Colin Baker (The Doctor),
|Written by||Eric Saward|
|Directed by||Marcus Mortimer|
|Produced by||not credited presumably John Nathan Turner|
The Doctor is working the controls in the TARDIS. He accidentally transports his former companion Tegan Jovanka on board. She is less than happy about this, but reluctantly agrees to help him. He reveals that two Sontarans are on board. They have a powerful vitrox bomb with which they intend to blow up the ship.
The Doctor then accidentally beams on board a human boy, Gareth Jenkins, who happens to be dressed in an outfit similar to his own. Gareth agrees to help in any way he can. He helps The Doctor set a trap for the Sontarans. The two aliens break into the console room. The leader introduces himself as Group Marshall Nathan and demands that The Doctor introduce his group. Upon hearing Gareth’s name, Nathan reveals that in 2001 their invasion of Earth would be foiled by a brave military leader called Gareth Jenkins. If they kill him now, their future success is assured. However, Gareth springs their trap and kills the two villains.
When The Doctor asks how Gareth knew where all the TARDIS controls were, he says “well I’ve seen you fly the TARDIS on telly”.
Jimmy Savile then appears on the scanner screen and then on the TARDIS set. The Doctor presents Gareth with his Jim’ll Fix It medal and as an added treat, the prop “BBC meson gun” that the Sontarans used.