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Ian and Delos manage to escape from Sevcheria and Tavius agrees to help Barbara rejoin them.The Doctor's attempts to avoid being thrown to the lions inadvertently result in Nero deciding to burn down Rome.
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The scene where The Doctor gives Nero the idea of starting the fire by holding a map a bit too close to a flame, was later referenced in the 2008 episode "The Fires of Pompeii", when The 10th Doctor tells Donna that he had been to Rome once before, and that he "had nothing to do with that fire." See more
During the burning of Rome, the flames are not to scale with the model of the city. Thus revealing that an inlay shot is used to create the effect. See more
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