Doctor Who: The Collection’ Season 10, is being released on Blu Ray. It features Jon Pertwee as the iconic Time Lord. All five stories over 26 episodes are newly restored for Blu-ray and the Blu Rays are packed with hours of new and existing bonus material. Episodes in season ten include:
- The Three Doctors
- Carnival of Monsters
- Frontier in Space
- Planet of the Daleks
- The Green Death
The First episode of the classic science fiction series Doctor Who episode The three doctors was originally broadcast on 29 December 1972. It features William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton and Jon Pertwee. It begins when A powerful superluminal signal is beamed to Earth, carrying with it an unusual energy creature that cause chaos. Meanwhile Gallifrey the homeworld of the Time Lords is also under siege, with all power being drained through a black hole. Trapped and in desperation, the Time Lords summon three incarnations of Doctor Who.
Unfortunately, the First Doctor gets trapped in a time eddy, However the Second And Third Doctor are able investigate the origins of the creature and the black hole, while UNIT headquarters faces an attack by gel-like alien creatures. The black hole turns out to be a link between universes and The two Doctors Dr Tyler, Jo Grant, Sergeant Benton and Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart (Nicholas Courtney) then find themselves drawn into an antimatter universe.
Once in the Anti-Matter universe They are then captured by more gel-like alien creatures and are taken to meet a legendary Time Lord named Omega. He was a former Solar Engineer for the Time Lords who created the Supernova which powers Time-Lord Civilisation but was thought by the Time-lords to have perished in the supernovA. However instead of perishing he has managed to survive in the Anti Matter Universe by using his immense scientific knowledge to create a domain for himself. Unfortunately though he is trapped in the world of Anti-Matter and is very angry that the Time Lords abandoned him to his fate. Now Omega wants to escape and get his revenge on the Time Lords. It is then up to the three Time Lords to stop Omega’s villainous plan….
Carnival of Monsters features the Third Doctor (Jon Pertwee) and his travelling companion Jo Grant (Katy Manning). It starts when The TARDIS apparently materialises aboard the SS Bernice, a ship that suddenly disappeared while travelling the Indian Ocean, however things are not what they seem. Upon leaving The Doctor and Jo eventually find themselves inside the circuitry of some sort of giant machine, luckily they manage to escape, however they find themselves in mortal peril when they are chased by huge swamp-dwelling carnivores, named Drashigs.
They discover that they are trapped inside a miniscope, a device used by the showman Vorg (Leslie Dwyer) and his assistant Shirna, to shrink life forms and put them on display for entertainment, which were banned by the Time Lords. Vorg and Shirna have just arrived at the planet of Inter Minor where they are suspected of being spies and are on trial. However Two of the tribunal members, Are plotting to cause the president’s resignation. By letting the Drashigs escape from the machine and wreak havoc
Planet of the Daleks was first broadcast 7 April 1973. It starts with the Doctor (Jon Pertwee) sending a distress signal to the Time Lords after a recent confrontation with The Master. Delirious, he falls into a coma, so the Time Lords control the TARDIS remotely When it lands they find themselves on a strange Jungle planet populated by aggressive and highly poisonous plants who attack Jo as she leaves the TARDIS to explore. The plants also rapidly cover the TARDIS leaving the Doctor in grave danger. Jo, in the meantime, discovers a Thal spacecraft in the jungle with a dead pilot. Elsewhere The Thal Spaceship crew includes Taron, Rebec and Codal who find the TARDIS and rescue the nearly asphyxiated Doctor and explain that they are from the planet Skaro. The Doctor learns that his old enemies The Daleks are also on the planet and he is captured and taken to the Dalek base for interrogation.
Meanwhile, Jo is found by an invisible local named Wester who treats her wound and explains that she is on the planet Spiridon and that his people were invaded by the Daleks who released deadly bacteria which killed off most of the population and the remains of his people are trying to fight back against the Daleks, who landed on Spiridon hoping to find out the secret of the Spiridon’s invisibility and reproduce it for their own evil use. He informs Jo that the Doctor and Codal have been captured and taken to the Dalek base. Jo is determined to try to free them.
The Thals meanwhile learn that there is an army of at least 10,000 Daleks in suspended Animation hidden somewhere on Spiridon, so Wester, the Third Doctor, Jo Grant, and the small group of Thals set on a dangerous mission to find the Dalek army and stop it from being revived by sabotaging the Dalek operation. The group find themselves fleeing down the corridors with the Daleks pursuing them while trying to figure out a way to keep the Dalek army from reviving. Elsewhere The Dalek Supreme arrives on Spiridon to oversee the final stages in the revival of the Dalek Army. Meanwhile The Doctor Rebec, Taron and Codal face a race against time trying to stop the Dalek army from being revived.
the Classic six part 1973 Doctor Who episode The Green Death, features The Doctor (Jon Pertwee) joins Jo Grant(Katy Manning) and The Brigadier (Nicholas Courtney) at U.N.I.T. to investigate a series of unexplained deaths and a strange green glow at a coal mine in South Wales. Their investigation leads to a multi-national petrochemical company named Global Chemicals, Which is run by a Super computer called The Boss, that seems to have a rather sinister hold on the the Managing Director Stephens (Jerome Willis), who is strangely reluctant to co-operate.
He informs the Doctor that Global Chemicals are working on a renewable and more powerful energy source to replace Petrol. However he fails to mention that the process is also creating large amounts of hazardous toxic waste as a by-product which Global Chemicals are quietly dumping down a disused mine shaft without telling anyone.
Elsewhere a dashing young environmentalist Professor has been protesting against the ecological damage and pollution caused by Global Chemicals after finding some rather alarming evidence in the soil. His suspicions are later proved correct when Jo and The Doctor discover that the hazardous toxic waste is having an alarming effect on the insects which are living underground as larvae. To make matters worse Jo and The Doctor find themselves trapped underground with the insect larvae, when the roof caves in on one of the unsafe tunnels which they are investigating and find themselves in mortal peril from giant mutant killer maggots which are gradually making their way to the surface before metamorphosing into highly aggressive adults….
Brand new bonus features, in the Blu Ray disc set also includes:
• OPTIONAL UPDATED EFFECTS AND 5.1 SURROUND SOUND For Planet Of The Daleks
• DOCTOR WHO AND THE THIRD MAN A new feature-length documentary covering the Pertwee era
• KEEPING UP WITH THE JONES’ Katy Manning and Stewart Bevan return to Wales
• THE GREEN DEATH 1973 OMNIBUS REPEAT Available for the first time
• And more