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Season 18 (1980-1981)


The Keeper of Traken: Part One

Last updated 31 May 2015


Part One

Part One

Series Episode Number: 546

World Premiere: Sat 31 Jan 1981 - 5:09pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 20 Dec 1981 - 11:00pm CST [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 24 minutes 5 seconds

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Chart Position: 72 ()




The Keeper of Traken is nearing the end of his long reign. Fearing a terrible evil is about to threaten the peace and harmony of his world, he requests the Doctor's help.