In his answer to this question, Thaddeus states that we have never seen any evidence of Time Lords from alternate dimensions.

While I trust Thaddeus's judgement, the answer is from 2012. Additionally, the Doctor Who franchise is a mighty and messy beast.

Is there any evidence of Time Lords from other dimensions in any official Doctor Who work? Pocket Universes and the like don't count.

  • I assume the Meta-Crisis Doctor getting shunted off into an alternate universe doesn't count?
    – Rand al'Thor
    Jul 26, 2016 at 22:51
  • @Randal'Thor Wasn't he human?
    – Rogue Jedi
    Jul 26, 2016 at 22:59
  • @RogueJedi Only half
    – Adeptus
    Jul 27, 2016 at 0:10

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  • In the TV episode Turn Left (Series 4 episode 11), Donna enters a parallel universe in which the Doctor also exists, although he is killed during the events of the parallel universe's version of the episode The Runaway Bride.

  • In the prose novel Timewyrm: Revelation, a version of the Doctor in an alternate universe becomes the President of the Republic of Great Britain; see this page about him.

  • In the prose novel The Face of the Enemy, the Master travels to an alternate universe and finds a version of himself (Koschei) there.

  • In the comic story who's Who?, the Doctor again exists in an alternate universe:

    Sarah Jane distracts the Doctor while he repairs the TARDIS. This causes the pair to be transported to an alternate Earth where their counterparts are dangerous criminals!

There's also a theory that Peter Cushing's version of the Doctor, from the 1960s Dr. Who films, is the same person in an alternate universe, but I don't believe this has ever been canonically or even semi-canonically confirmed.

  • Well, technically, all of Gallifrey was in a pocket dimension between The Day of the Doctor and whenever Missy showed up. Also, all of the TARDISes in the House dimension (The Doctor's Wife). Jul 27, 2016 at 0:15
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    @ElliottFrisch The OP said pocket universes don't count. And IIRC the Time Lords who came to the House dimension were originally from our universe?
    – Rand al'Thor
    Jul 27, 2016 at 8:39
  • Very well. Classic Who. Inferno. The alternate Doctor is ruling Earth (at least according to the novel) after his trial in War Games. Jul 27, 2016 at 10:16
  • @ElliottFrisch From the page you link to: "The Doctor is the only individual in this story to not have a counterpart in the parallel universe. Although it was later confirmed that the Leader, an individual seen in a picture behind the Brigade Leader was the parallel Earth's version of the Doctor." Do you know a source for the "it was later confirmed"?
    – Rand al'Thor
    Jul 27, 2016 at 11:51
  • The target novelization of the story is one source. Jul 27, 2016 at 11:52

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