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Series 1

Series 1 (2007)

SPECIAL. INVASION OF THE BANE
Broadcast: 1 January 2007
Writer: Russell T. Davies & Gareth Roberts
Director: Colin Teague

On her first night in her new house, 13-year-old Maria Jackson is woken by a bright light. Sneaking outside, she can’t believe her eyes – her eccentric neighbour Sarah Jane is face to face with what can only be an alien! The next day, Maria is invited on a trip to a soft-drinks factory. But there’s more to fizzy Bubble Shock than meets the eye – so it’s lucky for Maria that Sarah Jane is close at hand.


101 & 102. REVENGE OF THE SLITHEEN
Broadcast: 24 September 2007
Writer: Gareth Roberts
Director: Alice Troughton

It’s Maria, Luke and Clyde’s first day at their new school – and something’s not quite right. The food keeps going off, there’s a funny smell in the air and the new technology block is hiding some dark secrets. The friends soon make a shocking discovery – evil alien race the Slitheen have disguised themselves as teachers as part of a deadly plan that threatens the future of the entire Earth.


103 & 104. EYE OF THE GORGON
Broadcast: 1 & 8 October 2007
Writer: Phil Ford
Director: Alice Troughton

Sarah Jane and co investigate reports of a ghostly nun haunting the local residential home. And when one of the elderly residents entrusts Luke with a mysterious alien talisman, it becomes clear there’s even more to the story than meets the eye. The gang delve deeper, and discover that the nun is part of a secret order sworn to protect a terrifying alien creature who can turn her victims to stone with a single look.


105 & 106. WARRIORS OF THE KUDLAK
Broadcast: 15 & 22 October 2007
Writer: Phil Gladwin
Director: Charles Martin

Sarah Jane and Maria investigate the mysterious disappearance of local boy Lance Metcalf, and soon discover that a number of children have gone missing across the country. Remarkably, the disappearances all occurred during freak storms and in cities that are home to a laser tag game called Combat 3000. As Sarah Jane and Maria delve deeper into the mystery, Luke and Clyde are off enjoying a game of Combat 30…


107 & 108. WHATEVER HAPPENED TO SARAH JANE?
Broadcast: 29 October & 5 November 2007
Writer: Gareth Roberts
Director: Graeme Harper

A huge meteor is on a collision course with Earth – and Sarah Jane has completely disappeared. A strange woman called Andrea is living across the road in Sarah Jane’s house and Maria seems to be the only one who remembers that her friend ever existed. Meanwhile, a mysterious hooded figure is haunting Bannerman Road and, as Maria sets out to find Sarah Jane, the alien Graske are meddling in time.


109 & 110. THE LOST BOY
Broadcast: 12 & 19 November 2007
Writer: Phil Ford
Director: Charles Martin

A missing boy featured in a TV news report looks exactly like Luke! When Mr Smith confirms that the two are a genetic match, Sarah Jane reluctantly sends Luke to live with his real parents. But with no memory of his former life, Luke struggles to fit in, and when he tries to escape he makes a startling discovery. Meanwhile, Sarah Jane investigates the Pharos Para-Science Institute, a research unit that has been conducting experiments using alien technology.

Series 2

Series 2 (2008)

201 & 202. THE LAST SONTARAN
Broadcast: 29 September & 6 October 2008
Writer: Phil Ford
Director: Joss Agnew

Reports of strange lights around the Tycho Radio Telescope lead Sarah Jane, Luke, Clyde and Maria into a terrifying forest encounter – and Sarah Jane comes face to face with her oldest enemy. Meanwhile Maria wrestles with a huge decision when her dad is offered a new job in America.


203 & 204. THE DAY OF THE CLOWN
Broadcast: 6 & 13 October 2008
Writer: Phil Ford
Director: Michael Kerrigan

New girl in Bannerman Road, Rani Chandra, is being haunted by a sinister clown – does it have anything to do with the local children that have gone missing? When Clyde’s friend disappears the trail leads them to a strange circus museum – and the legend of the Pied Piper!


