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Doctor Who The Seeds of Doom TV Story

Two alien seed pods are found buried in the Antarctic permafrost and the Doctor realises that they are from a Krynoid, a form of plant life that infects and transforms all animal life on planets upon which it becomes established. The Doctor must stop eccentric plant collector Harrison Chase from using the pods for wrong doing.

Story Order

  • Story 85 from Doctor Who
  • Story 6 of 6 from Season 13

Episodes (6 episodes)

Saturday
31st January 1976
6:00PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Seeds of Doom - Part One

The Doctor learns of the discovery of two alien seed pods in the Antarctic.

Saturday
7th February 1976
5:30PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Seeds of Doom - Part Two

Scorby and Keeler have been sent to steal the alien pod and are willing to resort to murder to cover their tracks.

Saturday
14th February 1976
5:55PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Seeds of Doom - Part Three

The Doctor and Sarah track down the remaining Krynoid pod to the estate of Harrison Chase.

Saturday
21st February 1976
5:45PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Seeds of Doom - Part Four

Keeler has been infected by the alien pod and is transforming into a Krynoid.

Saturday
28th February 1976
5:45PM
BBC 1 (25 mins)

Doctor Who - The Seeds of Doom - Part Five

The Krynoid demands that the Doctor be surrendered to it. But the Doctor escapes to seek help.

Saturday
6th March 1976
5:45PM
BBC 1 (21 mins)

Doctor Who - The Seeds of Doom - Part Six

The Doctor, Sarah and Scorby are hunted down by the mad Harrison Chase.

Characters

Credits

  • Doctor WhoTom Baker
  • Sarah Jane SmithElisabeth Sladen
  • Harrison ChaseTony Beckley
  • ScorbyJohn Challis
  • Arnold KeelerMark Jones
  • John StevensonHubert Rees
  • Charles WinlettJohn Gleeson
  • Derek MoberleyMichael McStay
  • Richard DunbarKenneth Gilbert
  • Sir Colin ThackerayMichael Barrington
  • HargreavesSeymour Green
  • Amelia DucatSylvia Coleridge
  • Guard LeaderDavid Masterman
  • Doctor ChesterIan Fairbairn
  • ChauffeurAlan Chuntz
  • GuardHarry Fielder
  • Major BeresfordJohn Acheson
  • Sergeant HendersonRay Barron
  • Krynoid voiceMark Jones