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Spark Attack (Recharging “The Power of the Daleks”)

Spark Attack (Recharging “The Power of the Daleks”)

Quick, what’s the best way to mount an insurrection in your remote Earth colony? Right, exactly — befriend the mechanical creatures you’ve just revived from hibernation within a long-dormant capsule that crashed centuries ago and enlist them to be your muscle. Really, if you’re a marooned Dalek attack force, it’s good work if you can get it, especially if the annoying humans who think they’re in charge are hopelessly factionalized like they usually are. Feels like there’s some kind of lesson to be learned in The Power of the Daleks, but we’re in a bit of a regeneration stupor, so we might have missed it while we were reading everyone’s name tag. Let’s grab some coiled jumper cables, attach them to our commentary machine, and throw the switch…

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Story Essentials

  • Season 4, Serial 3

  • Story number: 29, per the The Pull To Open Codex

  • Production Code EE

  • Writer: David Whitaker (with Dennis Spooner)

  • Producer: Innes Lloyd

  • Aired 5 November - 10 December 1966

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  • Season 3

  • Episode 16

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