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The Watcher

The Watcher

Series Episode Number: 78

World Premiere: Sat 3 Jul 1965 - 6:54pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 21 Sep 1986 - 11:00pm CDT [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 24 minutes 5 seconds

8.90 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 57 (UK)

Chart Position: 15 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 11 Jun 1965 in Television Centre 4
Archive State: 16mm t/r



The TARDIS lands on the English coast in 1066, but the travellers are puzzled to find modern day artefacts. A monk observes the arrival of the TARDIS, but seems unsurprised.