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The Ambassadors of Death: Episode 2
Broadcast: Friday 16th October 1998
11:30pm-11:55pm CDT (04:30 GMT) « »
Iowa Public TV
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Featuring: Jon Pertwee, Nicholas Courtney, Caroline John, Ronald Allen

Recovery 7 has returned to Earth but the UNIT convoy transporting the capsule is ambushed. The Doctor is able to relocate the capsule, but is he too late?


Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW
 

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 16th October 1998:
Iowa Public Television - channels 11, 12, 27, 32
Friday night at 11:05PM - The Ambassadors of Death - episodes 1 and 2 of 7
A rescue mission has been sent to contact several astronauts who disappeared on Mars months ago. When the rescue goes awry, the Doctor arrives to help. Before he can do very much, bizarre noises begin emanating. Episode 1 of this story survives in color, but the rest of the original prints were lost. An attempt at colorizing the episodes using a taped copy was only partially successful. Probably they'll just air the complete story in Black and White to avoid confusion.