The TARDIS arrives on the Earth colony of Vulcan where the newly-regenerated Doctor assumes the identity of an Earth Examiner.
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(1963) stories in Outpost Gallifrey's 40th anniversary poll in 2003. See more
In the color animated version made available for streaming online, as the Doctor is rummaging through the trunk, a button appears and disappears on his lapel. It is the "Vulcan Earth Examiner Accord Every Access" pin he doesn't acquire until after he exits the TARDIS. The black-and-white animated version of this episode as aired did not have this error. See more
[inside the TARDIS, the Doctor is regenerating. Ben and Polly watch in amazement as the frail old man changes into a younger figure. Ben and Polly discuss the "new" Doctor lying on the floor of the TARDIS
His face, his hair. Look at it!
He's breathing, and the TARDIS seems to be normal.
Ben, what are we going to do? We can't just leave the Doctor there.
What, him? The Doctor?
Well that's who came through the doors - there was no one else outside. Ben, do you remember what he said in ...
In 2016, a black-and-white animated version of the whole 6-part story was created, airing starting in November 2016. See more