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Cybermen: The Early Years was a video containing rare episodes from early Cybermen stories. It was presented by Colin Baker and contained the following full episodes:

as well as interviews with Roy Skelton, Morris Barry and Wendy Padbury; and clips from The Tenth Planet, The Tomb of the Cybermen and The Invasion.

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Cybermen The Early Years titlecard

Cybermen: The Early Years's title card.

  • This was one of a series of videos produced by John Nathan-Turner intended to release rare episodes and incomplete serials, as well as interviews and other extras that wouldn't have seen a video release at the time.
  • All British releases were handled by BBC Worldwide, Australasian releases by Polygram and American releases by CBS/Fox.
  • The video was classified "U" in the UK and "PG" for "Low Level Violence" in Australia.
  • It was released on 06/07/1992 in the UK, 1993 in North America and on 10/03/1993 in Australia.
  • The arrangement of the Doctor Who theme used for this and succeeding Years releases was originally arranged by Keff McCulloch for the 1989 album Doctor Who: Variations on a Theme.
  • In Colin Baker's introduction to the second episode of The Moonbase, he incorrectly says, "Jamie is seriously unwell, having contracted the disease." (In the story, Jamie had been knocked unconscious after a fall on the lunar surface.)

Six similar videos were later released up to 1994. They were:

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