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The War Games: Episode Four
Broadcast: Friday 14th August 1998
11:05pm-11:30pm CDT (04:05 GMT) < > « »
Iowa Public TV
Featuring: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, Edward Brayshaw, Jane Sherwin

The Doctor and Zoe penetrate the Aliens' HQ from where the war games are controlled. Carstairs is reconditioned and exposes the Doctor and Zoe as German spies.

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 14th August 1998:
IPTV Iowa isn't pledging Doctor Who this time around, so there should be less strain on your VCR's. This week they approach the end of Patrick Troughton's era. It's episodes 4 and 5 of The War Games - part 1. The Doctor, Jamie, Zoe, and the others try to find out why humans are being brainwashed and trained to fight each other to the death in recreations of the world's most terrible wars. Tonight's episodes end with a cliffhanger that will leave first time viewers stunned beyond belief. Probably where Blake's 7 got the idea for their final episode. Tune in at 11:05PM Friday night. Also visit T R Sammis' IPTV Friday night web site at for more information on this station. Note: IPTV has only scheduled 50 minutes for Doctor Who this week and next, instead of their normal 60. State Fair coverage will begin this week at 11:55PM.