Whoniverse

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of Doctor Who and universe.

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Whoniverse

  1. (fandom slang) The universe in which the television series Doctor Who, Torchwood, and The Sarah Jane Adventures, as well as related books, comics and other stories, are set.
    • 2003, Jean-Marc Lofficier, Randy Lofficier, The Nth Doctor (ISBN 0595276199), page 5:
      While 'retconning' the scripts, I came up with a number of theories that throw new light on the Doctor, his past, and various other elements of the Whoniverse.
    • 2006, Paul Parsons, The science of Doctor Who (ISBN 1840467371), page 43:
      The Blinovitch limitation effect, however, appears to be a law of physics in the Whoniverse.
  2. (possibly dated) The totality of all things connected to the series Doctor Who, including the fictional universe which is its setting, the real-world sets in which it is filmed, its actors and fandom, etc.
    • 2010, Oli Smith, Doctor Who: Nuclear Time (ISBN 1409071480), page 245:
      Special mention must also go to all the wonderful people I've met since becoming part of the ‘Whoniverse’: Joe Lidster, Stuart Manning, Scott Handcock, Tom Spilsbury, Gareth Roberts, Darren Scott, Kieron Grant, Neil Corry, []

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