2 (number)

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2 (number)
A monitor displaying 2 seconds until eviction. (TV: Bad Wolf [+]Loading...["Bad Wolf (TV story)"])

2 was a number.

7 was not divisible by 2. (PROSE: And Then Again [+]Loading...["And Then Again (short story)"])

The Ux were a duo-species, meaning there were always only two of them. (TV: The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos [+]Loading...["The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos (TV story)"])

The Boneless came from a universe with only two dimensions. (TV: Flatline [+]Loading...["Flatline (TV story)"])

The Twelfth Doctor once told Bill that "eleven plus two" was an anagram of "twelve plus one", to which Bill responded that both of these were equal to 13. (COMIC: Harvest of the Daleks [+]Loading...["Harvest of the Daleks (comic story)"])

Humanoids had two arms, and were bipedal, meaning they had two legs, and binocular, meaning they had two eyes. (TV: Kinda [+]Loading...["Kinda (TV story)"]) They also had two ears. (TV: Rose [+]Loading...["Rose (TV story)"]) The resulting symmetry played a large part in attractiveness. (TV: World Enough and Time [+]Loading...["World Enough and Time (TV story)"])

Time Lords had a binary vascular system, meaning they also had two hearts. (TV: Spearhead from Space [+]Loading...["Spearhead from Space (TV story)"], et al.) On discovering the Tenth Doctor had two hearts, Jackie Tyler wondered if there was anything else he had two of. (TV: The Christmas Invasion [+]Loading...["The Christmas Invasion (TV story)"])

The Horrorkons had two heads per body, (COMIC: Monsters of Gurnian [+]Loading...["Monsters of Gurnian (comic story)"]) as did the Terrorkons (COMIC: Impasse [+]Loading...["Impasse (comic story)"]) and the Aplans. (TV: The Time of Angels [+]Loading...["The Time of Angels (TV story)"])

Planets with two moons included Colony 34, (AUDIO: LIVE 34 [+]Loading...["LIVE 34 (audio story)"]) Crimson Heart, (TV: Death of the Doctor [+]Loading...["Death of the Doctor (TV story)"]) Funderell, (AUDIO: The Skin of the Sleek [+]Loading...["The Skin of the Sleek (audio story)"]) Gallifrey, (PROSE: Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible [+]Loading...["Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible (novel)"]) Juno 10, (AUDIO: Penny Wise, Pound Foolish [+]Loading...["Penny Wise, Pound Foolish (audio story)"]) Liberius, (PROSE: First Born [+]Loading...["First Born (short story)"]) Mendorax Dellora, (TV: The Husbands of River Song [+]Loading...["The Husbands of River Song (TV story)"]) Skaro, (AUDIO: Davros [+]Loading...["Davros (audio story)"], Purity [+]Loading...["Purity (audio story)"]) Symbios (AUDIO: The Crimes of Thomas Brewster [+]Loading...["The Crimes of Thomas Brewster (audio story)"]) and Trenzalore. (PROSE: Strangers in the Outland [+]Loading...["Strangers in the Outland (short story)"])

The countdown towards the Ninth Doctor's eviction on Big Brother counted from 6 to 0, going through 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1. (TV: Bad Wolf [+]Loading...["Bad Wolf (TV story)"])

After the defeat of the Slitheen family on 7 March 2006, Mickey Smith (TV: World War Three [+]Loading...["World War Three (TV story)"]) wrote on his website the morning after, confessing that he had "been in two minds" recently, finding himself doubting the evidence, facts, and secrets he uncovered, although he was reassured by the emails he received, even though he sometimes deleted them, knowing vaguely what was in them. (PROSE: Hoax This! [+]Loading...["Hoax This! (short story)"])

In 2007, Elton Pope recalled his experience of the 5 March 2005 incident, which he noted was "two years ago". (TV: Love & Monsters [+]Loading...["Love & Monsters (TV story)"])

"ChatGuest1" repaired his broken radio (GAME: Cybus Spy [+]Loading...["Cybus Spy (video game)"]) in Pete's World (TV: Doomsday [+]Loading...["Doomsday (TV story)"], PROSE: The Time Traveller's Almanac [+]Loading...["The Time Traveller's Almanac (reference book)"]) in 2007 (TV: Rise of the Cybermen [+]Loading...["Rise of the Cybermen (TV story)"], etc.) by pressing the FM button twice. This solution was found by the readers of Defending the Earth! from the Doctor's universe, after going onto www.internationalelectromatics.co.uk and troubleshooting the problem with the IE ATSS. (GAME: Cybus Spy [+]Loading...["Cybus Spy (video game)"])

During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, humans had to stand at least two metres away from each other to prevent passing on the virus. (PROSE: 8.46 [+]Loading...["8.46 (short story)"])

The Thirteenth Doctor holds up 2 fingers in reference to the number, '2'. (WC: Message from the Doctor [+]Loading...["Message from the Doctor (webcast)"])

In an emergency transmission sent by the TARDIS, the Thirteenth Doctor listed 5 things that she did in any worrying situation. The second was telling jokes, especially bad ones, which she claimed to be 'brilliant' at. (WC: Message from the Doctor [+]Loading...["Message from the Doctor (webcast)"])

During the 2323 Dalek invasion of Earth, the image of the Golden Gate Bridge burning in San Francisco received 2 lurveits on tel•e•pixXx. (COMIC: Liberation of the Daleks [+]Loading...["Liberation of the Daleks (comic story)"])

In the language spoken by the crew of the captain's spaceship that accidentally flew to the edge of the universe, the word for 2 was "Blinss". The Fourteenth Doctor, while not speaking the language, was able to translate this number, and used that to read the ship's base code, data logs and control elements of the ship. (TV: Wild Blue Yonder [+]Loading...["Wild Blue Yonder (TV story)"])

Behind the scenes[[edit]]

Though unremarked in the short story Daisy Chain, two is also the third number in the Fibonacci sequence. Also, unremarked in the audio drama The Haunting is that two is a prime number.