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Planet of the Spiders was a six-part episode of the third Doctor of the TV series, Doctor Who. It was the last episode in which John Petwree would play the Doctor, and showed his regeneration into the fourth Doctor, played by Tom Baker.

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  • Sarah: What's going to happen to him?
  • Tuar: The eight-legs will eat him of course.


  • Queen Spider: The crystal is still on Earth. Do not attempt to deny it.
  • Lumpton: Why should I deny it? I know where the crystal is hidden, I told you, but I didn't say it was hidden on Metebelis. The situation is unchanged. If you wish to invade Earth you need my help.
  • Queen Spider: Be careful two-leg, you may go too far.
  • First Spider: But it's true. Once more O Queen, your arrogance has endangered the master plan of the Great One.


  • First Spider: We dare not take the crystal. The Great One is all seeing.
  • Spiders: All praise to the Great One.
  • First Spider: The Great One is all knowing.
  • Spiders: All praise to the Great One.
  • First Spider: The Great One is all powerful.
  • Spiders: All praise to the Great One.
  • First Spider: You have beaten us, Doctor. It is good that you will die.


  • The Great One: I am complete! Now I am total power! All praise to the Great One!
  • Doctor: Stop! Stop! Don't you see what's happening to you?
  • The Great One: All praise to the Great One! All praise to me! Bow down before me planets! Bow down stars! Bow down whole galaxies and worship the Great One! The me! The great, all powerful me!

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