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Season 20 of Doctor Who ran between 3rd January 1983 and 25th November 1983. It starred Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor.



The season consisted of six serials and 22 episodes of twenty-five minutes each, plus a ninety minute 20th anniversary special, The Five Doctors broadcast as part of Children in Need. This season sees the departure of companion Nyssa and introduced Turlough. Every story of this season contained an old enemy of the Doctor in an least a minor role, as part of the 20th anniversary of the show.


# Title Writer Episodes Notes
1 Arc of Infinity Johnny Byrne 4
2 Snakedance Christopher Bailey 4
3 Mawdryn Undead Peter Grimwade 4 First appearance of Vislor Turlough; reintroduction of Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart
4 Terminus Steve Gallagher 4 Final appearance of Nyssa
5 Enlightenment Barbara Clegg 4 Final appearance of the Black Guardian
6 The King's Demons Terence Dudley 2 First appearance of Kamelion

Anniversary Special

# Title Writer Episodes Notes
7 The Five Doctors Terrance Dicks 1 90-minute special Final appearances of the First, Third and Fourth Doctors; reintroductions of the First, Second, Third and Fourth Doctors, Romana, Susan Foreman and Sarah Jane Smith. First Doctor Who appearances of K-9 Mk. III and Rassilon

Main Cast




Adaptations and merchandising



  • Arc of Infinity
  • Snakedance
  • Mawdryn Undead
  • Terminus
  • Enlightenment
  • The King's Demons/The Five Doctors (extended version)


  • Arc of Infinity
  • Snakedance
  • Mawdryn Undead
  • Terminus
  • Enlightenment
  • The King's Demons
  • The Five Doctors



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Arc of Infinity: Omega  • Hedin  • The Ergon  • Time Lords Snakedance: The Mara  • Manussans Mawdryn Undead: Black Guardian  • Mawdryn Terminus: Vanir  • Lazars  • The Garm  • Black Guardian Enlightenment: Eternals  • Wrack  • Mansell  • Black Guardian  • White Guardian The King's Demons: The Master  • Kamelion The Five Doctors: Borusa  • Cybermen  • Cyber-Leader  • Cyber-Lieutenant  • Robot Yeti  • Raston Warrior Robot  • Dalek  • Kaled mutant  • Time Lords

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Up to date as of February 02, 2010
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From Muppet Wiki

The Season 20 cast.
Baby Gabriela
Forgetful Jones stars in a production of Oklahoma!.
William Wegman begins to contribute films using Fay Ray and his other dogs. By Season 36 he would make at least 60 different segments.
A hapless animated bellhop appeared in recurring segments to teach numbers.
Billy Joel and Marlee Matlin perform Just the Way You Are to a disgusted Oscar the Grouch.

Sesame Street Season 20 aired from November 21, 1988 to May 19, 1989.

Episodes 2486 - 2615 (130 episodes)


  • This was Joe Raposo's final season as music director. After he passed away on Sunday, February 5, 1989, he continued to be credited as music director until the end of the season, and associate music director Dave Conner became de-facto music director until 1993, when Robby Merkin was hired.
  • This was also Northern Calloway's final season as David. After the season finale, Calloway left the show due to medical reasons with the explanation that David moved away to be with his grandmother, and that ownership of Hooper's Store was turned over to Mr. Handford.


Muppet Characters

Alice Snuffleupagus, Anything Muppets, the Amazing Mumford, Baby Natasha, Barkley, Bert, Biff, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Count von Count, Elmo, Ernie, Gladys the Cow, Grover, Grundgetta, Guy Smiley, Herry Monster, Honkers, Hoots the Owl, Irvine, Juliet, Kermit the Frog, Meryl Sheep, Oscar the Grouch, Ruby, Simon Soundman, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Sonny Friendly, Telly Monster, Two-Headed Monster

Human Characters

Gordon, Susan, Maria, Luis, Linda, Bob, David, Uncle Wally, Olivia, Gina, Miles, Mr. Macintosh, Gabi, Hiroshi

Muppets of Sesame Street

Caroll Spinney, Pam Arciero, Camille Bonora, Kevin Clash, Fred "Garbo" Garver, Jim Henson, Richard Hunt, Rick Lyon, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Martin P. Robinson, David Rudman, Judy Sladky, Bryant Young


Alison Bartlett-O'Reilly, Linda Bove, Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Loretta Long, Sonia Manzano, Bill McCutcheon, Bob McGrath, Roscoe Orman, Miles Orman, Gedde Watanabe

Season Credits

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