The epic return of two foes and introduction of a lifelong friend and ally
The Second Doctor, Jamie and Victoria finally stabilise the TARDIS, but find that they’re stuck in some sort of fungus and suspended in time and space. They escape but soon find that a vast intellect – or let’s call it, hm, ‘Great Intelligence’ – has pulled them to the London Underground in 1975 when and where it has used its Robot Yeti to take over the city.
Soldiers are battling the Yeti invasion, and when their leader is killed by the alien robot menace, who better to step into his shoes and lead the troops but… Were you going to say The Doctor? You’d be wrong. Enter stage left: Lieutenant Alistair Gordon Lethbridge Stewart – later Brigadier – in his first ever appearance on Doctor Who.
Obviously, the Doc helps as well.
The Web of Fear sees the Doctor confront foes first introduced in The Abominable Snowmen.
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