K-9 and Company

1981 pilot episode of a proposed Doctor Who spin-off series

K-9 and Company was a 1981 television spin-off of the original series of Doctor Who. It featured Sarah Jane Smith, played by Elisabeth Sladen, and K-9, a robotic dog. Both characters had been companions of the Fourth Doctor, but they had not appeared together before. A single episode, "A Girl's Best Friend", was produced, but the series was not taken up.

K-9 and Company
StarringElisabeth Sladen
John Leeson (voice)
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes1
Producer(s)John Nathan-Turner
Running time50 min.
Original networkBBC1
Picture formatPAL
Original releaseDecember 28, 1981
Followed byThe Sarah Jane Adventures
Related showsDoctor Who