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Earthshock: Part Four 

The Cybermen are now in control of the ship and they have eliminated their human accomplice. The Doctor, Adric and several members of the crew are now their prisoners. Tegan finds herself ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Grimwade

Writer:

Eric Saward (by)
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Peter Davison ... The Doctor
Beryl Reid ... Briggs
Matthew Waterhouse ... Adric
James Warwick ... Scott
Clare Clifford Clare Clifford ... Kyle
Janet Fielding ... Tegan
Sarah Sutton ... Nyssa
June Bland June Bland ... Berger
David Banks ... Cyber Leader
Mark Hardy Mark Hardy ... Cyber Lieutenant
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Storyline

The Cybermen are now in control of the ship and they have eliminated their human accomplice. The Doctor, Adric and several members of the crew are now their prisoners. Tegan finds herself separated from Lt.Scott and she too is soon taken prisoner and is reunited with the Doctor who realizes just what the Cybermen are going to do: use the spaceship as a flying bomb. Scott and the other troopers make a rescue attempt. Adric tries desperately desperately to stop the ship from crashing into Earth. Written by garykmcd

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 1982 (UK) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This episode was watched by 9.6 million viewers on its original transmission. See more »

Goofs

The two soldiers are killing the Cybermen with the Cybermen's own weapons. One complains they are running out of power and they retreat. Yet they are surrounded by fresh weapons from the dead Cybermen they have just killed. See more »

Quotes

Cyber Leader: [referring to recently captured Tegan] You have affection for this woman?
The Doctor: She's a friend.
Cyber Leader: And you do not consider friendship a weakness?
The Doctor: I do not.
[the Cyberleader turns to face another Cyberman]
Cyber Leader: Kill her.
[the Doctor is shocked, but attempts to steel himself as the Cyberman approaches Tegan. She fearfully backs toward the escape pod door, Adric at her side, both trying to gauge if she can escape. The Cyberleader stares down the increasing agitated Doctor until... ]
The Doctor: No!
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits roll up in silence, over the remains of Adric's badge. See more »

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Featured in Doctor Who Live: The Afterparty (2013) See more »

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