Coffee breaks, national stereotypes and some classic 60s sexism are the cornerstones of this classic Cybermen serial
Kablammo, we’ve got another Cyberman adventure on our hands! This time, The Second Doctor and his companions Polly, Ben and Jamie (aka PB&J) arrive on the moon, just outside an international space base. The base, it transpires, houses the Gravitron, a device used to alter the weather on Earth – and in the wrong hands, the Gravitron could cause severe damage to our planet.
Shazam! Not one but two terrifying things suddenly happen:
In case any of this rings any bells, it may be because this serial was written by Kit Pedler, who also wrote The Tenth Planet, and in terms of their narrative structure, these serials have a fair bit in common.
Anyway, it’s now up to Doc and PB&J to wield coffee, random chemicals and good old-fashioned 60s chauvinism to save the day.