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Hiccup in Time was the fourth short story in the Short Trips anthology Short Trips: Indefinable Magic. It was written by Matthew James. It featured the Third Doctor and Liz Shaw.

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  • In the 16th century, it was believed that hiccups result from an "imbalance of the humours", but Liz knows they're most often a symptom of indigestion.
  • The King almost threatens Liz with a death sentence.
  • Rudimentary glasses have already been invented by 1539, though the King is too vain to wear them.
  • Henry VIII has cataracts, rendering him "practically blind", but the Doctor cures him of this ailment with his sonic screwdriver.
  • The King invites the Doctor and Liz with him to Hampton Court, but they decline.

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