When the Doctor was a 'young man' he spent a lot of time with an old hermit who lived 'halfway up a mountain just behind our house' (see The Time Monster). At some point, her unit was lined up along the Bikini Atoll to absorb the radiation from the ongoing weapons tests. Letts felt that this creation was too frightening, and instead opted to use the same prop which had been designed for the Spider Queen. These had the phrase "There's no point being grown up if you can't be a little childish sometimes" printed on them, misquoting the line originally spoken by the Fourth Doctor (Tom Baker), in Robot, "There's no point in being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes. The term 'regeneration' is used for the first time, to describe the process by way of which Time Lords take on a new body when their old one wears out. The reception is attacked by robots dressed as Santa Claus. Anna Wa… The Queen Spider was the leader of the Eight Legs on Metebelis III.She and her spiders served the Great One.. First Appearance Kill the Moon (2014) Home Planet: The Moon . The Doctor is a good friend of Harry Houdini's. The Doctor and Sarah talk with K'anpo while, outside the room, the meditation centre handyman Tommy tries to prevent the spider-controlled residents Barnes, Keaver, Land and Moss from entering. It reproduces the pattern of my brain. Another person joked: "THAT GIANT SPIDER IS STILL LOOSE IN A FLAT IN SHEFFIELD, AND IS ONLY BEING … 'Oh dear, this is getting monotonous...' Grotesquely over padded and stuck with bad CSO, Planet of the Spiders is not the celebration of an era that it should have been. The way she talks too seems like what a real spider would sound like if it could actually speak. Jaqueline King did return but Howard Attfield died shortly after completing the shoot, and his scenes were reshot with Bernard Cribbins as Donna's grandfather. The Doctor determined that the spider sightings formed a web around the hotel and brought the group to it. As the Doctor gets acquainted with Yaz's mum, a terrifying new threat appears in Sheffield. Doctor Who Classic - 02x01 - Part 1 - Planet Of Giants - Planet Of Giants SUB Castellano. The spiders of Metebelis 3 come from a period after the Doctor's previous visit (see The Green Death) when an Earth craft of colonists and explorers came out of 'time jump' [probably another term for hyperspace] and crashed on the planet. [13] In 2012, SFX listed "The Runaway Bride" as a bad example of a sci-fi Christmas episode, noting that it was "a decent episode in many respects" but had the disadvantage of being filmed in the summer.[14]. George Gallacio, Title Music - 23:09. Planet of the Spiders is the fifth and final serial of the 11th season of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in six weekly parts on BBC1 from 4 May to 8 June 1974. The Great One uses it to complete a crystal lattice, which she believes will increase her mental powers to infinity. This was the first Doctor Who story to be broadcast with in-vision British Sign Language interpretation, in a UK repeat on 30 December 2006. fdf3efr. He was at his home along with his Aunt May, Harry Osborn, the police, and Mary Jane's aunt, Anna Watson. Doctor Who and the Planet of the Spiders (A Target adventure) [Read] Online. In a podcast commentary for the episode, David Tennant and executive producer Julie Gardner discussed a sequence that was cut from the broadcast. Graeme Harper, Production Assistant - [8] King had previously appeared in the Doctor Who Unbound audio drama Deadline. The Brigadier says that months elapsed between his second meeting with the Doctor (The Invasion) and his reappearance with a different face (Spearhead from Space). The spider is an emissary from the ruling council on the planet Metebelis 3, sent to recover the blue crystal that the Doctor previously found there and that has now been returned to him by Jo. The £10 notes feature the Doctor's face and the phrases "I promise to pay the bearer on demand the sum of ten satsumas" and "No second chances — I'm that sort of a man". When will it come back, Mum?'. (TV: Arachnids in the UK) Earth spiders had no eyelids. Along with "Doomsday", "The Runaway Bride" is also featured on the DVD included with the fourteenth issue of the Doctor Who DVD Files magazine released 15 July 2009 and in the Region 1-exclusive Doctor Who: Series 3, Part 1 DVD set released 10 June 2014. The Doctor, Yaz, Graham, and Ryan find their way back to Yorkshire only to find something is stirring amidst the eight-legged arachnid population of Sheffield. Lol) any way I like the spider queen because of the way she was designed. 