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The Space Museum
Doctor Who, episode 15 (2.7)

Last Modified: 10 Jun 2012 09:24:12

William Hartnell   IMDB   The Doctor
Jacqueline Hill   IMDB   Barbara Wright
William Russell   IMDB   Ian Chesterton
Maureen O'Brien   IMDB   Vicki
DVD   Doctor Who DVD #015: The Space Museum

The TARDIS ends up as an exhibit in a forgoten museum.
The TARDIS jumps a time track and the travellers arrive on the planet Xeros. There they discover their own future selves displayed as exhibits in a museum established as a monument to the galactic conquests of the warlike Morok invaders who now rule the planet. When time shifts back to normal, they realise that they must do everything they can to try to avert this potential future.

Vicki helps the native Xerons to obtain arms and thereby to revolt against the Moroks. The revolution succeeds and the travellers go on their way, confident that the future has been changed.

By The Television Companion on 23 Oct 2003 21:47:42
The Space Museum starts strongly, as reflected in the comments recorded in the BBC's Audience Research Report on its fine first episode: '[It] made a promising start... according to many in the sample, who found the idea of time as the fourth dimension and the "jumping of a time track" most intriguing, and one which apparently stimulated much discussion in several households. This was a novel theory that had obviously been cleverly thought out, it was often remarked, and there was plenty of...

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