Returning to Earth after their latest adventure, the Doctor and Sarah Jane arrive at the site of UNIT headquarters, but in 1911 long before its existence. They find themselves in a room filled with Egyptian artifacts in a house owned by Egyptologist Marcus Scarman. They rescue Marcus' colleague, Dr. Warlock, who was shot by Marcus' servant Ibrahim Namin, a fanatical believer in the impending return of the his god, Lord Sutekh. When Sutekh's essence arrives through a space-time portal, he takes control of Marcus Scarman.
Did You Know?
All the stories from this season thirteen were tributes to classic horror and science fiction films. This one was an obvious tribute to, and influenced by the original "Mummy" films produced by Universal Studios during the 1930s and 1940s, which in turn were partly inspired by the legends about the supposed "King Tut's Curse." See more
As Sutekh stands from his chair, a crew member's hand can be seen holding the cushion in place and then disappearing. See more
Who're you? How did you get in here?
Through the window. I understood the property was for sale. No?