Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide

The Android Invasion

This is the fourth story in Season 13.

Doctor

The Fourth Doctor

The Fourth Doctor dresses in a rather bohemian outfit, notable for its long scarf. He is somewhat alien, willing to play the fool, and almost never gets on with authority figures.

Companion(s)

Sarah Jane Smith

Sarah Jane Smith is a journalist who, in The Time Warrior, sneaked into UNIT in search of a story and ended up accompanying the third Doctor on a trip to the middle ages. Sarah has subsequently become the Doctor's travelling companion.

Recurring and Historical Characters

RSM Benton

RSM Benton is a UNIT officer. He worked with the Second Doctor to prevent a Cyberman invasion in The Invasion. He then worked with the Third Doctor for several years. He has worked with the fourth Doctor twice, in Robot and Terror of the Zygons.

UNIT Logo

The United Nations Intelligence Taskforce (UNIT) is an organisation devoted to protecting Earth from extra-terrestrial threats, In The Invasion, the second Doctor teamed up with them to prevent an invasion by the Cybermen. In Spearhead from Space, the third Doctor became their scientific advisor. The fourth Doctor fulfilled that role in Robot before taking off in the TARDIS, and again when called back to Earth in [tv]Terror of the Zygons[/tv[.

Recommended Viewing

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Recommended Reading

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Recommended Listening

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