Doctor Who (1963)

Season 7 Episode 16

The Ambassadors of Death, Episode 5

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Aired Saturday 5:15 PM Apr 18, 1970 on BBC
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The Ambassadors of Death, Episode 5
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The Doctor prepares to launch into space and rescue the Mars astronauts. But Carrington and others are determined to stop him at any cost…

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    Roy Scammell

    Roy Scammell

    Technician

    Guest Star

    Tony Harwood

    Tony Harwood

    Flynn

    Guest Star

    Ric Felgate

    Ric Felgate

    Astronaut

    Guest Star

    John Levene

    John Levene

    Sergeant Benton

    Recurring Role

    Nicholas Courtney

    Nicholas Courtney

    Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart

    Recurring Role

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    • TRIVIA (7)

      • Continuity: The plaster that was on the Doctor's face in the previous episode vanishes in the continuation of the scene in this one.

      • Continuity: Liz has apparently found time to change into a darker pair of tights since the last episode.

      • Revealing Mistake: The shadow of the boom microphone moves over the Doctor's face in Sir James' office.

      • Revealing Mistake: The walls of Sir James office shake, first when the soldier is thrown against it, then when the Brigadier shakes the door.

      • Plot Hole:The Doctor tells Cornish that the extra G-force from a higher proportion of M3 Variant will not bother him and Cornish suggests that that would blow up the rocket. Then Reegan adds the extra M3. The extra G-force does seem to bother the Doctor but the rocket still does not blow up. (Response: Cornish says explosion is a "risk" for the untested M3 varient, not a certainty.)

      • Other Mistake:When Reegan is sabotaging the rocket, M3 Variant is mis-spelled "M3 Varient".

      • Factual Error:Lennox would not be killed so quickly by a radioactive isotope -- no matter how radioactive it was. And why didn't he scream for help or just chuck the thing out the window?

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