Now I'll never know if I was right!
Adric's last words. He was wrong.

Season: 19
Episode: 6
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Air date 8 - 16 March 1982
Written by Eric Saward
Directed by Peter Grimwade
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Earthshaq is a Fifth Doctor story from Season 19 and is lauded as GOAT by a certain kind of fan.

It's a 1982 story written by Eric Seaweed and is notable for including the death of Adric and being the first Cybermen story since the previous one.


Muh grimdark space marines.

Muh pointless death of a character everyone hated anyway.

Muh well prepared meal.

Muh ripped off Star Wars pistol.

For some people, small, barely edited (used to be barley edited) pages are what life is all about!

For some episodes, that's all they deserve.