Examining The Doctor #85: Genesis of the Daleks Part One

Examining the Doctor #85

Boy, do we have a treat for you! Mark and Seth return to look at Genesis of the Daleks. Not only is it great Doctor who. Not only is it great Tom Baker. It is arguably one of if not THE, greatest Doctor Who stories of all time! Hear the story behind why the Daleks’ origin story wasn’t made until ten years after their creation.

The Time Lords send The Doctor on a very unusual mission. Travel back in time to a point before The Daleks existed and either prevent their creation or make it so they don’t become as evil. The Doctor, Harry, and Sarah Jane soon find themselves caught in a war between the Thals and the Kaleds. If you’re clever you may notice an anagram in the latter race…