Doctor Who (1963)

Season 4 Episode 3

The Smugglers, Episode 3

1
Aired Saturday 5:15 PM Sep 24, 1966 on BBC
6.5
out of 10
User Rating
18 votes

EPISODE REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Write A Review

Episode Summary

EDIT
The Smugglers, Episode 3
AIRED:
Ben and Polly's first trip by TARDIS takes them to the 17th-century Cornish coast, in the era of smugglers and pirates. There, the Doctor receives a clue to the location of hidden pirate treasure – making him a target for the vicious captain Pike. His interrogation is delayed when a smuggler named Jacob Kewper contacts Pike, erroneously believing him to be a fellow smuggler; when Pike learns that the local Squire is the head of a smuggling ring, he decides to impersonate a smuggler, learn the location of the smugglers' hoard, and then kill them all and acquire the goods for himself. The Doctor and Kewper manage to escape, but Kewper goes straight to the Squire with news of the hidden treasure. The Doctor and his friends have only one ally – Revenue man Josiah Blake, who has been investigating smuggling in the area but now finds that all hell is about to break loose. While Blake rides for the militia, the Doctor struggles to decipher the clue he's been given, knowing that only by locating the treasure himself can he bargain with the pirates and smugglers and prevent a battle which will inevitably result in the deaths of innocent townsfolk.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Tuesday
No results found.
Wednesday
No results found.
Thursday
No results found.

Episode Discussion

Join the discussion of this episode Episode Discussion

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

See All Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions Trivia & Quotes