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Last updated 02 January 2017
The Pirate Planet: Part One
Broadcast: Sunday 8th April 2001
12:00am-12:30am EDT (04:00 GMT) < > « »
Featuring: Tom Baker, John Leeson, Mary Tamm, Bruce Purchase, Andrew Robertson

The Doctor, Romana and K9 face new dangers searching for the second segment to the Key to Time. What has happened to the planet it is hidden on?

Instead of landing on Calufrax as originally intended, they arrive on a different planet and encounter the Mentiads, and the strange Captain.

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWiDW

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 6th April 2001:
NHPTV New Hampshire 11,49,52
Late Sat Mid EDT The Pirate Planet eps 1+2 of 4
Late Thu 12:30AM EDT The Pirate Planet eps 3+4 of 4

Yup. NHPTV has added a late Saturday rerun of the Thursday episodes. In search of the second segment of the Key To Time, the Doctor and Romana come across a world that jumps through space periodically, resulting in a sudden increase in mineral wealth. Something is rotten in the center of the world.