433 years after the crash the spiders planned to invade Earth, their 'rightful home'. Doctor Who (1963) S11 - Ep21 Planet of the Spiders (1) HD Stream Watch Doctor Who (1963) S11 - Ep21 Planet of the Spiders (1) Online Watch Doctor Who (1963) S11 - Ep21 Planet of the Spiders (1) Online Stream. Even so, it is hard to imagine that anyone but the most arachnaphobic could be truly scared of these 'eight legs' (as they like to be known); and certainly as far as the Great One is concerned it is a pity that the rather more realistic model originally prepared by the Visual Effects Department was vetoed by producer Barry Letts. The Doctor's flying car is a different colour in the studio (gold rather than silver). The Doctor's disquiet before K'anpo is a revealing moment that shows that even he has a monkey (or a spider) on his back. Doctor Who: Planet of the Spiders is available for streaming on BBC, both individual episodes and full seasons. The ending almost atones for this: 'I had to face my fear, Sarah... That was more important than just going on living... A tear, Sarah Jane? Learning that Donna and her fiancé Lance work for a locksmith company secretly owned by the Torchwood Institute, the Doctor asks Lance to take them there. Sarah is lying cocooned in the spiders' larder. It brimmed over with emotion, sadness and adventure. [3][4] The text is a reference to the Doctor's actions and dialogue near the end of "The Christmas Invasion". Instead, the rising power kills her. Lupton flees in a speedboat and the Doctor gives chase in a one-man hovercraft. Look. The TARDIS chase scene down the A4232 Grangetown Link Road was shown at a Children in Need concert,[7] which featured a live orchestra performing many of the music themes from Doctor Who, including the Dalek music and Rose's theme. If you have arachnophobia, you might want to miss out on next week's episode of Doctor Who, titled Arachnids in the UK.In the preview for the upcoming episode, the Doctor … Sarah is invited by Mike Yates to visit him at a Buddhist meditation centre where he has been staying. Mike Yates and Sarah watch from hiding as the meditation centre residents, seated around a mandala, chant the Tibetan 'jewel of the lotus' mantra. [citation needed] Night filming of scenes involving gunfire, explosions and a tank, as well as those on "Oxford Street", were filmed on St. Mary Street outside Howell's Department Store in Cardiff City Centre; Cardiff Castle is visible behind the tank in some shots. WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Doctor Who #3 by Jody Houser, Roberta Ingranata, Enrica Eren Angiolini, Shari Chankhamma, and Richard Starkings of Comicraft, on sale now.. At the start of Titan Comics' Doctor Who #1, the Thirteenth Doctor, Graham, Yaz and Ryan returned home to what was supposed to be the present, only to discovery that they had somehow stumbled into an … This episode could be everything from fascinating to horrifying depending on how it works out, but we have to think it’s going to be different from the standard scary-spider episode that we’ve seen from other shows. K so the Spider Queen, kinda creepy, kinda cool, and maniacal(ok I have no time lord idea what that word means. A theatre, a Buddhist retreat in Mortimer, Berkshire, UNIT HQ in March or April 1973. However, this has weakened its defences, and the ship is destroyed by human forces under the direction of "Mr. Saxon". One perfect crystal and it will be complete. It was Jon Pertwee's last serial as the Third Doctor, and marks the first, uncredited appearance of Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor. Spider-Man then remembers back to the night Mary Jane disappeared. ', Geraint Jones was rather nearer the mark in his assessment in Doctor Who - An Adventure in Space and Time in 1987: 'There was far too much padding and repetitive to-ing and fro-ing to make the script and production a tight one; had the story been told in four episodes, it would undoubtedly have ensured a far more satisfactory swansong for Pertwee's Doctor. Barry Letts Barry Letts received no credit on screen in view of the fact that he was producer of the series. This is both appropriate and subtly done, being obvious to those with a knowledge of Buddhism but unobtrusive to those with no such interest. Suddenly a giant spider appears on the mandala. The spiders' method of taking over humans is by leaping on their backs and remaining there, invisibly, while they exert telepathic