Weng-Chiang confronts the Doctor who refuses to give him the molecular key unless Jago and Professor Litefoot are freed. They return to Weng-Chiang's lair where an exchange is made and Weng-Chiang confirms that the time travel cabinet is still in working order. As the Chinese time traveler tries to make his escape, the Doctor and the others must face Mr. Sin and the power of the dragon. Written by
Did You Know?
"Weng-Chiang" was originally going to be the Master, following on from The Deadly Assassin, but Philip Hinchcliffe
had this changed as he didn't want to have the Master revealed as the secret villain again. Robert Holmes
agreed that using him once that season was enough. There are several clues in the story that still point to the original plan: the time cabinet ("read 'TARDIS'") and Greel referring to Leela as "the first morsel to feed my regeneration". See more
The Doctor mistakenly states that 'The Green Eye of the Little Yellow God' was written by Harry Champion in 1920. The poem, by J. Milton Hayes, was first published in 1911. See more
Never trust a man with dirty fingernails.