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Season 8 (1971)


The Claws of Axos: Episode Two

Last updated 31 May 2015


Episode Two

Episode Two

Series Episode Number: 290

World Premiere: Sat 20 Mar 1971 - 5:15pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Wed 26 Nov 1975 - 6:30pm CST [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 24 minutes

8.00 Million


Chart Position: 43 ()

Recorded on Sat 23 Jan 1971 in TC3
Archive State: RSC conver



The Master is in league with the Axons who intend to consume Earth. The Doctor subjects Axonite to tests and discovers the terrible truth.