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appearances of the . This timeline is based upon observations of the Nestene Consciousness and Autons in the order in which they experienced them and the events that occur during each of these stories.
Doctor Who universe
Dr. Who • The Other • The Valeyard • Merlin Unbound Doctor • Meta-Crisis The Curator • "Fugitive" Doctor
K9 Mk I • K9 Mk II • K9 Mk III • K9 Mk IV
The Master ( Incarnations) Early • "UNIT era" • "Decayed" • "Tremas" • "Merlin" • "Tzun" • "Bruce Gerhardt" 14 • "War" • "Child" • "Saxon" • Missy • "O"
Paul Magrs • Simon & Kelly
Santa Claus • Queen Elizabeth I • William Shakespeare • Queen Victoria • Harry Houdini • Winston Churchill • Adolf Hitler • Queen Elizabeth II
Time Lords Rassilon • Omega • The Monk • Pandad IV • Socra • Goth • Borusa • Andred • The Rani • Darkel • The Valeyard • Irving Braxiatel • Vansell • Auteur/Astrolabus • Narvin • Straxus • Rasmus • Livia • Veklin • Ollistra • The General • The Corsair
Doom Coalition The Eleven • Caleera • Padrac • The Clocksmith
UNIT The Brigadier • Benton • Yates • Kate • Osgood • Carter • Bishop • Shindi • Jacqui • Ruth & Charlie
Torchwood Institute Jack • Yvonne • Gwen • Tosh • Owen • Ianto • Suzie • Andy • Rhys • Bilis • Captain John • Norton
13 Bannerman Road Sarah Jane • Maria • Luke • Kelsey/ Ceol • Clyde • Rani • Haresh • Gita
Coal Hill defenders Charlie • Quill • April •
Alpha Centauri • Jago & Litefoot • Abby & Zara • Menzies • Death's Head • Vienna • Suz • Kalendorf • Ohila • Jackie • Trinity Wells • Sylvia • Jenny • Nat • Christina • Dorium • Vastra, Jenny, & Strax • Lucy Celestial Toymaker
Josiah W. Dogbolter
Space Security Service • Anti-Dalek Force • Sisterhood of Karn • Shadow Proclamation • Raxas Alliance • Intrusion Counter-Measures Group • The Forge • The Church
The Nestene Consciousness attempt their first invasion of Earth, which is ultimately thwarted by the Third Doctor and UNIT.
The Nestene Consciousness allies itself with the Master and attempts a second invasion of Earth.
The Eleventh Doctor and Amy Pond stumble across Auton activity in a village after a Nestene sphere falls nearby. Together, they close all portals opened by the Nestene and the Doctor puts the Sphere into hibernation and places it onto the uninhabited planet of Bakelite.
After being almost destroyed in the Time War, the Nestene plan to infiltrate planet Earth. This plan is ultimately defeated by the Ninth Doctor and Rose Tyler.
In an alternate telling of the 2005 Nestene invasion of London, the Ninth Doctor and Jack Harkness are investigating the Autons in Henrik's. Rose meets Autons for the first time.
In the aftermath of Rose, the last remnants of the Nestene Consciousness considers starting an alliance to defeat the Doctor, leading to the events of The Pandorica Opens. It notes that the process may take fifteen years or more.
The Eighth Doctor and Lucie Miller discover sentient Autons, unaware of their true identities, that are living the same day over and over again in Thorington, Suffolk.
Majenta Pryce, travelling with the Tenth Doctor, discovers deactivated Auton bodies among other alien technology in the Bestiary in a UNIT base.
The Nestene attempt a global takeover using human businessman Simon Devlin as their ally. The global might of UNIT defeats them.
The Autons take their revenge on the human race after their defeat in Rose by infiltrating and using the Hyperville shopping centre as a base to take over the Earth. They were defeated by the Tenth Doctor and Kate Maguire.
The Autons launch an attack on Earth. It is thwarted by Jo and Clifford Jones.
The Nestene's alliance, which it envisioned in Revenge of the Nestene, comes to fruition. The Eleventh Doctor discovers a group of Nestene Duplicates disguised as Roman soldiers, forming part of the Alliance. When the universe was rebooted by the Doctor, this group of Autons was erased from history.