205 & 206. SECRET OF THE STARS
Broadcast: 20 & 27 October 2008
Writer: Gareth Roberts
Director: Michael Kerrigan

Astrologer Martin Trueman causes a stir with his uncanny insights and predictions. While Sarah Jane doesn’t believe in astrology, she does believe that all is not as it seems with Trueman. Around her, people are falling under Trueman’s sinister spell and even Mr Smith doesn’t understand what’s going on.


207 & 208. THE MARK OF THE BESERKER
Broadcast: 3 & 10 November 2008
Writer: Joseph Lidster
Director: Joss Agnew

With Sarah Jane away, Rani has to work out what to do with an alien pendant that gives its wearer the power to control others. When Clyde’s estranged father, Paul, turns up Clyde makes a big mistake by showing him Sarah Jane’s attic – and sharing the secrets it contains.


209 & 210. THE TEMPTATION OF SARAH JANE SMITH
Broadcast: 17 & 24 November 2008
Writer: Gareth Roberts
Director:
Graeme Harper

When Sarah Jane returns a boy who has slipped through a time fissure back to 1951, she realises she has found a way to meet the parents she never knew. But is it a trap? Sarah Jane and Luke fall victim to a revenge plot by The Trickster.


211 & 212. ENEMY OF THE BANE
Broadcast: 1 & 8 December 2008
Writer: Phil Ford
Director: Graeme Harper

Gita vanishes and Sarah Jane encounters an unwelcome face from the past – Mrs Wormwood. Now hunted by the Bane, Mrs Wormwood needs Sarah Jane’s help to foil their plan to take over the galaxy with an ancient alien power. And Sarah Jane also needs help – from the Brigadier.

Series 3
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Series 3 (2009)

301 & 302. PRISONER OF THE JUDOON
Broadcast: 15 & 16 October 2009
Writer: Phil Ford
Director: Joss Agnew

When prisoner Androvax the Destroyer crash-lands on Earth, a Veil is set free and starts to turn Earth’s technology against itself. And his next intended victim is Sarah Jane.


303 & 304. THE MAD WOMAN IN THE ATTIC
Broadcast: 22 & 23 October 2009
Writer: Joseph Lidster
Director: Alice Troughton

Rani investigates strange rumours about a demon living in a funfair at the seaside. What she finds there, however, is far more alarming than that and she makes a decision that affects not only her future, but also the futures of all those she cares about…


305 & 306. THE WEDDING OF SARAH JANE SMITH
Broadcast: 29 & 30 October 2009
Writer: Gareth Roberts
Director: Alice Troughton

The Doctor returns on the happiest day of Sarah Jane’s life – but a deadly trap is waiting for them all! As the strands of a clever and careful plan draw together, can even a Time Lord save Sarah Jane, on the day of her arch-enemy’s greatest triumph?


307 & 308. THE ETERNITY TRAP
Broadcast: 5 & 6 November 2009
Writer: Phil Ford
Director: Alice Troughton

A haunted house, with mysterious whispers and secrets in the shadows attracts Sarah Jane’s attention. When Professor Rivers and the gang investigate an old legend, a monstrous creature appears in the night as the terrifying grasp of Erasmus Darkening reaches out from centuries past.


309 & 310. MONA LISA’S REVENGE
Broadcast: 12 & 13 November 2009
Writer: Phil Ford
Director: Joss Agnew

Clyde’s proudest day turns into a nightmare when he discovers that fine art can be dangerous and, when a school trip descends into disaster, the gang find themselves trapped without Sarah Jane’s help, as the awesome abomination stirs.


