Re: 7X13 The Name Of The Doctor(Grading/Discussion)(SPOILERS!)
Yeah, I'll go with red herring. The TARDIS might have just not liked Clara because she's the new companion and the TARDIS isn't used to her yet. And this was played up to possibly mean something more significant though in the end it didn't.
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