History Recap / DoctorWhoS19E6Earthshock

14th May '16 5:37:54 AM Clare
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* PyrrhicVictory: The Cyberleader's line (said in response to the Doctor's declaration that the Cybermen's plan to destroy the conference taking place on 26th Century Earth has been thwarted) about the Doctor "not enjoying the victory" turns out to be chillingly prophetic. The Doctor's victory over the Cybermen is overshadowed by Adric's death.
7th May '16 3:06:50 PM Temmere
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* Jerkass: Part of the reason Ringway betrays everyone is that Captain Briggs is not a very nice person, and seems to care more about making sure she gets her bonus than her crew's lives.
20th Dec '15 10:33:09 PM goldenroad
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* WhamEpisode: Companion death has always been very rare, and the ones that have died in the past (and future) were all one-story companions, with the exception of one who joined at the end of one story and died ''early'' in the next. A ''main cast member of the show'' has died precisely ''twice'' in its five decade plus history - one is Adric, and the other, [[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E10FaceTheRaven Clara Oswald]], was '''32 years later'''. It's THAT rare. "Earthshock" intensified the effect by silently rolling the credits over a picture of Adric's badge, smashed beyond repair. While that's the biggest WHAM part of the episode it also has further value: Back when it first aired, the Cybermen being the villains was a well kept secret which also adds to the shock value. But both twists have suffered ItWasHisSled at this point.

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* WhamEpisode: Companion death has always been very rare, and the ones that have died in the past (and future) were all one-story companions, with the exception of one who joined at the end of one story and died ''early'' in the next. A ''main cast member of the show'' has died precisely ''twice'' in its five decade plus history - one is Adric, and the other, [[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E10FaceTheRaven Clara Oswald]], was '''32 '''33 years later'''. It's THAT rare. "Earthshock" intensified the effect by silently rolling the credits over a picture of Adric's badge, smashed beyond repair. While that's the biggest WHAM part of the episode it also has further value: Back when it first aired, the Cybermen being the villains was a well kept secret which also adds to the shock value. But both twists have suffered ItWasHisSled at this point.
20th Dec '15 10:32:44 PM goldenroad
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* WhamEpisode: Companion death has always been very rare, and the ones that have died in the past (and future) were all one-story companions, with the exception of one who joined at the end of one story and died ''early'' in the next. A ''main cast member of the show'' has died precisely ''twice'' in its long, long history - one is Adric, and the other, [[spoiler:[[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E10FaceTheRaven Clara Oswald]], was '''32 years later'''. It's THAT rare.]] "Earthshock" intensified the effect by silently rolling the credits over a picture of Adric's badge, smashed beyond repair. While that's the biggest WHAM part of the episode it also has further value: Back when it first aired, the Cybermen being the villains was a well kept secret which also adds to the shock value. But both twists have suffered ItWasHisSled at this point.

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* WhamEpisode: Companion death has always been very rare, and the ones that have died in the past (and future) were all one-story companions, with the exception of one who joined at the end of one story and died ''early'' in the next. A ''main cast member of the show'' has died precisely ''twice'' in its long, long five decade plus history - one is Adric, and the other, [[spoiler:[[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E10FaceTheRaven [[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E10FaceTheRaven Clara Oswald]], was '''32 years later'''. It's THAT rare.]] "Earthshock" intensified the effect by silently rolling the credits over a picture of Adric's badge, smashed beyond repair. While that's the biggest WHAM part of the episode it also has further value: Back when it first aired, the Cybermen being the villains was a well kept secret which also adds to the shock value. But both twists have suffered ItWasHisSled at this point.
25th Nov '15 7:45:57 PM Digifiend
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* WhamEpisode: Companion death has always been very rare, and the ones that have died in the past (and future) were all one-story companions, with the exception of one who joined at the end of one story and died ''early'' in the next. A ''main cast member of the show'' has died precisely ''twice'' in its long, long history - one is Adric, and the other, [[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E10FaceTheRaven Clara Oswald]], was '''32 years later'''. It's THAT rare. "Earthshock" intensified the effect by silently rolling the credits over a picture of Adric's badge, smashed beyond repair. While that's the biggest WHAM part of the episode it also has further value: Back when it first aired, the Cybermen being the villains was a well kept secret which also adds to the shock value. But both twists have suffered ItWasHisSled at this point.

