The serial, originally called the miniscules and later planet of giants, would be made as part of doctor whos first recording block but. Planet of giants was originally recorded as four episodes, but later the third and fourth were combined into a fasterpaced episode 3 the unused footage was destroyed. Season 2 episode 1 planet of giants when the tardis malfunctions and the doors open in the time vortex, the travelers and their ship shrink to the size of insects. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing doctor who. Doctor who, season 2 the tardis doors open before it has materialised causing it, and everyone inside, to shrink.
Doctor who season 2 episode 15 inferno watch on kodi. Dec 21, 2014 doctor who season 2 episode 1 planet of giants with commentary. For this season, this was rejigged into a new format that would be followed over the next three years, with a pair of fourparters and a pair of threeparters. Thats because i looks too much like the number 1 and could have been confusing. Home doctor who doctor who season 2 episode 1 tv season page. It starred tom baker as the fourth doctor, lalla ward as romana ii and david brierley as k9 mark ii. In the serial, the first doctor william hartnell, his granddaughter susan. Jun 10, 2017 doctor who planet of giants 43 broadcast date 31 october 1964. Its often said that planet of giants isnt representative of doctor who. Planet of giants play all episode selection scene selection episode 1. Programme documents much of the original paperwork for the production of doctor who survives. Planet of giants was the first serial of season 2 of doctor who. In season 4 episode 6, mongolian mauler, jeremy wade travels here in hopes of eventually catching this rare river monster.
Doctor who season 12 episode 1 full s12e1 stream video. Planet of giants story 9, from 1964 shows just how much the first season or two of doctor who was a product of late1950s science fiction. Planet of giants is the first story of the second season of doctor who. The tardis malfunctions, leaving the travelling quartet with a big problem. When they arrive on earth, they uncover a murderous plot involving a new insecticide but how can they stop the crime in their miniaturized condition. As broadcast in 1964, planet of giants is a respectable but not overly exciting artifact of the first doctor era, talkier and duller than a singlesentence synopsis makes it sound. Doctor who season 2, planet of giants, planet of giants. But this small inconvenience doesnt interfere with his. Episode one, planet of giants, was the first episode set in contemporary england since an unearthly child. The second season of british science fiction television series doctor who began on 31 october 1964 with the story planet of giants and ended on 24 july 1965 with the time meddler. Planet of giants is the first serial of the second season in the british science fiction television series doctor who, which was first broadcast in.
Steven and erika start season two of classic doctor who by watching an entire 3episode story, planet of giants from 1964. After all, in a show thats included stuff from autons to axons, from historical to hysterical and all the other alliterative phrases you can think of, representatives a bit of a fuzzy concept. An accident in flight leads to the tardis and the travellers being miniaturised. If youve been following along with the serial codes as weve listed them on the website, youll note the letter i was skipped. Making planet of giants doctor who planet of giants. Doctor who planet of giants dvd, 2012 for sale online. Season 1, episode 2 october 7, 2012 the death of an african elephant ignites a feeding frenzy in the african wilderness, with lions, hyenas, vultures and insects all vying for a piece of the. In the season premiere, two worlds collide when the doctor meets bill potts and a chance encounter with a.
Planet of giants tv story tardis fandom tardis wiki. Doctor who season 2 episode 1 planet of giants watch. Not including the two doctors, which had episodes of 45minute duration, delta and the bannermen was the first standard format 25minute 3 part serial since planet of giants in season 2. Special feature planet of giants recreated planet of giants doctor who bbc. Planet of giants was the final doctor who story scheduled to be made at lime grove studio d.
In this episode, the doctor william hartnell, barbara jacqueline hill, ian william russell, and susan carole ann ford appear to have successfully traveled back to 1960s earth. Planet of giants was the final doctor who serial scheduled to be made in the programmes original studio home, lime grove d, before doctor who shifted to the more spacious and modern confines of riverside 1. Sep 14, 2012 ripping yarns season 1 episode 3escape from stalag luft 112b duration. The cybermen were originally human beings, but gradually they replaced their weak mortal flesh with metal and plastic.
