Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide
The Mysterious Planet
This story comprises the first four episodes of the fourteen episode story The Trial of a Time Lord.
The sixth Doctor is brash, stubborn, and often condescending and arrogant. He wears a bright multi-coloured coat.
Perpugilliam "Peri" Brown is an American botany student from the 1980s who decided to join the Doctor on his travels during Planet of Fire. In The Caves of Androzani, the fifth Doctor sacrificed himself to save her life. She stayed with the newly regenerated Doctor in The Twin Dilemma despite post-regeneration trauma that led him to attempt to strangle her.
Recurring and Historical Characters
The Valeyard is a new character who appears throughout this season. This is his first appearance.
The Inquisitor is a new character who appears throughout this season. This is her first appearance.