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A new Tardis, at last

As we do every holiday period, we're giving back to the larger Wikia community this season by participating in a a live test of the new article prototype design. It gives us a chance to finally prune back our CSS and JS and start over with a dramatically different design. While we do this, expect that the site is going to look a little — maybe even a lot — weird.

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But first, this cuddly reminder of Christmas Past

Killer Christmas Tree Attack! - Doctor Who - The Christmas Invasion - BBC02:21

Killer Christmas Tree Attack! - Doctor Who - The Christmas Invasion - BBC

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Dodo Chaplet was a companion of the Doctor near the end of his first incarnation. He took to her within seconds of their first encounter, citing her physical similarity to his granddaughter. She was the first female since Susan to have travelled alone with the Doctor, and the first female human to do so. She was also unusually well-travelled in the United States, having spent significant time in Florida, Arizona and New York City. Her life after the Doctor was tragic, Not only was she raped, but she killed her rapist with her bare hands. Soon thereafter, she was murdered on the orders of the the Master. Worse, she was pregnant at the time of her death. Read more
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