Let's Do the Time Lord Again: 50 Best 'Doctor Who' Moments

As the new doctor hits American screens, travel back through the highlights of this classic British sci-fi show

49. The Fourth Doctor Enters the Matrix

From: "The Deadly Assassin"
Premiere: October 30, 1976

The Fourth Doctor (Tom Baker) is summoned to Gallifrey in order to help untangle a political plot involving renegade Time Lord the Master (played by Peter Pratt, and gruesomely deformed here) and a scheming politician. Operating solo for the first time ever and framed as a would-be assassin, the Doctor takes a prescient (and decidedly trippy) excursion into the Matrix, Gallifrey's global neural net, in which thought patterns become virtual reality.

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