The Doctor (Tom Baker) and Romana (Lalla Ward) visit the Leisure Hive on the planet Argolis, the surface of which is uninhabitable following a twenty minute nuclear war between the Argolins and their enemies, the Foamsi. The Argolins themselves are now sterile. Pangol, the youngest, was created by the Tachyon Recreation Generator, a machine that runs games in the Hive.
He now secretly plans to use the Generator, modified by an Earth scientist named Hardin, to recreate himself many times over, forming an army of duplicates to destroy the Foamsi. Pangol's mother Mena, the controller of the Hive, is meanwhile coming under pressurefrom a supposedly human finanacier, Brock, to sell it to the Foamasi. Foamasi agents from their planet's government arrive and expose Brock and his assistant Klout as members of a renegade Foamasi group called the West Lodge. The Doctorthen reconfigures the Generator equipment using components from the randomiser device previously linked to the TARDIS's navigation circuits, and Pangol's plan is foiled as he rejuvenates into a babe in arms. Starring Tom Baker as the Doctor.
Extras include: Dolby Digital 5.1 surround mix, Isolated Music, Commentary - with actress Lalla Ward, director Lovett Bickford and script editor Christopher H. Bidmead, A New Beginning, From Avalon to Argolis. Leisure Wear, Synthesizing Starfields, Blue Peter, Photo Gallery. Easter Egg, Production Notes.
The Doctor and Romana visit the Leisure Hive on the planet Argolis, the surface of which is uninhabitable following a twenty minute nuclear war between the Argolins and their enemies, the Foamsi.
Dr Who, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Tardis, tom baker, the leisure hive, planet Argolis
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