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Why is the Doctor overwhelmingly male?
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I don't think there is a lot of in universe reasons. But I'll try to give some Even though Regeneration is a lottery, some control over it seems to be possible The best example is given during the ...

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Dealing with the Pandorica Paradox
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This is a case of the writer paradox. The events can only unfold because the events have already happened. This type of paradox has been use multiple times throughout the series. But they clearly ...

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Were the Smurfs the first to smurf their smurfs?
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I don't know if the Smurf language was the first to use a lot of Smurfing, but it seems that that author Pierre "Peyo" Culliford didn't knew about any similar language. Here is a link to the story of ...

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How could one Dalek hold against entire armada of Daleks?
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Short answer is : We don't know Rusty was first introduced in season 8, the day he became obsessed with destroying Daleks. In this episode we see him destroy several Daleks (the exact number is hard ...

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How did the Master return in season 8?
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The doctor answer this question in the final episode of season 10 Explanation Corresponding Transcript Doctor : The last time I saw you, you were on your way to Gallifrey. Master : Well, I didn'...

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Why doesn't the 12th Doctor die?
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We have seen various speed of dying time lords. Also, we have already seen the doctor fighting his regeneration to keep being himself longer. My point being, a regeneration can be delayed without ...

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Why can’t the Doctor deal with his condition?
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Out of universe perspective : Having the doctor being blind allows several interesting dynamics. Also has pointed out by Mr Lister, Moffat used it to bring back the sonic shades In universe ...

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Why does the creature in "Heaven Sent" accept repetitive confessions?
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As a preface, let's note that a LOT is left to the interpretation in this episode. For example : We are not told how the loop started (here is the correspponding question). The exact powers of the ...

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What did the Doctor do in the first loop in Heaven Sent?
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Spoilers all around, you have been warned! This episode has a bit of a problem concerning how the loop starts. Remember that each room resets to its original state when the doctor leaves it. It is a ...

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How did this character come to be in the Nethersphere?
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As more information are available we can now have a detailed answer. The master was presumed dead after We learn in "The Doctor Falls" Corresponding script : Doctor : The last time I saw you, ...

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Why is there a lack of spoken spells in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them?
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Out of universe answer : In the first Harry Potter movie, spells were sometimes launched with the formula (wigardium leviosa) or sometimes not (Hagrid uses magic but does not pronounce any spell). ...

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