1984 – the year that Lou Reed released the album New Sensations.
This is… The 4-episode serial that is the Fifth Doctor’s last story.
Broadcasts: March 1984, Thursday and Friday then Thursday and Friday, 18.40, on BBC One.
Repeated February, March 1993 on BBC Two.
World of Fandom: The 2009 DWM readers’ poll of 200 stories – ranking #1.