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- Nov 7, 2006
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My guess would be alternate reality.
There are a few theories floating around out there. One is that she is a regeneration of the Tennant Doctor who went to the parallel universe with Rose (but wasn't he fully human?). Another theory is that she is a "split" off of Troughton from the end of The War Games (that she's one of the 'swirling heads').The Jo Martin Doctor is especially intriguing
Hadn't heard the alternate Tennant theory yet, but I do believe he was fully human at the point.There are a few theories floating around out there. One is that she is a regeneration of the Tennant Doctor who went to the parallel universe with Rose (but wasn't he fully human?). Another theory is that she is a "split" off of Troughton from the end of The War Games (that she's one of the 'swirling heads').
I don't think a superfan like Chibnall would make a big continuity mistake, such as a pre-Hartnell one with a TARDIS stuck as a Police Box.
Overall, I enjoyed the episode. And they did reference quite a lot of the open issues presented this season (not sure if they all were answered).Well, this finale managed to answer a lot of questions that I never thought the show would ever answer, while leaving the Doctor more mysterious than ever.
Hartnell through Whittaker are an unbroken chain of regenerations, but there are countless regenerations before Hartnell's iteration. And the Doctor isn't bound by the twelve regeneration limit because she isn't, strictly speaking, a Time Lord.
As we saw two TARDIS with perfectly working chameleon circuits in this episode, not explaining this really stuck out in my mind.2) Why the Ruth Doctor had a Police Box. I understand that she was an un-remembered, pre-Hartnell version, and would likely have a TARDIS. But it was Hartnell who stole the faulty machine (or She allowed herself to be taken), and it was while he was on earth in the 60s that it froze into the Police Box shell.
So this release is connected to the Dr. Who TV show on the BBC?Coming July 7th on Blu-ray! From Kino Lorber Studio Classics for US release
DR. WHO AND THE DALEKS (1965)
• NEW Audio Commentary by Writer, Film Critic, Film Historian Kim Newman and Screenwriter, Writer, Film Historian Robert Shearman
• Audio Commentary with Actresses Jennie Linden and Roberta Tovey and Author Jonathan Sothcott
• Dalekmania: 57-Minute Documentary
• Interview with Author Gareth Owen
• Restoring Dr. Who and the Daleks
• Optional English Subtitles
• Dual-Layered BD50 Disc
• Theatrical Trailer
Although not yet announced, it wouldn't surprise me if they don't also release Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.
Its a non canon remake of one of the very first Dalek story from 1963. Said serial is likely never coming to blu-ray due to the fact that the surviving copies are of subpar quality being 16mm dupes and in the case of the fourth episode a reduction from 35mm. And like all Hartnell stories it was made in the EMI-Marconi system which is technically inferior even to NTSC.So this release is connected to the Dr. Who TV show on the BBC?
Actually his name really IS Dr. Who in the movie though.Yes and No.
Peter Cushing's Doctor isn't part of the official lineage, but the movie is about an old guy named The Doctor who drives around in a blue police box that's bigger on the inside and fights Daleks.
As the others have replied, this was a feature film adaptation of the second Doctor Who story - originally broadcast in 1963-1964. It was moderately successful and did lead to a second feature film "Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 A.D." (from the second season).So this release is connected to the Dr. Who TV show on the BBC?