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Last updated 10 January 2017
The Claws of Axos: Movie Format
Broadcast: Sunday 26th June 1983
11:00pm-12:31am CDT (04:00 GMT) < > « »
WTTW 11 Chicago
Featuring: Jon Pertwee, Nicholas Courtney, Katy Manning, Roger Delgado, Richard Franklin, Paul Grist, John Levene

Axos lands on Earth. The Axons ask only to be allowed to repair their damaged ship and offer the gift of the miraculous Axonite in return. But the Axons aren't all that they seem.

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide

Broadcast notes:

Intro: Never it is said look a gift horse in the mouth. Alas, that is what we gullible Earthlings are about to do when proffered a limitless supply of Axonite by the putatively friendly Axons. And what is Axonite? Well, Axonite is to energy as the Internal Revenue Service is to money. The enormity of the plot will first become elusive to The Doctor. But we must all face "The Claws of Axos."

Outro: A hundred years ago the cattlemen and the farmers went it over land rights. And five hundred years in the future, a similar drama will unfold on a distant planet as the colonists battle the minerologists for the same commodity: land. Fortunately, we needn't wait half a millennium to discover the outcome, merely half a fortnight. Be with us next Sunday night at 11 as The Doctor visits the "Colony in Space." [source: ChicagoEpguides]

Broadcast Source: BroaDWcast