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Last updated 09 January 2020


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Series Episode Number: 100

World Premiere: Sat 15 Jan 1966 - 5:50pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
Running Time: 23 minutes 37 seconds

9.50 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 50 (UK)

Chart Position: 37 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 31 Dec 1965 in Television Centre 3
Archive State: 16mm t/r



Steven and Sara are held hostage by the Daleks who demand that the Doctor hand over the vital taranium core, or his companions will be exterminated.