control. The Doctor offers Donna the opportunity to travel with him. The Empress uses her ship to start firing on Earth. "You're just like everybody else. The Guard Captain fires a blast of energy from his fingertips and the Doctor collapses to … Exposure to the blue crystals mutated the arachnids accidentally brought on the ship, and the Eight Legs enslaved the Two Legs. On Metebelis 3, the Doctor gets into a fight with the Queen spider's guards. With the public announcement of two Christmas specials and the private knowledge of Billie Piper leaving at the end of Series Two, Davies decided to elevate this story to the Christmas special, not introducing the new companion immediately, and filling the slot with "Tooth and Claw". Elisabeth Sladen, Assistant Floor Manager - The Doctor takes Donna to his TARDIS and travels back billions of years to discover that an inert Racnoss ship became the core of the Earth as the planet formed around it; the Empress is now trying to wake her children aboard that ship with the huon particles. The "death" of Doctor Who in the shape of Jon Pertwee - the most likeable and subtle Doctor so far, according to a few long-term viewers - was greeted with some regret; nevertheless, several said they liked the flexibility of the Time Lord concept... and felt that the "translation" was neatly effected in this episode. Another point in the story's favour is that it not only draws on the overt trappings of Buddhism - such as the meditation rituals and the 'jewel of the lotus' mantra (om mane padme hum) - to enhance its atmosphere but also takes that philosophy as the whole basis of its plot, making it in effect a Buddhist parable. The Doctor and Sarah escape back to Earth for a showdown with Lupton's gang and the spider Queen, during which the true nature of the peaceful monk Cho-Je (Kevin Lindsay, who also played the not-at-all-peaceful Sontarans!) Given that this is the latest episode of Doctor Who before Halloween, we imagine that there has to be a little bit of scary stuff in it! The Doctor's (modified) futuristic car is seen again (Invasion of the Dinosaurs). (K'Anpo puts his hand on the Doctor's, and the Queen Spider becomes visible on Sarah's back.) With the public announcement of two Christmas specials and the private knowledge of Billie Piper leaving at the end of Series Two, Davies decided to elevate this story to the Christmas special, not introducing the new companion immediately, and filling the slot with "Tooth and Claw". [citation needed] Although the episode was set during Christmas, filming took place in July, where temperatures reached 30C in Cardiff during filming. The song was previewed at the Doctor Who: A Celebration concert on 19 November 2006 at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, where it was sung by Gary Williams; the studio version featuring Hannon is on the soundtrack album released on 11 December 2006. After all, one of the big strengths for Doctor Who comes courtesy of its creativity. Jo sends the blue crystal back from the Amazon as the natives are fearful of it: she and Clifford have yet to find the fungus they're looking for. (PROSE: The Stone House) Flies were preyed upon by spiders. Don't cry. This page has been archived and is no longer updated. The Doctor and Donna return to the present as other Racnoss start emerging from the pit. In the episode, set in London, the alien Racnoss Empress (Sarah Parish) and the human resources head Lance (Don Gilet) attempt to use Lance's fiancée, the secretary Donna Noble (Catherine Tate), as a "key" to awaken the Racnoss children hibernating at the centre of the Earth by gradually and secretly poisoning Donna with an alien particle the Racnoss use as an energy source. Yet, not too much — this is a series watched by kids, after all. The series first aired on May 4, 1974. Watch Doctor Who, past, present and future adventures The Doctor uses his sonic screwdriver to manipulate the sound system to destroy the robotic Santas, and discovers something is controlling them remotely from space. K'Anpo sending the Doctor to face his worst fears is reminiscent of Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane. As Sarah and the Brigadier look on, the Doctor regenerates. That he is to be criticised for this, and killed for it, is surely a huge testament to Letts' helmsmanship of the show. Lahcen Hsillla1. Spiders were a type of arachnid commonly found on Earth. [12] Dek Hogan of Digital Spy wrote that the episode "lacked the energy and excitement of last year's effort", particularly criticising