Planet of the Ogrons was the second story in the audio anthology The Eighth Doctor: Time War: Volume Two, produced by Big Finish Productions. It was written by Guy Adams and featured Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor and Rakhee Thakrar as Bliss.
Publisher's summary[edit | edit source]
Avoiding the Time War, the Doctor and Bliss are found by an old acquaintance: the latest incarnation of a criminal mastermind the Doctor knows of old. But unlike her predecessors, the Twelve has a handle on her previous selves' unruly minds.
Plot[edit | edit source]
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Cast[edit | edit source]
- The Doctor - Paul McGann
- Bliss - Rakhee Thakrar
- The Twelve - Julia McKenzie
- Doctor Ogron / Ogron subject - Jon Culshaw
- Major Tamasan - Nikki Amuka-Bird
- Ogron - Christopher Naylor
- The Daleks / The Overseer - Nicholas Briggs
References[edit | edit source]
- The Overseer creates hybrid-TARDISes using Ogron brains to bypass the isomorphic controls.
- The Ogron homeworld used to be covered in trees until the rock monsters ate the trees and became gods to the Ogrons. They were subsequently eaten by crab monsters, who became the new gods.
- Doctor Ogron has a sonic screwdriver.
- The Twelve is able to "tap into" her old personalities through her neural inhibitor.
Notes[edit | edit source]
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Continuity[edit | edit source]
- The Doctor and Bliss visit Sto in the Beryllium cluster. (TV: Voyage of the Damned)
- Doctor Ogron makes various references to the Doctor's memories, such as initally calling Romana I "Fred". (TV: The Ribos Operation)
- Doctor Ogron also says several well-known lines of the Doctor throughout his incarnations, such as:
- "Concentrate on one thing..." in reference to the Second Doctor's first words post-regeneration. (TV: The Power of the Daleks)
- "A tear, Bliss?", in reference to the Third Doctor's final words before regeneration. (TV: Planet of the Spiders)
- "The definite article, you might say", in reference to the Fourth Doctor. (TV: Robot)
- "Brave Heart," in reference to the Fifth Doctor. (TV: Earthshock, Enlightenment, Warrior of the Deep, The Awakening)
- "Who Am I?" after his regeneration, in reference to the Eighth Doctor's first words post-regeneration. (TV: Doctor Who)
- "I don't want to go...", in reference to the Tenth Doctor's final words before his regeneration. (TV: The End of Time)
- "Trust me, I'm the Doctor", in reference to the Eleventh Doctor. (TV: The Eleventh Hour)
- Due to temporal alteration, the Doctor now recalls Ogrons being present in previous adventures with the Daleks. (TV: Day of the Daleks, Frontier in Space)
- Doctor Ogron eventually regenerates, and is pleased to see he's still ginger. (TV: The End of Time)
- The Monk and Missy would later visit The Planet, where the crab gods were still in power. (AUDIO: Too Many Masters)
- The Doctor and the Twelve remember the Daleks' previous attempts to introduce the 'human factor'. (TV: The Evil of the Daleks, AUDIO: Across the Darkened City)
- The Eighth Doctor and Doctor Ogron compare sonic screwdrivers, with the former insulting the latter's as "bulbous". The Tenth and Eleventh Doctor would also compare sonic screwdrivers, with the former implying the latter was compensating for something. (TV: The Day of the Doctor)
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