The announcement of the gap year was followed by the announcement that Davies and Julie Gardner would be stepping aside as executive producers of Doctor Who following the specials.
Following production of the twenty-sixth season , Nathan-Turner learned that the show would not be renewed immediately for a twenty-seventh. While trying to help Hanne find the monster, the Doctor discovered a mirror leading to another plane of existence, and ventured through it with Yaz and Graham, where they found Hanne's father, Erik , living with his supposedly deceased wife , and what appeared to be Grace.
These four would form the core cast of the series throughout its first season and into the second.
The Doctor soon determined that the civilisation was under threat as the exterior of the planet began to crack and let in water which threatened to cool the lava that Basalt's people needed to survive. The conclusion of the fourth revived season in 2008 , which linked all four series together and featured the return of Rose and other companions, saw Doctor Who garner its highest ratings in nearly thirty years.
Rosa but would clarify when "the wrong question" to a situation was being posed. The BBC claimed the split was to accommodate a story arc with a mid-season cliffhanger, the arc being the revelation of the identity of River Song. Davies era. This has been made more complex by the fact that at least one novel, short story, comic, and audio have all been adapted for the TV series.
Regular episodes 2013. While imprisoned, Perkins explained that he had become stuck in a time-loop when he and his superior, Dr. When giving a speech, proclaiming instructions, or vocally analysing her situation, the Doctor would move her hands upwards, with her hands facing her head and with her fingers curled.
Tracing the creature's signal to a warehouse with a Stenza transport pod, the Doctor, having lost everything in her pockets when falling out of the TARDIS, made a new sonic screwdriver using Stenza crystals and scrap metal, and then confronted the Stenza warrior, Tzim-Sha , who had arrived in Sheffield to hunt Karl as a rites of passage.
Even when asserting her authority, the Doctor would reassure others' safety in a careful, but direct, manner, TV: They soon befriended Ash , one of the native silicon-based life forms and the daughter of the planet's first scientist, Basalt.
The Ghost Monument , The Tsuranga Conundrum , Resolution but was willing to withhold information if it meant appeasing someone who was particularly stubborn. The Lie of the Land.
The Woman Who Fell to Earth She would also state one thing before backtracking to elaborate on her statement. Influenced by the final words of the Twelfth Doctor , TV: In 2014, Steven Moffat introduced audiences to Missy , revealed in Dark Water to be the first female incarnation of the Master.
The Doctor learned from Gorny that the two of them had been fighting for months, causing the destruction of the entire city, but upon attempting to confront them, she was grabbed by a robotic reporter called Sandola Dell and teleported to her boss, Berakka Dogbolter.
It introduced the Daleks , the single most iconic reoccurring enemy of the franchise. Davison's era was marked by experimentation by the BBC in terms of broadcast scheduling.
Irene Schulz , activated the prototypes of their " wearable time travel tech ", only for his to malfunction. Season 11: Related to this, the series began delving into the multiverse concept with Rise of the Cybermen , a topic that would dominate the final episodes of the fourth series in 2008. She met Yaz's father and sister, Hakim and Sonya Khan , and went to retrieve an unclaimed package for Hakim with Ryan when Yaz left to pick up her mother. After Ryan was assaulted due to his skin colour, the Doctor was spared from having to interfere when Rosa Parks stepped up to alleviate the situation.