The doctor takes bill to a spectacular city on a distant planet, but find it bare of colonists. Doctor who planet of giants dvd, 2012 for sale online ebay. Bbc one doctor who, season 2, planet of giants, planet of giants. The doctor emerges from the tardis to find that he is only oneinch tall. Arabic prints of all three episodes are also held by the bbc. Doctor who planet of giants 43 broadcast date 31 october 1964. Webber for the doctor who pilot, writer louis marks claimed the.
Of course they cant let a murderer go free, and the doctor is quite interested in what has kill all of the insect life in the area, so they sneak into the lab, a make some interesting discoveries. Watch doctor who episodes online season 2 tv guide. But with season 1 being too long, it was decided by the producers to end the season with the reign of terror and to begin season 2 with planet of giants. Very interesting first two parts but somewhat disappointing finale. The tardis crew has to stop a murderer and avert an. All about classic doctor who story planet of giants an accident lands a miniaturised tardis crew in a nightmare garden. When the tardis malfunctions and the doors open in the time vortex, the travelers and their ship shrink to the size of insects. Landing in an english garden, the travellers discover that they are only an inch tall.
Susan and ian explore the rocks, finding eggs and a giant ant. The last two episodes of the original doctor who serial planet of the. Universe sandbox 2 terraforming the solar system terrestrial planets and gas giants sehone. Doctor who s2 e1 planet of giants trivia tv tropes. It lives its range, which once stretched as far as china and russia, has been decreased to a small portion of northern mongolia. An accident on landing vastly reduces the tardis and the travellers in size. The season opened with destiny of the daleks and concluded with the horns of nimon. The doctor emerges from the tardis to find that he is only one.
The doctor saves planets for a living more of a hobby actually, and hes very, very good at it. They come across a scheme run by forester, a ruthless businessman and his misguided scientist colleague smithers to launch a new insecticide which is capable of destroying the local ecology. The criminals are eventually brought to justice when the doctor and his friends hampered by the fact that barbara has herself been made ill by the insecticide tamper with the telephone in smithers laboratory, thus fuelling the suspicions of the local exchange operator, hilda rowse, who sends her police constable husband bert to investigate. Watch doctor who 1963 season 2, episode 1 planet of giants. This may not reflect official bbc policy for determining final figures but it seems unfair to separate two different alternative versions of the same tv broadcast. Planet of giants is the opening story of season 2 of doctor who. It was originally meant to be part of season 1 and as the penultimate story.
There is on 2 episodes of the original transmission seen on tv but once again. Doctor who season 2 episode 1 planet of giants with. Humanity faces a choice become like the cybermen or be deleted. Hes handsome, witty, and could be mistaken for just another man in the street. Steel giants with the strength of ten men and a menace to the doctor in two different universes. Watch eating giants episodes online season 1 2012 tv guide. Doctor who classic episode guide planet of giants details bbc. Now only an inch high, the doctor, barbara, ian and susan explore an. Webber for the doctor who pilot, writer louis marks claimed the inspiration for the story was the seminal proecology work by rachel carson, silent spring, which warned. Watch doctor who season 2, episode 12 army of ghosts 1.
Written by louis marks and directed by mervyn pinfield and douglas camfield, the serial was first broadcast on bbc1 in three weekly parts from 31 october to 14 november 1964. Bbc one doctor who, season 2, planet of giants, planet of. Planet of giants is the first serial of the second season in the british science fiction television series doctor who. Season 2, episode 1, planet of giants video dailymotion. As i mentioned earlier, this played out a lot like an episode of planet of the giants. May, 2012 the taimen salmon, a close relative of the european huchen, is the largest species of salmon on the planet. Planet of giants is the last of the surviving william hartnell stories from doctor who to get a dvd release, and i say it has been well worth the wait. Making planet of giants doctor who planet of giants bbc duration. Season 17 of doctor who ran between 1 september 1979 and 12 january 1980. Though not embraced by every doctor who fan out there, planet of giants has always been a personal favorite hartnell story of mine.946 10 1024 1487 520 492 348 72 1257 934 1638 1097 1560 472 1230 685 864 899 189 1125 892 718 1289 366 916 1157 1141 220 943 1391 435 1266 1096 327 234 217