4th Doctor Who: ‘The Invisible Enemy’ Gaffe


You may have to enlarge the picture a bit to see what is going on here, but in The Invisible Enemy when one of the main villains is about to throw the Doctor into the egg chamber to certain death you can see what appears to be a frail main on the bottom left of the image ready to catch Tom Baker as he falls.  I feel for this poor stage hand attempting to catch all 6′ 3” of Baker as he is thrown into the closet.

Correction: If I remembered the episode correctly from 30 years ago or just watched it for a couple of additional seconds I would have realized that K-9 intervenes and it is actually the villain that is gently lifted up and placed into the waiting hands of the small man in the cupboard.