School Reunion

Doctor Who | Season 2 | School Reunion

The Doctor plus companions old and new fight the bat-like Krillitanes!


“School Reunion” is the third episode in the second series of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It first aired on 29 April 2006.[1] The episode’s narrative takes place some time after the events of “The Christmas Invasion”. In the episode’s TARDISODE, Mickey Smith alerts the Doctor and Rose Tyler to a comprehensive school where strange things are happening, such as UFO sightings. At the school, the Doctor encounters his former companion Sarah Jane Smith and the robotic dog, K-9 Mark III, he sent her, who likewise were interested by the current events. Together, they discover the force behind the events, a race known as the Krillitanes, and work to prevent them gaining control of the universe.

The use of the Doctor’s previous companions, in particular Sarah Jane and K-9, was first proposed in 2003 to the BBC. After the episode was produced, Elisabeth Sladen was approached by the BBC to star in a spin-off, The Sarah Jane Adventures, which also included K-9 in several stories.

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Originally Aired: 04-29-2006
Director: James Hawes
Writers: Toby Whithouse
Starring: David Tennant
Billie Piper
Noel Clarke
Anthony Head
Elisabeth Sladen
Rod Arthur
Eugene Washington
Heather Cameron-McLintock
Joe Pickley
Ben Smith