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Planet of the Spiders: Part Six
Broadcast: Friday 18th June 1999
11:25pm-11:50pm MDT (05:25 GMT) < > « »
Colorado Public Television
Featuring: Tom Baker, Jon Pertwee, Nicholas Courtney, Elisabeth Sladen, George Cormack, John Dearth, Richard Franklin, Gareth Hunt, John Kane

The Doctor takes the blue crystal and returns to Metebelis 3 where he must face the spider ruler, the Great One. But it is an encounter that triggers his second regeneration..

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW

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Friday 18th June 1999:
KBDI / K32EO 12, 32 Denver / Colorado Springs, CO zip 80205
Friday at 11PM MDT Planet of the Spiders eps 5 and 6 of 6
Saturday at 10PM MDT The Ark In Space episodes 1 and 2 of 4

On Friday, the 3rd Doctor's run ends on Metebelis 3, where the Doctor must take on the Great One, a massive spider who needs only the Doctor's crystal to become all-powerful. Saturday, the 4th Doctor arrives on a space station in the far future where the survivors of humanity slumber, awaiting the call to return to life.