Paul Darrow on UK Gold
Written by P.J. Hammond and guest-starring Paul Darrow and Ann Davies as Mr and Mrs Trench.
Praying for forgiveness in advance?Z CARS: "Pieces" (1973)
Paul - with a different accent - stars as Mister Trench, the control-freak head of a family in this episode written by Sapphire and Steel creator.....
.... and Scorby from SEEDS OF DOOM is somehow a policeman too now!
Praying for forgiveness in advance?
Well, Avon can't claim it wasn't premeditated.
But we mustn't miss out on his military service in UNIT.It's perfect - and explains so much. This is canon and Episode 0 imo.
For now we know why Avon always seemed a man out of time. Having your house burgled and then being somehow flung from 20th Century Earth to the third Century of the second calendar, losing your religion, your family and accent in the process, must have been terribly traumatic.
Then to survive Gauda Prime only to somehow find yourself on Karfel, was even more nightmarish.
An explanation as to why Servalan ended up as an Androgum, only missing Avon by one adventure.
..... and just what the Hell was going on with Ford Prefect in this story set on one of the Federation's penal colony planets, shortly before Avon found himself on the London......
But we mustn't miss out on his military service in UNIT.
That's where he was trained to be such an efficient and emotionless killer.
The links are all there...Okay, it may take several large mallets to hammer these things into continuity, but everything fits eventually, dammit.
Seeing the painting of the Third Doctor on the wall in Karfel must have taken Avon back a bit to his days of fighting underground reptile men.