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Last updated 09 January 2020

Episode One

Episode One

Series Episode Number: 506

World Premiere: Sat 1 Sep 1979 - 6:13pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 11 Oct 1981 - 11:00pm CDT [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 24 minutes 3 seconds

13.00 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 67 (UK)

Chart Position: 28 () (UK)

Recorded on Mon 02 Jul 1979 in Television Centre 3

The TARDIS lands on the old Dalek homeworld of Skaro where the Doctor and the newly regenerated Romana discover that someone is digging deep beneath the planet's surface.