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Robot: Movie Version: Part One (of 2)
Broadcast: Tuesday 21st November 2000
8:00am-9:00am EST (13:00 GMT) < > « »
BBC America (adverts during broadcast)
Featuring: Tom Baker, Nicholas Courtney, Ian Marter, Elisabeth Sladen, Patricia Maynard

UNIT are called in when top secret plans and valuable equipment is stolen from high security establishments. The newly regenerated Doctor suggests that the thief may not be human.

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 17th November 2000:
BBC America
Mon-Thu 8AM EST/5AM PST; reruns following weekday 5AM EST/2AM PST
(Friday rerun pre-empted by special programming) - 2 episodes daily
Mon/Tue Revenge of the Cybermen eps 3+4 of 4

The Nerva story arc ends as the Doctor, Sarah, and Harry work to defeat a plot by the Cybermen to blow up Voga, the planet of gold.
Tue-Wed/Wed-Thu Robot eps 1 - 4 of 4
Newly regenerated, the 4th Doctor is called upon to help U*N*I*T figure out who is stealing secret military plans and equipment. Personally, I thought the Viking outfit could have worked well for him.
Thu only The Ark In Space eps 1+2 of 4
Before you reheat the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner, celebrate Doctor Who's 37th anniversary by seeing the first portion of the Nerva story arc. The TARDIS arrives on a space station where the survivors of humanity sleep waiting for a message that is not coming.