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Doctor Who is a long running British sci-fi television show that features the main character the Doctor. The Doctor is not from Earth but rather a planet called Gallifrey. The Doctor is a Time Lord who travels through space and time in his blue police box called the TARDIS. Instead of dying the Doctor regenerates when it is time. Doctor Who: The Best of The Third Doctor are the best episodes that feature the third actor to play the Doctor in the sci-fi hit.

BBC
1 Season, 20 Episodes
January 3, 1970
Fantasy, Science Fiction
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  • The Doctor's past has caught up with him, and now he must risk death to save the universe from the evil clutches of the Great One.

  • Sarah makes a bargain with the Queen Spider and returns to Earth with the Doctor in the TARDIS. There they meet K'anpo, the Doctor's Time Lord guru who has the Metebelis crystal.

  • With the Doctor in a coma, his only hope of survival lies with a device inside the TARDIS. But Sarah is captured by the spiders and is held prisoner in their larder.

  • Following Lupton, Sarah is transported to Metebelis 3 where she is captured by the human villagers. The Doctor uses the TARDIS to follow Sarah, but the spiders are waiting. Is this adventure one too many for the Doctor?

  • A highly intelligent spider from Metebelis 3 arrives on Earth in search of the powerful crystal. When it is stolen from his laboratory, the Doctor leads the chase over land, water and air to recover it.

  • Mike Yates (who left UNIT after his involvement in the affair with the Dinosaurs) contacts Sarah-Jane about mysterious goings on in a Buddhist retreat in the English countryside. Soon it becomes apparent that an extraterrestrial force is attempting to reclaim a crystal the Doctor 'borrowed' from Metebelis 3.

  • Cliff is dying and the maggots are on the verge of transforming into giant flying insects. Time is running out for the Doctor as BOSS launches its plan for world domination. Can the Doctor stop the deadly maggots, save Cliff's life and stop the megalomaniacal computer?

  • Captain Mike Yates is taken over by the super computer, BOSS and ordered to kill the Doctor. Cliff and Jo are trapped by the maggots as UNIT launch their attack.

  • UNIT, Cliff and Jo work to find a way to destroy the green maggots. The Doctor, having infiltrated Global Chemicals to investigate further, makes his way to a computer room. There the computer - the BOSS - introduces itself.

  • The Doctor and Jo discover the mine's terrible secret. Head of Global Chemicals, Stevens, deals with a worker's failure. Meanwhile, a giant maggot hatches from an egg that the Doctor brought back from the mine.

  • Investigating the work of Global Chemicals, Jo and miner, Bert, have become trapped beneath the surface. The Doctor and the Brigadier hatch a rescue plan.

  • Wales, the near future. While the Doctor finally gets to visit Metebelis Three, Jo and UNIT investigate a spate of strange deaths near Global Chemicals' plant. What effect has the company's toxic waste had on the local wildlife?

  • Omega reveals his intention for the Doctors to take his place in eternal exile. But even he may no longer be able to escape.

  • The Doctors are trapped in the universe of antimatter where they confront the creator of the world -Omega. A legendary figure from Time Lord history, Omega was long believed dead, but had actually been transported to the antimatter universe. It is clear that the exile has made Omega quite insane and it is now in possession of a terrible power.

  • Following the advice of the First Doctor, the Third Doctor and Jo have crossed through the black hole to the strange, desolate world of antimatter. The Second Doctor is left to figure out how to neutralize the dangerous anti-matter creature.

  • In search of the Doctor, an antimatter creature attacks UNIT and the Doctor is forced to send an SOS to his people, the Time Lords, but they have troubles of their own.

  • The invasion begins as Auton shop dummies come to life and attack the public. The Doctor and UNIT infiltrate Auto Plastics where the Doctor faces the Nestene consciousness.

  • Sam Seeley has found one of the meteorites but the Autons want it back and are closing in. General Scobie visits Auto Plastics, playing into the hands of Channing.

  • A recovered Doctor escapes the hospital and joins UNIT in their investigation. Meanwhile, Channing directs one of his Auton servants to recover a meteorite.

  • The TARDIS takes the newly regenerated Doctor to Earth to begin his exile. Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart leads a UNIT investigation into a mysterious meteorite shower.

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