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Quinnis was a planet once visited by the First Doctor and Susan Foreman.

The Doctor claimed that it was located in "the fourth universe". (TV: The Edge of Destruction) Accounts were conflicted on whether he was referring to the Fourth Galaxy of his own dimension (PROSE: The Edge of Destruction, The Devil Goblins from Neptune) or to an actual parallel world. (AUDIO: Quinnis)

At any rate, it had at least one moon, Ronnos, which was used as a prison colony. (PROSE: 64 Carlysle Street)

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The planet had a purple sea (COMIC: A Religious Experience) and a copper-coloured sky. (AUDIO: Quinnis)

The planet had a jungle, with enormous barbed plants. It was covered in huge mountains. (PROSE: The Edge of Destruction)


Settlements on the planet included Bridgetown, which was built high above the ground on a series of crisscrossing viaducts, and Fort Regal. (AUDIO: Quinnis)

Native life[[edit]]

The people of Quinnis had white curly hair and bronze skin. (AUDIO: Quinnis)

When an image of Quinnis appeared on the TARDIS scanner, cries of wild beasts could be heard echoing around the control room. (PROSE: The Edge of Destruction)


The First Doctor and his granddaughter Susan Foreman nearly lost their TARDIS during a visit to Quinnis (TV: The Edge of Destruction, AUDIO: Quinnis) the trip before their visit to London in 1963. A sudden flood carried away the TARDIS as the Doctor was posing as a rainmaker to assist the planet during a drought. It was eventually recovered by Parch's ornithopter.

Whilst shopping at a market on Quinnis, the First Doctor bought Susan Foreman a seemingly dead Blitzen fish, (AUDIO: Quinnis) which was kept by the Doctor in her room long after her departure. Susan wanted the fish because she liked its colour patterns. (AUDIO: Relative Dimensions)

The Quinnis criminal Roztoq used the TARDIS to escape to the Doctor's native universe and arrived in England in 1909, where he posed as the Marquis of Rostock until the Doctor captured him and returned him to the fourth universe. (PROSE: 64 Carlysle Street)

The Third Doctor claimed to have trained as a ninja on Quinnis. (PROSE: The Devil Goblins from Neptune)


The Doctor and Susan later recalled their adventure on Qunnis when an image of the planet appeared on the TARDIS scanner. (TV: The Edge of Destruction)

The Tenth Doctor later stated that Jess was not from Quinnis. (PROSE: The Puplet)