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* WhamEpisode: Companion death has always been very rare, and the ones that have died in the past (and future) were all one-story companions, with the exception of one who joined at the end of one story and died ''early'' in the next. A ''main cast member of the show'' has died precisely ''twice'' in its long, long history - one is Adric, and the other, [[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E10FaceTheRaven [[spoiler:[[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E10FaceTheRaven Clara Oswald]], was '''32 years later'''. It's THAT rare. ]] "Earthshock" intensified the effect by silently rolling the credits over a picture of Adric's badge, smashed beyond repair. While that's the biggest WHAM part of the episode it also has further value: Back when it first aired, the Cybermen being the villains was a well kept secret which also adds to the shock value. But both twists have suffered ItWasHisSled at this point.
25th Nov '15 7:44:47 PM Digifiend
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* WhamEpisode: Companion death has always been very rare, and the ones that have died in the past (and future) were all one-story companions, with the exception of one who joined at the end of one story and died ''early'' in the next. A ''main cast member of the show'' has died precisely ''once'' in its long, long history and that one is Adric. "Earthshock" intensified the effect by silently rolling the credits over a picture of Adric's badge, smashed beyond repair. While that's the biggest WHAM part of the episode it also has further value: Back when it first aired, the Cybermen being the villains was a well kept secret which also adds to the shock value. But both twists have suffered ItWasHisSled at this point.

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* WhamEpisode: Companion death has always been very rare, and the ones that have died in the past (and future) were all one-story companions, with the exception of one who joined at the end of one story and died ''early'' in the next. A ''main cast member of the show'' has died precisely ''once'' ''twice'' in its long, long history and that - one is Adric.Adric, and the other, [[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E10FaceTheRaven Clara Oswald]], was '''32 years later'''. It's THAT rare. "Earthshock" intensified the effect by silently rolling the credits over a picture of Adric's badge, smashed beyond repair. While that's the biggest WHAM part of the episode it also has further value: Back when it first aired, the Cybermen being the villains was a well kept secret which also adds to the shock value. But both twists have suffered ItWasHisSled at this point.
9th Nov '15 5:18:12 AM JamesAustin
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One of the biggest {{Wham Episode}}s that ever happened on ''Doctor Who'''s classic series. NoelClarke even cites it as the story that enlightened him to the concept of death during his childhood watching the show.

A bunch of people who look like they bought surplus helmets from ''Film/StarshipTroopers'' fifteen years before Starship Troopers came out. That's Doctor Who for you. Anyway, they go into a cave system to find a bunch of paleontologists who have gone missing. They're also followed by a pair of shadowy figures who look like people in costumes.

Meanwhile, in the TARDIS, the Doctor and Adric are having a rather childish argument. Adric feels that he's being bullied, ignored and treated like an incompetent underling, and wants to go back home to E-Space. But the Doctor thinks it's too dangerous as E-Space is... E-Space. Either way, the Doctor materializes the TARDIS on [[TheFuture 26th century]] Earth in a cave system and goes out for a little sulk. Nyssa and Tegan join him, pointing out dinosaur fossils in the walls as they go. (As they discuss the fossil, we even hear the first xylophone riff from the "Fossils" movement of Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals.) The Doctor, who's read ahead in the script, mentions that he's always wanted to know how those dinosaurs died out.

Back with the missing-palaeontologists plot: the troopers decide to [[LetsSplitUpGang split up into multiple groups]] and explore deeper into the cave system. They even pick up a few life signs -- one of them with two heartbeats. The leader of this group naturally assumes that the owners of these strange life signs are responsible for the palaeontologists who went missing, but they don't have much time to act on this before they are, sadly, turned into sludge. The survivors, lead by a man named Scott, stumble across the Doctor and the TARDIS and immediately relate their problems... until, that is, they notice that the Doctor, Tegan and Nyssa make great suspects. Before either group can make their case, however, those shadowy figures attack: Androids! Androids commanded elsewhere in a distant location by... Cybermen!

