Lots of firsts and the best Venusian Aikido to date!
An serial full of firsts, this Classic Doctor Who story marks the introductory appearance of:
Speaking of firsts, join us in welcoming Jim to the wonderful world of Classic Who reviews! Whoop Whoop!
(Yes, he’s still labelled as a “guest” here below, but that’s just because I haven’t had a chance to update the site yet, sorry…)
Irongron the magnificent, a medieval lord, sees a falling star which turns out to be a giant Sontaran golf ball. Out of it steps Linx, a Sontaran commander who offers Irongron an exchange of resources. Linx will provide him with modern-ish weaponry and Irongron will provide him with shelter, while he repairs his golf ball.
You can’t repair a golf ball with a bunch of medieval brutes, though, so off Linx plops to the 1970s to kidnap some scientists under Doc’s nose and despite UNIT’s expert supervision. Doc won’t stand for it, though, and together with stowaway Sarah Jane Smith embarks on a pseudo-historical adventure.