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The sight of Daleks trundling across Westminster bridge is one of the show's iconic images – and, on top of that, we have one of the most heartbreaking Doctor Who farewells ever

The Dalek Invasion of Earth: episode six – Flashpoint (26 December 1964)

Spoiler Alert: We'll be discussing some of the Doctor Who adventures broadcast over the last 50 years. In this blog, we're looking at episode six of The Dalek Invasion of Earth. It contains spoilers both about the specific episode and the story as a whole.

As the Daleks' terrible plans to turn the Earth into a warship lie in ruins at the end of their epic second story, the Doctor has a terrible decision of his own to make about his granddaughter. In the course of this adventure on 22nd-century Earth, Susan has fallen in love with a young Scottish freedom fighter named David. What with the threat of apocalypse always looming, »

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