The TARDIS lands in a petrified forest on an alien planet. Determined to explore, the Doctor leads his companions into the metal city, where they discover the danger of what will become his deadliest enemies, the mutant Daleks. (Originally broadcast in seven parts.)
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The music from this story was reused in several stories: The Rescue, The Daleks' Master Plan, The Ark, and The Power of the Daleks. See more
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But I assure you, I am determined to study that place.
You can do what you like, as long as you don't endanger the rest of us.
Very well, then, I shall look at it myself, alone.
You're the only one who can operate the ship. I'm afraid I can't let you do that, Doctor.
[hands the Doctor his glasses
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