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Last updated 02 January 2017
Planet of the Spiders: Part Six
Broadcast: Saturday 4th September 1999
12:00am-12:30am AEST (14:00 GMT) « »
BBC UKTV (adverts during broadcast)
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

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 27th August 1999:
UKTV and
Sat 1PM, Sun 2 and 7AM The War Games all 10 eps!
Mon - Thu 11:30PM Planet of the Spiders eps 1 - 4 of 6
Fri 11:30PM Planet of the Spiders eps 5 + 6 of 6

Don't blink when you watch UKTV over the weekend, or you might miss the occasional broadcast of something other than The War Games, the final adventure of the 2nd Doctor. The weekdays are turned over to Planet of the Spiders, the real story behind the demise of the 3rdDoctor. It's the Who-Files, and they plan to last forever, bwa-ha-ha!