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October 18th, 2011 89 comments

Sarah Jane Smith – The Story Goes on – Forever

Sarah Jane Smith

Following the tragic death of Elisabeth Sladen earlier this year, the very last Television episode of The Sarah Jane Adventures has aired – but The Story Goes On – Forever.

Farewell The Sarah Jane Adventures

Filmed in 2010 along side series 4, The man who never was marks the untimely end of a wonderful and highly popular series – the World of Doctor Who will never be quite the same again.

In 2006 Elisabeth Sladen returned to Doctor Who as Sarah Jane Smith in School Reunion alongside the 10th Doctor (David Tennant). Later that year filming began for Invasion of the Bane, a special hour long opening episode of The Sarah Jane Adventures which originally aired January 1st 2007.

The Sarah Jane Adventures quickly became one of the most popular shows on CBBC picking up record audiences. In 2009 a special episode, From Raxacoricofallapatorius with Love aired as part of Comic Relief on BBC One.

The show has remained closely linked to Doctor Who. Sarah Jane and her adopted son Luke have turned up in Doctor Who a few times, the most recent being the 10th Doctors final story The End of Time. The Doctor has also shown up in The Sarah Jane Adventures, most recently the 11th Doctor (Matt Smith) in Death of the Doctor.
My Sarah Jane: A Tribute to Elisabeth Sladen

On the 19th April 2011 Elisabeth Sladen sadly passed away from cancer. My Sarah Jane: A Tribute to Elisabeth Sladen aired on CBBC directly after The Impossible Astronaut.


  • dalek eternal

    October 25th, 2011 - 2:15pm

    omg just watching dr who dreamland and the robots in it ar mr dred and his men like in sja

  • Joshua Winterbottom

    October 25th, 2011 - 12:36pm

    after watching the final episode of the Sarah jane smith adventures i am sad they won’t be anymore rip elizabeth sladen i miss you

  • Joshua

    October 24th, 2011 - 7:26pm

    But surely Lis has been Sarah Jane all her life on screen. It would be very disrespectful to just replace her.

  • Fribble! Just Fribble.

    October 24th, 2011 - 5:44pm

    What a good idea¬!

  • exeter22

    October 24th, 2011 - 4:47pm

    i know liz has sadly passed but surely that shouldn’t end SJA ,u could get one of the kids to takeover and maybe a good actress that looks like liz,just on my lil bro’s behalf he love clyde,rani,luke and sarah.

  • Joshua

    October 24th, 2011 - 2:53pm

    I really liked the ending, was part of the voice over from the very first episode? Wonder when she recorded the family bit…

    I really loved Sky as a character and am sad we wont see her progress as a character.
    – I hope the gang appear in the next series of Doctor Who (But will be hard to get Sky in it without Sarah Jane).

  • The Georgia-Doctor

    October 24th, 2011 - 9:16am

    Rest In Peace Elizabeth Sladen
    No One Will Ever Forget Her,
    An Inspiration To Many,
    The Most Important In SJA
    And A Never To Be Forgotten
    CHaracter In Doctor Who


  • unkown

    October 24th, 2011 - 1:25am

    r.i.p babes


    October 23rd, 2011 - 10:07pm

    I agree i love Lis sladen she’s such a huge inspiration to me playing Sarah Jane and a huge dr who icon and the shows never EVER! Going to be the same without her, i miss u so much Lis R.I.P


    October 23rd, 2011 - 9:58pm

    I agree, Lis sladen’s character sarah jane has been such a huge inspiration to me, its why i even watch dr who anymore and it makes me cry to think she’s gone. I miss you so much lis

  • dalek95

    October 23rd, 2011 - 2:54pm

    R.I.P Elisabeth sladen/sarah jane will be remembered forever and what a nice ending to the man who never was.

  • R.I.P.sladen

    October 23rd, 2011 - 12:28pm


  • R.I.P.sladen

    October 23rd, 2011 - 12:28pm

    Its not the show im worried about its all her

  • crazy

    October 23rd, 2011 - 8:48am

    yeah they just made the last bit using clips from the last series

  • Harold Saxon

    October 22nd, 2011 - 2:40pm

    the series was fabulous and really showed how great lis sladen was,great cast,you will be missed.

  • Commander Strax

    October 22nd, 2011 - 1:12pm

    I cryed during my sarah jane,the man who never was part 2 and most tributes on youtube including this one.

    R.I.P Lizabeth sladen

  • evierox

    October 22nd, 2011 - 11:46am

    such a shame it had to end 🙁

  • booboo

    October 22nd, 2011 - 11:13am

    it was never intended to be the last episode, its been confirmed this was the 3rd story of series 5

  • The supreme

    October 21st, 2011 - 9:55pm

    It was weird thet the man who wasnt there was the series finale.why would they film the last epi before all the others.Sinead Michael(Sky)only dod three epis.

  • luke smith

    October 20th, 2011 - 4:32pm

    waaaaaaaaaa the eprsode was relly sad 🙁

  • dwfan101

    October 19th, 2011 - 9:35pm

    Wow, very sad and brings a tear to your eye. R.I.P Elizabeth Sladen. R.I.P The Sarah Jane Adventures.

  • Commander Strax

    October 19th, 2011 - 5:52pm

    tryed it worked. 😥

  • Commander Strax

    October 19th, 2011 - 5:22pm

    Matt only met liz once.

    by the laws of the jhoddoon, rest in peace.

  • paul

    October 19th, 2011 - 2:59pm

    i watched the latest and final episodes of such a great series, as usual Elizabeth Sladen was on top form. As for the characters i have no doubt we will have books written (if they haven’t already started!) for many years to come… and rightly so!
    Elizabeth Sladen Thankyou for a job well done 🙂

  • MarkWho

    October 19th, 2011 - 11:56am

    I just watched the final episode of the Sarah Jane adventures and I’m in floods of tears. RIP my Liz Sladen 🙁

  • Anonymous

    October 19th, 2011 - 4:46am

    This is for Luke Clyde Maria Rani

    You are so Amazing Actor’s and Actress and Lis as always You are fantastic to watch and of coruse Lis, to I have to say Sarah Jane Andventres is my Favouite Show on TV it is better than Doctor Who now that Matt Smith is in it. I use to like Doctor who i use to watched it When Lis started in it. I am so sad about Lis I will really miss her so much. My regards to Lis’s family.

  • Anonymous

    October 19th, 2011 - 4:25am

    I will never forget Lis and Sarah Jane Smith She is my favuite Compainion all i will do is look at all the Star’s in the Sky to remmber Lis.

  • I Love Cybermen

    October 19th, 2011 - 1:06am

    Have to agree with you Doctors litle Companion-

  • King of the weevils

    October 18th, 2011 - 10:00pm

    It was a right good romp to end the series and the show itself but as we now know the story continues and always will.

  • Dr who who

    October 18th, 2011 - 9:36pm

    Series 5 has been the best series and love the ways old and new characters are brought in to it. So sad and teers in eyes

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