Barbara resists the hypnosis of Morphoton

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The Keys of Marinus, episode 2
18 April 1964

The travellers have reached the city of Morphoton in their quest to collect the Keys of Marinus. The city is sumptious, the food delicious and their hosts polite and peaceful. The Doctor, Barbara, Susan and Ian all fall fast asleep. Entering the city, they have been unknowingly hypnotised by the mesmeron, and Barbara’s fitful sleep means she fails to get another full dose of the hypnosis. When she wakes at breakfast, she begins to see the true nature of Morphoton…