Doctor Who Episode Guide Catalogue

Sylvester McCoy Stories (1987-1989, 1996)

-Doctor #1: William Hartnell
-Doctor #2: Patrick Troughton
-Doctor #3: Jon Pertwee
-Doctor #4: Tom Baker
-Doctor #5: Peter Davison
-Doctor #6: Colin Baker
-Doctor #7: Sylvester McCoy
-Doctor #8: Paul McGann
-Doctor #9: Christopher Eccleston
-Doctor #10: David Tennant
-Doctor #11: Matt Smith
-Doctor #12: Peter Capaldi
Story Videos: The Music Soundtrack

SEASON TWENTY-FOUR

(1987)
Story No. 148

Time and the Rani

  4 episodes @ 25 minutes
Story: The Doctor regenerates into his seventh form as the TARDIS crashes on the planet Lakertya. What mysterious experiments are nearing completion in the nearby laboratory complex? Will the Rani be able to suppress her true nature enough to successfully impersonate the Doctor's companion Melanie and win his help? What is in store for the lizard-bird-like Lakertyan people, or for that matter, the Rani's bat-like Tetrap servants, should the experiments succeed?

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- In-depth Analysis WITH SPOILERS

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Music by Keff McCulloch
The Season 24 opening and closing
Doctor Who themes,
"Future Pleasure" and
"The Brain" feature on:
Audio CD - The Doctor Who 25th Anniversary Album
BBC CD 707

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Story No. 149

Paradise Towers

  4 episodes
Story: In her search for a swimming pool holiday, Melanie persuades the Doctor to visit the Paradise Towers complex on a man-made planet. But society there seems to have degenerated. Rival gangs terrorize the corridors, residents have developed strange eating habits, the militaristic caretakers religiously revere their long-missing architect, and the cleaning robots are beginning to run out of control. What is the secret kept in the cellar that no one will talk about?

- Buyers' Guide Review
- In-depth Analysis WITH SPOILERS

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Music by Keff McCulloch
"Towers El Paradiso",
"Guards of Silence",
"Drinksmat Dawning",
"Newsreel Past",
"The Making of Pex", and
"Goodbye Doctor" feature on:
Audio CD - The Doctor Who 25th Anniversary Album
BBC CD 707

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Story No. 150

Delta and the Bannermen

  3 episodes
Story: Witnessing some suspicious activity at a galactic toll port, the Doctor and Melanie join a group of alien tourists en route to a 1959 Disneyland holiday ....with a sudden detour through South Wales. Why are they being pursued by Bannermen mercenaries? How many secrets is the edgy Chimeron queen Delta withholding? And will Ray ever end up with the man she has set her hopes on after the fiasco at the Saturday night dance?

- Buyers' Guide Review
- In-depth Analysis WITH SPOILERS

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Music by Keff McCulloch
"Gavrok's Search",
"Burton's Escape",
"The Sting",
"The White Flag", and
"Here's To The Future"
feature on:
Audio CD - The Doctor Who 25th Anniversary Album
BBC CD 707

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Story No. 151

Dragonfire

  3 episodes
Story: The seduction of travel and adventure has lured many to the Iceworld trading colony on the dark side of the planet Svartos. The Doctor, Melanie, their sly friend Sabalom Glitz, and a feisty teenage waitress named Ace hatch a plan to follow a map to the hidden treasure in the ice catacombs, which legend says is guarded by a mysterious creature.... but their every move is being watched, if not orchestrated. What exactly does the cold spaceport controller Kane plan to do with his cryogenically frozen army of mercenaries? What is the secret of the Dragonfire?

- Buyers' Guide Review
- In-depth Analysis WITH SPOILERS


- Season 24 Rankings


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Box Set
Music by Dominic Glynn

SEASON TWENTY-FIVE

(1988)
Story No. 152

Remembrance of the Daleks

  4 episodes
Story: The Doctor and Ace return to Coal Hill School and 76 Totters Lane, London, 1963, where it all began. Activity from several different factions of Daleks has aroused the curiosity of the military, and the area is no longer safe for anyone. But the Doctor is making an even more dangerous gamble with the Hand of Omega. Has he raised the stakes too high this time?

- Buyers' Guide Review
- In-depth Analysis WITH SPOILERS

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Music by Keff McCulloch
"A Child's Return", and
"Cemetery Chase" feature on:
Audio CD - The Doctor Who 25th Anniversary Album
BBC CD 707

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Story No. 153

The Happiness Patrol

  3 episodes
Story: The Doctor and Ace investigate disturbing rumours on a human colony on the planet Terra Alpha, where leader Helen A. rules with an iron fist and has outlawed sadness, routinely dispatching squads from the Happiness Patrol to eliminate citizens who indulge their miseries and depressions. Meanwhile, in a bizarrely mechanized kitchen, the Kandy Man is concocting some particularly deadly sweets.... Can the Doctor bring emotional balance back to this bizarre dystopian nightmare?

