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Peri saved from drowning - Doctor Who - Planet of Fire - BBC 03:46

Peri saved from drowning - Doctor Who - Planet of Fire - BBC

Vislor saves Peri from drowning. (TV: Planet of Fire)

Drowning was the act of an oxygen-breathing life-form being asphyxiated in a liquid, usually water. This frequently resulted in the death of the life-form. According to Styre's experiments, immersion in water produced asphyxiation in humans in less than three minutes. (TV: The Sontaran Experiment)

Aquaphobia was the fear of water, or of drowning. (AUDIO: House of Blue Fire)

In 1485, Clarrie drowned when he fell into a river while being chased by guards who had recognised him as the Duke of Clarence. According to William Shakespeare, the Duke was drowned in a vat of wine. (AUDIO: The Kingmaker)

In 1599, the Carrionite called Lilith killed Lynley by drowning him with her doll, filling his lungs with water. (TV: The Shakespeare Code)

In 1649, hundreds of women and children attempting to escape Oliver Cromwell's seige of Wexford drowned when the overcrowded boats they were on sank. (AUDIO: The Settling)

In 1699, Rory Williams drowned when he was knocked overboard the Fancy. He was revived by the Siren, but died again when he was taken off life support, and revived again when Amy Pond used CPR on him. (TV: The Curse of the Black Spot)

In 1746, slave trader Trask drowned troublesome prisoners, and almost subjected Ben Jackson to this fate. (TV: The Highlanders)

In 1872, Theodore Cassells and the crew of the Marie Celeste drowned when a wave swamped their lifeboat. (COMIC: A Stitch in Time)

In 1885, the Vespiform calling himself Christopher drowned when a monsoon flooded the Jamuna River in Delhi. (TV: The Unicorn and the Wasp)

In 1891, the governess of Francesca and Digby Latimer drowned in a frozen pond on Captain Latimer's estate. (TV: The Snowmen)

In one iteration of the time loop created by Edward Grove, Edith Thompson was drowned in the kitchen sink. (AUDIO: The Chimes of Midnight)

In 1916, Rasputin drowned in the Neva River. (PROSE: The Wages of Sin)

In 1926, the Vespiform Arnold Golightly drowned when he dove into Silent Pool to retrieve the Firestone, which had been thrown there by Donna Noble. (TV: The Unicorn and the Wasp)

Circa 1970, Professor Zaroff drowned in his laboratory when the Second Doctor flooded Atlantis. (TV: The Underwater Menace)

In the 1970s, Professor Charles Kettering was killed at Stangmoor Prison when the Keller Machine turned his fear of drowning against him. His fear was so great that water manifested in his lungs. (TV: The Mind of Evil)

A few years later, Scorby was drowned in a pool of water by plants under the control of a Krynoid. (TV: The Seeds of Doom)

On 9 May 1984, Peri Brown almost drowned when she tried to swim from her stepfather's boat to the shore of Lanzarote. She was rescued by Vislor Turlough. (TV: Planet of Fire)

Circa 1996, Maude O'Neill drowned herself in a lake on Gravonax Island after her daughter Eadie was killed. (AUDIO: Night Thoughts)

Circa 1997, Ace almost drowned in a chamber in King Arthur's spaceship at the bottom of Lake Vortigern. (TV: Battlefield)

In 2007, Estelle Cole drowned in a rainy storm above her house, unnaturally caused by fairies. (TV: Small Worlds)

On Christmas Eve of the same year, the Tenth Doctor drowned the Racnoss in the Thames Flood Barrier. (TV: The Runaway Bride) In an alternate timeline, the Doctor drowned as well. (TV: Turn Left)

In 2009, Owen Harper tried to drown himself after the resurrection gauntlet was used to bring him back. (TV: A Day in the Death)

In the late 21st century, Trask remembered that the Doctor had killed him by drowning, but this was actually a false memory implanted by the Shift. (PROSE: Alien Bodies)

In 2167, an unstable Roboman drowned himself in the River Thames. (TV: The Dalek Invasion of Earth)

In 2194, Estella was believed to have drowned herself in the main canal in Venice, but in fact had merely faked her death. (AUDIO: The Stones of Venice

On Kar-Charrat, the Kar-Charratans used their water-controlling abilities to drown many Daleks in their own casings. (AUDIO: The Genocide Machine)

On Gallifrey, the Master was almost drowned in the river Lethe by Torvic, but was rescued by the Doctor, who killed Torvic. (AUDIO: Master)

In the Matrix on Gallifrey, Goth almost drowned the Fourth Doctor. (TV: The Deadly Assassin)

In Eugene Tacitus' world, Pepin VI drowned when he fell asleep in his bathtub. (AUDIO: The Holy Terror)

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