Adric wanders out of the TARDIS and is nearly killed by one of the two Androids attacking everyone else, giving them a chance to take the Android out. The second one falls soon after, but the Doctor realizes that those who controlled the Androids were sending some sort of transmission to a hatch built into the cave. Opening the hatch, the Doctor is shocked to find a bomb has been set by whomever started this mess. Bravely, the Doctor takes the bomb out of its hiding place and fumbles around with it, luckily defusing the bomb before it can be activated. Ha ha, no. The Doctor actually ''activates'' the bomb with his fumblings and it takes the combined efforts of the Doctor and Adric together to turn the bomb back off again.

The Cybermen, for their part, finally put two (a TARDIS) and three (a man dressed oddly who meddles in their affairs) together and get five (the Doctor). They start preparing for his inevitable meddling as well, but not before the Cyber-Leader decides to show the audience some footage of the First, Second and Fourth Doctors from some of their Cybermen-oriented adventures.

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One of the biggest {{Wham Episode}}s that ever happened on ''Doctor Who'''s classic series. NoelClarke Noel Clarke, who played Mickey Smith in the revived series, even cites it as the story that enlightened him to the concept of death during his childhood watching the show.

A bunch Lieutenant Scott and his squad of people who look like they bought surplus helmets from ''Film/StarshipTroopers'' fifteen years before Starship Troopers came out. That's Doctor Who troops climb up a bleak hillside on Earth, escorting Professor Kyle, had been part of a scientific expedition investigating the caves for you. Anyway, they go into a cave system fossil remains, to a camp set up by Scott's team. They find a bunch of that Kyle's fellow paleontologists who have gone missing. They're also followed by a pair of two shadowy figures who look like people in costumes.

figures.

Meanwhile, in the TARDIS, the Doctor and Adric are having a rather childish argument. Adric feels that he's being bullied, ignored and treated like an incompetent underling, and wants to go back home to E-Space. But the Doctor thinks it's too dangerous as E-Space is... E-Space. Either way, the Doctor materializes the TARDIS on [[TheFuture 26th century]] Earth in a cave system and goes out for a little sulk. Nyssa and Tegan join him, pointing out dinosaur fossils in the walls as they go. (As they discuss the fossil, we even hear the first xylophone riff from the "Fossils" movement of Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals.) The Doctor, who's read ahead in the script, Doctor mentions that he's always wanted to know how those dinosaurs died out.

Back with the missing-palaeontologists plot: the troopers decide to [[LetsSplitUpGang split up into multiple groups]] and explore deeper into the cave system. They even pick up a few life signs -- one of them with two heartbeats. The leader of this group naturally assumes that the owners of these strange life signs are responsible for the palaeontologists who went missing, but they don't have much time to act on this before they are, sadly, turned into sludge. The survivors, lead led by a man named Scott, stumble across the Doctor and the TARDIS and immediately relate their problems... until, that is, they notice that the Doctor, Tegan and Nyssa make great suspects. Before either group can make their case, however, those shadowy figures attack: Androids! Androids commanded elsewhere in a distant location by... Cybermen!

Adric wanders out of the TARDIS and is nearly killed by one of the two Androids attacking everyone else, giving them a chance to take the Android out. The second one falls soon after, but the Doctor realizes that those who controlled the Androids were sending some sort of transmission to a hatch built into the cave. Opening the hatch, the Doctor is shocked to find a bomb has been set by whomever started this mess. Bravely, the The Doctor takes the bomb out of its hiding place and fumbles fiddles around with it, luckily defusing the bomb before it can be activated. Ha ha, no. The Doctor in an attempt to deactivate it, but actually ''activates'' the bomb with his fumblings and it takes the combined efforts of the Doctor and Adric together to turn the bomb back off again.

The Cybermen, for their part, finally put two (a TARDIS) and three (a man dressed oddly who meddles in their affairs) together and get five (the Doctor).realise that the Doctor is involved after seeing the TARDIS while reviewing the recorded images transmitted by the androids. They start preparing for his inevitable meddling as well, but not before the Cyber-Leader decides to show the audience some footage of the First, Second and Fourth Doctors from some of their Cybermen-oriented adventures.



