Returning to Earth after their latest adventure, the Doctor and Sarah Jane arrive at the site of UNIT headquarters, but in 1911 long before its existence. They find themselves in a room filled with Egyptian artifacts in a house owned by Egyptologist Marcus Scarman. They rescue Marcus' colleague, Dr. Warlock, who was shot by Marcus' servant Ibrahim Namin, a fanatical believer in the impending return of the his god, Lord Sutekh. When Sutekh's essence arrives through a space-time portal, he takes control of Marcus Scarman. Written by
Did You Know?
When Sarah first enters at the beginning of the first part wearing the long old-fashioned gown, the Doctor calls her Vickie. He's referring to Victoria Waterfield who traveled with the Second Doctor (Patrick Troughton
) and came from Victorian England. (However, the Second Doctor never called her Vickie.) See more
As Sutekh stands from his chair, a crew member's hand can be seen holding the cushion in place and then disappearing. See more
Something's interfering with time, Mr. Scarman, and time is my business.