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A collection of episodes from the British science fiction series featuring the Third Doctor, played by Jon Pertwee. The Doctor and his companion Liz Shaw along with their friends at U.N.I.T., led by Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart help look into a mysterious murder at a nuclear plant. Their investigation leads them to an astonishing discovery from the depths of Earth's prehistoric past.

BBC
1 Season, 8 Episodes
March 31, 2013
Fantasy, Science Fiction
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  • Their plan to wipe out the human race with a virus having failed, the Silurians decide to make the planet uninhabitable by destroying the Van Allen Belt, the radiation belt that surrounds the Earth. They force the Doctor to help them.

  • There is panic on the streets of London when the Silurians unleash a deadly virus on the unsuspecting human race. As the virus spreads and the first casualties die, the Doctor and Liz work on finding an antidote.

  • The Doctor is captured by the Silurians and the Brigadier's search party has been trapped in the caves, rapidly running out of air. The Silurians ruled the Earth millions of years ago and plan to do so again.

  • The Doctor comes face to face with a Silurian and Major Baker, supposedly confined to the sick bay, heads off to find saboteurs in the caves. Liz and the Doctor find him captured and a doorway to the Silurian enclave.

  • The wounded reptilian escapes from the barn and UNIT search the moors for it. Meanwhile, Dr Quinn sets off to find it himself using a communication device. The Doctor knows that he is hiding something.

  • With the power losses still occuring, the Doctor decides to investigate the caves. When the others accompany him they come face to face with a reptilian creature. In the ensuing fray it is wounded and escapes onto the moors.

  • Along with the introduction of color, the Third Doctor, played by Jon Pertwee, brought with him action, stunts and car chases to the Doctor Who series. Join The Doctors Revisited as we check out the helicopters and hovercrafts. Look at how the Doctor joined the British Army and get acquainted with his arch nemesis The Master!

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