Terileptils

First Appeared 1982
ScaresAre you scared of this monster?7Scared
Terileptils, Terileptils,  paralax rear

The Terileptils are an advanced race of reptilian humanoids, with a strong appreciation for grace and beauty. Breathing flammable soliton gas, they incorporated elegant design into functional items like their androids, atmosphere propagators and guns. Terileptil prisoners mined tinclavic for the Hakolians – and it was from the tinclavic mines that a group of four Terileptil convicts escaped. Their ship crashed on Earth in the 17th century, where – using a reprogrammed android dressed as Death – they began to develop a super-strain of bubonic plague. They were foiled by the Fifth Doctor, when the soliton and oxygen rich atmosphere in their London command centre combusted. The fire quickly took hold, destroying much of the city, and became known as the Great Fire of London. A Terileptil force was part of the alliance that lured the Eleventh Doctor to Stonehenge and imprisoned him in the Pandorica.

  • War is honourable, Doctor. Even on this planet it is considered so.

Latest Articles

In Case You Missed It: Time Heist

| Christopher Allen | Permalink

Time Heist gave us a rare old burst of nostalgia, as Psi thought about all the worse thieves in the universe. But, in case you missed it, just who were those rogues?

The Teller in Doctor Who: Time Heist

DVD Preview: The Visitation: Special Edition

| Christopher Allen | Permalink

It’s 1666, and England is in the grip of the plague. We preview the forthcoming DVD release of The Visitation.

Doctor Who: The Visitation Special Edition DVD

The Visitation: Special Edition DVD contents and cover revealed

| Permalink

The contents and cover of a new special edition of classic Fifth Doctor adventure The Visitation have been released.

Doctor Who: The Visitation DVD cover