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Trope: Pure Historical

A “Pure Historical” is an episode set in the past, that is purely historical in nature with no science fiction elements other than the TARDIS and her crew.

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Classic Who S1 • Serial 1 · (4 episodes)

1. An Unearthly Child

Average. Rating: 69%

Classic Who S1 • Serial 4 · (0/7 episodes intact)

4. Marco Polo

Average. Rating: 69%

Classic Who S1 • Serial 6 · (4 episodes)

6. The Aztecs

Average. Rating: 72%

Classic Who S1 • Serial 8 · (4/6 episodes intact)

8. The Reign of Terror

Average. Rating: 64%

Classic Who S2 • Serial 4 · (4 episodes)

4. The Romans

Average. Rating: 75%

Classic Who S2 • Serial 6 · (2/4 episodes intact)

6. The Crusade

Average. Rating: 61%

Classic Who S3 • Serial 3 · (0/4 episodes intact)

3. The Myth Makers

Average. Rating: 64%

Classic Who S3 • Serial 5 · (0/4 episodes intact)

5. The Massacre

Average. Rating: 65%

Classic Who S3 • Serial 8 · (4 episodes)

8. The Gunfighters

Average. Rating: 64%

Classic Who S4 • Serial 1 · (0/4 episodes intact)

1. The Smugglers

Average. Rating: 58%

Classic Who S4 • Serial 4 · (0/4 episodes intact)

4. The Highlanders

Average. Rating: 60%

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Doctor Who and an Unearthly Child

Average. Rating: 71%

Classic Who S19 • Serial 5 · (2 episodes)

5. Black Orchid

Average. Rating: 64%

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The Aztecs

Average. Rating: 68%

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The Highlanders

Average. Rating: 68%

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Marco Polo

Average. Rating: 69%

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The Myth Makers

Average. Rating: 68%

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The Gunfighters

Average. Rating: 60%

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Black Orchid

Average. Rating: 63%

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The Reign of Terror

Average. Rating: 67%

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The Romans

Average. Rating: 62%

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The Massacre

Average. Rating: 65%

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The Smugglers

Average. Rating: 60%

Virgin New Adventures

Sanctuary

Average. Rating: 63%

Virgin Decalogs

6. The Nine-Day Queen

Average. Rating: 45%

Virgin New Adventures

Just War

Average. Rating: 78%

Virgin Missing Adventures

The Plotters

Average. Rating: 67%

BBC Books

The Roundheads

Average. Rating: 69%

Short Trips

4. The Last Days

Average. Rating: 41%

Short Trips

15. The People’s Temple

Average. Rating: 39%