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Doctor Who Season 16 Episodes

26 Episodes 1978 - 1979

A cult favourite about the journeys through the universe of a time-travelling eccentric called the Doctor.

Episode 1

The Ribos Operation - Part 1

Sat, Sep 2, 1978 43 mins

"The Ribos Operation," Part 1 of four. With a new assistant, Romana, the Doctor begins the search for the Key to Time. Guardian: Cyril Luckham. Voice of K9: John Leeson.

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Episode 2

The Ribos Operation - Part 2

Sat, Sep 9, 1978 43 mins

"The Ribos Operation," Part 2. The Doctor locates the first segment of the Key to Time, but can't release it. Unstoffe: Nigel Plaskitt. Romana: Mary Tamm. Garron: Iain Cuthbertson. Graff Vynda-K: Paul Seed.

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Episode 3

The Ribos Operation - Part 3

Sat, Sep 16, 1978 43 mins

"The Ribos Operation," Part 3. The Doctor, Romana and K9 are caught between savage beasts and deadly weapons. Dr. Who: Tom Baker. Sholakh: Robert Keegan. Romana: Mary Tamm. Voice of K9: John Leeson.

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Episode 4

The Ribos Operation - Part 4

Sat, Sep 23, 1978 43 mins

"The Ribos Operation," conclusion. The Doctor wants the jethrik, and neither the Ribans nor Vynda-K's men are going to stop him. Vynda-K: Paul Seed. Romana: Mary Tamm. Garron: Iain Cuthbertson. Unstoffe: Nigel Plaskitt. Binro: Timothy Bateson.

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Episode 5

The Pirate Planet - Part 1

Sat, Sep 30, 1978 43 mins

"The Pirate Planet," Part 1 of four. In their search for the Key to Time, the Doctor and Romana land on a strange planet. Captain: Bruce Purchase. Romana: Mary Tamm. Mentiad: Bernard Finch. Pralix: David Sibley.

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Episode 6

The Pirate Planet - Part 2

Sat, Oct 7, 1978 43 mins

"The Pirate Planet," Part 2. The Captain seizes Romana, and it's the Doctor to the rescue. Romana: Mary Tamm. Dr. Who: Tom Baker. Mr. Fibuli: Andrew Robertson. Nurse: Rosalind Lloyd.

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Episode 7

The Pirate Planet - Part 3

Sat, Oct 14, 1978 43 mins

"The Pirate Planet," Part 3. The Doctor learns the Captain's terrible secret. Captain: Bruce Purchase. Mentiad: Bernard Finch. Romana: Mary Tamm. Guard: Adam Kurakin.

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Episode 8

The Pirate Planet - Part 4

Sat, Oct 21, 1978 43 mins

"The Pirate Planet," conclusion. The Doctor and Romana must risk destruction to defeat the evil Captain. Dr. Who: Tom Baker. Romana: Mary Tamm. Captain: Bruce Purchase. Nurse: Rosalind Lloyd.

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Episode 9

The Stones of Blood - Part 1

Sat, Oct 28, 1978 43 mins

"The Stones of Blood," Part 1 of four. During Romana's first visit to Earth, she and the Doctor stumble upon the mystery of the ancient stone circle. Dr. Who: Tom Baker. Romana: Mary Tamm. Prof. Rumford: Beatrix Lehmann. Vivien Fay: Susan Engel.

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Episode 10

The Stones of Blood - Part 2

Sat, Nov 4, 1978 43 mins

"The Stones of Blood," Part 2. The ancient stone circle provides a clue to the Key to Time. Dr. Who: Tom Baker. Romana: Mary Tamm. De Vries: Nicholas McArdle. John Leeson provides the voice of K9.

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Episode 11

The Stones of Blood - Part 3

Sat, Nov 11, 1978 43 mins

"The Stones of Blood," Part 3. After unmasking the villain, the Doctor and Romana (Mary Tamm) become trapped in another dimension. Voice of K9: John Leeson. Prof. Rumford: Beatrix Lehmann.

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Episode 12

The Stones of Blood - Part 4

Sat, Nov 18, 1978 43 mins

The Doctor and Romana (Mary Tamm) are trapped in hyperspace in the conclusion of "The Stones of Blood." Vivien Fay: Susan Engel. Prof. Rumford: Beatrix Lehmann.

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Episode 13

The Androids of Tara - Part 1

Sat, Dec 16, 1978 43 mins

"The Androids of Tara," Part 1 of four. The fourth segment of the Key to Time provokes an identity crisis. Dr. Who: Tom Baker. Romana: Mary Tamm. Count Grendel: Peter Jeffrey. Zaker: Simon Lack.

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Episode 14

The Androids of Tara - Part 2

Sat, Dec 2, 1978 43 mins

"The Androids of Tara," Part 2. The Doctor tries to prevent Count Grendel from being crowned King of Tara. Count: Peter Jeffrey. Prince Reynart: Neville Jason. Romana: Mary Tamm. Farrah: Paul Lavers.

