Two classic Doctor Who titles The Invisible Enemy and the first Doctor Who spin off K9 and Company unite in Doctor Who K9 Tales. Starring Tom Baker, The Invisible Enemy is a four-part story featuring the screen debut of K9. K9 and Company sees the Doctor’s two companions Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen) and K9 appearing together. Also known as A Girl's Best Friend, this was the first bona fide TV spin off from Doctor Who.
The Invisible Enemy While answering a mayday from a refuelling station on Saturn’s largest moon, the TARDIS passes through a mysterious cloud. Alarmed, Leela senses a malevolent presence. The danger turns out to be an intelligent space virus, and the Doctor is soon infected and fighting for control of his mind. With the Time Lord incapacitated, Leela’s only hope lies on a nearby medical satellite. There, help comes in the unlikely coupling of eccentric scientist Professor Marius and his dog-shaped computer, K9…
But can they save the Doctor before he is utterly consumed by the enemy within?
K9 and Company: A Girl’s Best Friend Sarah Jane Smith is looking forward to spending a quiet Christmas with her Aunt Lavinia in the sleepy Village of Morton Harewood. When she arrives, she finds her aunt is missing, and a surprise gift from an old friend is waiting to be opened…
Sarah, K9 and her aunt’s ward, Brendan are caught up in the affairs of a mysterious cult, who practices the black arts, and are preparing for a human sacrifice.
The Invisible Enemy Commentary: With actors Louise Jameson and John Leeson, visual effects designer Mat Irvine and co-writer Bob Baker. Artists and production crew recall the making of this story and even take the original K9 for walkies. A rare opportunity to go behind the scenes on the recording of this story, courtesy of a timecoded Shibaden videotape recorded for production use. Visual Effects: Visual effects designer Mat Irvine meets up with his old colleague Ian Scoones at Bray Studios to talk about the visual effects for The Invisible Enemy and other stories. CGI Effects: this gives the viewer the option to watch the story with many of the original video effects sequences replaced by CGI versions.
K9 and Company Commentary: With actors Elisabeth Sladen, John Leeson, Linda Polan and script editor Eric Saward. Key production personnel look at the making of this story and K9's subsequent life in books and comic strips. K9 - A Dog's Tale: K9 himself answers a selection of questions about his life. DVD also includes a reversible sleeve.
Both titles also include Radio Times Listings, Program subtitles, Subtitle Production Notes, Coming Soon trailers, Trails and Continuities, Photo Gallery and more.