Fury from the Deep

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Story Code: RR / Season 5 UK Airdate: 16 Mar to 20 Apr 1968 Doctor: Patrick Troughton
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This story aired in the following countries. They are listed in chronological order according to known airdate. (Refer also to Selling Doctor Who for expanded airdates.)

Australia Mar 69 b/w
Hong Kong May 70 b/w
Singapore Aug 70 b/w
Gibraltar Oct 73 b/w
  • The New Zealand programme purchasers rejected this story in late 1970. The reason for the rejection is not known; but it has been suggested, given that the New Zealand government was at the time having negotiations with British Petroleum (BP) to exploit a newly-discovered field of natural gas in the Tasman Sea, that the broadcaster thought it unwise to screen a serial featuring sea monsters attacking a gas platform...
  • Significantly, Nigeria did not screen this story either. Did / could Nigeria only buy the same serials that the NZBC had?