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Music by Dominic Glynn
Story No. 154

Silver Nemesis

  3 episodes
Story: A race is on to capture the power of a legendary Gallifreyan statue. Lady Peinforte wields the dark arts of the past, while a military cult employs the weapons of present day 1988, and the Cybermen arrive with the technology of the future. The Doctor is also ensnared by his previous involvement with the statue, and some of his oldest secrets may come to light....

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Box Set

Unique edit, plus NJN feature documentary:

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Music by Keff McCulloch
Story No. 155

The Greatest Show in the Galaxy

  4 episodes
Story: A scary thing happened on the way to the circus.... Ace says she's always found clowns to be creepy, so an interactive junk mail taunts her to prove she's not scared of coming to see the Psychic Circus on the planet Segonax. But the Doctor senses something more sinister at work on the planet. Could it really just be a few malfunctioning robots in the area? Is it merely stage fright setting into the varied collection of new and old performers trying out for the circus festival? Behind his smiling façade, the Chief Clown keeps deadly strict control over circus activities. Does he know the true unique reason why this show really MUST go on?

- Buyers' Guide Review
- In-depth Analysis WITH SPOILERS


- Season 25 Rankings


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Music by Mark Ayres
The complete score is available on:
Audio CD - The Greatest Show in the Galaxy
Silva Screen FILMCD 114

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A selection of cues (some edited) is also available on:
Audio CD - The Best of Doctor Who Volume Two
Silva Screen SSD 1042

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SEASON TWENTY-SIX

(1989)
Story No. 156

Battlefield

  4 episodes
Story: Following a signal traveling sideways in time, the Doctor and Ace materialize in a rural British town in the 1990's. Why are mysterious armoured warriors with swords, sorcery, and futuristic guns appearing and engaging each other? Will a nearby U.N.I.T. convoy be able to protect the de-commissioned nuclear missile it is carrying? Why do the invaders recognize the Doctor as "Merlin"? And is this to be Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart's final mission?

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Music by Keff McCulloch
Story No. 157

Ghost Light

  3 episodes
Story: The Doctor and Ace investigate a house in 1883 which Ace finds hauntingly familiar, but the Doctor's curiosity is insatiable. The house's owner, Josiah Smith, seems to be a champion of Darwinian Evolution, but is he even human? What unholy secrets are he and his servants protecting and caring for in the various hidden areas of the house?

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Music by Mark Ayres
This score was originally released as:
Audio CD - Ghost Light

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The expanded score is available on:
Audio CD -
Ghost Light 2013

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Audio CD - The Best of Doctor Who Volume Two
Silva Screen SSD 1042

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Story No. 158

The Curse of Fenric

  4 episodes
Story: Russian soldiers secretly gather near a seaside English base during World War II, unable to find half of their group or their sealed orders. Meanwhile, Ace and a worried Doctor help the base's deciphering expert Dr. Judson with his pet project to translate an ancient Viking curse carved into the crypts of the local church. Is there something lurking in the sea nearby, quietly claiming more and more lives from all sides? How many people know more than they are saying? Is there some unearthly mastermind behind it all, or has the Doctor finally outmanipulated himself?

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Music by Mark Ayres
The complete score is available on:
Audio CD - The Curse of Fenric
Silva Screen FILMCD 087

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A selection of cues (some edited) is also available on:
Audio CD - The Best of Doctor Who Volume Two
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Story No. 159

Survival

  3 episodes
Story: The Doctor takes Ace back to her home town to visit her friends, only to find that half of the town has gone missing under mysterious circumstances. Why is there an unearthly black cat prowling the scene just prior to each disappearance? What dark alien minds are seeing what he sees, relaying instructions? The Doctor's hunt for the truth takes him to an alien wilderness, where he soon becomes the hunted.... Can he survive the vicious lifestyle of the indigenous creatures and the old enemy stirring them up? Is it already too late for his companion Ace?

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- Season 26 Rankings


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Music by Dominic Glynn

1996

Story No. 160

The Untitled Paul McGann TV Movie

~90 minute TV movie, starring
Paul McGann and Sylvester McCoy

Story: Charged with taking the Master's remains back to Gallifrey, the Doctor makes an emergency landing in San Francisco on December 30, 1999 and is forced to regenerate. The Master too takes a new corporeal form, and the two run headlong into a confrontation that could split the world apart at the dawn of the new millennium....

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- McCoy/McGann Era Rankings


After years of delay waiting for Fox tv to exercise
its right to re-broadcast this story, it finally sees its
first release in North America in ANY format
on February 8, 2011.
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"Revisitations 1"
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NEW for
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Music by John Debney, John Sponsler, & Louis Febre
A hefty portion of the score is available on:
Audio CD -
Doctor Who - Debney / Sponsler / Febre
JDCD 005

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