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Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars  starring David Tennant as the Doctor and Lindsey Duncan as Adelaide.


The Doctor visits Mars in the year 2059, near the first human-crewed pioneer base.  The crew are about to

face a long-buried threat from a glacier beneath them, and the Doctor knows from history what must happen

to them…and this is why he feels he must leave….



-    Graphical menus, episode and scene selection features, and subtitles for the hearing impaired.

-         5.1 surround sound

-         16:9 aspect ratio.

-         The disc boots up with trailers for other BBC Video DVD sets, but these are skippable with your remote.

-     1 60-minute episode, The Waters of Mars. 

-         Available in both high-definition (1080i) Blu-Ray or standard definition (480i) DVD.

-         Also contains a 58-minute edition of Doctor Who Confidential , the behind-the-scenes documentary that

covers the particularly arduous filming of this episode. This is in standard-definition on both editions.

            -    There is no commentary track, nor any further bonus features.



This story is also available as part of The Complete Specials box set.  That version has all the same special features

that are in the standalone edition.


If one counts this series as a continuation of the original series, then this is story number 205, and episode

number 765.  Originally transmitted on 15 November 2009 on BBC1 and BBCHD.