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The War Games: Episode One
Broadcast: Tuesday 17th August 1999
11:30pm-12:00am AEST (13:30 GMT) « »
BBC UKTV (adverts during broadcast)
Featuring: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, David Savile, Jane Sherwin

The TARDIS arrives in no man's land during World War I. Rescued from the Germans, the travellers are put on trial by the British General Smythe who is not all he seems.

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 13th August 1999:
UKTV and
Sat 1PM, Sun 2 and 7AM Time and the Rani all 4 eps
Sat 3PM, Sun 4 and 9AM DOCTOR WHO 1996 movie
Mon 11:30PM Resistance Is Useless 1992 semi-documentary
Tue-Fri 11:30PM The War Games eps 1 - 4 of 10

Two stories on the weekend. The Rani kidnaps the 6th Doctor, accidentally triggering a regeneration. She then tries to use the 7th Doctor to repair a machine that could give her control over time itself. In the second story, Dr. Grace Holloway operates on the 7th Doctor, accidentally triggering a regeneration. She then tries to use the 8th Doctor to repair the emptiness of her failed engagement. On Monday, Resistance Is Useless, a quasi-documentary filled with surviving clips of lost episodes, airs instead of The Tenth Planet part 4, a lost episode. The rest of the week goes to The War Games, where a perfectly ordinary World War I slaughter ground may not be as innocent as it seems.