18 February 1983
A 17th century Cornish town – villainous pirates roam the seas searching for treasure while the townspeople have turned to smuggling, wheeling and dealing in contraband.
When The Doctor is unwittingly given a clue to the whereabouts of the treasure the pirates are determined to extract the information – whatever the cost.
- A Shock for Polly and Ben
- The Frightened Man
- Longfoot’s Friends
- Pirate Treasure
- Kewper’s Trade
- The Squire’s Plan
- Pike’s Revenge
- Treasure Hunt
- Cherub’s Move
- The Treasure
DEVIATIONS FROM THE TELEVISED STORY
- It is explained that Kewper contacted Pike because the smugglers’ normal boat had been seized by the Revenue men and they were searching for a replacement.
- Pike learns of Cherub’s absence from a pirate named Crow immediately after killing Jamaica and notes They returned to the boat together.
- Gaptooth‘s death during the battle is omitted: He is last mentioned when he sends Spaniard and Daniel to guard the boat, making his fate unclear.