Doctor Who (1963)

Season 22 Episode 4

Vengeance on Varos, Part Two

Aired Saturday 5:15 PM Jan 26, 1985 on BBC



  • Trivia

    • Revealing Mistake: When the guards fire at the Doctor in the patrol vehicle, the shots are shoulder height, but the explosion they cause is near the ground.

    • Revealing Mistake: When the Doctor releases Peri from the transmogrifier platform, the buckle of the restraining belt breaks off and slides to the bottom of the platform.

  • Quotes

    • Quillam: I see you have a keen interest in the flora of Varos, Doctor.
      The Doctor: Just a passing fancy.
      Chief Officer: It'll pass faster than you think. Kill them!

    • Arak: No more executions? Torture? Nothing?
      Etta: It's all changed. We're free.
      Arak: Are we?
      Etta: Yes.
      Arak: What should we do?
      Etta: Dunno.

  • Notes

    • A very violent story with the acid bath killings and hangings in this episode singled out for criticism.

  • Allusions