The mummies have nearly completed the Osiran missile destined for Mars to destroy the force field keeping Sutekh imprisoned. The Doctor and Sarah Jane find a way to deactivate part of the force field allowing them acquire a supply of gelignite from the poacher's storage room. Laurence tries to awaken his brother Marcus but Sutekh is in complete control. Posing as one of the mummies, the Doctor tries to place the explosive at the missile site but its ineffectual again thanks to Sutekh's mental powers. The Doctor decides it's time to visit Sutekh himself to distract him. There is a price to pay however. Written by
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The Doctor chides Sarah Jane for throwing the box with the gelignite, stating that "Sweaty gelignite is highly unstable." Gelignite does not sweat, and is completely stable in the absence of a detonation source. See more
[as they start dismantling Sutekh's deflection barrier device
Deactivating a generator loop without the correct key is like repairing a watch with a hammer and chisel: One false move and you'll never know the time again.
Sarah Jane Smith
Any more comforting thoughts?
Yes. You must let me know if it starts to get warm.
Spoofed in Oh Mummy: Sutekh's Story