The Cyber-Leader chooses ''now'' to take over the freighter, and activates a unit of Cybermen. They hatch from their tombs and begin to stomp all over the ship as the Doctor and Adric are taken to the Captain, a middle-aged woman named Briggs (hey, it's Beryl Reid!) who has the rare talent of sounding eternally drunk. One of the Cybermen bumbles onto the bridge and is instantly killed, only for the security chief to conveniently declare he's a double-agent for them. The Doctor and Briggs barricade the bridge by shutting the doors and Captain Briggs at first seems confident that they can survive to Earth... until she realizes that there must be around 15,000 Cybermen on the ship, hiding in her ship's cargo.

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The Cyber-Leader chooses ''now'' to take over the freighter, and activates a unit of Cybermen. They hatch from their tombs and begin to stomp all over the ship as the Doctor and Adric are taken to the Captain, a middle-aged woman named Briggs (hey, it's Beryl Reid!) who has the rare talent of sounding eternally drunk. One of the Cybermen bumbles onto the bridge and is instantly killed, only for the security chief to conveniently declare he's a double-agent for them. The Doctor and Briggs barricade the bridge by shutting the doors and Captain Briggs at first seems confident that they can survive to Earth... until she realizes that there must be around 15,000 Cybermen on the ship, hiding in her ship's cargo.



Fed up with the talking, the Doctor finally straight-up murders the Cyber-Leader by first rubbing Adric's golden badge all over it, but not before it shoots and damages the TARDIS console. And then the Doctor shoots it repeatedly in the chest with its own gun for good measure. Several times over. Adric, for his part, is nearly done screwing up history when a lone, near-death Cyberman prevents him from entering the calculations by blowing up the console. The Doctor knows he can't save Adric, and we watch Adric's ship ram itself into the surface of the Earth, killing off all the Dinosaurs and making way for Man... with Adric along for the ride.

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Fed up with the talking, the Doctor finally straight-up murders the Cyber-Leader by first rubbing decides to kill the TARDIS crew, but Tegan jumps on him and the Doctor breaks up Adric's golden badge all over it, its chest unit, but not before it shoots and damages the TARDIS console. And then the Doctor grabs the gun and shoots it repeatedly in the chest with its own gun for good measure. Several times over.Leader, killing it. Adric, for his part, is nearly done screwing up history when a lone, near-death Cyberman prevents him from entering the calculations by blowing up the console. The Doctor knows he can't save Adric, and we watch Adric's ship ram itself into the surface of the Earth, killing off all the Dinosaurs and making way for Man... with Adric along for the ride.



* ActionGirl: Against all expectations, ''Nyssa'' is the one who guns down the Cyber Lieutenant at the end of the story. Tegan is less successful in this regard, as she does manage to kill one Cyberman, only to be captured moments later and then spends the final episode being held hostage by the Cyber-Leader.
** Plus at least a third of the soldiers are female, instead of the [[TheSquadette usual token female guest star]] amongst an all-male battalion.

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* ActionGirl: Against all expectations, ''Nyssa'' is the one who guns down the Cyber Lieutenant at the end of the story. Tegan is less successful in this regard, as she does manage to kill one Cyberman, only to be captured moments later and then spends the final episode being held hostage by the Cyber-Leader.
** Plus
Cyber-Leader. Plus, at least a third of the soldiers are female, instead of the [[TheSquadette usual token female guest star]] amongst an all-male battalion.



* ADayInTheLimelight: Each of The Doctor's companions was given a story where they could take a bigger role this season. This is Adric's. He gets the HeroicSacrifice, the first since Katarina and Sara Kingdom back in season three.

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* ADayInTheLimelight: Each of The the Doctor's companions was given a story where they could take a bigger role this season. This is Adric's. He gets the HeroicSacrifice, the first since Katarina and Sara Kingdom back in season three.



* {{Flashback}}: The Cyberleader gives his lieutenant a brief history of their encounters with the Doctor. Clips from "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E2TheTenthPlanet The Tenth Planet]]", "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E7TheWheelInSpace The Wheel in Space]]" and "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS12E5RevengeOfTheCybermen Revenge of the Cybermen]]" are shown, though the Cyberleader mentions the events depicted in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E1TheTombOfTheCybermen Tomb of the Cybermen]]" rather than Wheel as Tomb was [[MissingEpisode missing at the time]] and would not be found for another ten years.

