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Robot: Part One
Broadcast: Saturday 3rd October 1998
9:00pm-9:25pm EDT (01:00 GMT) »
Maine Public Broadcasting
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Featuring: Tom Baker, Nicholas Courtney, Ian Marter, Elisabeth Sladen, Patricia Maynard

UNIT are called in when top secret plans and valuable equipment is stolen from high security establishments. The newly regenerated Doctor suggests that the thief may not be human.


Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW
 

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 2nd October 1998:
Maine Public Television (channels 10, 10, 12, 13, 26, 39) starts off its new run of Doctor Who with episodes 1 and 2 of Robot, Tom Baker's inaugural story. It's a great story to introduce viewers (just mention he has the ability to change his body and personality and leave the explanations at that). The newly regenerated Doctor is called upon to examine a series of bizarre thefts. The stolen materials and information could allow someone to build a devastating weapon. Tune in Saturday night at 9PM. This network of stations can also be seen in New Brunswick, Canada and New Hampshire.