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* CreatorsFavoriteEpisode: Creator/TomBaker named this as one of his favourite serials, while Creator/TerryNation thought it was the best script he wrote for the series.

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* CreatorsFavoriteEpisode: CreatorsFavouriteEpisode: Creator/TomBaker named this as one of his favourite serials, while Creator/TerryNation thought it was the best script he wrote for the series.



* InspirationForTheWork: According to Barry Letts, this story came about due to the fact that, when he was still serving as producer, he asked Creator/TerryNation to write a new Dalek story but the two drafts that Nation submitted were identical to what he had previously written for "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS10E4PlanetOfTheDaleks Planet of the Daleks]]" and "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS11E3DeathToTheDaleks Death to the Daleks]]". So Letts suggested that he could explore "the genesis of the Daleks" thus giving Nation the idea, and the title, for this story.

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* InspirationForTheWork: According to Barry Letts, Creator/BarryLetts, this story came about due to the fact that, when he was still serving as producer, he asked Creator/TerryNation to write a new Dalek story but the two drafts that Nation submitted were identical to what he had previously written for "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS10E4PlanetOfTheDaleks Planet of the Daleks]]" and "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS11E3DeathToTheDaleks Death to the Daleks]]". So Letts suggested that he could explore "the genesis of the Daleks" thus giving Nation the idea, and the title, for this story.


** The Doctor's meeting with the Time Lord originally took place in a lush garden. David Maloney and Phillip Hinchcliffe disliked this idea and changed it.

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** The Doctor's meeting with the Time Lord originally took place in a lush garden. David Maloney and Phillip Hinchcliffe Creator/PhilipHinchcliffe disliked this idea and changed it.


** Episode three originally contained a subplot where Sarah contracts radiation poisoning, recalling a similar story strand in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E2TheDaleks "The Daleks"]].
** Episode five originally had more action in the Dalek incubator room and ended with the Doctor's question of whether he had the right to destroy them.

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** Episode three Three originally contained a subplot where Sarah contracts radiation poisoning, recalling a similar story strand in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E2TheDaleks "The Daleks"]].
** Episode five Five originally had more action in the Dalek incubator room and ended with the Doctor's question of whether he had the right to destroy them.


** Once again, Dalek casings from the 1960s were utilised.

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** Once again, The three active Dalek casings props used in the serial were originals from the 1960s 1960s, and their wear was covered by new paint. Five "dummy" Daleks which could not be operated were utilised. also used.



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* CastTheRunnerUp: In addition to Dalek voicing duties, Roy Skelton was supposed to play Davros, but he was busy with ''Series/{{Rainbow}}''.


** Roy Skelton was offered the role of Davros, but turned it down as he was busy with Rainbow at the time.


* InspirationForTheWork:
** The story came about when Creator/TerryNation submitted a Dalek script to Barry Letts and Creator/TerranceDicks for series twelve. While they liked it, they noted it seemed very familiar because he'd submitted it previously. Thus the idea for a Dalek OriginStory was born.
** The brutal nature of the war between the Kaleds and Thals was inspired by the 1936 film ''Things to Come''.

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* InspirationForTheWork:
** The
InspirationForTheWork: According to Barry Letts, this story came about due to the fact that, when he was still serving as producer, he asked Creator/TerryNation to write a new Dalek story but the two drafts that Nation submitted a Dalek script were identical to Barry Letts and Creator/TerranceDicks what he had previously written for series twelve. While they liked it, they noted it seemed very familiar because he'd submitted it previously. Thus the idea for a Dalek OriginStory was born.
** The brutal nature
"[[Recap/DoctorWhoS10E4PlanetOfTheDaleks Planet of the war between Daleks]]" and "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS11E3DeathToTheDaleks Death to the Kaleds Daleks]]". So Letts suggested that he could explore "the genesis of the Daleks" thus giving Nation the idea, and Thals was inspired by the 1936 film ''Things to Come''.title, for this story.


* SparedByTheCut: There was a cut scene showing Davros' life-supported system indicating that he survived being shot by the Dalek. It was decided to leave his fate ambitious, though it was agreed he was far too good a villin to be killed off in one story.