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Episode 15

The Androids of Tara - Part 3

Sat, Dec 9, 1978 43 mins

"The Androids of Tara," Part 3. The Doctor and Grendel (Peter Jeffrey) battle for control of Tara. Romana: Mary Tamm. Zadek: Simon Lack. Prince: Neville Jason.

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Episode 16

The Androids of Tara - Part 4

Sat, Dec 16, 1978 43 mins

"The Androids of Tara," conclusion. With swashbuckling bravado, the Doctor dashes Grendel's plans. Grendel: Peter Jeffrey. Romana: Mary Tamm. Archimandrite: Cyril Shaps. Till: Declan Mulholland. Zadek: Simon Lack.

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Episode 17

The Power of Kroll - Part 1

Sat, Dec 23, 1978 43 mins

"The Power of Kroll," Part 1 of four. Their search for the fifth segment lands the Doctor and Romana in a dangerous swamp. Dr. Who: Tom Baker. Fenner: Philip Madoc. Romana: Mary Tamm. Thawn: Neil McCarthy. Harg: Grahame Mallard. Dugeen: John Leeson. Rohm-Dutt: Glyn Owen.

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Episode 18

The Power of Kroll - Part 2

Sat, Dec 30, 1978 43 mins

The monster awakens during Part 2 of "The Power of Kroll." Dr. Who: Tom Baker. Skart: Frank Jarvis. Romana: Mary Tamm. Dugeen: John Leeson. Varlik: Carl Rigg. Thawn: Neil McCarthy. Fenner: Philip Madoc.

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Episode 19

The Power of Kroll - Part 3

Sat, Jan 6, 1979 43 mins

"The Power of Kroll," Part 3. The Swampies offer the Doctor, Romana and Rohm-Dutt as sacrifices to Kroll. Dr. Who: Tom Baker. Fenner: Philip Madoc. Dugeen: John Leeson. Romana: Mary Tamm. Ranquin: John Abineri. Rohm-Dutt: Glyn Owen.

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Episode 20

The Power of Kroll - Part 4

Sat, Jan 13, 1979 43 mins

In the conclusion of "The Power of Kroll," Thawn's efforts to stop the monster make matters worse. Thawn: Neil McCarthy. Dr. Who: Tom Baker. Fenner: Philip Madoc. Romana: Mary Tamm. Dugeen: John Leeson. Ranquin: John Abineri. Skart: Frank Jarvis. Varlik: Carl Rigg.

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Episode 21

The Armageddon Factor - Part 1

Sat, Jan 20, 1979 43 mins

"The Armageddon Factor," Part 1 of six. The Doctor and Romana's search for the Key to Time leads them to the warring planets of Atrios and Zeos. Dr. Who: Tom Baker. Romana: Mary Tamm. Marshal: John Woodvine. Voice of K9: John Leeson.

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Episode 22

The Armageddon Factor - Part 2

Sat, Jan 27, 1979 43 mins

"The Armageddon Factor," Part 2. The Marshal, intent on a holocaust, seems to be controlled from somewhere else. Dr. Who: Tom Baker. Romana: Mary Tamm. Voice of K9: John Leeson.

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Episode 23

The Armageddon Factor - Part 3

Sat, Feb 3, 1979 43 mins

"The Armageddon Factor," Part 3. The Doctor discovers the secret of the Zeons, while the Marshal (John Woodvine) begins his final assault. Romana: Mary Tamm. Merak: Ian Saynor. The Shadow: William Squire. Princess Astra: Lalla Ward.

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Episode 24

The Armageddon Factor - Part 4

Sat, Feb 10, 1979 43 mins

"The Armageddon Factor," Part 4. Time is running out for the Doctor (Tom Baker) to thwart the Shadow's horrendous scheme. The Shadow: William Squire. Shapp: Davyd Harries. Romana: Mary Tamm. Merak: Ian Saynor. Princess Astra: Lalla Ward.

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Episode 25

The Armageddon Factor - Part 5

Sat, Feb 17, 1979 43 mins

"The Armageddon Factor," Part 5. As the Shadow gains control of K9, the Doctor gains an ally. Voice of K9: John Leeson. The Shadow: William Squire. Drax: Barry Jackson. Romana: Mary Tamm. Mute: Stephen Calcutt.

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Episode 26

The Armageddon Factor - Part 6

Sat, Feb 24, 1979 43 mins

In the conclusion of "The Armageddon Factor," the Doctor struggles to control the Key to Time before the computer of Zeos causes total obliteration. Dr. Who: Tom Baker. Drax: Barry Jackson. Shapp: Davyd Harries. Merak: Ian Saynor. The Shadow: William Squire. Romana: Mary Tamm. Princess Astra: Lalla Ward. Voice of K9: John Leeson.

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