The Doctor and Jo arrive on the planet Solos, on a assignment by the Time Lords. Where the Doctor and Jo learn that the native Solonians are mutating into ant-like mutant creatures and they uncover a conspiracy, where the evil Marshal of the Earth Empire plots to rule Solos for himself and plans to convert Solos atmosphere, since the planet's atmosphere is poisonous, so the planet can be colonized by the humans and he plans to wipe out all the mutated Solonians, who are evolving into a advanced super race.
Did You Know?
The opening shot of the story features a bedraggled, hermit-like bearded figure (Sidney Johnson
) shambling out of the mist towards the camera. Both fans and Jon Pertwee
alike have compared the scene to the "It's" man at the start of most episodes of Monty Python's Flying Circus
(1969). The DVD release of the story also references this in the information text commentary. See more
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