Revealing mistake: In episode 1, watch out for the wires pulling K-9 along the beach. (Unlike a real dog, K-9 didn't take well to the soft sandy surface and sank into the sand. Pulling K-9 along on wires provided an illusion of movement when the motor inside wasn't up to the job).
The Doctor: You can't rule the world in hiding. You've got to come out on the balcony sometimes and wave a tentacle or two.
Trivia: This Doctor Who story was originally scripted and produced as a four-episode story, but, just two weeks before transmission, upon viewing the story, co-creators Sydney Newman and Donald Wilson felt that the final two episodes (Episode 3, 'Crisis'; and Episode 4, 'The Urge to Live') should be combined into a single episode. The new 'condensed' episode incorporated the opening titles of 'Crisis' with the closing credits of 'The Urge to Live'.
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