The Doctor makes the fugitive Terileptils a rare offer they shouldn't refuse; but, though few in numbers, they have a plan in the works for the quick and complete domination of Earth and mean to see it through.
Did You Know?
This episode sees the destruction of the sonic screwdriver. John Nathan-Turner
felt that it was too simple a way for The Doctor to get out of trouble and removed it from the series. It would not be used again until Doctor Who
(1996) and has become a staple of the modern series. See more
War is honourable, Doctor. Even on this planet it is considered so.
Oh, I know - but, by your own admission, these people are still primitive. What's your excuse?