|Story Code: 5Q / Season 18||UK Airdate: 27 Sep to 18 Oct 1980||Doctor: Tom Baker|
|First airings by location||UK Repeats / Foreign Cable and Satellite||Previous Story / Next Story|
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||Apr 81||PAL|
|United States||from May 81||NTSC|
|United Arab Emirates||May 86||PAL|
|Saudi Arabia||mid 86?||PAL|
- The story was later dubbed into German and released on DVD.
US TV Guide descriptions
- Part 1: Dr. Who is summoned to Tigella when the planet's energy source becomes dangerously unstable.
- Part 2: Meglos alters his appearance to resemble that of Dr. Who.
- Part 3: Mistaken for the man who stole the Dodecahdron, Dr. Who faces execution.
- Part 4: Dr. Who and Romana must stop Meglos from unleashing the power of the Dodecahdron.
- Compilation: Dr. Who meets his match when he is summoned to Tigella, a planet whose energy source has become unstable.