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* {{Flashback}}: The Cyberleader gives his lieutenant a brief history of their encounters with the Doctor. Clips from "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E2TheTenthPlanet The Tenth Planet]]", "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E7TheWheelInSpace The Wheel in Space]]" and "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS12E5RevengeOfTheCybermen Revenge of the Cybermen]]" are shown, though the Cyberleader mentions the events depicted in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E1TheTombOfTheCybermen The Tomb of the Cybermen]]" rather than "The Wheel in Space" as "The Tomb of the Cybermen" was [[MissingEpisode missing at the time]] and would not be found for another ten years.



* LargeHam: The Cyber-Leader, of all people. "My army awaits, DOCTORRR!" Throughout the episode, he displays anger, pride, irritation, even malicious smugness. It's even Lampshaded by the Doctor:
--->''Compared to some, this one is positively flippant.''
** Even a ''single word sentence'' from the Cyber-Leader becomes hamtastic, thanks to how it's read out each and every single time.
--->''Excellent!''
* LeftHanging: The surviving crew members of the freighter escape in their lifepod but it happens after they time travel to prehistoric Earth. The last we hear of them is Lt. Scott informing the TARDIS crew by radio that Adric wasn't on the lifepod with them. They are promptly forgotten about in the wake of Adric's death, and their fate isn't revealed until [[Recap/DoctorWhoS19E7TimeFlight the following story]], where Nyssa mentions in passing that they returned the crew to their own time. This wouldn't have been so problematic at the time, since stories in this era often used the first episode of the following serial to tie up any loose ends, but with the VHS and DVD releases of this story and "Time-Flight" being separated by several years, it left more than a few modern-era viewers wondering WhatHappenedToTheMouse.
* LetsSplitUpGang
* MissingEpisode: While reviewing the Doctor's history with the Cybermen, the Cyberleader refers to the events of ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E1TheTombOfTheCybermen The Tomb of the Cybermen]]'' , but the clip of Patrick Troughton comes from ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E7TheWheelInSpace The Wheel in Space]]''. At that point, Tomb had not yet been returned from Hong Kong and was still missing from the BBC Archives.

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* LargeHam: LargeHam:
**
The Cyber-Leader, of all people. "My army awaits, DOCTORRR!" Throughout the episode, he displays anger, pride, irritation, even malicious smugness. It's even Lampshaded {{lampshade|Hanging}}d by the Doctor:
--->''Compared --->'''The Doctor:''' Compared to some, this one is positively flippant.''
flippant.
** Even a ''single word sentence'' from the Cyber-Leader becomes hamtastic, thanks to how it's read out each and every single time.
--->''Excellent!''
time: ''"Excellent!"''
* LeftHanging: The surviving crew members of the freighter escape in their lifepod but it happens after they time travel to prehistoric Earth. The last we hear of them is Lt. Scott informing the TARDIS crew by radio that Adric wasn't on the lifepod with them. They are promptly forgotten about in the wake of Adric's death, and their fate isn't revealed until the following story, [[Recap/DoctorWhoS19E7TimeFlight the following story]], "Time-Flight"]], where Nyssa mentions in passing that they returned the crew to their own time. This wouldn't have been so problematic at the time, since stories in this era often used the first episode of the following serial to tie up any loose ends, but with the VHS and DVD releases of this story and "Time-Flight" being separated by several years, it left more than a few modern-era viewers wondering WhatHappenedToTheMouse.
* LetsSplitUpGang
LetsSplitUpGang: The troopers decide to split up into multiple groups and explore deeper into the cave system. Soon enough, some of them find a gruesome end at the hands of the Cybermen's androids.
* MissingEpisode: While reviewing the Doctor's history with the Cybermen, the Cyberleader refers to the events of ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E1TheTombOfTheCybermen "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E1TheTombOfTheCybermen The Tomb of the Cybermen]]'' , Cybermen]]", but the clip of Patrick Troughton comes from ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E7TheWheelInSpace "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E7TheWheelInSpace The Wheel in Space]]''. Space]]". At that point, "The Tomb of the Cybermen" had not yet been returned from Hong Kong and was still missing from the BBC Archives.



* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: Averted to truly heroic levels. Showrunner Creator/JohnNathanTurner went to enormous lengths to keep the Cybermen's return secret, resulting in a famous OhCrap moment when Episode 2 aired. JNT actually avoided getting a cover shoot on the ''Radio Times'' in order to keep the secret as secret as possible, also insisted the cast listings in the same magazine simply referred to the Cybermen with speaking parts as "Alien Leader", "Alien Lieutenant", etc. In addition, he put a scene for Adric in the next story so he would be present in the listings that came out the week the second half of the story aired... hiding his death in this one.
** Too bad there's a Cyberman on the DVD cover.

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* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: Averted to truly heroic levels. Showrunner Creator/JohnNathanTurner went to enormous lengths to keep the Cybermen's return secret, resulting in a famous OhCrap moment when Episode 2 aired. JNT actually avoided getting a cover shoot on the ''Radio Times'' in order to keep the secret as secret as possible, also insisted the cast listings in the same magazine simply referred to the Cybermen with speaking parts as "Alien Leader", "Alien Lieutenant", etc. In addition, he put a scene for Adric in the next story so he would be present in the listings that came out the week the second half of the story aired... hiding his death in this one.
** Too bad
one. It's only spoiled to modern viewers, as there's a Cyberman on the DVD cover.



* WhyDontYouJustShootHim: When Briggs asks this the Cyberleader says he wants his guards to watch the reactions of the crew [[ForScience for scientific reasons]], so they can understand human weaknesses.

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* WhyDontYouJustShootHim: When Briggs asks this this, the Cyberleader says he wants his guards to watch the reactions of the crew [[ForScience for scientific reasons]], so they can understand human weaknesses.
15th Aug '15 8:53:20 PM EcliptorCalrissian
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One of the biggest {{Wham Episode}}s that ever happened on ''Doctor Who'''s classic series. Noel Clarke even cites it as the story that enlightened him to the concept of death during his childhood watching the show.

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One of the biggest {{Wham Episode}}s that ever happened on ''Doctor Who'''s classic series. Noel Clarke NoelClarke even cites it as the story that enlightened him to the concept of death during his childhood watching the show.


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Tegan and Nyssa hold each other for comfort as the Doctor can only look on at the screen helplessly. Silent credits roll over Adric's broken badge...
5th Aug '15 1:02:15 PM SilentHunterUK
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* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: Averted to truly heroic levels. Showrunner Creator/JohnNathanTurner went to enormous lengths to keep the Cybermen's return secret, resulting in a famous OhCrap moment when Episode 2 aired. JNT actually avoided getting a cover shoot on the ''Radio Times'' in order to keep the secret as secret as possible, also insisted the cast listings in the same magazine simply referred to the Cybermen with speaking parts as "Alien Leader", "Alien Lieutenant", etc.

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* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: Averted to truly heroic levels. Showrunner Creator/JohnNathanTurner went to enormous lengths to keep the Cybermen's return secret, resulting in a famous OhCrap moment when Episode 2 aired. JNT actually avoided getting a cover shoot on the ''Radio Times'' in order to keep the secret as secret as possible, also insisted the cast listings in the same magazine simply referred to the Cybermen with speaking parts as "Alien Leader", "Alien Lieutenant", etc. In addition, he put a scene for Adric in the next story so he would be present in the listings that came out the week the second half of the story aired... hiding his death in this one.
25th Jun '15 1:40:44 PM andersonh1
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* MissingEpisode: The reason for the story mismatch in the flashbacks is that ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E1TheTombOfTheCybermen The Tomb of the Cybermen]]'' had yet to turn up.

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* MissingEpisode: The reason for While reviewing the story mismatch in Doctor's history with the flashbacks is that Cybermen, the Cyberleader refers to the events of ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E1TheTombOfTheCybermen The Tomb of the Cybermen]]'' , but the clip of Patrick Troughton comes from ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E7TheWheelInSpace The Wheel in Space]]''. At that point, Tomb had not yet to turn up.been returned from Hong Kong and was still missing from the BBC Archives.
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