"I saw amazing things, out there in space. But there is strangeness to be found wherever you turn. Life on Earth can be an adventure too... you just need to know where to look!" Ms. Sarah Jane Smith is back in action, discovering alien plots to take over the world, or simply helping a lost one get home... Sarah Jane and her new friend Maria Jackson, and her newly (and genetically grown) adopted son Luke Smith have no problem taking on any challenge!
It's Maria (Yasmine Paige), Luke (Tommy Knight) and Clyde's (David Anthony) first day at their new school – and something's not quite right. The food keeps going off, there's a funny smell in the air and the new technology block is hiding some dark secrets. The friends soon make a shocking discovery: evil alien race the Slitheen have disguised themselves as teachers as part of a deadly plan that threatens the future of the entire Earth.
Under attack from the monstrous Slitheen child, Maria (Yasmine Paige), Luke (Tommy Knight) and Clyde (David Anthony) escape, thanks to some deodorant and Sarah Jane's (Elisabeth Sladen) sonic lipstick. Back in her attic, Sarah Jane's super – computer Mr Smith (Alexander Armstrong) reveals the aliens' evil plan to drain Earth of its energy. But as a power blackout spreads across the globe, Mr Smith goes out of action. The gang must rely on their wits alone to stop the Slitheen from extinguishing the sun for ever.
Sarah Jane (Elisabeth Sladen) and her young friends investigate reports of a ghostly nun which is haunting the local old folks' residential home. And when one of the elderly residents entrusts Luke (Tommy Knight) with a mysterious alien talisman, it becomes clear there is even more to the story than meets the eye. The gang delves deeper, and discovers that the nun is part of a secret order sworn to protect a terrifying alien creature who can turn her victims to stone with a single look.
Maria's dad Alan (Joseph Millson) has been turned to stone. The alien talisman is now in the possession of the Gorgon and her evil nuns, and they are preparing to open the portal to their world. Can Sarah Jane (Elisabeth Sladen) and her young friends free Alan from his stony state, prevent the nuns from unleashing more deadly aliens on the Earth, and avoid the Gorgon's petrifying gaze?
Sarah Jane (Elisabeth Sladen) and Maria (Yasmine Paige) investigate the mysterious disappearance of local boy Lance Metcalf, and soon discover that a number of children have gone missing across the country. Remarkably, the disappearances all occurred during freak storms and in cities that are home to a laser tag game called Combat 3000. As Sarah Jane and Maria delve deeper into the mystery, Luke (Tommy Knight) and Clyde (David Anthony) are off enjoying a game of Combat 30…
A Carcaroth has arrived on Earth, seeking soldiers to help fight his endless intergalactic war back home. Using Combat 3000 to sift out the best, most aggressive and instinctive fighters, he then transports them to his spaceship – awaiting transfer to the war. Clyde (David Anthony) and Luke (Tommy Knight) find themselves amongst the 'warriors', while Sarah Jane (Elisabeth Sladen) and Maria (Yasmine Paige) must infiltrate the alien's headquarters to bring down the Carcaroth from the inside.
Sarah Jane (Elisabeth Sladen) mysteriously disappears – just as a huge meteor threatens to crash straight into Earth. When Maria (Yasmine Paige) wakes up one morning, it's as though Sarah Jane – and Luke (Tommy Knight) – never existed. Living across the road in Sarah Jane's house is a woman called Andrea (Jane Asher). And with the attic empty and Mr Smith (Alexander Armstrong) nowhere to be seen, every other trace of Sarah Jane has vanished – and Maria is the only one able to remember her. With the mysterious, hooded figure of the Trickster haunting Bannerman Road and the alien Graske meddling in time, Maria sets out to discover whatever happened to Sarah Jane. But as her journey takes her back to 1964, will she be able to find Sarah Jane in time to stop the meteor from destroying the world?
Maria (Yasmine Paige) finds herself taken back in time by the alien Graske to a pier in 1964. There, she meets a young girl her own age called Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen) who, with her friend Andrea (Jane Asher), is about to embark on a fateful adventure. Taken by the Graske again, Maria is then reunited with the present-day Sarah Jane. But with them both trapped in limbo as part of the meddlesome Trickster's plan to wreak chaos, they are helpless to stop the huge meteor which is about to crash into the Earth. Maria's dad Alan is the only one able to remember Sarah Jane and Maria and faces a struggle to bring them back in time to save the world.
A news report on a couple looking for their missing son, Ashley, brings a surprise for Sarah Jane (Elisabeth Sladen) when she discovers that the missing boy looks exactly like Luke (Tommy Knight). And when Mr Smith (Alexander Armstrong) confirms that Luke is a genetic match with Ashley, Sarah Jane sends him back to live with his 'parents'. With no knowledge of his former life, Luke finds it hard to fit in and, when he tries to escape, he makes a startling discovery about who his parents really are. Sarah Jane, meanwhile, makes some investigations into the Pharos Para-Science Institute – a research unit that has been conducting experiments using alien technology. Floella Benjamin guest stars as Professor Rivers.
Maria (Yasmine Paige) and her dad, Alan (Joseph Millson), dig deeper into the mystery of Luke's (Tommy Knight) new parents and discover that Luke has actually been kidnapped by the Slitheen. There are more shocks when Sarah Jane (Elisabeth Sladen) and Maria find out that Mr Smith (Alexander Armstrong), Sarah Jane's super computer, is one of the bad guys. With Clyde (David Anthony) nowhere to be seen, Luke in the clutches of aliens and no Mr Smith to help, things are not looking good for Sarah Jane and Maria. But just what do the Slitheen want with Luke? And who, or what, exactly, is the Xylok?