Following the destruction of the TARDIS, the only part of it left is the hat stand. So Turlough uses it as a weapon! Plantagenet gets swallowed by the earth, and Norna and Turlough discover the Tractators.
Did You Know?
Christopher H. Bidmead
had conceived of the Tractators as being able to curl up into a ball, killing their victims by encircling and smothering them. With this in mind, Ron Jones
hired dancers and actors with similar skill sets to play the monsters. Unfortunately, visual effects designer Dave Havard
's realisation of the Tractators was very constraining and inflexible, forcing Jones to abandon these plans. See more
20 minutes into the episode, Tegan bars a door by inserting a rod through the middle of the door handles. Two minutes later when somebody tries to open the door the rod lies on top of the handles. See more