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The Androids of Tara: Part Three 

The Doctor kills the android princess, Count Grendel finds his plans foiled and can not find an opening to kill the new king (especially since the King's head bodyguard now suspects him of ... See full summary »

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... Doctor Who
... Romana / Android Romana
... Count Grendel
Simon Lack ... Zadek
Neville Jason ... Prince Reynart
Paul Lavers ... Farrah
Lois Baxter ... Lamia
... Archimandrite
Martin Matthews ... Kurster
Declan Mulholland ... Till
... K9 (voice)
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The Doctor kills the android princess, Count Grendel finds his plans foiled and can not find an opening to kill the new king (especially since the King's head bodyguard now suspects him of treachery against the King). So he offers Romana up in exchange to the Doctor for his own safety. But the Count has built another android programmed to kill the Doctor once it hears the Doctor's voice. Meanwhile, the real Romana escapes Grendel's castle and tries to ride for help. Written by Moviedude1

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9 December 1978 (UK)  »

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This episode was watched by 8.9 million viewers on its original transmission. See more »

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When Grendel is inspecting the android duplicate of romana he crosses the line which allows Mary tamn to be in two places at once. See more »

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Zadek: Doctor...
Doctor Who: Hmm?
Zadek: The Prince...
King "George" Reynart: [interjecting] King.
Zadek: Oh, uh, quite so, Your Majesty!
Doctor Who: [disapprovingly] Zadek.
Zadek: Oh, drat. I keep forgetting he's only an android. Doctor, the King seems to be - how should I say it - a trifle more, uh...
Doctor Who: What, intelligent than the real one?
Zadek: Yes.
Doctor Who: Well, of course he is. I programmed him.
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