Doctor Who

New Earth - S2-E4

Corrected entry: In the basement, the Doctor is threatening Cassandra/Rose, he has the sonic screwdriver out. When Cassandra enters him, the screwdriver disappears.

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Correction: He (or maybe Cassandra possessing him) puts it back in his jacket.

New Earth - S2-E4

Corrected entry: The Doctor cures The Flesh by disinfecting them with a cocktail of the various cures created by the Cat Nuns. However, surely these cures would have no effect on The Flesh, as they were being used to test those very things? The diseases that The Flesh had would be the ones the nuns were yet to find the cure for, so even if the cocktail did remove some of the diseases it couldn't remove all of them.

Correction: The Flesh would respond to certain cures, depending on the particular infection. The Nuns were testing in very small, controlled batches. However, the strength of the cures in combination would have a positive effect.

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New Earth - S2-E4

Corrected entry: Cassandra says that being inside a male body is an entirely new experience. But in "The End of the World", she said she was born a boy (a "gender reassignment" being presumably one his/her many cosmetic surgical procedures).

Correction: She doesn't say at what age the gender reassignment was done. Given that this is the future, her parents may have done it immediately after her birth or at such a young age that she doesn't remember anything about being a boy.

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She doesn't say that being in a male body is a new experience. She says, "Ooh, I'm a man! So many parts... And hardly used!" Yes, she was born male, but given that a comment she makes in "The End of the World" implies she is at least 2,000 years old, it's been a long time since she was last in a male body. And as regards the "hardly used" comment, Cassandra can probably tell, given she has some access to the memories of the person she's possessing, that the Doctor hasn't had that body for very long.

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