El Dr Misterio – as Doctor Who was known in Latin America – was sold to South American countries from 1967, with Venezuela and Chile picking up the package of William Hartnell stories that had been dubbed into Spanish.
A package of 23 Tom Baker stories also aired in some South American countries from 1979 onwards - BUT:
South America in Doctor Who
Non country specific references to South America have featured in the following stories:
- Barbara compares Arbitan's pyramid to those in South America (The Keys of Marinus).
- South America was wiped out by the invading Daleks (The Dalek Invasion of Earth).
- De Flores's villa was located in an undisclosed South American country (Silver Nemesis).
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