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Doctor Who - Spearhead From Space (1970)

Cast: Jon Pertwee, Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, more...
Director: Derek Martinus, Derek Martinus
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Studio: BBC Warner
Genre: Foreign, Science Fiction , Television, Vintage TV, British TV, UK, Sci-Fi TV, Sci-Fi TV
Running Time: 97 min.
Subtitles: English
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Synopsis
Jon Pertwee stepped into the role of Doctor Who in the series' seventh-season opener, "Spearhead From Space." Written by Robert Holmes, this adventure finds the Doctor exiled to earth by the Time Lords as punishment for his behavior during the sixth-season finale "The War Games." In the first episode of this four-part adventure, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart (Nicholas Courtney) of U.N.I.T. investigates a mysterious meteor shower with the help of scientific advisor Dr. Elizabeth "Liz" Shaw (Caroline John). While all this is going on, the "new" Doctor materializes in his familiar police box -- and before long he, too, has joined the investigation. Beginning its run on January 3, 1970 "Spearhead From Space" was the series' first color episode. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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Not bad. by PTSmith July 23, 2004 - 8:53 AM PDT
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First Pertwee episode, first color episode, introduces Liz Shaw.




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