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Robot: Part Four
Broadcast: Sunday 23rd August 1998
5:20am-5:50am EDT (09:20 GMT) « »
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Featuring: Tom Baker, Nicholas Courtney, Ian Marter, Elisabeth Sladen, Patricia Maynard

The Doctor races to avert a nuclear holocaust. The robot, distraught over killing its creator, takes Sarah hostage and goes on a rampage.


Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW
 

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 21st August 1998:
BBC America, the Cable channel that isn't in many peoples' homes yet, offers viewers the conclusion of Robot this weekend. It will air Saturday night at 11:20PM Eastern (8:20AM Pacific), with a repeat early Sunday morning at 5:20AM Eastern (2:20AM Pacific). The Robot suffers a nervous breakdown after (spoiler protected). He then kidnaps Sarah, the only person to show him kindness. Then, the Brigadier gets a bright idea, with disasterous consequences. Can the 4th Doctor save the world from a well.meaning but confused ROBOT? Bessie makes her final regular appearance as the Doctor's car in this episode.