Doctor Who: Season 17, Episode 12

The Creature from the Pit: Part Four (17 Nov. 1979)

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Myra Frances ...
Adrasta
Eileen Way ...
Karela
David Brierly ...
Voice of K9 (voice) (as David Brierley)
Geoffrey Bayldon ...
John Bryans ...
Edward Kelsey ...
Edu
Tim Munro ...
Ainu
David Telfer ...
Huntsman
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Full revelation of Adrasta's wicked acts in maintaining her planetary monopoly on metal brings her reign to an end, but the victimized alien creature holds a secret: massive interstellar retribution for her crimes is headed their way, with doom for all, including those whose current short-sighted actions undermine the Doctor's efforts to save the planet in order to become new leaders of the old metal monopoly. Written by statmanjeff

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Romana: I did calculate our chances of success at 74,384,338 to 1 against.
Doctor Who: What? 74,384,338? Why, that's extraordinary!
Romana: Why?
Doctor Who: Well, that's my lucky number!
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