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Last updated 02 January 2017
The Mutants: Episode One
Broadcast: Saturday 26th September 1998
10:00pm-10:25pm CDT (03:00 GMT) « »
Louisiana Public Broadcasting
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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 Source: TWIDW
 

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 25th September 1998:
LPB (Louisiana Public Broadcasting) presents episodes 1 and 2 of The Mutants this Saturday night at 10PM. The Time Lords interrupt the 3rd Doctor's exile yet again to send him on a little mission. Considering the outcome, you'd think they'd choose a Time Lord who was less likely to attract attention. This story reputedly has the same title as the original Dalek story (sloppy producers), so that story is called The Daleks or "The Dead Planet" to avoid confusion.