Doctor Who (season 4) - Serials

Serials

Season 4 was produced by Innes Lloyd. Gerry Davis served as Script Editor, apart from the final four episodes of The Evil of the Daleks. Peter Bryant joined as associate producer for The Faceless Ones, and replaced Gerry Davis as script editor for the last four episodes of the season.

Story No. Episodes Title Directed by Written by UK viewers
(million)
AI
(%)
Original air date Production
code
028 4 The Smugglers Julia Smith Brian Hayles Ep. 1: 4.3
Ep. 2: 4.9
Ep. 3: 4.2
Ep. 4: 4.5
Ep. 1: 47
Ep. 2: 45
Ep. 3: 43
Ep. 4: 43
10 September – 1 October 1966 CC
The Doctor’s new companions Ben and Polly arrive with him in the TARDIS on the coast of seventeenth century Cornwall.
029 4 The Tenth Planet Derek Martinus Kit Pedler &
Gerry Davis
Ep. 1: 5.5
Ep. 2: 6.4
Ep. 3: 7.6
Ep. 4: 7.5
Ep. 1: 50
Ep. 2: 48
Ep. 3: 48
Ep. 4: 47
8–29 October 1966 DD
The TARDIS crew arrive at the South Pole in the year 1986, near the Snowcap base. Soon after hostile cyborgs from Earth's twin planet Mondas, known as Cybermen quickly take over the base, planning to convert every human being into Cybermen like themselves while the Doctor's old body is wearing a little bit thin.
030 6 The Power of the Daleks Christopher Barry David Whitaker
(& Dennis Spooner)
Ep. 1: 7.9
Ep. 2: 7.8
Ep. 3: 7.5
Ep. 4: 7.8
Ep. 5: 8.0
Ep. 6: 7.8
Ep. 1: 43
Ep. 2: 45
Ep. 3: 44
Ep. 4: 47
Ep. 5: 48
Ep. 6: 47
5 November – 10 December 1966 EE
After witnessing the Doctor's sudden change of appearance, Polly is convinced that the man is the Doctor, but Ben believes he is an impostor. The newly regenerated Doctor, Ben and Polly soon arrive on the planet Vulcan, a human colony. On the human colony, the Doctor finds the humans claiming that the Daleks are their servants. But a more sinister plan is behind the Daleks.
031 4 The Highlanders Hugh David Elwyn Jones
& Gerry Davis
Ep. 1: 6.7
Ep. 2: 6.8
Ep. 3: 7.4
Ep. 4: 7.3
Ep. 1: 47
Ep. 2: 46
Ep. 3: 47
Ep. 4: 47
17 December 1966 – 7 January 1967 FF
The TARDIS arrives, during Battle of Culloden where the Doctor, Ben and Polly encounter fleeing Scots rebels and are taken prisoner by them.
032 4 The Underwater Menace Julia Smith Geoffrey Orme Ep. 1: 8.3
Ep. 2: 7.5
Ep. 3: 7.1
Ep. 4: 7.0
Ep. 1: 48
Ep. 2: 46
Ep. 3: 45
Ep. 4: 47
14 January – 4 February 1967 GG
The TARDIS lands on a deserted volcanic island. The Doctor, Ben, Polly and Jamie are captured and taken in a lift down a shaft below the seabed, There they realise they are prisoners of the survivors of Atlantis, and that their High Priest, Lolem, declares they are to be sacrificed to the great god Amdo. Professor Zaroff arrives and has a plan to raise Atlantis from the sea.
033 4 The Moonbase Morris Barry Kit Pedler Ep. 1: 8.1
Ep. 2: 8.9
Ep. 3: 8.2
Ep. 4: 8.1
Ep. 1: 50
Ep. 2: 49
Ep. 3: 53
Ep. 4: 58
11 February – 4 March 1967 HH
The TARDIS makes a bumpy landing on the Moon in the year 2070. While the TARDIS crew venture outside they find a Moonbase. Suddenly on the base, people start becoming seriously ill with symptoms of fever and delirium. The Doctor realises their old enemies, the Cybermen are stalking the Moonbase and taking the patients' bodies. The leader of the Moonbase gives the Doctor 24 hours to discover the cause of the virus, or else he leaves the Moon.
034 4 The Macra Terror John Davies Ian Stuart Black Ep. 1: 8.0
Ep. 2: 7.9
Ep. 3: 8.5
Ep. 4: 8.4
Ep. 1: 50
Ep. 2: 48
Ep. 3: 52
Ep. 4: 49
11 March – 1 April 1967 JJ
The Doctor, Ben, Polly and Jamie, concerned about an image they've seen on the TARDIS scanner of a giant menacing claw, arrive on an unnamed planet in Earth's colonial future.
035 6 The Faceless Ones Gerry Mill David Ellis and
Malcolm Hulke
Ep. 1: 8.0
Ep. 2: 6.4
Ep. 3: 7.9
Ep. 4: 6.9
Ep. 5: 7.1
Ep. 6: 8.0
Ep. 1: 51
Ep. 2: 50
Ep. 3: 53
Ep. 4: 55
Ep. 5: 55
Ep. 6: 52
8 April – 13 May 1967 KK
After the TARDIS crew being split up to flee police who confiscate the TARDIS from Gatwick Airport runway. Polly, in the Chameleon Tours agency hangar, witnesses a man known as Spencer kill a mysterious man. Polly than flees. Alone again, Spencer revives an alien, a faceless green humanoid with prominent veins.
036 7 The Evil of the Daleks Derek Martinus David Whitaker Ep. 1: 8.1
Ep. 2: 7.5
Ep. 3: 6.1
Ep. 4: 5.3
Ep. 5: 5.1
Ep. 6: 6.8
Ep. 7: 6.1
Ep. 1: 51
Ep. 2: 51
Ep. 3: 52
Ep. 4: 51
Ep. 5: 53
Ep. 6: 49
Ep. 7: 56
20 May – 1 July 1967 LL
The Daleks, with the Dalek Emperor plan to use the "Dalek Factor"—the qualities that make the Daleks mindless killing machines—to reconvert the "human" Daleks. In addition, the Emperor wants the Doctor to use the TARDIS to spread the Dalek Factor throughout human history, turning all humanity into Daleks

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