Jon Pertwee stories

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JON PERTWEE

The Third Doctor (1970-1974)

Selling the third Doctor

  • See the table in SELLING DOCTOR WHO for a list of the countries that screened the Third Doctor.


The Pertwee series was sold in six "Groups" of stories.

Click on the story title to go to the list of (known) countries where that serial was screened.


GROUP A

AAA Spearhead from Space 4
BBB Doctor Who and the Silurians 7
CCC The Ambassadors of Death 7
DDD Inferno 7
  • Some countries that bought Group A did not get Spearhead from Space.
  • Inferno did not sell to any Commonwealth countries in the early 1970s, due to censorship issues. It was subsequently sold to Canada in 1977.
  • These stories were dubbed into Arabic.


GROUP B

EEE Terror of the Autons 4
FFF The Mind of Evil 6
GGG The Claws of Axos 4
HHH Colony in Space 6
JJJ The Daemons 5


GROUP C

KKK Day of the Daleks 4
LLL The Sea Devils 6
MMM The Curse of Peladon 4
NNN The Mutants 6
OOO The Time Monster 6
  • This group of stories often aired in production code order.
  • These stories were dubbed into Arabic.


GROUP D

PPP Carnival of Monsters 4
QQQ Frontier in Space 6
RRR The Three Doctors 4
SSS Planet of the Daleks 5/6
TTT The Green Death 6
  • This group of stories often aired in production code order.
  • The Green Death did not sell to any Commonwealth countries until 1978, due to censorship issues.
  • Some of these stories were dubbed into Arabic.


GROUP E

UUU The Time Warrior 4
XXX Death to the Daleks 4
YYY The Monster of Peladon 6
ZZZ Planet of the Spiders 6
  • These stories were dubbed into Arabic.


GROUP F

WWW Invasion of the Dinosaurs 5/6
  • This story was not available for sale until 1984; even then it was issued as a re-edited five-part story. All six parts were not made available until 1997.


FORMATS

Prior to 1985, the Pertwee episodes were distributed in a number of different formats:


GROUP A

code title B/W NTSC
AAA Spearhead from Space X
BBB Doctor Who and the Silurians X X
CCC The Ambassadors of Death X X
DDD Inferno X X
  • Spearhead from Space was also available on 16mm colour film. It was made available in NTSC after 1985.
  • No countries bought these stories in the original PAL format, the tapes having been wiped by the end of 1973?


GROUP B

code title B/W NTSC
EEE Terror of the Autons X X
FFF The Mind of Evil X X
GGG The Claws of Axos X X
HHH Colony in Space X X
JJJ The Daemons X X
  • No countries bought these stories in the original PAL format, the tapes having been wiped by the end of 1973?


GROUP C

code title B/W NTSC PAL
KKK Day of the Daleks X X X
LLL The Sea Devils X X
MMM The Curse of Peladon X X
NNN The Mutants X X
OOO The Time Monster X X
  • Only Day of the Daleks was available in the original PAL format. The rest had been wiped by the end of 1973?


GROUP D

code title B/W NTSC PAL
PPP Carnival of Monsters X X X
QQQ Frontier in Space X X X
RRR The Three Doctors X X X
SSS Planet of the Daleks X X
TTT The Green Death X X
  • Planet of the Daleks was not sold in its original PAL format, episode three having been wiped by late 1974.
  • The same serial wasn't available in either colour format until 1985. It was released in PAL with part three in B/W, and in NTSC with part three edited 'around'.


GROUP E

code title B/W NTSC PAL
UUU The Time Warrior X X X
XXX Death to the Daleks X X
YYY The Monster of Peladon X X
ZZZ Planet of the Spiders X X


GROUP F

code title NTSC PAL
WWW Invasion of the Dinosaurs X X
  • This serial was not available in any format prior to 1984.

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