Having seen Ransome on the factory premises, Channing, sends a robotic being - an Auton - to deal with him. The terrified Ransome however is stopped by the army and taken to UNIT headquarters. The Doctor and Liz Shaw are making little headway in the lab with the equipment available to them. Lethbridge-Stewart has the key to the TARDIS and it's up to Liz to get her hands on it. The TARDIS is out of commission however and after Ransome's report, the Doctor suggests a visit to the factory. They learn the factory has been producing shop window mannequins and shipping them across the country. Meanwhile, the poacher who found one of the cylindrical objects that fell from space seeks a reward for what he's found. The Autons are soon on to him. Written by
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