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See broadcasts for WTTW 11 ChicagoThe Mutants: Part One of Two
(incorporating: Episode One / Episode Two / Episode Three)

Last updated 12 January 2017
The Mutants: Part One of Two
Broadcast: Sunday 1st March 1987
11:00pm-11:57pm CST (05:00 GMT) < > « »
WTTW 11 Chicago
Featuring: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Paul Whitsun-Jones

The Time Lords send the Doctor to a Skybase above the planet Solos in the 30th Century. The Marshal of the Skybase is determined to prevent Solos achieving independence from Earth.

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide

Broadcast notes:

WTTW split the story into two parts, with the break occuring during episode three when Ky opens the Time Lord message container. [source: ChicagoEpguides]

Intro: On Solos the presence of oxygen would be deadly. Who or what then has been introducing that gas near the Solonian atmosphere and why? We will soon know as The Doctor and Jo travel to the planet of "The Mutants."

Outro: What knowledge do the scrolls hold and how can The Doctor repel the Marshal's impending gas attack? Be with us next Sunday evening at 11 for the conclusion of "The Mutants." [source: ChicagoEpguides]

Broadcast Source: BroaDWcast