Fifth Doctor

The Fifth Doctor

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Played by Peter Davison as a vulnerable young man (1982 to 1984). The Mara and Terileptils were introduced. The Silurians, Daleks and Cybermen returned. Companions were Adric, Tegan, Nyssa, Turlough and Peri.

Story Location and Time Eps Companions Guests Villains
Castrovalva Earth
Castrovalva 1981
4 Adric
Nyssa
Tegan
 Master
(Portreeve)
First story featuring the Fifth Doctor. First appearance of the TARDIS' Zero Room.
Four to Doomsday Urbankan spacecraft 1981 4 Adric
Nyssa
Tegan
 Monarch
Urbankans
Kinda Deva Loka 25824 Adric
Nyssa
Tegan
 Mara
First appearance of the Mara.
The Visitation London 16664 Adric
Nyssa
Tegan
 Terileptils
Destruction of the Doctor's sonic screwdriver after 14 years.
Black Orchid England 19262 Adric
Nyssa
Tegan
  George Cranleigh
First historical story for 16 years.
Earthshock Earth and Space
freighter 2526
Earth c65,000,000 BC
4 Adric
Nyssa
Tegan
 Cybermen
Adric gets killed, the third companion to die and the first for 17 years. Seventh Cyberman story.
Time Flight England 1982
Earth c140,000,000 BC
4 Nyssa
Tegan
  Master (Kalid)
Arc of Infinity Amsterdam 1983
Gallifrey
4Nyssa
Tegan
Time Lords
(Borusa)
Omega
Hedin
Tegan leaves in Time Flight only to return in this story. Fifth consecutive landing on Earth. First appearance of Omega for 10 years.
Snakedance Menussa4 Nyssa
Tegan
  Mara
Second appearance of the Mara.
Mawdryn Undead Alien space ship
England
1983 / 1981(?)
4 Nyssa
Tegan
Turlough
Lethbridge
-Stewart
Black Guardian
Mawdryn
Lethbridge-Stewart returns after an absence of 8 years. Introduction of Turlough, an exiled alien. Second appearance of the Black Guardian at the start of a trilogy. Action split over two time zones.
Terminus Terminus space vehicle 3483 4 Nyssa
Tegan
Turlough
  Black Guardian
Terminus
Nyssa leaves.
Enlightenment Space vehicle of the Eternals 4Tegan
Turlough
White Guardian Black Guardian
Captain Rack
Eternals
The King's Demons England 1215 2Tegan
Turlough
KamelionMaster
The Five Doctors England c1980
1979 1983
Gallifrey
1 x 90 Tegan
Turlough
1st Doctor
2nd Doctor
3rd Doctor
4th Doctor
Lethbridge
-Stewart
Yates
Colonel Crichton
Sarah
K9
Romana 2
Susan
Liz
Jamie
Zoe
Time Lords
(Rassilon)
(Flavia)
Borusa
Master
Cybermen
Dalek
Yeti
20th anniversary story featuring five Doctors and several companions. New TARDIS console.
Warriors of the Deep Earth undersea base 2084 4Tegan
Turlough
 Silurians
Sea Devils
Second appearance of Silurians after 14 years.
The Awakening England 19842 Tegan
Turlough
  Malus
Frontios Frontios c10,000,0004 Tegan
Turlough
  Gravis
Tractators
Resurrection of the Daleks London 1984
Earth space prison 4690
2 x 45 Tegan
Turlough
 Davros
Daleks
Lytton
Twelfth Dalek story. Third appearance of Davros. Tegan leaves.
Planet of Fire Earth / Sarn 19844 Turlough
Peri
KamelionMaster
Introduction of Peri, an American student. Turlough leaves as his exile is lifted.
The Caves of Androzani Androzani Minor 28844 Peri  Morgus
Sharaz Jek
Final story with the Fifth Doctor. He dies saving Peri from poisoning. The Sixth Doctor makes a short appearance at end.

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