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Last updated 02 January 2017
The Mutants: Episode One
Broadcast: Wednesday 6th December 2000
6:30pm NZDT (05:30 GMT) < > « »
Prime (adverts during broadcast)
Featuring: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Paul Whitsun-Jones

The Time Lords send the Doctor to a Skybase above the planet Solos in the 30th Century. The Marshal of the Skybase is determined to prevent Solos achieving independence from Earth.

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWiDW

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 1st December 2000:
Prime TV New Zealand
Sun-Tue 6:30PM The Sea Devils eps 4 - 6 of 6
Only previous NZ airing in 1985. The Master urges the Sea Devils to wage war on humanity, while the Doctor, remembering what happened to the Silurians, preaches peace.
Wed-Fri 6:30PM The Mutants eps 1 - 3 of 6
Only previous NZ airing in 1985/1986. The Time Lords send the Doctor and Jo to Solos, where an effort by the Earth Empire to return a planet to the control of its inhabitants goes drastically wrong when the administrator in charge is murdered.