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Cloister room Edit

Are we essentially saying the room in Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS is the cloister room because it has the Eye of Harmony in it? Admittedly, the TV movie incarnation is hard to reconcile with what's in Journey, but still, there seems to be a difference between a room with the collapsing star and what's shown in Doctor Who (TV story). -- Tybort (talk page) 23:02, May 2, 2013 (UTC)

In the Movie: Doesn't the "well" open up and look into the "Eye of Harmony"? I think the room they are in is not the room where the "Eye" actually is. Also, each TARDIS has her own layout. She changes things up. So if the room in the movie is the actually room the EYE is in, then she just redecorated. -- Canadian Whovian
I'm a little busy with the Eccleston and the Tennant era right now to double-check, but I'm pretty sure Journey doesn't give a name for the room; it just namechecks the Eye. Regardless of if the well thing in the TV movie, or at least a later retcon, says that that version of the room's a connection to Gallifrey, Journey's account of the Eye can't be. Not even with "it exists at every point in time and space including before Gallifrey's destruction" rationale. It's a collapsing star inside the TARDIS on the way to the engines. -- Tybort (talk page) 18:34, September 26, 2013 (UTC)

Typo citation? Edit

Removed this instance from the books in the Doctor's library.

the complete set of the eleven Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling and PQ Rowling, (PROSE: The Companion Chronicles)

The Companion Chronicles is an audio series made alongside the Eighth Doctor audios and the monthly series from 2007. I'm gathering this isn't what the editors were trying to cite. -- Tybort (talk page) 18:25, September 26, 2013 (UTC)

It is The Gallifrey Chronicles. --Kerry Stapleton 14:23, January 4, 2016 (UTC)

Timey-wimey matters Edit

I've been wondering, how does the TARDIS take off just seconds after the door closes when we see the exterior, but when we follow him in, it takes him a considerable amount of time to 1. Reach the console and 2. Program it to fly off. Anyone got an explanation? -WhoGirl183

I've noticed this several times over the series, and I assumed that space and time work differently in the TARDIS. So it might take the Doctor a few minutes to take off, but from the outside (because time flows differently) it takes off immediately after the doors close. That's just a fan-theory, though. --Bold Clone 17:01, January 4, 2016 (UTC)

Individual vs Object infobox Edit

It's very traditional to consider the TARDIS as an object, but I think there's loads of evidence that it would be better treated as an individual. This is certainly the perspective that the modern TV show holds: in S7, there was an entire sub-arc around how the TARDIS disliked Clara, and The Doctor's Wife makes it extraordinarily clear that she is an individual and plays a conscious role in where the Doctor goes. This isn't even anything new: there's tons of precedent for this in the EDAs, where conscious humanoid TARDISes appear in Alien Bodies, the Doctor's TARDIS talks to her "sister" in the later-published deleted scene Toy Story, and Compassion's whole arc is about her becoming a TARDIS - not "gaining TARDIS powers", but becoming one, and keeping her individuality regardless.

Especially considering that the "individual" infobox has all the "object" categories used by The Doctor's TARDIS except for "type" (which corresponds with "species" anyway), I'm going ahead and switching the template. Anyone who wants to argue can please reply. (I'm posting this explanation because it appears that Pluto2 went ahead and did this by herself, but another user quickly switched it back, so I thought I'd discuss.) NateBumber 21:32, January 21, 2017 (UTC)

I have started a discussion on Panopticon. You can explain your reasoning there. But it is not alright with me that such a central point of the lore is decided by two individual editors without consulting the wide community of editors represented here. Until an admin closes that discussion at Panopticon, the change to individual should not take place. Amorkuz 22:09, January 21, 2017 (UTC)

List of Appearances? Edit

How many episodes has the TARDIS not featured in? Theres *about* 8 episodes where the actual police box isn't featured at all.

But how many episodes have not featured the interior? Even in the revived series it misses out a lot. Dalek, Long Game, Idiot's Lantern, Midnight etc. does anyone know all the episodes?The preceding unsigned comment was added by DoctorDisco (talk • contribs) .

Hi! Article talk pages are for discussing the editing of the articles. Questions like yours get posted at Board:The Reference Desk, where it will be more visible and you will hopefully get more attention. Thanks. Shambala108 20:58, March 30, 2017 (UTC)

In the Sickbay reference, there is one more episode it exists in. In "The Invasion of Time" The Doctor, Borusa, Leela and Andred all run through it while Castellan Kelner and a Silurian chase them through the TARDIS. The set was composed of a central door with a conventional knob facing a corridor made of two cubicles on each side. Each cubicle was hidden by a simple white curtain on a metal rod. Leela and Andred hid in one and IIRC the walls in each enclosure were blank. Unfortunately I have been completely unable to find any pictures of it. Perhaps someone with the DVD could upload an image.The preceding unsigned comment was added by Schrammbo1965 (talk • contribs) .