Doctor Who (1963)

Revenge of the Cybermen, Part One

Season 12, Ep 17, Aired 4/19/75
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  • Episode Description
  • The orbit of Jupiter, the 25th century. Arriving back on the Nerva Beacon much earlier in history, the Doctor and his friends discover the satellite beset by space plague while its crew struggles to keep space traffic away from Voga, the newest moon of Jupiter. But what is the connection between Voga, the plague, and some old enemies of the Doctor?

  • Cast & Crew
  • Gerry Davis

  • Michael E. Briant

  • Carey Blyton

  • Elisabeth Sladen

    Sarah Jane Smith

  • Ian Marter

    Harry Sullivan

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Unexciting and poorly written

    By Tristram_ZX81, Nov 20, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • Stevenson: Now where're you going? The Doctor: I smell a rat. Stevenson: You know I sometimes wonder if your friend is quite right in the head. Sarah Jane: If the Doctor scented a rat, he'll find one.

    • Kellman: Commander, I'm afraid you'll have to kill these people too. They brought the plague in here. The Doctor: Who's the homicidal maniac?

    Notes (7)

    • Video: Doctor Who: Revenge of the Cybermen (omnibus format) (BBCV 2003) released in October 1983. Released in U.S.A./Canada (Warner Home Video E1110) in December 1986. Re-released (BBCV 4013) in May 1984. Re-released in episodic format (BBCV 6773) in April 1999.

    • Novelisation: Doctor Who and the Revenge of the Cybermen by Terrance Dicks (ISBN 0 426 10997 X) first published by Tandem in 1990.

    • This episode was shot in production order before Genesis of the Daleks. Some PBS broadcasters use the production order as given, airing Revenge out of sequence before Genesis as well.

    • In this and subsequent episodes, the underground caverns of Voga were filmed on location at Wookey Hole, at Somerset in the south of England.

    • William Hartnell, the original Doctor, died from complications arising from a stroke on 23 April 1975, 4 days after this episode was broadcast.

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    Trivia (1)

    • At the end of Genesis of the Daleks, the Doctor was in his brown overcoat, but at the beginning of this episode, he's back to his red one.

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