They were among the diverse range of humanised Daleks that lived on the planet Kyrol. These Daleks self-destructed en masse to save a human colony from Kata-Phobus. (COMIC: Children of the Revolution)
Following the Last Great Time War, one of the five archetypes of the New Dalek Paradigm was the orange Scientist Dalek. (TV: Victory of the Daleks) As a result of the many failures of the original founders of the Paradigm, this design of Orange Dalek was eventually retired, save for the original Scientist. (PROSE: Dalek: The Astounding Untold History of the Greatest Enemies of the Universe)
Behind the scenes
- In Dalek Hack, the player has the option to turn a Dalek's casing orange, shaped identically to the bronze Dalek but matching the Scientist Dalek of the New Dalek Paradigm.