311 & 312. THE GIFT
Broadcast: 19 & 20 November 2009
Writer: Joseph Lidster
Director: Alice Troughton

Sarah Jane, Luke, Clyde and Rani face an old enemy, the green Slitheen. When the Slitheen’s latest scheme is halted, their rivals, the Blathereen, arrive. Declaring peace between the planets, they offer Sarah Jane a gift – one that might change the future of the human race forever.

Series 4

Series 4 (2010)

401 & 402 THE NIGHTMARE MAN
Broadcast: 11 & 12 October 2010
Written by Joseph Lidster
Directed by Joss Agnew

Luke faces life-changing events, and Bannerman Road will never be the same again. But when Sarah Jane’s son has his first nightmare, he’s haunted by a dark figure from his dreams. A strange entity is reaching out to our world, with terrible consequences for the whole human race.


403 & 404 THE VAULT OF SECRETS
Broadcast: 18 & 19 October 2010
Written by Phil Ford
Directed by Joss Agnew

When an old enemy, Androvax the Veil, returns to Earth, the gang face a dilemma – should they trust him? Or does the legendary Vault hold an even greater terror? But a second threat arises, when android guardians threaten to destroy anyone who uncovers their secrets.


405 & 406 DEATH OF THE DOCTOR
Broadcast: 25 & 26 October 2010
Written by Russell T Davies
Directed by Ashley Way

When the Doctor is declared dead, old companions Sarah Jane and Jo Grant meet for the very first time, and join forces to discover the truth. As an interstellar conspiracy gathers around UNIT HQ, Clyde finds that he holds the fate of the Time Lord in his hand – quite literally!


407 & 408 THE EMPTY PLANET
Broadcast: 1 & 2 November 2010
Written by Gareth Roberts
Directed by Ashley Way

Clyde and Rani wake up one day to discover that they are the only survivors of the human race! The whole of Earth is empty – even Sarah Jane has vanished. But a deserted London holds terrors of its own. Strange forces lurk in the shadows, as mysterious visitors approach!


409 & 410 LOST IN TIME
Broadcast: 8 & 9 November2010
Written by Rupert Laight
Directed by Joss Agnew

A harmless investigation turns into an epic quest across time and space. Sarah Jane and the gang are separated by the enigmatic Shopkeeper, and find themselves in three different time-zones throughout history – doing battle against ghost hunters, Nazis, Tudors and a mysterious parrot called Captain!


411 & 412 GOODBYE, SARAH JANE SMITH
Broadcast: 15 & 16 November
Written by Gareth Roberts and Clayton Hickman
Directed by Joss Agnew

Sarah Jane faces her saddest day, as she realises that no one can defend the Earth forever. She’s saved the world so many times, but must now hand over the task to safer hands. Clyde and Rani are distraught, and the forces of darkness gather as the inevitable day approaches.

Series 5

Series 5 (2011)

501 & 502 SKY
Broadcast: 3 & 4 October 2011
Written by Joseph Lidster
Directed by Ashley Way

Sarah Jane finds a baby girl on her doorstep and tries to find out who abandoned her. At a nuclear power station, a beautiful woman appears out of thin air and uses alien powers to take control. She’s looking for something – and realises that Sarah Jane may just have it.


503 & 504 THE CURSE OF CLYDE LANGER
Broadcast: 10 & 11 October 2011
Written by Phil Ford
Directed by Ashley Way

It’s raining fish from the skies, and Sarah Jane’s investigations lead the gang to the Museum of Culture, where the ancient god Hetocumtek may offer answers. But when Clyde acts the fool once too often, family and friends savagely turn against him, and he is thrown out of their lives!


505 & 506 THE MAN WHO NEVER WAS
Broadcast: 17 & 18 October 2011
Written by Gareth Roberts
Directed by Joss Agnew

Joseph Serf has launched his new SerfBoard, the must-have computer that no one can resist owning. Intrigued, Sarah Jane takes Luke and Sky to investigate what’s so compelling about Serf and his business. Clyde and Rani meanwhile take a SerfBoard to pieces, suspecting alien technology may be the answer…