Doctor Who: Season 7, Episode 24

Inferno: Episode 6 (13 Jun. 1970)

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With the parallel earth doomed, the Doctor asks his friends' counterparts to help him return to his own world but the Brigade Leader only sees the TARDIS as a means of escape.

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With the parallel earth doomed, the Doctor asks his friends' counterparts to help him return to his own world but the Brigade Leader only sees the TARDIS as a means of escape.

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Caroline John was particularly upset though about the scene in which Shaw shoots Brigade Leader Lethbridge-Stewart, as she was pregnant at the time. As a result, the scene was recorded with the weapon fired from out-of-shot, after which Shaw was shown returning the gun to her holster. See more »

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Greg Sutton: So that's the contraption, is it?
Doctor Who: The console, Mr. Sutton, the console.
Greg Sutton: Well, I thought it'd be a bit more impressive than that.
Doctor Who: What did you expect? Some kind of space rocket with Batman at the controls?
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Inferno has a tremendous reputation and that is very well deserved, it is fabulous in almost every way. The brilliance of the story, script and acting is clear throughout and particularly in the famous portion of the story which involves an alternative reality with fascist versions of the Brigadier, Liz and other main characters. This highly entertaining aspect of the story brings out fantastic performances from Nicholas Courtney, Caroline John and John Levene. When this alternative reality is brought in, it is Doctor Who at its truly magnificent best. There are great guest characters and realistic performances throughout the story and a nice gritty, adult feel with intelligent scripting and a fine turn by Pertwee.

There is only one fault in the story which is where people touch a substance emanating from beneath the Earth's crust and turn into werewolf-like creatures known as 'primords'. It is a needless and rather silly addition, not necessary at all for the plot. Without the 'primord' subplot this adventure would easily be in my top 15 or 20 stories of all time. Due to the 'primords' alone it perhaps falls slightly short of that but still is a really fantastic story I would put in my top 40 or 50 stories of all time . It is a true classic.

The vast majority of this 7 parter is truly special and it deserves the huge praise it receives.


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