The wait is over. BBC Home Entertainment will release the fan favorite episode “Terror of the Zygons” to DVD on October 8, 2013. This new two-disc set finally brings the Scottish Tom Baker story to life with amazing DVD extras. The episode, once revealed as David Tennant’s favorite, includes shape shifting aliens and even the Loch Ness Monster. Included in this story are the Zygons, an enemy alien race that will be making their return appearance in the upcoming 50th Anniversary Special “The Day of the Doctor”.
Answering a call from The Brigadier, The Doctor, Harry and Sarah Jane land in the Scottish Highlands to find that multiple oil rigs have been destroyed. With the unseen enemy always one step ahead, The Doctor, his companions and UNIT must solve the mystery and bring peace back to the quiet land. However, the mysterious enemy is a trapped race of shape shifters called the Zygons, and they are determined to survive even if it means destroying the human race.
Included in this new DVD set are many special features. Unfortunately two of the stars of this episode and the director have passed away, the set pays tribute to them in multiple specials. “Remembering Douglas Camfield” is a 30-minute in depth look at the legendary director through the eyes of those who knew him best. “Doctor Who Stories – Elizabeth Sladen” is a delightful interview with the breathtaking actress who portrayed Sarah Jane Smith. Throughout many of the features the audience is treated to glimpses of different interviews with Nicholas Courtney who spent a good part of his life portraying Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart.
This story includes some of the most beloved characters in all of “Doctor Who” and is a must see for any fan of the show. The highly anticipated DVD set is released on October 8, 2013 in retail stores near you or online.
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