Writer: Jamie Hailstone
Directors: Nicholas Briggs and Ken Bentley
Producers: Nicholas Briggs and Martin Montague
Running Time: 25 minutes
Narrator: Katy Manning (note: Even though Katy narrates, Jo Grant does not make an appearance. This is the only story so far that does not feature one of the Doctor’s usual companions.)
Summary: The Third Doctor’s landlord recounts a chance encounter with the Doctor when he fixed his bicycle tire, and he met an interplanetary ambassador.
Review: This was a story made for the Third Doctor. I can actually see this happening to him. I can certainly see him as a heavy tipper. And I love it when the title is actually said during a story.
Overall Review: 8/10
Writer: Brian Hayles
Director: Lennie Mayne
Producer: Barry Letts
Companion: Jo Grant (Katy Manning)
Season: 9, episode 2 (5-8)
No. of Episodes: 4
Summary: The Doctor believes he’s finally gotten the TARDIS working correctly, so he takes Jo on a test flight, landing on the planet Peladon. They meet the soon-to-be-crowned king of Peladon, who is meeting with a committee of ambassadors for the Galactic Federation. But there is murder afoot.
Writer: Mark Michalowski
Director: Gary Russell
Running Time: 1 hr, 20 minutes
Summary: Iris is bummed that Tom left at the end of season 1’s finale. To cheer herself up, she uses her TARDIS’s radio to listen to a program called Radio Yesterday. She decides to convince them to let her be part of the show. She takes the TARDIS to the radio station and discovers that Sam Gold, the DJ of the station, remembers that she was his wife. Panda snoops around and discovers that an alien race called the Naxians are using the show to brainwash its listeners.