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Steven Taylor, Flight Red Fifty was a space pilot from Earth, whose craft had crash-landed on Mechanus. Imprisoned and inspected for two years by the Mechanoids, Steven was overjoyed to meet the TARDIS crew. As Barbara and Ian bade farewell to the Doctor and Vicki, Steven - injured and confused - stowed away aboard the TARDIS. Physically strong, deeply moral and very brave, Steven often clashed with the Doctor. Witnessing the terrible deaths of Katarina and Sara Kingdom, and the Massacre of St Bartholemew’s Eve, Steven questioned the role of time travelling without helping people. After battling the Celestial Toymaker and getting caught up in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Steven left the Doctor to rebuild a unified world of Elders and Savages.
Of the First and Second Doctor’s 253 episodes, only 147 are held complete by the BBC. It may seem difficult to understand why this happened to such a well-loved programme, but it was part of the way television was made at the time.