- Missing Episode: All four episodes are missing, although telesnaps for all four episodes and some short cine-camera clips from Episode 4 (including most of Steven's departure scene) survive.
- What Could Have Been: The advanced race was originally supposed to be played by actors in blackface as a parable about apartheid era South Africa. This got dropped except for the city's leader Jano.
- Working Title: The White Savages.
- Written for My Kids: A regular viewer of the show, Ian Stuart Black thought that a Doctor Who credit would impress his children.
Trivia / Doctor Who S3E9 "The Savages"