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The Robots of Death: Movie Version
Broadcast: Sunday 12th December 1999
12:30am-2:00am EST (05:30 GMT) < > « »
MPT Maryland
Featuring: Tom Baker, Louise Jameson, David Collings, Russell Hunter, Pamela Salem

The TARDIS takes the Doctor and Leela to a huge sandminer on an alien world. One of the crew is killed and the murderer may not be human.

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 10th December 1999:
MPT Maryland 22, 28, 31, 36, 62, 67
Late Sat 12:30AM EST The Robots of Death movie
The problem with a title like this is, while it is very impressive and drags you in, it kind of gives away the major plot twist before the story even begins. At least it doesn't say that the 4th Doctor and Leela land inside a sandminer in the desert. That would just be too much.