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Season 1 (1963-1964)

An Unearthly Child: The Cave of Skulls

Last updated 31 May 2015

The Cave of Skulls

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The Cave of Skulls

Series Episode Number: 2

First Broadcast: Sat 30 Nov 1963 - 5:29pm GMT [BBC One]
Running Time: 24 minutes 37 seconds

Appreciation Index: 59

Chart Position: 85

Recorded on Fri 25 Oct 1963 in Lime Grove D
Archive State: 16mm t/r
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Ian and Barbara are aboard the TARDIS uninvited. The Doctor ignores Susan's pleas to let them go. The TARDIS takes off and travels back to Stone Age times, where the crew make the mistake of venturing outside.