't the doctor get a hammer or an object and just smash its hand up?
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Why did a Dalek beg River Song for mercy?

In the season 5 finale, after a Dalek shot The Doctor, DALEK: You will be exterminated! RIVER: Not yet. Your systems are still restoring, which means your shield density is compromised. One ...
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Why did Daleks invade Earth after stealing it?

In the Season 4 finale, Davros and Daleks teleported Earth into Medusa Cascade. They were going to use Earth as a part of transmitter to demolish the reality itself. What was the point of invading ...