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* SparedByTheCut: There was a cut scene showing Davros' life-supported system indicating that he survived being shot by the Dalek. It was decided to leave his fate ambitious, ambiguous, though it was agreed he was far too good a villin villain to be killed off in one story.

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** Roy Skelton was offered the role of Davros, but turned it down as he was busy with Rainbow at the time.


* DeletedScene: There was a cut scene showing Davros' life-supported system indicating that he survived being shot by the Dalek.


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* SparedByTheCut: There was a cut scene showing Davros' life-supported system indicating that he survived being shot by the Dalek. It was decided to leave his fate ambitious, though it was agreed he was far too good a villin to be killed off in one story.


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* InspirationForTheWork: The story came about when Creator/TerryNation submitted a Dalek script to Barry Letts and Creator/TerranceDicks for series twelve. While they liked it, they noted it seemed very familiar - because he'd submitted it previously. Thus the idea for a Dalek OriginStory was born.

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* InspirationForTheWork: InspirationForTheWork:
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The story came about when Creator/TerryNation submitted a Dalek script to Barry Letts and Creator/TerranceDicks for series twelve. While they liked it, they noted it seemed very familiar - because he'd submitted it previously. Thus the idea for a Dalek OriginStory was born.



** Terry Nation original idea for the story was rejected by the producers for being too much like his previous Dalek stories. It was Terrence Dicks who suggested he do an origin story for the Daleks.

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** Terry Nation Nation's original idea for the story was rejected by the producers for being too much like his previous Dalek stories. It was Terrence Dicks who suggested he do an origin story for the Daleks.



** Peter Miles (Nyder) had previously played "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS7E2DoctorWhoAndTheSilurians Dr. Lawrence]]" and "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS11E2InvasionOfTheDinosaurs Professor Whitaker]]".

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** Peter Miles (Nyder) had previously played "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS7E2DoctorWhoAndTheSilurians [[Recap/DoctorWhoS7E2DoctorWhoAndTheSilurians Dr. Lawrence]]" Lawrence]] and "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS11E2InvasionOfTheDinosaurs [[Recap/DoctorWhoS11E2InvasionOfTheDinosaurs Professor Whitaker]]".Whitaker]].

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** The brutal nature of the war between the Kaleds and Thals was inspired by the 1936 film ''Things to Come''.


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* InspirationForTheWork: The story came about when Creator/TerryNation submitted a Dalek script to Barry Letts and Creator/TerranceDicks for series twelve. While they liked it, they noted it seemed very familiar - because he'd submitted it previously. Thus the idea for a Dalek OriginStory was born.


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** Terry Nation original idea for the story was rejected by the producers for being too much like his previous Dalek stories. It was Terrence Dicks who suggested he'd do an origin story for the Daleks.

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** Terry Nation original idea for the story was rejected by the producers for being too much like his previous Dalek stories. It was Terrence Dicks who suggested he'd he do an origin story for the Daleks.



** Episode three originally contained a subplot where Sarah contracts radiation poisoning, recalling a similar story strand in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E2TheDaleks The Daleks]].

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** Episode three originally contained a subplot where Sarah contracts radiation poisoning, recalling a similar story strand in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E2TheDaleks The Daleks]]."The Daleks"]].



* WorkingTitle: ''Daleks -- Genesis of Terror''.

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* WorkingTitle: ''Daleks -- Genesis of Terror''.



** Hilary Minster plays one of the Thal soldiers. He had played another in ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS10E4PlanetOfTheDaleks Planet of the Daleks]]''.

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** Hilary Minster plays one of the Thal soldiers. He had played another in ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS10E4PlanetOfTheDaleks Planet [[Recap/DoctorWhoS10E4PlanetOfTheDaleks "Planet of the Daleks]]''.Daleks"]].

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** Terry Nation original idea for the story was rejected by the producers for being too much like his previous Dalek stories. It was Terrence Dicks who suggested he'd do an origin story for the Daleks.

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