Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide


This is the third Doctor Who novella published by Telos.

Where does this fit?

This happens in Season 10 between Planet of the Daleks and The Green Death

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The third Doctor has white hair, a large nose, and tends to dress as a society dandy. He has a love of technology, historical name-dropping, and vehicles.


Jo Grant is the third Doctor's assistant at UNIT. She got the job thanks to her uncle, even though she failed science at school. She first appeared in Terror of the Autons (Classic Series Season 8). Jo started travelling with the Doctor when his exile to Earth was lifted.

Recurring and Historical Characters


In Planet of the Daleks Jo had a brief relationship with a Thal named Latep.

In The Green Death Jo fell in love with Professor Jones and left both the Doctor and UNIT to marry him. The Green Death happened after this story.



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