The Five Doctors was a poem published in the anthology Now We Are Six Hundred. It was largely a poetic adaptation of the television story of the same name.

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The first five Doctors travel to Gallifrey and then to the Dead Zone. On the way they encounter many threats including dastardly interlocutors, Cybermen, and Yeti. They also knock out the Master and unmask the President's cunning plans, escaping quickly afterwards.

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  • This is the only poem in the anthology to effectively novelise a TV story, although other poems, such as The Galactic Council, also heavily reference the plots of TV stories.
  • This poem is based upon Now We Are Six's The Three Foxes.
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