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Doctor Who
Season 6 1968 - 1969

Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart is head of the newly formed U.N.I.T.


Doctor Who Season Six continues with The Invasion.

Tobias Vaughn was head of International Electromatics.

Doctor Who 1968 Annual.

The Invasion was the first U.N.I.T story. They were investigating International Electromatics.

I hate computers and refuse to be bullied by them!
The Doctor

The iconic shot of Cybermen invading London.

Doctor Who 1969 Annual.

John Levene is cast as Corporal Benton.

Many thousands of years ago the Kroton spaceship crash landed on the planet of the Gonds.

The Gonds are slaves to the alien Krotons.

The Doctor's almost as clever as I am.

The Ice Warriors have taken over the Moonbase. They hope to use the T-Mat to send Martian seed pods to Earth which will remove oxygen from the atmosphere making it a livable environment for the Ice Warriors.

T-Mat has replaced all types of traditional transport.

When T-Mat fails the Doctor has to use an old rocket to get to the Moon.

The Relay Station on the Moon.

Earth Space Corps V-41 goes after the Space Pirates after noticing the destruction of a beacon.

Space Corps officers searching for the Space Pirates.

Soldiers from different wars in Earth's history had been taken from their own time and brainwashed.

The War Lord in charge of the games.

The Doctor calls for the Time Lords help.

The Doctor and his companions shortly before they're returned to their own time.

The Time Lords capture the Doctor. For punishment they exile him to Earth and force him into changing his appearance.

The Doctor reunited with his enemies for a clip in his last adventure.

Season Seven

  • Spearhead from Space
  • Doctor Who and the Silurians
  • The Ambassadors of Death
  • Inferno

Doctor Who
Season 7 1970

This story first establishes that the Doctor has two hearts.

Jon Pertwee is cast as the Third Doctor.


Doctor Who Season Seven.

The Autons make their first appearance, living plastic controlled by the Nestene Consciousness.

Caroline John is cast as Liz Shaw.

Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart in charge of U.N.I.T.

Doctor Who returns in colour as Season 7 begins, 3 January 1970.

The Radio Times.

One of the rare times where 'Doctor Who' is used in the title.

Bessie - The Doctor's car is seen for the first time.

The Silurians make their first appearence.

Barry Letts took over as producer for Doctor Who.

Geoffrey Palmer as Edward Masters.

Silurians and the Doctor.

The TARDIS Console makes a return. As the Doctor is trying to fix it he sends Liz a few seconds in to the future.

I don't know what came down in Recovery 7, but it certainly wasn't human!
The Doctor

The Doctor makes contact with the missing astronauts.

The mysterious space suited astronauts.

U.N.I.T are on stand-by as the British space programme attempts to recover Mars Probe 7.

Professor Ralph Cornish oversees the mission.

Benton has been promoted to Sergeant.

Like with some of the 60s episodes there were a few variations on the title sequences.

Inferno was the first Doctor Who story to feature a parallel universe.

The Inferno Project is a nickname given to the project to penetrate the Earth's crust. They hope that this will release a new source of energy. The drill soon starts to release a green liquid that transforms those who touch it into mutant creatures known as Primords.

Smith. Doctor John Smith.
The Doctor

1970 Doctor Who Annual.


Season Eight

  • Terror of the Autons
  • The Mind of Evil
  • The Claws of Axos
  • Colony In Space
  • The Daemons

Doctor Who
Season 8 1971

A Time Lord arrives to warn the Doctor of the Master.


Doctor Who Season Eight.

The Masters TARDIS is able to change its appearence.

The Autons make a return.

Katy Manning is cast as Jo Grant.

Richard Franklin is cast as Captain Mike Yates.

Roger Delgado is cast as The Master.

Scenes in Terror of the Autons caused controversy in the press as being too scary for children. This included the killer Auton doll and an Auton Policeman.

The regular cast of Doctor Who Season Eight.

Dr Who.

Radio Times 1971.

Some of the pin badges released in Sugar Smacks.

The Keller Machine makes people see their greatest fear.

The Thunderbolt.

The Master plans to break the peace conference by stealing the Thunderbolt, this will start a world war.

An Axon spaceship lands in England. U.N.I.T are sent to investigate.

Inside the Axon spaceship.

The Axons seem peaceful at first.

Inside the Masters TARDIS.

The Axons are left in a time loop.

The first time the TARDIS interior is seen since The War Games. The Doctor thinks his TARDIS has been repaired but the Time Lords still have control sending it back to Earth.

Obviously the Time Lords have programmed the TARDIS always to return to Earth. It seems that I am some kind of a galactic yo-yo!
The Doctor

The Time Lords send the Doctor on a mission allowing the TARDIS to leave Earth.


The TARDIS lands on the planet Uxarieus.

The Uxarieans.

The Doctor is sent by the Time Lords to find the Master but arrives on Uxarieus in the middle of a dispute between an agrarian colony and a powerful mining corporation.

The Master stole the Time Lords file on the Doomsday Weapon. The Doomsday Weapon was a device created by the Uxarieans. It was capable of making stars go supernova.

Behind the scenes.

Doctor Who Jigsaw released in 1971.

Doctor Who Nestle Milk Chocolate.

Colony in Space was the first story for a while not to fully involve U.N.I.T.

