The Armageddon Factor
|Story Code: 5F / Season 16||UK Airdate: 20 Jan to 24 Feb 1979||Doctor: Tom Baker|
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This story aired in the following known countries. They are listed in chronological order according to known airdate. If no month is noted, the actual airdate is not confirmed, and is a close approximate. (Refer also to Selling Doctor Who for expanded airdates.)
|New Zealand||Sep 80||PAL|
|United Arab Emirates||Oct 80?||PAL|
|United States||from May 81||NTSC|
|Saudi Arabia||early 86?||PAL|
- The story was reissued in the early 1990s, during the final WAVE of sales.
US TV Guide descriptions
Title: The Armageddon Factor, none for compilations
- Part 1: The Doctor and Romana's search for the final segment of the Key to Time leads them to the warring planets of Atrios and Zeos.
- Part 2: The Marshal intent on a nuclear holocaust, seems to be controlled from somewhere else.
- Part 3: Dr. Who discovers the secret of the Zeons, while the Marshal begins the final assault.
- Part 4: Time is running out for Dr. Who to thwart the Shadow's horrendous scheme.
- Part 5: As the Shadow gains control of K9, the Doctor gains an unexpected ally.
- Part 6: Dr. Who struggles to control the Key to Time before the computer of Zeos causes total obliteration.
- Compilation: The Doctor and Romana's search for the final segment of the Key to Time leads them to the warring planets of Atrios and Zeos.