Doctor Who: Season 7, Episode 24

Inferno: Episode 6 (13 Jun. 1970)

TV Episode  -   -  Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi
8.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.6/10 from 151 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 1 critic

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.

Directors:

, (uncredited)

Writer:

(by)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3073 titles
created 29 Apr 2012
 
list image
a list of 322 titles
created 23 May 2013
 
a list of 542 titles
created 25 Aug 2013
 
list image
a list of 695 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 25 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Inferno: Episode 6 (13 Jun 1970)

Inferno: Episode 6 (13 Jun 1970) on IMDb 8.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Doctor Who.
« Previous Episode | 277 of 695 Episodes | Next Episode »
Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
...
...
...
Olaf Pooley ...
Derek Newark ...
Sheila Dunn ...
...
Dave Carter ...
Pat Gorman ...
Walter Henry ...
Philip Ryan ...
Peter Thompson ...
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 June 1970 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This episode was watched by 6.7 million viewers on its original transmission. See more »

Quotes

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?
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Hot stuff!
21 September 2014 | by (South Wales, UK) – See all my reviews

Review of all 7 episodes:

Inferno has a tremendous reputation and I can see why, it is fabulous in many ways. However, the element of the plot where people touch a substance emanating from beneath the Earth's crust and turn into werewolf-like creatures known as 'primords' is a pointless and silly addition not necessary at all for the plot. I feel that if this had been a couple of episodes shorter with the primord subplot cut out this adventure would reach true top level classic standards. At the full 7 episodes and with the plot hampered rather than furthered by the primords there are episodes which are held back from reaching their fullest potential. The majority of this 7 parter is true classic level though and even those episodes which are below that standard are still very good.

Apart from the silly subplot the brilliance of the story shines through. Particularly in the famous portion of the story which involves as 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 the story reaches its 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.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Most blatant examples of the Doctor killing. foxboro27
10 Most Cringeworthy Doctor Who Moments from the 70s emperordalek
Loose Cannon Reconstructions of Missing Episodes Tarzan2000
top 10 people responsible for the decline of Doctor Who Ochs395
Big Finish Audio Question efactorial
11 Worst Dalek Stories emperordalek
Discuss Inferno: Episode 6 (1970) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page