The Doctor's Timeline

The Fifth Doctor - Peter Davison

Season Nineteen

Story Type Placement Companions See Also
Castrovalva TV Story Directly follows Logopolis. Adric
Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Cold Fusion Virgin Novel Follows on from the regeneration. Adric
Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Discontinuity Guide
Four to Doomsday TV Story Placed in broadcast order. Adric
Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Kinda TV Story Follows on from Four to Doomsday. Adric
Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
The Visitation TV Story Placed in broadcast order. Adric
Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Divided Loyalties BBC Novel Follows on from The Visitation. Adric
Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Discontinuity Guide
Black Orchid TV Story Placed in broadcast order. Adric
Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Hearts of Stone Short Story (Short Trips: Companions) Features the fifth Doctor, Adric, Nyssa, and Tegan, and would lead very nicely into Earthshock. Adric
Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Discontinuity Guide
Earthshock TV Story Adric dies. Adric
Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Lackaday Express Short Story (Decalog) Features the fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan, who are still reeling from Adric's death. Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Discontinuity Guide
Time-Flight TV Story Follows on from Lackaday Express. Tegan leaves. Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka

Season Nineteen-B

The Doctor and Nyssa are now travelling on their own for a while. The Big Finish Audios can be confidently placed in publication order, but the Decalog and Short Trips stories contain no references to place them within this gap.

Story Type Placement Companions See Also
Empire of Death BBC Novel This appears to be very soon after Tegan leaves Nyssa of Traken Discontinuity Guide
Newbies Guide
Lonely Days Short Story (Decalog 2: Lost Property) This is soon after Tegan leaves. Nyssa of Traken Discontinuity Guide
Past Reckoning Short Story (Decalog 3: Consequences) Features the Doctor and Nyssa. Nyssa of Traken Discontinuity Guide
Land of the Dead Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Nyssa of Traken
Winter for the Adept Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Nyssa of Traken
The Mutant Phase Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Nyssa of Traken
Primeval Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Nyssa of Traken
Spare Parts Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Nyssa of Traken
Creatures of Beauty Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Nyssa of Traken
The Parliament of Rats Short Story (Short Trips) Placed in release order. Nyssa of Traken Discontinuity Guide
The Eternity Contract Short Story (More Short Trips) Placed in release order. Nyssa of Traken Discontinuity Guide

Season Twenty

Story Type Placement Companions See Also
Arc of Infinity TV Story Tegan rejoins. Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Omega Big Finish Audio After Arc of Infinity. Nyssa and Tegan are strangely absent. None.
Fear of the Dark BBC Novel It's Tegan's first morning back on the TARDIS after Arc of Infinity. Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Discontinuity Guide
The Sands of Time Virgin Novel This happens soon after Arc of Infinity, as Tegan hasn't changed her clothes. Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Discontinuity Guide
Newbies Guide
Zeta Major BBC Novel Placed by back cover blurb. Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Discontinuity Guide
Snakedance TV Story Placed in broadcast order. Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Goth Opera Virgin Novel Follows on from Snakedance. Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Discontinuity Guide
Mawdryn Undead TV Story Turlough joins. Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart
Terminus TV Story Follows on from Mawdryn Undead. Nyssa leaves. Nyssa of Traken
Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
Enlightenment TV Story Follows on from Terminus. Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
The King's Demons TV Story Kamelion joins. Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
The Crystal Bucephalus Virgin Novel Follows on from The King's Demons. Kamelion vows not to leave the TARDIS after this. Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
Kamelion
Discontinuity Guide
The Five Doctors TV Story Follows on from The Crystal Bucephalus. Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
Susan Foreman
Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart
Sarah Jane Smith
The Eight Doctors BBC Novel (Chapters 14-16) Follows on from The Five Doctors Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
Discontinuity Guide
Newbies Guide
Qualia Short Story (Short Trips: Companions) Features the fifth Doctor, Kamelion, Tegan, and Turlough after The Five Doctors. Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
Kamelion
Discontinuity Guide
The Sirens of Time Big Finish Audio Tegan and Turlough are trapped in the TARDIS. None.

Season Twenty-One (part one)

Story Type Placement Companions See Also
Warriors of the Deep TV Story Placed in broadcast order. Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
Deep Blue BBC Novel Follows on from Warriors of the Deep. Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
Discontinuity Guide
The Awakening TV Story Placed in broadcast order. Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
King of Terror BBC Novel Placed by back cover blurb. Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
Discontinuity Guide
Frontios TV Story Placed in broadcast order. Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
Excelis Dawns Big Finish Audio During Frontios. Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
Newbies Guide
Resurrection of the Daleks TV Story Follows on from Frontios. Tegan leaves. Tegan Jovanka
Turlough Vislor
Lords of the Storm Virgin Novel Follows on from Resurrection of the Daleks. Turlough Vislor Discontinuity Guide
Zeitgeist Short Story (Decalog 3: Consequences) Features the fifth Doctor and Turlough. Happens soon after Lords of the Storm. Turlough Vislor Discontinuity Guide
Phantasmagoria Features the fifth Doctor and Turlough. Turlough Vislor
Loups-Garoux Big Finish Audio Features the fifth Doctor and Turlough. Turlough Vislor
Imperial Moon BBC Novel Features the fifth Doctor and Turlough. Turlough Vislor Discontinuity Guide
Planet of Fire TV Story Turlough and Kamelion leave. Peri joins. Turlough Vislor
Kamelion
Peri Brown
Red Dawn Big Finish Audio Features the fifth Doctor and Peri. Peri Brown
The Ultimate Treasure BBC Novel A few days after Planet of Fire. Peri Brown Discontinuity Guide
A Town Called Eternity Short Story (Short Trips and Side Steps) This is a week after Planet of Fire and after both Red Dawn and The Ultimate Treasure. Peri Brown Discontinuity Guide
Superior Beings BBC Novel Features the fifth Doctor and Peri. Peri Brown Discontinuity Guide
Hot Ice Short Story (More Short Trips) Features the fifth Doctor and Peri. Peri Brown Discontinuity Guide
The Eye of the Scorpion Big Finish Audio Erimem joins. Peri Brown
Erimem
Newbies Guide
The Church and the Crown Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Peri Brown
Erimem
Nekromanteia Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Peri Brown
Erimem
Blood and Hope Telos Novella Features the fifth Doctor, Peri, and Erimem. Placed in release order with the audios. Peri Brown
Erimem
Axis of Insanity Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Peri Brown
Erimem
The Roof of the World Big Finish Audio Placed in release order. Peri Brown
Erimem
Erimem Leaves Conjecture Well she's not in the TARDIS in The Caves of Androzani...
Fascination Short Story (Decalog) Peri has been in the TARDIS for months. Peri Brown Discontinuity Guide
Warmonger BBC Novel Features the fifth Doctor and Peri. Peri Brown Discontinuity Guide
The Caves of Androzani TV Story The Doctor regenerates. Peri Brown
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