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  • At the end of I Davros: Guilt, why does Davros create his first Dalek from the DNA of a Thal? Doesn't that kind of go against everything Davros has been saying about the survival of the Kaled race?
    • Davros actually considers the whole Kaled and Thal thing ridiculous per Genesis of the Daleks. He's equivalent to a Nazi scientist who makes a bunch of Supergenius Zombies to kill all regular humans (blond and blue-eyed or not).
  • Does C'rizz wear clothing?
    • Yes. C'rizz occasionally lost control over his ability to change his skin colour and no one ever mentioned him being suddenly naked.
  • In the Big Finish version of Shada, it is explained that the events of The Five Doctors prevented the Fourth Doctor and Romana from visiting Chronotis, which is why the Eight Doctor is the star of this version. But when Four and Romana were taken by the time scoop, the Doctor's TARDIS was in Chronotis's office, meaning that he and Romana had to go back there.
    • Maybe Rassilon moved the TARDIS when he sent the Fourth Doctor back to make way for the Eighth Doctor's (and adjusted the Doctor's memory so he would know where to find it). Or maybe the Fourth Doctor's TARDIS was parked somewhere else the whole time and the one you see at the beginning of the episode is the Eighth's.
  • This is just to confirm what I think I know, the time placement of the Doctors and Melanies in the Wrong Doctors
    • Blue coat Doctor is from after his travels with Evelyn, but presumably from before he meets Charley, based on the fact there's still chocolate cake made by Evelyn, but has yet to travel with Mel
    • Multi-colour Coat Doctor is from right after The Ultimate Foe, is only aware of Mel from the events of the trial.
    • Mel A is travelling with the Doctor, has experienced Terror of the Vervoids and has been taken out of her timeline to have the trial
    • Mel B Has yet to meet the Doctor at all.
  • Where does the Sebastian Grayle who first met the Doctor come from? He can't be the Grayle from 1806 as that went back to 305 and died.
    • There's the original sequence of events that created the world where the Doctor first met Grayle. To do that the Doctor died in the vortex, forcing Grayle to go to the Doctor's past self to gloat about killing him. The Doctor altered this to get the older Grayle to kill is 305 self, negating the series of events that would allow him and hit masters to gain power. If Grayle hadn't wanted to gloat, he'd still have his immortality.
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  • In the BBC audio series Hornets' Nest, the Doctor goes back in time, fighting the hornets earlier and earlier as he tries to find the source of the infestation. In the fourth story, he encounters them in medieval England, and they learn he's a time traveller and use the TARDIS to set up their position in third story (set in 1835), which had been foreshadowed in that story.

    But in the second story, set in 1935, the hornets are very surprised to learn he's a time traveller. They know he's their enemy, but did exactly why slip their mind over the previous 100 years?
  • In "The Next Life" C'rizz calls Charley a bunny boiler over her jealous behavior. C'rizz is from the Divergent Universe and has only recently been on board the TARDIS for the first time, Charley hasn't been in a time period where she's had an opportunity to see the film or pick up the phrase and Fatal Attraction isn't the Doctor's cup of tea. So how would C'rizz not only know the phrase but how also to use them in the right context?
    • The TARDIS is using a little Cultural Translation?
    • Their conversation about witnessing a spaceship disappear in a strange rift suggests that they have actually been travelling in the TARDIS for a while after the events of "Caerdroia"; C'Rizz could have been shown some examples of human culture from the TARDIS library.

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