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Tales From The TARDIS: The Brink Of Disaster

We conclude our look of The Edge of Destruction two-parter with The Brink of Disaster.



Hello and Welcome to the Basement, and welcome to Tales From The TARDIS

Today we wrap up The Edge of Destruction story-arc, with part 2, titled The Brink of Disaster, which ended with Doctor being attacked.

So where we does episode start off? With the revelation that Ian is the one attacking the Doctor. Apparently some external force has overridden the desired effects of the nightcap The Doc gave him and the others, driving Ian to stop the Doctor from operating the TARDIS Controls. Ian does come to his senses and ends up passing out, just before Barbara arrives for the Doctor to straight out accuse them of sabotage. This has some profound impact later on, but we'll get to that.

Barbara tries to reason with the Doctor, but he is an unreasonable man... and Susan soon arrives finding herself caught in the middle, siding with her grandfather but at the same time believi…