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"Daniel Joyce" was a professor on Earth.

Biography Edit

He said he had dealt with Time Lords in the past, but claimed to Sam Jones that he was not one, instead having "other responsibilities". However, he referred to Gallifrey as "home".

Sometime in the 1980s, he worked as a professor at the University of California in Berkeley, working for the Advanced Research Project. However, he was fired for building a small atomic bomb as a demonstration that any lunatic could build one. Twenty years later, he started working at Berkeley again as "Daniel Joyce", a physics professor from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. The Eighth Doctor said the name Joyce "fit him".

After the millennium he gave Professor Wagg a new beryllium chip to make up for the one that was stolen from him. In 2002, Joyce assisted the Eighth Doctor (whom he called "son") in defeating Griffin and in closing a dimensional scar. Joyce told the Doctor that he had begun experimenting with his biodata at this time, but refused to tell him why. He called the Doctor and many of his students "son".

Joyce was married to Anne; they had a daughter in her thirties. Larna was Joyce's assistant on the Project.

The Doctor once spent a week "cleaning up" after Joyce's visit to Youkali. (PROSE: Unnatural History)

Appearance Edit

On Earth, Joyce had a tattoo indicating that he had once been imprisoned on Shada. He had a short white beard and a Scottish accent. (PROSE: Unnatural History)

References Edit

The Doctor thought to himself that his father might be a professor at Berkeley, though his name definitely wasn't Ulysses. (PROSE: The Infinity Doctors)

Behind the scenes Edit

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