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See broadcasts for WTTW 11 ChicagoThe Dead Planet: Part One of Two
(incorporating: The Dead Planet / The Survivors / The Escape / The Ambush)

Last updated 09 January 2017
The Dead Planet: Part One of Two
Broadcast: Sunday 18th May 1986
11:00pm-12:34am CDT (04:00 GMT) < > « » Premiere < > « »
WTTW 11 Chicago
Featuring: William Hartnell, Carole Ann Ford, Jacqueline Hill, William Russell

The travellers venture out on to the surface of a new world. Everything is dead, but beyond a petrified jungle they see a huge metal city which the Doctor is determined to explore...

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide

Broadcast notes:

WTTW used "The Dead Planet" as the overall title of the story. [source: ChicagoEpguides]

Intro: The TARDIS is now stuck in the shape of a police box because of a faulty chameleon circuit and will keep its present form through many Doctoral regenerations, as will the Daleks, which means The Doctor will encounter this night for the first of many times.

Outro: Marooned on the planet Skaro, how will The Doctor, Ian and Susan regain the fluid link necessary to restart the TARDIS? Mollification? Negotiation? Persuasion? With the Daleks? Oh feckless thoughts. The method may be learned next Sunday night at 11 with the conclusion of "The Dead Planet." [source: ChicagoEpguides]

Broadcast Source: BroaDWcast