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The War Games: Episode Seven
Broadcast: Friday 21st August 1998
11:30pm-11:55pm CDT (04:30 GMT) « »
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Featuring: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, Edward Brayshaw, Philip Madoc

The Doctor, Jamie and Carstairs have escaped back to the 1917 war zone, but General Smythe is waiting for them and opens fire on them with a machine gun.


Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW
 

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 21st August 1998:
IPTV Iowa offers late night audiences a steady diet of sci.fi most Friday nights. Doctor Who gets 2 episodes beginning at 11:05PM. This week, they'll be showing episodes 1 and 2 of part 2 of The War Games, the final Patrick Troughton story. These episodes begin with Jamie and most of the Resistance having just been presumably killed, and end with the man behind the scenes showing up to take control of the games. The Doctor knows the man giving the aliens their technology, and fears that it may be beyond his power to deal with. Viewers may have noticed that IPTV seems to changed the end time for Who from 12:05AM to 11:55PM. Since the episodes are 25 minutes long, it's not a problem, but if you're taping the show that follows (Blakes' 7 most weeks), it's useful to know.