The TARDIS arrives in Tombstone, Arizona in 1891. Where the Doctor is looking for a dentist when he has a toothache, where The Doctor finds the local dentist is the famous Doc Holliday who is in a feud with The Clanton Brothers and their hired gunfighter Johnny Ringo, whilst local sheriff Wyatt Earp is trying to keep the peace. The Doctor, Steven and Dodo find themselves joining forces with The Clanton Brothers and Sheriff Wyatt Earp. Written by
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When the Clantons force Steven and Dodo to perform The Ballad of the Last Chance Saloon, originally, Dodo was to sing while Steven played the piano. Jackie Lane
proved to be a mediocre vocalist and so Peter Purves
reluctantly agreed to swap roles so that he sang the Ballad while Lane pretended to play the piano. See more
Doc Holliday is still practising dentistry, even though the episode is set more than four years after he last publicly offered his services as a dentist. See more
Now, why for did you do a fool thing like that?
The Ballad of the Last Chance Saloon
Performed by Peter Purves See more