The Doctor's party rallies to the house of an elderly beekeeper where the young Chimeron princess hits another growth spurt that reveals the reason why the Bannermen want the Chimeron wiped out. Meanwhile, Gavrok sets a deadly booby-trap right outside the Doctor's TARDIS, and Billy makes a heedless and irrevocable decision. Written by
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While filming the scene where The Doctor attempts to enter the booby-trapped TARDIS, a small explosive charge went off prematurely and Sylvester McCoy
was struck by some debris. Fortunately, he was not seriously injured although the experience did leave him with a bad headache. See more
This episode takes place during 1959. The Dr. is holding a Squier Stratocaster. Fender did not own the Squier company until the mid 60s, and the Fender Squier series Stratocasters were not started until the early 80s. See more
All haste and no speed makes Jill a dull girl.