Sunday, December 7, 2014

Death Count - Robot

Hello readers! In this post I will be counting up the deaths in the Fourth Doctor's debut story and Harry Sullivan's debut as a companion, Robot.

About this Story

No. of Episodes4
Season No.
Serial No.
Season 12
Serial 1
Broadcast Dates28th Dec 1974 -
18th Jan 1975
Run-Time98' 21"
DoctorFourth Doctor
CompanionSarah Jane Smith
Harry Sullivan
The K1 Robot leers over Sarah Jane


With the Doctor recovering from his regeneration, Sarah Jane takes it upon herself to investigate a scientific organisation suspected of carrying out thefts of scientific equipment. When Sarah uncovers the secret, UNIT and the Doctor have to battle the K1 Robot when the Scientific Reform Society threaten to deploy nuclear missiles. But can they do it on time, and when the problem grows, will they be able to save Sarah Jane?

The Death Count

Episode One

CharacterTime of DeathDescription
Unnamed Guard2' 12"Strangled by K1 Robot
Unnamed Guard10' 08"Strangled by K1 Robot
Unnamed UNIT Soldier18' 45"Strangled by K1 Robot
The K1 Robot is revealed to Sarah Jane

Death Toll:


Death Rating:

12.36 (Mint)

Episode Two

CharacterTime of DeathDescription
Joseph Chambers13' 03"Strangled by K1 Robot
The K1 Robot breaks into
Chambers' office

Death Toll:


Death Rating:

4.00 (White)

Episode Three

CharacterTime of DeathDescription
Unnamed UNIT Soldier22' 56"Killed by K1 Robot with disintegrator gun
The K1 Robot escapes from
Kettlewell's lab

A tank is also disintegrated by the K1 Robot at 23' 27" with an unknown number of occupants

Death Toll:


Death Rating:

4.07 (White)

Episode Four

CharacterTime of DeathDescription
Professor Kettlewell5' 27"Killed by K1 Robot with disintegrator gun
Unnamed UNIT Soldier16' 49"Dropped on ground by K1 Robot
Unnamed UNIT Soldier16' 49"Dropped on ground by K1 Robot
Unnamed UNIT Soldier17' 06"Trampled on by K1 Robot
K1 Robot20' 57"Dissolved completely by metal virus
The metal virus spread over the
 K1 Robot

Death Toll:


Death Rating:

20.39 (Green)


Death Toll:


Death Rating:

10.17 (Mint)

Thank you for reading! Drop a comment with your thoughts or suggestions! They will be greatly appreciated!

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