Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – Fury from the Deep

  This week`s story sees a Companion leaving the TARDIS in this six-part adventure written by Victor Pemberton that aired from 16 March to 20 April, 1968. The TARDIS arrives off the coast of England in 1968 and after being shot with tranquilizers, the Doctor (Troughton), Jamie (Frazer Hines) and Victoria (Deborah Watling) find themselves…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Web of Fear

  The Doctor (Troughton), Jamie (Frazer Hines) and Victoria (Deborah Watling) find themselves in London, being menaced by robotic yetis and the Great Intelligence again in this six-part story written by Mervyn Halsman and Henry Lincoln. The story ran from 3 February to 9 March, 1968, and saw the return of Travers (Jack Watling) from…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Enemy of the World

  And there we have it. The first Troughton story I didn’t like. The Enemy of the World is a six-part story that was written by David Whitaker and ran from 23 December, 1967 to 27 January, 1968. Set on Earth in the far distant year of 2018, the only thing that made this story…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Ice Warriors

  The TARDIS and its travellers find themselves on Earth during a new major ice age, with human scientists trying to find a way to halt the encroaching glaciers, but a discovery in the moving ice is about to up the ante as an alien menace is awakened! The Ice Warriors was a six-part serial…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Abominable Snowmen

  Robot Yeti!?! And the first appearance of the Great Intelligence are featured in this 6 part story that was written by Mervyn Haisman and Henry Lincoln. It ran from 30 September to 4 November, 1967. The Doctor (Troughton), Jamie (Frazer Hines) and Victoria (Deborah Watling) find themselves in Tibet (that looks more like the…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Tomb of the Cybermen

  Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis write the first story of Season 5 that features the return of the Cybermen, the introduction of Cybermats and Cybercontrollers and a tense, fun story, in this four-parter which is the first Troughton Doctor Who story that is fully intact. The Tomb of the Cybermen originally aired from 2 September…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Evil of the Daleks

  The Daleks return in this epic 7 part story that closes out the fourth season of Doctor Who. The Doctor (Patrick Troughton) and Jamie (Frazer Hines) pick up right where the last story ended off, but it seems someone has knicked the TARDIS. Someone, or something with a sinister plan. This one was written…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Faceless Ones

  More danger and excitement in the TARDIS  this week with an epic six-parter written by David Ellis and Malcolm Hulke and aired from 8 April to 13 May, 1967 and sees our heroes arriving at Gatwick airport on 20 July, 1966. Once again, sadly, there isn’t much in the way of original video recordings…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Macra Terror

  This time, the Doctor (Troughton) is in some serious trouble, as he encounters the Macra for the first time! Think Giant Crabs! This four-parter aired from March 11 to 1 April, 1967, and was written by Ian Stuart Black. Arriving on an Earth colony sometime in the distant future, the Doctor, Jamie (Frazer Hines),…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Moonbase

  The Doctor (Troughton) encounters the Cybermen for the second time, when the TARDIS lands on the earth’s moon. This story was written by Kit Pedler and aired in four parts from 11 February to 4 March, 1967. Arriving in the year 2070, the TARDIS lands on the moon, and there’s a fun sequence, that only…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Underwater Menace

  The first Patrick Troughton story that has film intact so I can finally see Doctor number two in action!! Geoffrey Orme wrote this four part story that aired from 14 January to 4 February, 1967. Returning to Earth, the TARDIS arrives on a volcanic island, where the Doctor (Troughton), Jamie (Frazer Hines), Polly (Anneke…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Highlanders

  The Doctor (Troughton) finds himself in 18th Century Scotland in the midst of the Battle of Culloden in this week’s trip in the TARDIS. The Highlanders, the last, purely historical story to be featured in the series was written by Elwyn Jones and Gerry Davis. This four-parter aired from 17 December 1966 through to…