Planet of the Spiders: Part 2

Doctor Who Classic | Season 11 | Planet of the Spiders: Part 2

Lupton, now under the control of a giant spider, steals the blue Metebelis crystal.


The giant spider melds with Lupton, and together they infiltrate UNIT and steal the blue crystal, leading to a lengthy chase involving the Whomobile, a small helicopter, a hovercraft, and a speedboat. The Doctor finally catches up to Lupton’s boat, but when he jumps on board, Lupton vanishes.

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Originally Aired: 05-11-1974
Director: Barry Letts
Writers: Robert Sloman
Barry Letts
Sydney Newman
Starring: Jon Pertwee
Elisabeth Sladen
Nicholas Courtney
Richard Franklin
John Levene
John Dearth
Christopher Burgess
Terence Lodge
Carl Forgione
Andrew Staines