1)Another fun commentary track, this time with just the regulars with no one to reign them in. Again, often more fun than the story itself. Boy, Davison sure has it in for Terence Dudley, taking time to point out again that he doesn't like Dudley's writing. The whole cast seems to hate this story except for Sutton, who got more to do in it. At the end of the commentary, the cast says "Sorry if you liked it" and you're not sure if they mean they're sorry for picking on a story that you liked or if they're sorry you liked the story!
2)Wow, it must of stunk for that one guy having to do the whole thing with that ashtray stuck to his lip.
3)A two episode story, and they spend about a quarter of it on the cricket match.
4)Ah, aristocrats at play always bring out the Red revolutionary in me. People are starving while you have your lawn parties, you parasites!
5)Probably not a good idea for the Doctor to agree to keep the first murder secret.
6)Ann's kind of a horrible little wimp, always screeching and fainting.
7)Can't say as I think much of Latoni as a guard - always sitting with his back to the escape-prone lunatic.
8)Adric keeps his badge on, even when he's in fancy dress!
9)The Doctor yells at Madge about how dangerous it will be if George finds out he has the wrong girl, and then the next thing he does is tell George he has the wrong girl.
10)I gather the stunt man misjudged the fall and almost killed himself jumping off the roof.
11)Some fun quotes:
The first "true historical" the show had done in years - it's sort of like what Scooby-Doo would of been like if they'd of had a time machine. Funny the cast didn't like it, I enjoyed it, myself.
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I think the plot was modelled after the film The Oblong Box (1969).
The "where the nuts comes from" line is from the farce Charley's Aunt.
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Interesting. I've heard of that picture, but never seen it.