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?
Fans voted this number 152 in a countdown of the 163 Doctor Who
(1963) stories in Outpost Gallifrey's 40th anniversary poll in 2003. 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
The Seventh Doctor
Don't you find it embarrassing asking for autographs?
Not as embarrassing as forgetting what you set your alarm for.