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“You were just talking to me, I know. I’m a time traveller, figure it out.”

The Doctors need to get in the Black Archive but it is TARDIS proof. How do they do it? In ‘The Day of the Doctor’ the War Doctor realises they don’t actually need to land. They just need the ‘Gallifrey … Continue reading

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“The Black Archive. Highest security rating on the planet.”

The Black Archive, shown for the first time in ‘The Day Of The Doctor’, is mentioned on page 24 of ‘Defending The Earth: The UNIT sourcebook’. There it says it is situated at an undisclosed location in Central London. We … Continue reading

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“It’s funny, isn’t it? If I’m Zygon then my clothes must be Zygon to, so what happens if I loose a shoe or something?”

In ‘The Day of The Doctor’ the Zygons and the humans they are impersonating can’t remember who is the original and who is the copy. This isn’t the first time that ‘Doctor Who’ has explored the concept. Most notably ‘The … Continue reading

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“Peace in our time.”

‘The Day Of The Doctor’ could be an example of the first successful alliance with an alien race, thanks to the Doctor engineering it so both parties were concerned with making the best deal for all involved (because they didn’t … Continue reading

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“Some day you could just walk past a fez.”

Upon entering the Under Gallery the Doctor is so distracted by acquiring a new fez that he fails to notice a painting depicting cybermen. While he might have walked right past it, the day will never come that I will … Continue reading

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‘Welcome to the Under Gallery’

In ‘The Day Of The Doctor’ we are introduced to a secret location beneath the London National Gallery, the Under Gallery. The cover story is that it where Elizabeth the 1st stored all art deemed too dangerous for public consumption. … Continue reading

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“It’s the fall of Arcadia, Gallifrey’s second city.”

What we know about Gallifrey was expanded in ‘The Day Of The Doctor’ with the introduction of Arcadia. It offered a glimpse of life for Gallifreyans beyond the walls of the capital. This can add background detail to the past … Continue reading

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“It’s from your past. Possibly your future, I always get those two mixed up.”

The interface in ‘The Day Of The Doctor’ is able to access information from the Doctor’s mind. It mistakenly assumes a form from his future instead of his past. While it displays the ability to open time portals this is … Continue reading

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“How do you use a weapon of ultimate mass destruction when it can stand in judgement on you?”

After hearing about the Moment for many episodes we finally learn details about it in ‘The Day Of The Doctor’. Stored within the Time Vault in Omega arsenal it is a galaxy eater, the final work of the ancients of … Continue reading

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“You have a top level security rating from your last visit.”

In ‘The Day Of The Doctor’ we learn that UNIT screen all of the Doctor’s known associates. The stated reason being that they can’t allow information about the Doctor or the TARDIS falling into the wrong hands. We learn that … Continue reading

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