Season 02 | EP 3

The Rescue

Written by David Whittaker

"You destroyed a whole planet just to save your own skin. You're insane!"

Episode Title Premiere Date
The Powerful Enemy 02/01/1965
Desperate Measures 09/01/1965

When the TARDIS lands on the supposedly peaceful planet of Dido at the end of the 25th century, the Doctor, Barbara and Ian discover a crashed spaceship waiting for help. The only survivors have been murdered by natives, apart from a young orphaned girl and a paralysed man. But who is the strange creature Koquillion that they are afraid of? And will they remain safe long enough to be rescued?

Cast & Crew

The Doctor: William Hartnell

Barbara Wright: Jacqueline Hill

Ian Chesterton: William Russell

Vicki: Maureen O'Brien

Bennett: Ray Barrett

Producer: Verity Lambert

Director: Christopher Barry

Scriptwriter: David Whitaker


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