Multiplying Daleks and surveillance fruit on the planet Vulcan? I’m in.
Shazam! The Second Doctor (Patrick Troughton) has arrived, and he squares off against a familiar foe in his debut serial. Guess who. (Hint: It’s in the title.)
Doc, Polly and Ben materialise on the planet Vulcan (not the one you’re thinking of)…
… so, basically, their timing is pretty bad.
Anyway, Doc’s mistaken for the examiner and – in a way that harkens back somewhat to the murder and subsequent impersonation of the troubadour in C012 The Romans – Doc and his companions play along.
They soon find what’s lurking inside the crashed spaceship, however, and must fight to stay alive while Daleks, rebels and gubernatorial politics descend upon them.
NB: William Hartnell is only tagged in this episode for his appearance in the mirror at the start of Part 1.
PS: Also, apo-polly-logies, images and minis will be added to this page in a couple of weeks, as I’m currently out of the country… /Ponken