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The Pirate Planet: Part One
Broadcast: Friday 22nd September 2000
11:05pm-11:30pm CDT (04:05 GMT) < > « »
Iowa Public TV
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 22nd September 2000:
IPTV Iowa 11,12,21,24,27,32,32,36
Fri 11:05PM CDT The Pirate Planet eps 1+2 of 4
Note new start time. The Hitch-hiker's Guide To The Galaxy describes the Pirate Planet thusly: "Zanak. Population: 6 Million. Annual Death Rate: 60 Billion. Galactic Location: uncertain. Leadership: pompous, but endearing. Copyright Restrictions: if you're not Douglas Adams, don't write the book on it, because we'll find you. We know where you live. We know what brand of sunflower seeds you are sucking on. So watch out."