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Series Episode Number: 70

World Premiere: Sat 8 May 1965 - 6:00pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Tue 2 Sep 2014 - 8:00pm EDT [Retro TV]
Running Time: 23 minutes 33 seconds

8.50 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 56 (UK)

Chart Position: 22 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 16 Apr 1965 in Television Centre 4
Archive State: 16mm t/r
BBC Genome Project: see entry



As events escalate, the travellers fear that they will not be able to escape their fate. Vicki helps orchestrate a raid on the Moroks' armoury. Ian attempts to rescue the Doctor.

Cliffhanger: Ian is taken into the preparation centre, where he discovers what's happened to the Doctor ...