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Doomwatch By the Pricking of My Thumbs... (1970–2016) HD online
Language: English
Category: TV Episode / Sci-Fi / Drama
Original Title: By the Pricking of My Thumbs...
Director: Eric Hills
Writers: Robin Chapman,Gerry Davis
Released: 1970–2016
Duration: 50min
Video type: TV Episode
Sixteen-year-old Stephen Franklin stages a prank while in a school science class, but the joke goes wrong, and a classmate suffers horrible facial injuries. When Stephen is then expelled from the comprehensive school, his father, journalist Oscar Franklin, inquires as to why, and how does a scientist named Ensor know of Stephen's genetic past? Stephen suffers from an abnormality of his hands, and he has an obscure genetic defect: an extra Y chromosome. Doomwatch become involved when it seems that there may be a genetic explanation for violent and unpredictable behaviour.
Episode cast overview, first billed only:
John Paul John Paul - Dr. Spencer Quist
Simon Oates Simon Oates - Dr. John Ridge
John Nolan John Nolan - Geoff Hardcastle
Jean Trend Jean Trend - Dr. Fay Chantry
Vivien Sherrard Vivien Sherrard - Barbara Mason
Colin Jeavons Colin Jeavons - Botting
Olaf Pooley Olaf Pooley - Dr. Ensor
Barry Stokes Barry Stokes - Stephen Franklin
Sally Thomsett Sally Thomsett - Judy Franklin
Martin Howells Martin Howells - Gerald Jenkins
David Janson David Janson - Arnold McPherson
Robert Yetzes Robert Yetzes - Painton
David Jarrett David Jarrett - Tom Avery
Patrick Milner Patrick Milner - Airport Policeman
Julie May Julie May - Woman Shopper

Sally Thomsett, then aged 20, plays a 13 year old schoolgirl. The episode was made in November 1970, the same year that she made The Railway Children (1970) playing an 11 year old schoolgirl.