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The Daleks: The Dead Planet
Broadcast: Saturday 8th August 1998
11:30pm-12:00am EDT (03:30 GMT) < > « »
MPT Maryland
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 Source: TWIDW

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 7th August 1998:
MPT (Maryland Public Television) appears to be trying an experiment in creative scheduling. This Saturday (August 8) late night at 11:30PM they air The Dead Planet, episode 1 of "The Daleks", which ends with the famous plunger scene. Then, they pull the story for pledge specials! August 15 has the special version of The Five Doctors. Then, on August 22, they're airing the two Jon Pertwee stories they omitted when they decided to jump to episode format. Those stories will air all night. Fans wanting to see the resolution to this week's cliffhanger will have to wait until August 29, when The Survivors, episode 2 of the Daleks, will finally air. Note - the August 8 episode may begin late. They'll be airing pledge specials earlier in the day.