How well do you know regeneration? Test your trivia knowledge concerning the unique ability of the Time Lords to survive death and change their appearance.
first time the regenerated Doctor got a line at the end of the
a) Third Doctor into Fourth (Tom Baker)
Doctor into Fifth (Peter Davison)
c) Fifth Doctor into Sixth (Colin
d) Ninth Doctor into Tenth (David Tennant)
- During the Classic Series, the only regeneration
not shown on camera was:
a) First into Second (Patrick
b) Second into Third (Jon Pertwee)
c) Third into Fourth (Tom
d) Sixth into Seventh (Sylvester McCoy)
- The actor who was not present for
his own death sequence was:
a) Tom Baker
b) Colin Baker
d) William Hartnell
regeneration is apparently different from the male in that
a) Takes much longer
b) Requires another Time Lord
c) Allows her to
choose her form
d) Is impossible
- Which Doctor
didn’t suffer from amnesia after regenerating?
b) Fifth (Peter Davison)
c) Eighth (Paul
d) Fourth (Tom Baker)
- The only Doctor to be
intentionally murdered by a villain was:
a) First (William
b) Third (Jon Pertwee)
c) Fourth (Tom Baker)
- The only regeneration not bridged by companions
carrying over was:
a) Second into Third
b) Third into Fourth
d) Ninth into Tenth
- c) The Sixth
Doctor talks (rather smugly) to Peri at the end of "Caves of
- b) At the end of
"The War Games," we see the Second Doctor's spinning face, but when we
see him again, falling out of the TARDIS in "Spearhead from Space,"
he's already regenerated.
- b) Colin Baker refused to return
for the regeneration sequence at the beginning of "Time and the Rani,"
for the very good reason that he had been sacked from the show.
- d) The
Second Doctor talks about his "renewal" in "Power of the Daleks."
- c) When Romana regenerated in
"Destiny of the Daleks," she tried on a number of forms before choosing
that of Princess Astra (Lalla Ward). (The Rani, in "Mark of the Rani,"
confirms that this is a female ability.)
- d) The Fourth Doctor, apart from a
few bizarre costume changes and a bit of babbling, becomes normal (for
him) fairly quickly in "Robot."
- c) The Master kills the Fourth Doctor at the end of
"Logopolis." (The Sixth Doctor was killed by the Rani, but that was an
- a) The Time Lords sent Jamie and
Zoe home before forcing the Second Doctor to regenerate in "The War
Games." Runner-up: Seventh into Eighth, but the Seventh Doctor had no
companions, and this lack of companions was carried over to the Eighth
(he met up with Grace shortly thereafter).
How well did you do?
- 0-3: Maybe you could use a regeneration.
- 4-6: Pretty good. You get a free trip to the planet Barcelona.
- 7-8: Good job! Twelve more regenerations for you!