This Week in Doctor WhoThis Week in Doctor Who

This Week in USA

See broadcasts for KSPSEarthshock: Movie Version

Last updated 02 January 2017
Earthshock: Movie Version
Broadcast: Saturday 10th July 1999
10:30pm-12:10am PDT (05:30 GMT) < > « »
Featuring: Peter Davison, Janet Fielding, Sarah Sutton, Matthew Waterhouse

Deadly androids are protecting a bomb buried beneath the Earth from all investigation. However, the Doctor manages to disable it, alerting its owners – the Cybermen...

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 9th July 1999:
KSPS 7 Spokane, WA zip 99223
Saturday at 10:30PM PDT (11:30PM MDT) Earthshock movie version
The 5th Doctor's escalating war of words with Adric is rudely interrupted by all-too-familiar aliens bent on destroying the Earth. Why are they so insistent this time? How can the Doctor convince anyone to believe him? And in the 1981-1982 TV season, when the British public had already been caught off guard with the ending of Blake's 7 and the death of the Sonic Screwdriver, would the Doctor Who audience be able to cope with what happened next? Apparently not, if the ratings are anything to go by.