The TARDIS lands during the French Revolution, where Ian, Barbara, and Susan become caught up in the politics of the day. When they are arrested and set to be executed, the Doctor must take on the disguise of a public official to try and save their lives. (Originally broadcast in six parts.)
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This was the first episode to feature a pre-pubescent actor in a speaking role. See more
During the army's arrival at the farmhouse, if you look to the rear of the courtyard you can see a camera assistant holding a camera cable and camera operator pulling the camera backwards past the archway of the courtyard set. The operator is in a suit and tie. See more
Now, wait a minute. The Doctor's put us down, right in the middle of the French Revolution.
Yes, the Reign Of Terror.