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'Doctor Who': And So It All Began
'Dr Who' - The Doctors
"A little quiz on the adventures of The Doctor as played by William Hartnell. :)"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
William Hartnell played The Doctor between which years?
1963 - 1966
1962 - 1966
1963 - 1965
1963 - 1967
The first episode of 'Doctor Who' was broadcast between the 23rd of November and the 14th of December 1963. What is the name given to the overall story?
'The Unearthly Child'
'An Unearthly Child'
'An Otherworldy Child'
The next story introduced The Doctor's most famous adversary: the Dalek. The name given to the overall story is 'The Daleks'. It ran between the 21st of December 1963 until the 1st of February 1964. How many parts was the story split into?
The next episode - 'The Edge Of Destruction' - only had two parts to it. It was set entirely within the T.A.R.D.I.S. and had no enemy. Why was it so short and light-plotted?
They didn't have the requirements to make a full story.
They wanted a story set entirely in the T.A.R.D.I.S. to make use of the set.
The director quit half way through making a 4-part serial.
'Doctor Who' was commissioned for 13 episodes.
The next story included the first appearance of a historical character. His name was the title of the overall story. The story was called what?
The 5th story of season one was entitled 'The Keys Of Marinus'. It consisted of six parts and introduced the second alien race in 'Doctor Who'. What were they called?
The next story entitled 'The Aztecs' was the first to deal with changing the course of human history. The enemy in this episode was a character named Tlotoxl. how did the character cause a minor continuity error in the episode both on and off screen?
The pronunciation of his name.
The character was thought to be too unlike the Aztecs.
The character was thought to be a bit too violent for 'Doctor Who'.
The lines given gave problems for the actor. His speech came across slurred.
The next episode was the first one to deal with the future. It was set on the sense sphere in the 28th Century. The race of aliens were led by first, second and third elders. What is the name of the alien species, and concurrently, the name of the story?
The next story was entitled 'The Reign Of Terror'. This was the first story to be filmed on location. According to Susan, this is set during The Doctor's favourite period of Earth history. Which period was this?
The Sengoku Period
The Three Kingdoms Period
The Roman Empire
The French Revolution
What is the name of The Doctor's granddaughter?
What are the names of the two teachers that join during 'An Unearthly Child'?
Barbara Wright and Ian Chesterton
Barbara Wright and Iain Chester
Barbara Right and Ian Chesterton
Barbara Write and Iain Chesington
In total, how many episodes were broadcast in the original run of season one?
Had the concept of the Daleks not been thought of by Terry Nation, a different episode would have taken its place written by Anthony Coburn (the writer of 'An Unearthly Child'.) This story was inspired by computers that were being introduced in the BBC at the time. What was this story going to be called?
'The Masters Of Luxor'
'Beyond The Sun'
'The Hidden Planet'
'The Red Fort'
A story written by C. E. Webber was un-used. However, a similar storyline was used in 'Planet Of Giants.' What was the name of the scrapped episode?
'The Which Hunters'
'The Last Days'
Eight stories, over 40 episodes, an average audience of over 6.5 million every week, 'Doctor Who' was doing extremely well and had been commissioned for a second season. However, not all of them remain in visual form. What happened to them?
They were stolen by a rival company and wiped before VHS was invented.
They got wiped from the BBC archives before VHS was invented.
They have literally been lost.
They were all destroyed by a rival company.
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