Gargoyle Bok, servant of Azal.

The helicopter getting destroyed was borrowed from a James Bond film.

The archaeological dig is being broadcast live on BBC Three.

The Master disguised as a Vicar is trying to conjure up an ancient demon.

Most of The Daemons was filmed on location in Aldbourne, Wiltshire.

The Master summons up Azal a Daemon from the planet Daemos. Azal had a gargoyle called Bok as a servant.

...chap with wings there, five rounds, rapid!
Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart

The Daleks appear on Blue Peter.

The Daleks return. Some time in the near future they have taken control of Earth using humans as slaves.

Season Nine

  • Day of the Daleks
  • The Curse of Peladon
  • The Sea Devils
  • The Mutants
  • The Time Monster

Doctor Who
Season 9 1972


Doctor Who Season Nine.

One of the rare times the Doctor uses a gun.

The Doctor is repairing the TARDIS as another version of the Doctor and Jo appear.

The Controller in the 22nd Century, slave of the Daleks.

Ogrons, slaves of the Daleks.

A group of humans travel back in time to assassinate a delegate at the second World Peace Conference. They hope this will prevent the Dalek invasion.

Doctor Who gets another Radio Times cover to celebrate the return of the Daleks.

The Doctor being chased by Ogrons.

The Daleks capture the Doctor.

The TARDIS lands on the planet of Peladon.

The TARDIS on Peladon.

Alpha Centauri part of the Galactic Federation.

Aggedor a mythical beast.

Jo Grant on Peladon.

The Ice Warriors form part of the Galactic Federation.

Concept Art, a painting of Peladon.

Original story board art from The Curse of Peladon.

Back on Earth, the Doctor and Jo Grant visit the Master in prison.

The Sea Devils - cousins of the Silurians.

The MOD visited the BBC thinking they'd used footage of a prototype submarine when it was in fact just an adapted toy model which looked similar.

The BBC worked with the Royal Navy on shooting The Sea Devils.

The Doctor using the Sonic Screwdriver.

The Pertwee era is known for it's use of stunts and action sequences.

The Master escapes again.

I reversed the polarity of the neutron flow
The Doctor

Doctor Who Annual 1973.


Day of the Daleks Jigsaw.

The Time Lords send the Doctor and Jo on a mission to deliver a message pod to a Skybase orbiting the planet Solos in the 30th century.

Skybase One.

Overlords are humans who govern the Solonians.

The Mutants.

The Mutants episode six was the first to feature a copyright date on screen.

The Guardians of Time imprisoned Kronos in a Crystal.

The TARDIS interior gets a slightly new look - The Masters TARDIS is pictured.

The city of Atlantis.

U.N.I.T soldiers.

Kronos managed to stop both the Doctors and Masters TARDIS in the time vortex.

Season Ten

  • The Three Doctors
  • Carnival of Monsters
  • Frontier In Space
  • Planet of the Daleks
  • The Green Death

Doctor Who
Season 10 1972 - 1973

The Doctor, Jo and the Brigadier.


Doctor Who Season Ten.

Gell guards on Earth attacking the U.N.I.T HQ.

Omega lived in the anti-matter universe. Feeling abandoned Omega planned his revenge on the Time Lords.


The Three Doctors - the 10th anniversary story.

Benton and the Brigadier see the TARDIS interior for the first time.

The Brigadier and the Second Doctor.

Jo, it's all quite simple - I am he and he is me!
Third Doctor

The Time Lords give the Doctor back his freedom after he helps defeat Omega.

Travelling aliens Vorg and Shirna arrive on the planet Inter Minor and set up the Miniscope.

Drashigs inside the Miniscope.

Inter Minorians.

The TARDIS and the Miniscope.

Ian Marter as John Andrews on the SS Bernice in the Miniscope.

A Cyberman in the Miniscope.

The Draconian Empire.

President Vera Fusek of Earth.

The Master returns in Frontier in Space. He is trying to increase the tension between Earth and Draconia leading to a war.

The TARDIS lands on a spaceship in the future.

Frontier in Space.

The Ogrons return working for the Daleks.

It is revealed that the Daleks are trying to start a war.

Terry Nation returns to write a Dalek story.

An invisible Dalek.

Jo finds a group of Thals, their spaceship has crashed on the planet Spiridon.

Spiridons are invisible humanoid natives of Spiridon.

Entrance to the Dalek city on Spiridon.

Thals overpowering the Daleks.

Doctor Who Music from BBC Records.

The Supreme Dalek was originally owned by Terry Nation. It was loaned to the BBC and allowed to be modified for use as the Supreme Dalek.

The Daleks are building an army on Spiridon.

Metebelis III.

Bessie - The Green Death.

Professor Jones leads a group of people against Global Chemicals.

BOSS is a computer created by Global Chemicals linked to a human brain.

U.N.I.T investigate an abandoned coal pit when a dead body is found glowing bright green.

Giant Maggots created by the chemicals from Global Chemicals.

A fly that had evolved from the giant Maggots.

The Doctor in disguise.

The Doctor in disguise.

Jo and Cliff announce they are getting engaged so the Doctor gives Jo the Blue Crystal as a present.

Target reprints.

The Brigadier and Benton.

The 1974 Doctor Who Annual.

Part of the original colour title sequence which was last used in Season 10 of Doctor Who.

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