25.6.09

Doctor Who - The Missing Episodes

In the Sixties there was no concept of repeats and, due to the high cost of video tape, alot of TV shows were wiped so the tape could be reused. In this series of articles I will be uncovering all the surviving material from the missing episodes. Here's a full list of the Doctor Who episodes currently missing from the archives.

The First Doctor

Marco Polo - all seven episodes missing
The Reign of Terror - episodes 4 and 5 (out of six) missing
The Crusade - episodes 2 and 4 (out of four) missing
Galaxy Four - all four episodes missing
Mission to the Unknown - single episode story, missing
The Myth Makers - all four episodes missing
The Daleks' Master Plan - episodes 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 12 (of twelve episodes) missing.
The Massacre - all four episodes missing
The Celestial Toymaker - episodes 1, 2 and 3 (out of four) are missing
The Savages - all four episodes missing
The Smugglers - all four episodes missing
The Tenth Planet - episode 4 (out of four) missing


The Second Doctor

The Power of the Daleks - all six episodes missing
The Highlanders - all four episodes missing
The Underwater Menace - episodes 1, 2 and 4 (out of four) missing
The Moonbase - episodes 1 & 3 (out of four) missing
The Macra Terror - all four episodes missing
The Faceless Ones - episodes 2, 4, 5 & 6 (out of six) missing
The Evil of the Daleks - episodes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 (out of seven) missing
The Abominable Snowmen - episodes 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 (out of six) missing
The Ice Warriors - episodes 2 and 3 (out of six) missing
The Enemy of the World- episodes 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 (out of six) missing
The Web of Fear - episodes 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 (out of six) missing
Fury from the Deep - all six episodes missing
The Wheel in Space - episodes 1, 2, 4 and 5 (out of six) missing
The Invasion - episodes 1 and 4 (out of eight) missing but re-animated
The Space Pirates - episodes 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 (out of six) missing