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Robot: Part Four
Broadcast: Saturday 12th February 2000
12:00am-12:25am CST (06:00 GMT) < > « »
Iowa Public TV
Featuring: Tom Baker, Nicholas Courtney, Ian Marter, Elisabeth Sladen, Patricia Maynard

The Doctor races to avert a nuclear holocaust. The robot, distraught over killing its creator, takes Sarah hostage and goes on a rampage.

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 11th February 2000:
IPTV Iowa 11, 12, 21, 24, 27, 32, 32, 36
Fri 11:35PM CST Robot eps 3+4 of 4
The SRS' attempts to set off a nuclear war create a conflict in the Robot's circuits, leading the Robot to go to the next level of sentience and make moral choices. Mental theorists would insist that the fact that the Robot advanced to the level was more important than the Robot's decision to wipe out humanity to cleanse the planet.
Late Fri 12:25AM CST The Ark In Space eps 1+2 of 4
Far in the future, the Global Warming/Global Cooling cyclical argument is settled by the Sun when it decides to have a midlife crisis and overheat. To protect the species, Earth's government places selected people and Earth's records on a space wheel in suspended animation. This is the story of their reawakening.