Looking for scientists to help them find a way out of E-Space, K-9 locates a habitable planet for them to check out. They find a tower harboring royals overlooking a single village of grubby peasants, no fauna other than bats, and a band of rebels hiding out from a severe law that prohibits learning. Written by
Did You Know?
The Time Lord hermit who told the Doctor about the Great Vampire was described as an old woman in many drafts. See more
During the bat attack scene at the end of the episode, as the Doctor and Romana are stopped in their tracks, one of the prop bats falls to the ground in front of them and lies still. See more
Why do you ask what everyone must know? Are you sent to test me?
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