the Empress. K'anpo appears and, with his help, the Doctor regenerates. [11] IGN's Travis Fickett gave the episode a score of 7.2 out of 10, feeling that Donna had improved from her short appearance at the end of "Doomsday". What has she done? John Dearth's Lupton, Kevin Lindsay's Cho-je and George Cormack's K'anpo are also worthy of special mention. Good indications of the quality of drama in an episodic serial are surely the episode cliffhangers. The Brigadier's watch was given to him 11 years ago in Brighton by Doris (a 'young lady') as a mark of gratitude for something that the Brigadier is anxious to leave unspecified (see Battlefield). The Guard Captain fires a blast of energy from his fingertips and the Doctor collapses to the ground just outside the TARDIS. [9] The final official ratings for "The Runaway Bride" gave it an audience of 9.35 million viewers, making it the tenth most-watched programme on British television during Christmas week.[10]. The Doctor and Sarah journey to Metebelis 3 and aid its human colonists in an attempt to overthrow the 'eight legs'. The shrewd, no-nonsense professional soldier of season seven has by this point been reduced almost to the level of a buffoon. Watch Doctor Who (1963) Season 11 Episode 25 - Planet of the Spiders (5) Add to Watchlist The Doctor escapes from the spiders' larder only to encounter the Great One, while Sarah makes a deal with the Queen Spider. When he looks round, however, Lupton has vanished. She then was drafted into a special unit of the Marine Corps, becoming the first female marine to go into combat. Directed by Euros Lyn. The Doctor is prepared to die, but Donna urges him to escape with her, just as the Empress teleports to her ship to try to escape. Donna and the Doctor escape, and the Empress decides to use Lance as a substitute, force-feeding him huon particles and then throwing him into the pit, where he is eaten by the Racnoss children. Related News – Be sure to preview more of what’s coming on this upcoming episode in a different form. Coronation Street’s Shobna Gulati is a massive Doctor Who fan … However, a minority of about one in three found it very enjoyable. DOCTOR: Sarah, what has the Queen Spider done to you? First Appearance The Rings of Akhaten (2013) Home Planet: Tiaanamat/Akhaten . SPIDER [OC]: The crystal is in that room. Mike mentions his involvement in Operation Golden Age (Invasion of the Dinosaurs). "The Runaway Bride" is a special episode of the long-running British science fiction television programme Doctor Who, starring David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor. "Merry Xmas Everybody" by Slade appears again, as in the previous year's "The Christmas Invasion". ", Tommy : [6] This is the first Doctor Who episode to be shot at the new dedicated Upper Boat studios in Pontypridd; the TARDIS set had previously been housed in former warehouse space in Newport. While there's life there's... Hope...'. Marion McDougall, Production Unit Manager - The Mummy. ESP lies dormant in most Homo sapiens. Doctor Who, played by Jodie Whittaker, and her team Ryan Sinclair, Yasmin Khan, and Graham O'Brien were faced with eight-legged insects in the fourth episode. K'anpo has meanwhile been killed while protecting Yates from an attack by the spider-controlled residents of the meditation centre, only to be reborn in the form of his assistant Cho-je - his own future self. "I sincerely hope not. His casual manner, near shoulder-length hair, failure to comprehend even the simplest of scientific concepts and almost total reliance on the Doctor to tell him what to do make it impossible to believe in him as a realistic character; and the writers' continual poking of fun at him, such as in the scene where he suggests that a belly-dancer's movements could be adapted as exercises for his men and the one where he becomes embarrassed at the revelation of a 'dirty weekend' spent in Brighton, serves only to make him seem a pompous idiot. Peter told Anna that Mary Jane was meeting a man she thought was her father. and abbot K'anpo Rinpoche (George Cormack) are revealed and we gain a fascinating glimpse into the Doctor's youth on Gallifrey. As originally filmed, the Doctor first opens the TARDIS doors and throws the garment into space. Explore the characters, read the latest Doctor Who news and view games to play. "You see this web of crystal above my head? During this epic chase, why doesn't Lupton simply disappear as he does at the climax? Spider-Man then web swings by but misses the ninjas by only a few seconds. That is the perfect crystal I need!'". Also as with "The Christmas Invasion" (which contained the tune "Song for Ten"), composer Murray Gold wrote an original song for this special, called "Love Don't Roam". The Doctor's past catches up with him when experiments with a stolen crystal. Catherine Tate co-starred with Tennant in a sketch for Comic Relief (2007) which made several Doctor Who references. Gardner said it was cut as it was too melodramatic a moment.