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Last updated 02 January 2017
The Happiness Patrol: Movie Version
Broadcast: Saturday 12th September 1998
11:00pm-12:25am EDT (03:00 GMT) « »
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Featuring: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Lesley Dunlop, Ronald Fraser, Sheila Hancock, John Normington

The Happiness Patrol walk the streets of Terra Alpha, destroying all the killjoys, on the orders of the despotic Helen A. And in the Kandy Kitchen, something terrible lurks


Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW
 

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 11th September 1998:
WCET 48 in Cincinnati continues its movie format run of the 7th Doctor Saturday late night at 11PM. This week, sit back for 70 minutes and see The Happiness Patrol. The story has some subtle themes attacking the Thatcher government, so subtle that you can watch the story several times and miss them, making you wonder what on Earth you're watching. Still, the Kandyman is a different kind of villain, and Fifi demonstrates what that critter doing the Taco Bell ads should be like. You'll love this story or hate it.