The Best-Laid Plans was a special free release in the Short Trips audio range from Big Finish Productions. It was the winning entry in The Paul Spragg Memorial Short Trip Opportunity.

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Dracksil Forg sells ideas. For the right price, he's got a solution to every possible problem. His reputation is impeccable, and whilst his ideas aren't flawless, he has a 100% money-back guarantee.

Dracksil has started selling to a new type of customer. They are dictators, warlords; species having trouble conquering galaxies or controlling populations. However, for these clients, Dracksil's ideas keep falling apart.

There's something that unites these failing ideas. A name, screamed and whispered angrily among the rants of Dracksil's new clientele: the Doctor, the Doctor, the Doctor...

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  • Tedds developed the idea for Forg's business after speaking with a friend who had also entered the competition. Tedds "bemoaned [his] struggle to come up with something, ending [his] own message with ‘Why can’t we just go into a shop and buy an idea?’".[1]
  • The Doctor is described as "a tall man with short grey hair", although the cover depicts him with longer hair.
  • This episode was released as a download only,

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