[6]. Steve O'Brien of SFX gave "The Runaway Bride" four out of five stars, noting that it was different from anything Doctor Who had done, but the "sillier" tone worked for Christmas Day. ", K'anpo : To do this they needed the crystal stolen by the Doctor, which was a perfect example of its type [enabling them to travel through time and space]. Part 5 5 / 6 Sarah makes a bargain with the Queen Spider and returns to Earth with the Doctor. Nevertheless, there is no escaping the conclusion that Planet of the Spiders makes for a disappointing end to the third Doctor's era. If the spider is on Lupton's back in episode two, why isn't it squashed when he sits in the various vehicles? "[3][5] All notes and the cash machine were labelled "London Credit Bank". Underneath the building, the Doctor finds a long tunnel under the Thames Barrier, and a secret laboratory producing huon particles, along with a pit that leads to the centre of the Earth. He demands an audience with the Great One - a huge mutated spider revered by the others - and offers her the crystal. Roger Delgado's Master was originally to have been written out in Planet of the Spiders, and after the actor's death the story was revised to incorporate Lupton in place of the Master. The episode is also included in The Complete Third Series DVD boxset, originally released 5 November 2007 in Region 2 and 6 November 2007 in Region 1, as well as its subsequent Blu-ray boxset released 5 November 2013 in Region 1 and 15 August 2015 in Region 2 and in later DVD and Blu-ray boxset re-releases. (If Delgado had not died it is likely that he would have been written out in the final story of season eleven - the production team had it in mind that the Master would sacrifice his life in order to save the Doctor's and thus achieve a kind of redemption - but this idea, provisionally entitled The Final Game and also intended to be written by Robert Sloman and an uncredited Barry Letts, was never developed further and Planet of the Spiders was a completely different story.). Doctor Who (1963) Season 11 Episode 22: Planet of the Spiders (2) Summary: A highly intelligent spider from Metebelius III arrives on Earth in search of the powerful crystal. ... Spider Germ. The best of the story's guest characters is Tommy, who is initially mentally retarded but subsequently cured by the Doctor's blue crystal - a transformation sensitively portrayed by actor John Kane. Even the Doctor must submit to his own principles. The realisation of the spiders is admittedly sound - their voices are particularly memorable - and the story caused something of a stir at the time of its original transmission, with accusations being made in the press that it was too horrific. Rather than thundering towards a climax, every episode gave the impression that it was slowly but surely running out of steam.'. There is the second and final appearance of the Whomobile. The Doctor recognises the meditation centre abbot K'anpo as his former Time Lord guru and, at his prompting, returns to Metebelis 3, where the humans' revolt has ultimately failed. The Doctor is absolutely sure of the TARDIS reaching Metebelis 3 (he's 'wired the coordinates into the programmer'), but he leaves the precise landing site to the TARDIS. Jacqueline King and Howard Attfield are introduced in this episode, and were both due to return in "Partners In Crime", the first episode of the 2008 season. Doctor Who: The Television Companion © David J Howe and Stephen James Walker 1998, 2003. The Doctor Who logo in the opening credits has been slightly redesigned from the previous one, with more background detail and flare on the "lozenge" that the words "Doctor Who" sit on.[2]. At the reception, the Doctor determines that Donna must have absorbed a great deal of huon particles that drew her to the TARDIS. Thank you for becoming a member. 