Doctor Who (1963–1989)
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The Claws of Axos: Episode One 

When a mysterious object lands near the Nuton power complex, UNIT investigate and encounter the Axons, a group of aliens who offer the mineral axonite, which can duplicate matter, as a gift.

Director:

Michael Ferguson

Writers:

Bob Baker (by), Dave Martin (by)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Pertwee ... Doctor Who
Nicholas Courtney ... Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart
Roger Delgado ... The Master
Katy Manning ... Jo Grant
Richard Franklin ... Captain Mike Yates
John Levene ... Sergeant Benton
Peter Bathurst Peter Bathurst ... Chinn
Paul Grist Paul Grist ... Filer
Donald Hewlett ... Hardiman
David Savile David Savile ... Winser
Derek Ware Derek Ware ... Pigbin Josh
Bernard Holley ... Axon Man
Michael Walker Michael Walker ... 1st Radar Operator
David March David March ... 2nd Radar Operator (as David G. March)
Fernanda Marlowe Fernanda Marlowe ... Corporal Bell
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Storyline

When a mysterious object lands near the Nuton power complex, UNIT investigate and encounter the Axons, a group of aliens who offer the mineral axonite, which can duplicate matter, as a gift.

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Trivia

The use of Axonite was originally to have been demonstrated using a rat instead of a toad. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Blue Peter: Episode #1.1052 (1973) See more »

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Mediocre
1 May 2018 | by cybersontaranSee all my reviews

It may seem a bit slow and weird but I think it's worth watching all 4 episodes in the end. The aliens are an interesting and new concept


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 1971 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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