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The Sontaran Experiment: Part One
Broadcast: Saturday 6th September 2003
1:00am-1:30am EDT (05:00 GMT) « »
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Featuring: Tom Baker, Ian Marter, Elisabeth Sladen, Kevin Lindsay

The Doctor, Harry and Sarah find Earth is a desolate wilderness. They meet a group of stranded human colonists who are being hunted by a robot and experimented upon by its master.


Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWiDW
 

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Wednesday 3rd September 2003:
BBC Kids http://www.bbckids.ca
Weeknights 2 episodes 1AM + 3:30AM EDT (10PM + 12:30AM PDT)
Saturday/Sunday complete stories 1AM + 3:30AM EDT (10PM + 12:30AM PDT)
Wed The Ark In Space pts 1+2 of 4
Thu The Ark In Space pts 3+4 of 4

The sleepers of humanity must be awakened before the Wirrn go for a midnight snack.
Fri The Sontaran Experiment both pts
A Sontaran scout plots the use of Earth as a staging ground for intergalactic war.
Sat Robot all 4 pts
BBC Kids flips the weekend stories back to the beginning of Tom Baker's run, just 3 weeks after they did it last time. Probably due to Doctor Who's time change. The new Doctor investigates funny goings-on at a Think Tank.
Sun The Ark In Space all 4 pts
Mon Genesis of the Daleks pts 1+2 of 6
Tue Genesis of the Daleks pts 3+4 of 6

The 4th Doctor gets a chance to alter history and remove the Daleks from existence. But would Terry Nation allow that to happen to the characters he created? Writer of this story: Terry Nation.