The TARDIS

The TARDIS, or Time and Relative Dimension in Space, is the Doctor's vehicle and home that can take him to any place and any time.

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Also known as: Old girl / Dear old thing
Home Planet: Gallifrey
Random ‘Yes!’ Moment: Materialising at Amy’s wedding reception.
Fact! The emblem on the TARDIS door is the St. John Ambulance Foundation logo.
First Appearance: An Unearthly Child
Most Recent Appearance: The Angels Take Manhattan

When the Doctor first touched the TARDIS console he said it was the most beautiful thing he'd ever known. And then he stole it, choosing to crash through the cosmos, saving people, saving planets and being taken where he needed to go by his frankly magnificent time machine.

All of my sisters are deadThe TARDIS

In The Doctor's Wife the living consciousness of the TARDIS was locked in a human body meaning the Doctor could finally converse with the 'old girl'. The TARDIS claimed she had chosen him on Gallifrey. The TARDIS had needed a Time Lord to see the world and chose the Doctor because he was 'the only one mad enough'. They make the best team in the universe. Ever.

The TARDIS

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