Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide

The Invasion of Time

This is the sixth and final story in Season 15.

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)

Leela

Leela is a member of the Tribe of Sevateem. They are descendants of human colonists who were bred for physical prowess and lived in a technologically primitive society. Leela is inclined to violent solutions to problems. She carries a knife and a deadly plant called a Janis Thorn.K9 is a robotic dog from the 52nd Century. In The Invisible Enemy his creator Professor Marius was unable to take him with him when returning to Earth, so he gave K9 to the Doctor and Leela. K9 is very literal in his thinking and is programmed to obey his master and mistress.

K9

K9 is a robotic dog from the 52nd Century. In The Invisible Enemy his creator Professor Marius was unable to take him with him when returning to Earth, so he gave K9 to the Doctor and Leela. K9 is very literal in his thinking and is programmed to obey his master and mistress.

Recurring and Historical Characters

A Time Lord

The Time Lords are the Doctor's own people. . In The War Games they exiled the Doctor to Earth, allowing him to leave a few times in order to perform missions for them. In The Three Doctors they lifted his exile. Since then, they have occasionally asked him to perform missions for them. In The Deadly Assassin, the Doctor returned home and was involved in uncovering a plot by the Master which involved assassinating the Time Lord President.

A Sontaran

The Sontarans are a warrior race who are involved in a very long-lasting war with the Rutan. In The Time Warrior the Doctor defeated a lone Sontaran called Linx who was using crude time travel technology to bring human scientists from the 20th Century to repair his spaceship, which had crashed in medieval England. In The Sontaran Experiment, the Doctor defeated a lone Sontaran called Styre who was experimenting on an isolated group of humans several thousand years in the future.

Recommended Viewing

The set-up of Gallifrey was established in The Deadly Assassin.

Recommended Reading

None.

Recommended Listening

None.

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