'The Doctor's ego is... out of control,' observed Paul Cornell in DWB No. Apart from the regeneration scene which closed the story... not one of the others in Planet of the Spiders was particularly exciting or audience-grabbing. Meanwhile, Letts and Dicks spent the early part of 1974 engaged in a hasty search for an actor to play the Fourth Doctor. For legal reasons, the production team made obviously fake banknotes for the scene where money comes flying out of a cashpoint. Along with the other Christmas specials between "The Christmas Invasion" and "Last Christmas", "The Runaway Bride" was released in a boxset titled Doctor Who – The 10 Christmas Specials on 19 October 2015. 88, dated April 1991, 'ignoring Sarah, getting Professor Clegg killed in his dilettante psychic experiments ("my greed for knowledge"), and basically displaying all the paternalistic traits that so annoy modern viewers. Nicholas Courtney, Sarah Jane Smith - As broadcast, after Donna finds a piece of Rose's clothing and challenges the Doctor about it, he angrily snatches it from her and sets a course for the TARDIS. Given that it was included solely in order to afford Jon Pertwee a final opportunity to indulge his passion for different forms of transport, it is hardly surprising that the lengthy chase scene in Part Two seems self-indulgent and pointless (although still not as bad as the totally gratuitous one in Invasion of the Dinosaurs Part Five). Russell T Davies had the idea for this episode from the very beginning of his association with the programme, and he planned to air it in Series Two. The acting and production were generally commended, although some viewers thought the minor roles were sometimes stiffly or hammily performed, or the giant spiders in this story (perhaps mercifully) less life-like than some monsters the series had created.' ", Cho-je : It is rare indeed for a genre series like Doctor Who to afford one of its regulars this sort of significant character development, and all concerned deserve to be congratulated on such a thoughtful and well worked out departure from the norm. The Doctor and Sarah escape back to Earth for a showdown with Lupton's gang and the spider Queen, during which the true nature of the peaceful monk Cho-Je (Kevin Lindsay, who also played the not-at-all-peaceful Sontarans!) Fans of the show found themselves in fear over the giant spiders, with many discussing the … One Doctor Who actor had to overcome serious arachnophobia for upcoming spider episode. Doctor Who: Planet of the Spiders is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). [Outside K'Anpo's room] (Tommy is standing guard.) Drawing Anya Taylor-Joy, The Queen's Gambit , Speed Drawing 速画 _ drawstation 畫 … and abbot K'anpo Rinpoche (George Cormack) are revealed and we gain a fascinating glimpse into the Doctor's youth on Gallifrey. The other spiders also die as their mountain explodes. In late 2018, Jade McIntyre believed that there were a total of 21 quadrilion spiders on Earth. Some of the Doctor's final dialogue is taken from The Monster of Peladon. The TARDIS key is shown as being a medallion. "The Runaway Bride" was released as an individual episode, along with the Doctor Who Confidential special episode "Music and Monsters", on 2 April 2007 as a basic DVD with no additional special features. It marks the last regular appearance of Mike Yates. When it is stolen from his laboratory, the Doctor leads the chase over land, water and air to recover it. In his online podcast commentary for the episode, David Tennant explained that this was due to a change in lighting supervisors, and the one hired for this episode liked to light the TARDIS interior differently; the scene therefore had to be refilmed in order to match. "The old man must die, and the new man will discover to his inexpressible joy that he has never existed. The clip was leaked online shortly after the event and the concert and clip were shown earlier before the episode officially aired on Christmas Day on a Doctor Who Confidential special at 1:00 p.m. Sarah Parish has co-starred with David Tennant in two other BBC One dramas: Blackpool (2004) and Recovery (2007). Ron Grainer and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, arranged by Delia Derbyshire. A group of people there, led by a man named Lupton, are misusing the meditation rituals in order to make contact with powerful alien forces, which manifest themselves as a giant spider. Catherine Tate returned in series 4, reprising her role as Donna Noble as a full-time companion. They blast him with energy from their fingertips. Animal Farm (Two Legs bad, Eight Legs good). Captain Streaming. Sarah has worked for Metropolitan magazine (selling articles to someone called Percy). Doctor Who BBC. 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