TARDIS Technical Index

TARDIS Defence Systems

A Dalek and a TARDIS

"The physical form of a TARDIS is largely a matter of opinion." - Unknown Time Lord

One of the logical consequences of travelling throughout space and time is that sometimes a TARDIS will find itself in situations that are dangerous, either to the TARDIS itself, or to its crew. As a result, TARDISes have a number of systems designed to protect themselves and their occupants. This section describes these systems.

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