TV Series | TV-PG | | Adventure, Drama, Family
The adventures of a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey known only as the Doctor, who travels through time and space with his various companions.
Colin Baker was on the shortlist for at least two guest roles but eventually appeared in the 1983 Peter Davison era story "Arc of Infinity", making him the only actor to play a guest part who then went on to play the Doctor in the original series. Patrick Troughton had been offered a guest... ...
You feign ignorance, Time Lord?
The Doctor: Please, just call me Doctor. I hate all this bowing and scraping.
The final episode of the 1982 story "Earthshock" ended with the death of a continuing character. The closing credits for that episode were silent - the only time in the history of the series that this was done.