Historical stories were intended to educate viewers about significant events in history, such as the and the ; futuristic episodes took a more subtle approach to educating viewers, such as the theme of pacifism with the. A specially made re-edited version of the pilot is included for the first time in this set, using the best takes and digitally manipulating others to remove errors. Barbara's clue gathering forces the Doctor to trace the problem to a broken spring in the Fast Return Switch. However, many retrospective reviewers noted that Susan lacked character development and was generally portrayed as a , a criticism often echoed by Ford. Susan explains that the object is a time and space machine called the and the old man is her grandfather,. Barbara and Susan are rescued and taken to a safe house, where they are told that they will be smuggled out of France through an escape chain.
Fixing the switch brings all back to normal. The Reign of Terror received smaller audiences than previous serials due to the warmer weekends, with an average of around 6. A promotional image of Marco Polo was featured on the cover of Radio Times on 20 February 1964, with a half-page introduction to the serial inside. Edit: I only just now see that the question asked about Season 1. Cameca helps the Doctor and Ian find a way to re-enter the tomb by a secret entrance. Ian gives Yartek a false key found in the screaming jungle; when Yartek places the key in the Conscience, the machine explodes and he is killed along with the occupying Voord.
Its inhabitants, the Sensorites, refuse to let them leave the orbit. The series premiered on October 2, 2000 and ended on May 13, 2005. As they depart, Tlotoxl is very much in control and sacrifices the Perfect Victim to end the naturally-occurring eclipse. Baverstock figured that the programme should appeal to three audiences: children who had previously been accustomed to the timeslot, the teenage audience of Juke Box Jury, and the adult sports fan audience of Grandstand. The first episode deals with Ian and Barbara's discovery of the Doctor and his time-space ship in a junkyard in contemporary London. After viewing the episode, Newman ordered that it be mounted again. The Aztecs, directed by Crockett, was filmed from 1 to 22 May; Ford appeared in pre-filmed inserts for the second and third episodes, shot on 13 April, due to her holiday.
The Doctor, Barbara, Ian, and Susan are all temporarily rendered unconscious. Later known as Marco Polo, the serial was moved from its placement in the running order to accommodate The Edge of Destruction. The first episode was recorded in September 1963 on black and white videotape. Retrospective reviews of the season are positive. Ian, Barbara, and Susan are captured and taken to Paris to be guillotined.
Barbara and Susan are later captured and taken to the prison, where they find the Doctor. The first version of the opening episode was recorded at on the evening of 27 September 1963, following a week of rehearsals. Production was later deferred for a further two weeks while scripts were prepared. The Keys of Marinus was criticised by Bob Leeson of the , who felt that the fifth episode of the serial was the show's low point, noting that the introduction of a trial scene represented a rushed script. The following serial, The Aztecs, received high praise and is retrospectively seen as one of the show's greatest stories. It starred Kevin Sorbo as High Guard Captain Dylan Hunt. Filming for Marco Polo was preceded by a week of insert shooting of locations and props for the montage sequences.
Andromeda was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and produced by Tribune Entertainment and Fireworks Entertainment. Kirk with First Officer Mr. Hartnell taped a radio interview for Northern View on 17 December to promote the show's second serial. Archived from on 30 July 2013. They have come to her listed address to investigate. Nation also wrote the show's fifth serial, The Keys of Marinus, to replace Dr Who and the Hidden Planet by , which was deemed problematic and required rewrites. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 when the series first aired.
The Doctor and his party return to the city, pleading clemency for the poisoners. The re-recording forced to forego directing The Edge of Destruction due to other commitments; junior director was later handed the role, and the first episode was recorded on 17 January. The serials were mostly directed by junior directors, such as , , , Henric Hirsch, , , and ; the exception is experienced director , who directed the first four episodes of. The second serial of was always planned to be futuristic due to the historical nature of the first. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. It was first broadcast on in four weekly parts from 23 November to 14 December 1963. Due to other sudden commitments, Nation quickly wrote the scripts for the serial at the rate of one per day.
Two schoolteachers, Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright, become concerned by the unusual behavior of their fifteen-year-old student, Susan Foreman. An Unearthly Child was provisionally scheduled to begin recording on 5 July, but was delayed to 19 July. The fourth and fifth episodes of The Sensorites dropped to 5. An additional million viewers watched for the following two weeks, and the final two episodes reached 10. Kal says they will be sacrificed if they do not make fire.