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Genesis of the Daleks: Part One
Broadcast: Saturday 17th April 1999
11:00pm-11:25pm EDT (03:00 GMT) < > « »
Featuring: Tom Baker, Ian Marter, Elisabeth Sladen, Peter Miles, Michael Wisher

The Time Lords send the Doctor, Sarah and Harry to Skaro at a point in time shortly before the creation of the Daleks. The Doctor's mission is to destroy his greatest enemy.

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWiDW

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 16th April 1999:
WYBE 35 Philadelphia, PA
Saturday at 11PM EDT Genesis of the Daleks episodes 1 and 2 of 6
One problem with a popular story is that you have to write descriptions for it - again and again. And I want them to be interesting. How many different ways can I point out that the 4th Doctor, Sarah, and Harry are intercepted by the Time Lords, who want them to accomplish an absurdly dangerous mission that would alter the course of history? The Time Lords want the Daleks to never exist, be made peaceful, or for a new weakness against them to be discovered. But while the story holds up well against repeated viewings, ... [Sentence left unfinished due to industrial brain cell strike. Tom Baker will be asked to narrate this review with new special effects for a video release at a point after the cancellation of this column.]