THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO - October 5, 2001
by Benjamin F. Elliott
Vol 4, No 40
It's been a quiet week for TV Doctor Who broadcasting, so straight to the
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Messenger. And now, the listings:
UK Gold http://www.sceneone.co.uk/s1/tv/listings
Sat 9:05-11AM BST "Arc Of Infinity" movie
An anti-matter creature uses the Arc Of Infinity to invade our universe and
do a bit of damage in Amsterdam.
Sun 9:05-11AM BST "Snakedance" movie
Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of airline stewardesses? The Mara
BBC Prime http://www.bbcprime.com/
Late Fri 12:30AM, Sat 4PM CET "Planet Of Fire" ep 3 of 4
Sat 4:25PM, Late Sun 12:30AM CET "Planet Of Fire" ep 4 of 4
Turlough, Kamelion, and the Master have appointments with very different
destinies. The planet decides to commit suicide.
Wed Noon CET "The Caves Of Androzani" ep 1 of 4
Thu Noon CET "The Caves Of Androzani" ep 2 of 4
The 5th Doctor and Peri land on an explosive planet, where everyone is out
to kill them or marry Peri.
UKTV http://www.varos.com/drwho/uktv/ http://www.uktv.com.au/
Sun 7AM, Late Sun 1AM AEST "The Keeper Of Traken" all 4 eps
The Doctor and Adric are hired to uncover evil before it has a chance to
take over the union of Traken.
Mon 11:30PM AEST "Mawdryn Undead" ep 4 of 4
Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart (1977) and Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart (1983)
are onboard a spaceship at the same time. If they meet, catastrophe could
Tue-Fri 11:30PM AEST "Terminus" eps 1 - 4 of 4
At the center of the universe, a spaceship starts to work again. It could be
NHPTV New Hampshire 11,49,52 http://www.nhptv.org/
Late Sat 12:30AM EDT "Meglos" eps 3+4 of 4
The Doctor is accused of the crime that Meglos committed. Alas, the price is
Late Thu Mid EDT "Full Circle" eps 1+2 of 4
The TARDIS is yanked into an alternate universe.
WQED/WQEX 13,16 Pittsburgh, PA http://www.wqed.org/
Sat 11:30PM EDT "State Of Decay" eps 3+4 of 4
A giant vampire, the last survivor of a war with the Time Lords, may be
about to wake up. Only the 4th Doctor and Romana can stop this menace.
Unfortunately, Adric is trying to help.
WYBE 35 Philadelphia, PA http://www.wybe.org/
Sat 4AM+5:30PM EDT "The Happiness Patrol" ep 3 of 3
The 7th Doctor, Ace, and a man with a harmonica lead a revolution against
the rulers of Terra Alpha. Yes, a harmonica.
Sat 4:30AM+6PM EDT "Silver Nemesis" ep 1 of 3
Sat 11PM EDT "Silver Nemesis" eps 2+3 of 3
In the 25th anniversary story, neo-Nazis, Cybermen, an evil 17th Century
lady, and a Time Lord from Gallifrey wearing a white suit with an umbrella
converge on England on November 22nd, 1988, on what seems suspiciously like
a summer day.
MPT Maryland 22,28,31,36,62,67 http://www.mpt.org/
Late Sat 12:15AM EDT "Spearhead From Space" movie
DO NOT believe the TV Guide. This is the very first color Doctor Who story.
IT IS NOT BLACK & WHITE! The Washington & Baltimore versions of the TV Guide
have gotten this wrong every time MPT has aired this story for more than a
decade. It is in color! Not as good color as the recently restored DVD
version, but it is still in color.
WCET 48 Cincinnati, OH http://www.wcet.org/
Sat 11PM EDT "City Of Death" ep 4 of 4
The solution of a mystery in 1979 takes place millions of years in the past.
Sat 11:30PM EDT "The Creature From The Pit" ep 1 of 4
An egg gives the TARDIS a phone call.
WYIN 56 Gary, IN (Chicago, IL) http://www.wyin.org/
Sat 10PM CDT "State Of Decay" eps 1+2 of 4
Hmm. Evidently, there must have been a schedule change last month that no
one heard about, and WYIN fell a week behind. (Either that or the online
listings are wrong.) So, see how the Doctor and Romana wound up having to
deal with a Giant Vampire in the first place.
WILL 12 Urbana, IL http://www.will.uiuc.edu/
Sat 11:35PM CDT "The Masque Of Mandragora" ep 1 of 4
"Hello. This is the red ball of energy that guest-stars in this story as the
physical manifestation of Mandragora. And I would like to complain against
typecasting. I only ever get to appear as malevolent balls of hate. Does
anyone ever give me parts in romantic comedies? Disney movies? I'd settle
for war movies if I got to play a good guy occasionally. Typecasting is
TPT St. Paul, MN http://www.tpt.org/
analog KTCA 2, digital KTCI-DT 16-5 (2-5)
Sat 11:30PM, Sun 5:30AM CDT "Destiny Of The Daleks" ep 3 of 4
Davros is back. And covered in cobwebs.
IPTV Iowa http://www.sffn.com/ http://www.iptv.org/
digital KDIN-DT 50 Des Moines area
Fri 11:05PM CDT "Arc Of Infinity" eps 1+2 of 4
See UK Gold for description.
PPTV North Dakota 2,3,4,6,9,13,19 http://www.pptv.org/
Fri 10:30PM CDT (9:30PM MDT) "Nightmare Of Eden" ep 4 of 4
The Doctor makes a chilling discovery about the Mandrils.
KERA Dallas, TX http://www.kera.org/
analog 13, digital 14
Fri 11:50PM CDT "The Mind Of Evil" ep 6 of 6
The Mind Of Evil decides to go on a world tour and kill everyone in sight,
including the Master.
Late Fri 12:15AM CDT "The Claws Of Axos" ep 1 of 4
A space ship makes contact with Earth, claiming to be on a mission of peace.
KBDI/K32EO 12,32 Denver/Colorado Springs, CO http://www.kbdi.org/
Late Fri 12:30AM MDT "Kinda" all 4 eps
While Nyssa recuperates in the TARDIS, the 5th Doctor, Adric, and Tegan face
peril on a jungle planet.
Sat 11PM MDT "The Visitation" eps 1+2 of 4
Plague has led to fear and paranoia in Britain in 1664. An alien invasion
and a visit from the Doctor do not help.
KUED/KUES Salt Lake City/Richfield, UT http://www.kued.org/
analog 7,19 digital KUED-DT 42 Salt Lake City area
Sat 11PM, Late Sat 12:30AM MDT "Image Of The Fendahl" ep 3 of 4
The 4th Doctor tries to warn the scientists about the dangers of the Fendahl
skull before it is too late.
KBTC/KCKA/K65BU 28,15,65 Tacoma/Centralia/Gray's River, WA
Sat 7PM, Late Sat 12:30AM PDT "The Leisure Hive" eps 3+4 of 4
The Doctor has aged 500 years and stands accused of murder. Things are
running dangerously out of control, as usual.
KTEH 54 San Jose, CA http://www.kteh.org/
Sun 11PM PDT "Terror Of The Autons" eps 2+3 of 4
Color-restored version. As the autons and the Master go around killing each
other, the Doctor, Jo, the Brigadier, Sgt. Benton, and Mike Yates try to
figure out what is going on before it is too late.
Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.
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