The TARDIS materialize aboard a sandminer, a mining ship on a desert planet run by a robot labor force headed by a fairly small but sniping human crew. As one crewman is discovered strangled to death, the Doctor and Leela arrive just in time to become the prime suspects. Written by
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Writer Chris Boucher
wrote a sequel, Corpse Marker, for BBC Books, which was published in 1999. See more
At the time this episode was set, Louise Jameson wore brown contact lenses as Leela. During the scene in the lounge, the right lens slipped out of place, showing her real blue eye. See more
Sometimes you talk like a Tesh.
It was not well meant.
None But the Weary Heart
Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Arranged by Dudley Simpson See more