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“So the official history says, but there are many rumours and legends to the contrary.”

In ‘The Five Doctors’ the 2nd Doctor tries to explain the contradictory history of Rassilon. He is generally accepted as a great figure but rumour indicates that he was also cruel, causing the Time Lords to rebel against him, locking … Continue reading

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“Black Scrolls of Rassilon!”

During ‘The Five Doctors’ a casket bearing the seal of Rassilon and containing black scrolls are discovered in the Castellan’s room. Based on this evidence he is determined to be a traitor, dying before he can clear his name. We … Continue reading

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“I gave you companions to help, an old enemy to fight. Well, it’s a game within a game.”

‘The Five Doctors’ is the clearest example of how the makers of the 80s series envisioned a game of Doctor Who. In retrospect they missed an opportunity to release a tie-in board game based on the episode. The premise is … Continue reading

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“I came here to help you. A little unwillingly, but I came. My services were scorned, my help refused.”

To save the Doctor from the Death Zone during ‘The Five Doctors’ the High Council recruit the Master. We must assume that some time passes between the Doctor’s being removed from their time zone and the Master being summoned. Did … Continue reading

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“Drag you through time and space without so much as a bye or leave, then leave you out when things get interesting.”

Multi-Doctors are always fun but it can be just as amusing to have companions of different eras meet, especially if they get to compare notes on their Time Lord. We saw an all to brief example of this at the … Continue reading

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“A man is the sum of his memories, you know. A Time Lord even more so.”

In ‘The Five Doctors’ the previous incarnations of the Doctor are captured by a Time Scoop. This has an immediate effect on the current Doctor, the 5th incarnation. This serves as an interesting look at how a Time Lords past … Continue reading

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