This unfinished story from the television series Doctor Who (1963) was released on video with linking material from Tom Baker. When a dangerous artifact goes missing from the study of retired Time Lord, Professor Chronotis, he calls on the help of the Doctor and Romana. Also looking for the artifact is Skagra, who is armed with a mind-draining sphere. Written by
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Never broadcast as part of Doctor Who
(1963) because a strike interrupted production and it was never completed. Two short clips from the unfinished episode were used in the 1983 special episode "The Five Doctors". Years later, all available video footage was combined together for this special video release. See more
During the scene where Skagra attaches the sphere to Professor Chronotis' head, the professor's eyeglasses are off his head during a close-up, then on again after a couple of camera shot changes that return to a close-up, all while his hands are empty and his arms are flailing about. See more
Was it to do with the voices?
Well, when I was on the river, I heard a strange babble of inhuman voices. Didn't you, Romana?
Oh, undergraduates talking to each other, I expect. I've tried to have it banned.