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Robot: Part Two
Broadcast: Saturday 25th July 1998
10:30pm-11:00pm EDT (02:30 GMT) « »
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Featuring: Tom Baker, Nicholas Courtney, Ian Marter, Elisabeth Sladen, Patricia Maynard

Using the deadly disintegrator weapon, the robot steals the destructor codes. Harry Sullivan is sent to infiltrate Think Tank to discover the truth.


Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW
 

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 24th July 1998:
WQED 13 Pittsburgh continues its experiment in jump starting fandom with episode 2 of Robot, the first Tom Baker story, Saturday night at about 10:30PM. Remember, they're squeezing the credits and running those pledges for the express purpose of buying more stories for the station to air (at last word, you only have 7 stories purchased, ending with Planet of Evil). Based on the reported figure of $200 an episode for the entire series, you could stop the pledge drives cold with a mere $112,000. [Yes, I know that the station has the rights to air the current shows it has twice, and that the second run won't be pledge drived, but anything I can do to cut back the number of pledge drives in the world is, in my opinion, a good thing.] Whosaver provided the news on pledge material, the rights to a second run, and how many stories were ordered.