Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide
The Underwater Menace
This is the fifth story in Season 4. Only two episodes exist in the archives, though the other two have been animated.
The second Doctor is short with a beatles moptop. He tends to act the part of a fool and give events a push in the right direction rather than directly taking control. He also plays the recorder and has a thing for hats.
Ben Jackson is a Merchant Seaman from 1966. He is a working-class cockney. He took some time to accept that the Doctor was still the Doctor after he regenerated.
Polly Wright is a secretary from 1966.
Jamie McCrimmon is a scots piper who met the Doctor after the battle of Culluden in The Highlanders.. He is proud of his Scottishness and wears a kilt and carries a dirk (knife).
Recurring and Historical Characters