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Doctor Who – Episode 004 The Aztecs

 

Doctor Who – Episode 004 The Atzecs

Season 1, 23 May 1964

Doctor: First

Companions: Susan Foreman, Ian Chesterton, Barbara Wright

Villains: Tlotoxl, Ixta

Setting: Mexico, late Aztec period – probably fifteenth century

Common Who Plot Devices: Unchangeable History, Capture and Coercion, Trapped in the Past

But you can’t rewrite history! Not one line! —The Doctor

Synopsis: The Doctor and his companions find themselves cut off from the TARDIS while investigating an Aztec temple. Soon discovered by Aztec guards, Barbara is mistaken for a reincarnated priestess. Hoping to eradicate the bloody tradition of human sacrifice, Barbara contemplates using her position to rewrite history — despite the stern warnings of the Doctor.

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Doctor Who – Episode 002 The Daleks

Episode 002 The Daleks

Season 1, 21 December 1963

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Doctor: First

Companions: Susan Foreman, Ian Chesterton, Barbara Wright

Villains: The Daleks

Setting: The Planet Skaro

Common Who Plot Devices: Alien Invasions, Capture and Coercion, Technology Run Amok, Explosions, The Curious Doctor, An Awful Lot of Running

You wanted advice you said? I never give it. Never. But I might just say this to you. Always search for truth. My truth is in the stars and yours is here. —The Doctor

 

Synopsis: In this second episode of Doctor Who, we meet that most popular of Doctor Who nemeses: The Daleks.

Arriving on the Planet Skaro, the Doctor and his companions explore an abandoned city.  The metal inhabitants, however, soon reveal themselves and take the crew of the TARDIS captive.  Can the Doctor escape and prevent the Daleks from destroying their peaceful neighbors, the Thals?

 

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Doctor Who – Episode 001 An Unearthly Child

Episode 001 An Unearthly Child

Season 1, 23 November 1963

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Doctor: First

Companions: Susan Foreman, Ian Chesterton, Barbara Wright

Villains: Kal, Za, the Tribe of Gum

Setting: London, 1963; Ancient Earth, 100,000 BC

Common Who Plot Devices: Trapped in the Past, Capture and Coercion, Malfunctioning TARDIS

Have you ever thought what it’s like to be wanderers in the fourth dimension? Have you?… to be exiles? Susan and I are cut off from our own planet, without friends or protection. But one day we shall get back. Yes, one day. One day… —The Doctor

 

Synopsis: In this first episode of Doctor Who, we meet the Doctor, his granddaughter Susan, and school teachers Ian and Barbara.

When the teachers discover the Doctor’s alien origins, they unwillingly accompany him and Susan on a trip back to the Stone Age. After an unfriendly tribe captures the Doctor, the four must forge an uneasy alliance to escape and return to the safety of the TARDIS.

 

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