It’s Space Pocahontas, but with lubed-up wrists, tear-away paper calendars and mud wrestling!
Doc is temporarily un-exiled by the Time Lords, and travels with Jo to the unremarkable planet of Uxarieus in the year 2472, where a band of ineffectual human colonists, after fleeing an overpopulated and dying Earth, fail to make things work yet again.
The space colonists, and by proxy Doc and Jo, face multiple obstacles, partly in their encounters with the indigenous Uxarieans — or primitives — occasionally with an alleged giant Iguana, and last but not least when an Earth spaceship full of soldiers from the Intergalactic Mining Company arrives, toting rifles and laying claim to the planet for themselves.
Listen to this Classic Doctor Who review now, to hear us try to answer such questions as:
And many, many more…