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Umbrellas offered hand-held shelter against the rain or snow. They were particularly associated with rainy climates on Earth, such as was found in the United Kingdom. The Doctor had several umbrellas over the course of his various incarnations.
The Doctor's umbrellas Edit
Second Doctor Edit
Fourth Doctor Edit
Sixth Doctor Edit
The Sixth Doctor was known to occasionally carry a bright, multicoloured umbrella. He brought it with him on a relaxing lakeside fishing trip. (TV: The Two Doctors) He also used it at least once as protection, while about to be stoned. (TV: The Trial of a Time Lord:The Mysterious Planet) He last had it with him when he crashed-landed and regenerated. (TV: Time and the Rani) It was later left behind on Lakertya by the Seventh Doctor during his wardrobe change.
Seventh Doctor Edit
The Seventh Doctor usually carried an umbrella as part of his day-to-day outfit, whether the occasion called for it or not. He initially carried a black umbrella with a whangee handle. (TV: Time and the Rani, Paradise Towers) Eventually he acquired a new umbrella, with an elaborate handle in the shape of a large red question mark. (TV: Delta and the Bannermen)
The question-mark umbrella handle was known to split in half and unfold into a seat, allowing the Doctor to plant the umbrella into the ground and use it as a makeshift stool. (DWM: Planet of the Dead, PROSE: Storm Harvest )
Eighth Doctor Edit
Tenth Doctor Edit
Eleventh Doctor Edit
The Doctor compared the patchwork people Auntie and Uncle to his old umbrella. (TV: The Doctor's Wife) He used a simple black umbrella as a bit of a test for Clara Oswin Oswald. She quickly deduced that he needn't have been carrying an umbrella at all; the only reason he had thrown it at her was so she'd have something with which to pull down the TARDIS staircase. (TV: The Snowmen)