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The eighth season of Doctor Who ran between 2nd January 1971 and 19th June 1971. It starred Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor.



It marked the appearance of the first on-screen version of The Master and the season was the show's first attempt at a season-long story arc as each serial featured him. It consisted of 5 serials, and 25 episodes. Jo Grant joins as companion.


# Title Writer Episodes Notes
1 Terror of the Autons Robert Holmes 4 First appearances of Jo Grant, Mike Yates and The Master; beginning of the season-long Master arc
2 The Mind of Evil Don Houghton 6
3 The Claws of Axos Bob Baker
Dave Martin
4 Colony in Space Malcolm Hulke 6
5 The Dæmons Guy Leopold, aka
Robert Sloman
Barry Letts
5 Conclusion of the Master arc

Main Cast




Adaptations and merchandising



  • Terror of the Autons
  • The Mind of Evil (in B+W)
  • The Claws of Axos
  • Colony in Space
  • The Daemons
  • The Pertwee Years (The Daemons episode 5 - in B+W)


  • The Claws of Axos


External Links

BBC website guide to Season 8

Doctor Who by season/series
Classic Series: 1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526
1996 movie
New Series: 12342009 Specials5
Season 8
Terror of the Autons  • The Mind of Evil  • The Claws of Axos  • Colony in Space  • The Dæmons
Aliens and Enemies of Season 8
Overall: The Master
Terror of the Autons: Nestene Consciousness  • Autons  • Luigi Rossini  • George Philips  • Rex Farrel  • Time Lord The Mind of Evil: Keller Machine  • Harry Mailer  • Chin Lee  • George Patrick Barnham  • Lenny Vosper  • Charlie  • Fuller The Claws of Axos: Axos Colony in Space: Captain Dent  • IMC robot  • Uxarieans  • Norton  • Morgan  • Time Lords  • Rogers  • Allen  • Long The Dæmons: Azal  • Bok  • Dæmons

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

The Season 8 Cast
Several of the episodes this season focus on Cody, Buffy's baby.
Ernie gives Bert a physical.
"Dog Flea Camp", a cartoon by long-time Sesame animator Bruce Cayard.
Though made for the previous season, the Pinball Number Count series first appeared in Episode 0989.
Kids with different abilities perform gymnastics in a classic film made for this season.

Sesame Street Season 8 aired from November 29, 1976 to May 27, 1977.

Episodes 0926 - 1055 (130 episodes)

Season 8 Cast


Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Alaina Reed Hall, Will Lee, Loretta Long, Sonia Manzano, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Bob McGrath, Roscoe Orman

Muppets of Sesame Street

Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Peter Friedman, Caroly Wilcox, Fran Brill, and Jim Henson.

Guest Stars

Paul Simon

Season 8 Credits

  • Executive Producer: Jon Stone
  • Producer: Dulcy Singer
  • Directed by: Robert Myhrum
  • Writers: Judy Freudberg, Ray Sipherd, Emily Perl Kingsley, Joseph A. Bailey, David Korr, Tony Geiss
  • Music Director: Sam Pottle
  • Muppets made by: Donald Sahlin, Kermit Love, Caroly Wilcox
  • Supervising Film Producer: Edith Zornow
  • Associate Producer: Lisa Simon
  • Director of Operations: Ronald L. Weaver
  • Production Supervisor: Freida Lipp
  • Music Coordinator: Danny Epstein
  • Post Production Supervisor: Ozzie Alfonso
  • Associate Director: Emily Squires
  • Assistant to the Producer: Amy Hutchings
  • Production Assistants: Joseph Catalano, Selvin Evans, Peggy Fulton, Brenda Huggins, Diane Mitchell, Thelma Moses
  • Art Director: Alan J. Compton
  • Production Stage Manager: Chet O'Brien
  • Stage Manager: Jimmy Baylor
  • Set Decorator: Nat Mongioi
  • Costume Designer: Domingo Rodriguez
  • Graphics: Gerri Brioso
  • Senior Scenic Artist: Victor DiNapoli
  • Film Editor: Mike Breddan
  • Technical Advisor: Walt Rauffer
  • Unit Manager: Glenda Jones
  • Technical Director: Ralph Mensch
  • Lighting Director: George Riesenberger
  • Sound Effects: Dick Maitland
  • Audio: Jay Judell
  • Video: Rolf Wahl
  • Videotape Editors: John Hutchinson, Vincent Sims, Jack Langan
  • Make-up: Mickey Scott
  • Hair Stylist: Mickey Lawrence
  • Wardrobe: Grisha Mynova
  • Curriculum Coordinator: Robert Emerick
  • Vice President for Research: Edward L. Palmer, Ph.D.
  • Associate Director of Research: Lewis Bernstein
  • Chairman, Board of Advisors: Gerald S. Lesser, Ph.D.
  • Vice President for Production: David D. Connell

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