Three humorless men from a damaged bulk freighter find the TARDIS. Wearily, Romana returns with them to appraise the situation of their damaged ship but, because she's a time sensitive, winds up as a living navigational component to replace their time-sensitive Tharil (lion-man) who escaped. Meanwhile the Doctor, having found a gateway, is having a time with Gundans, robot soldiers programmed to kill. Written by
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[talking fast as a Gundan bears down upon him
You're a machine. I usually get on so well with machines. I don't suppose you happen to know the way out into N-Space, do you? I believe it must be somewhere around here. It's... Uh...