The Doctor and his friends are taken into the Mechanoid City but their troubles are far from over...especially when the Daleks launch an attack.





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Episode complete credited cast:
William Russell ...
Jacqueline Hill ...
Maureen O'Brien ...
Peter Purves ...
Peter Hawkins ...
Daleks (voice)
David Graham ...
Daleks / Mechonoid (voice)
Robert Jewell ...
Kevin Manser ...
Gerald Taylor ...
Murphy Grumbar ...
Jack Pitt ...
John Scott Martin ...
Ken Tyllssen ...
Mechonoid (as Ken Tyllson)


The Doctor and his friends are taken into the Mechanoid City but their troubles are far from over...especially when the Daleks launch an attack.

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Release Date:

26 June 1965 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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This episode was watched by 9.5 million viewers on its original transmission. See more »


At the end of the episode, the St. John's ambulance badge disappears from the TARDIS between shots. See more »


Featured in The Thrill of the Chase (2009) See more »

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The Chase: Episode 6 - A fun adventure getting a little silly at times but very good entertainment overall.
19 August 2014 | by (South Wales, UK) – See all my reviews

Review for all 6 parts:

The Chase is a 6 part story beginning with The Executioners.

This adventure features The Daleks chasing the TARDIS through time and space landing up in all sorts of adventures in different times and places. It is basically a fun and purely entertaining story without too much concentration on plot or serious realism. This works well generally but it is never going to be a classic because it is quite silly in places.

Among other things this adventure explains the mystery of the Mary Celeste by landing the TARDIS and Daleks on board the sailing ship before the disappearance of the crew.

This adventure starts solidly and then the fun cranks up making it really good until the rather less satisfying episode 4 where the TARDIS and Daleks are in a 'haunted house' setting interacting with Dracula, Frankenstein's monster etc. This is still fun but goes over the line into silliness slightly too much for my liking. Finally there is a really good concluding part of the story with Ian and Barbara leaving to return to their lives in 1960s Britain. It is very sad to see them leave as they have been tremendously good characters, very well acted and very realistic. They get a good exit and thankfully the character of Steven played by Peter Purves is introduced as a very good replacement for Ian.

All in all just good clean fun with an era ending conclusion. Only The Doctor remains from the original episode which began series one. Fortunately Vicki and especially Steven provide good companions to go into the next adventures.

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