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Last updated 09 January 2017
The Ark: Movie Format
Broadcast: Sunday 28th September 1986
11:00pm-12:32am CDT (04:00 GMT) « » Premiere « »
WTTW 11 Chicago
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Featuring: William Hartnell, Jackie Lane, Peter Purves, Eric Elliott, Inigo Jackson

Arriving in the future on a spaceship carrying the remains of the Earth's population, the Doctor, Steven and Dodo are accused of bringing the plague when Dodo's cold turns deadly.


Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide

Intro: Usually, a common cold is a minor inconvenience. Symptoms can be alleviated with aspirin and antihistamine. Tonight, the consequences of Dodo's cold assume far greater significance as we shall soon learn. Stay tuned now as The Doctor and friends take up temporary residence on "The Ark."

Outro: Exactly what happened in Tombstone, Arizona, on October 26, 1881? The Doctor, Steven and Dodo will find out next week when they meet "The Gunfighters." [source: ChicagoEpguides]

Broadcast Source: BroaDWcast