Doctor Who: Planet of Fire

Doctor Who: Planet of Fire

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Overview

Doctor Who: Planet of Fire

While trying to take Turlough (Mark Strickson) to his home planet of Trion, the Doctor (Peter Davison) is unable to prevent the TARDIS from being drawn to the volcanic planet Sarn. This phenomenon is no accident -- in fact, it has been engineered by one of the Doctor's oldest and most malevolent adversaries. Nicola Bryant makes her first series appearance as Earth girl Perpugilliam "Peri" Brown, who sets the plot in motion while trying to sell an ancient artifact (actually an alien beacon), and whom Turlough has taken along for the ride on the TARDIS. Beginning its four-episode run on February 23, 1984, "Planet of Fire" was written by Peter Grimwade.In the second episode of the four-part story "Planet of Fire, the Doctor's (Peter Davison) efforts to return Turlough (Mark Strickson) to his home planet Trion are stymied when the TARDIS is redirected to the volcanic planet Sarn. The Doctor's abduction has been engineered by his old enemy, the Master (Anthony Ainley), with the considerable assistance of the shape-shifting robot Kamelion. Written by Peter Grimwade, "Planet of Fire, Episode 2" first aired on February 24, 1984.In the third episode of the four-part story "Planet of Fire, the Doctor (Peter Davison) tries to elude the clutches of his old adversary, the Master (Anthony Ainley), who has taken on a formidable henchman, the shape-shifting Kamelion. Meanwhile, Turlough (Mark Strickson) makes several startling discoveries about his home planet Trion. Written by Peter Grimwade, "Planet of Fire, Episode 3" first aired on March 1, 1984.In the conclusion of the four-part story "Planet of Fire, Turlough (Mark Strickson) is reconciled with his past on the planet Trion, while the evil Master (Anthony Ainley) is again caught in one of his own traps. Now the Doctor (Peter Davison) must figure out a way to neutralize the pesky shape-shifting robot Kamelion -- with Kamelion's full permission. Nicola Bryant becomes a series regular as the Doctor's new American companion, Perpugilliam "Peri" Brown. Written by Peter Grimwade, "Planet of Fire, Episode 4" first aired on March 2, 1984.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/07/2010
UPC: 0883929096305
Rating: NR
Source: Bbc Warner
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:40:00

Special Features

Disc 1: Audio Commentary by Actors Peter Davison (The Doctor), Nicola Bryant (Peri) and Mark Strickson (Turlough) and Director Fiona Cumming; Return to the Planet Of Fire Fiona Cumming and Desginer Malcolm Thornton revisit the locations (12 mins.); Designs on Sarn Interview with Malcolm Thornton (5 mins.) ; Deleted and Extended Scenes (15 mins.); Continuity (1 min); Photo Gallery (8 mins); Isolated Music Score; Production Note Option; PDF Materials; ; Disc 2: Planet Of Fire - Special Edition New 66-Minute edit with option for 5.1/ Stereo; Opitional Introduction from Fiona Cumming (1 min); Calling the Shots Behind the Scenes (7 mins); Remembering Anthony Ainley Retrospective (12 mins)

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Disc #1 -- Doctor Who: Planet Of Fire
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Disc #2 -- Doctor Who: Planet Of Fire - The Peter Davison Years 1982-1984
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