Earth faces imminent destruction. Nemesis, a comet containing a statue composed of validium (living metal) is due to strike, needing only its bow and arrow to achieve critical mass and become active. Four converging parties know of its power: The Doctor, Nazis assault troops from South America, a 17h century noblewoman steeped in the black arts (in whose image the Nemesis statue was fashioned), and discreet but lethal extra-terrestrials. Written by
Did You Know?
who later who played the recurring role of Harriet Jones in the 21st Century Doctor Who series. She was among those names who were asked to play Lady Peinforte. See more
When the Doctor and Ace fall into the river, it is obviously a stunt double and not actually Sylvester McCoy; aside from the careful camera angles only showing him from the back, the stunt double moves very differently and is at least half a head taller! See more
How can a statue destroy the world?
The Seventh Doctor
I'll tell you, three hundred and fifty years ago.