The only true and valid Top 10 of Doctor Who

You are all wrong! So very, very wrong! The one and only list is this one!

  1. Doctor Who (2005-2023)
  2. Doctor Who (1963-1989)
  3. Doctor Who (2023-)
  4. Big Finish
  5. Doctor Who (1996)
  6. The Curse of Fatal Death
  7. Doctor Who and the Dalek Invasion of Earth
  8. Doctor Who and the Daleks
  9. The Scream of the Shalka
  10. Dimensions in Time

No other ranking exists, and that is an undisputed fact!

I’m disappointed. I expected this list to consist of nothing but Delta and the Bannermen.

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Oy! I have depth you know. I have layers.

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My list will probably change as I re-watch classic Who.

  1. Inferno
  2. Genesis of the Daleks
  3. The Aztecs
  4. City of Death
  5. The War Games
  6. Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead
  7. The Romans
  8. The Curse of Fenric
  9. The Time of Angels/Flesh and Stone
  10. The Dalek Invasion of Earth
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I’m going to call shenanigans on this abstention of a list! I clearly stated televised Doctor Who! Big Finish is not TV! Thought you could get away with it huh??
:stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

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I have no idea what you are going on about :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye::stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

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Well played :grin:

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Haha. Fair point about Seeds of Doom. It’s brilliant and should have been on my list, but Seeds of Death is more than just some foam. There are some very clever directorial flourishes. I like it.

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Ah yes. I forgot Delta. Rightly at the top of the list.

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I’m fascinated and intrigued as to why 8 of your top ten are Classic Who, and then there’s 2 River two-parters? :heart_eyes:

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Haha. As the list shows, I am more of a Classic Who fan. It’s a combination of familiarity and genuine enjoyment. Not to say I don’t like Revival Who. It’s fine. As for the River stories, for me, they are the most dense and enjoyable of Revival. IMO far too many modern stories have a great germ of an idea but don’t give me that longer, more developed story that I crave.

Hope that helps you understand. :rofl:

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I’m gonna do my top ten of new who, because I haven’t finished classic who and I’d like to finish before deciding on my favorites :slight_smile:

  1. Face the Raven/Heaven Sent/Hell Bent
  2. Bad Wolf/Parting of the Ways
  3. Turn Left
  4. Mummy on the Orient Express
  5. Midnight
  6. Under the Lake/Before the Flood
  7. The Pilot
  8. Fear Her
  9. Vincent and the Doctor
  10. Stolen Earth/Journey’s End
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Glad to see someone else acknowledging the S9 finale as the trio that it is

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Oh yeah, I totally think you shouldn’t separate the three when analyzing the story!! They’re all fantastic episodes in their own right but they’re even stronger as a trilogy.

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Yeah it’s so very much a story where every part elevates the other two. Like how Heaven Sent is very much about grief, but a lot of people tend to look at it alone and analyze it as like overcoming grief when really Hell Bent makes quite clear that the whole thing is him being trapped by it and never really moving past quite literally Bargaining.

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  1. The Greatest Show in the Galaxy
  2. Ghost Light
  3. Pyramids of Mars
  4. Bad Wolf/The Parting of the Ways
  5. World Enough and Time/The Doctor Falls
  6. Flux
  7. The Robots of Death
  8. The Caves of Androzani
  9. Spearhead from Space
  10. Doctor Who: The Movie

More confident about the selections than the order lol

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Let’s see if I can avoid making my list 10 Capaldi stories
1.Under The Lake/ Before the Flood
2. Heaven Sent
3.WEAT/TDF
4.Remembrance of The Daleks
5.Earthshock
6.Turn Left
7.Midnight
8.Victory of The Daleks
9.The Happiness Patrol
10.The Caretaker

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After this, we should hold a poll of all the episodes multiple people have said for a bloodbath so we can find the ultimate top ten according to the TG hivemind :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:

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I’m only a little late to this thread but here goes:

  1. City of Death
  2. Human Nature/Family of Blood
  3. Heaven Sent
  4. Midnight
  5. Turn Left
  6. The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances
  7. Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead
  8. Father’s Day
  9. Vincent and the Doctor
  10. The Doctor’s Wife

Quick notes: 2-4 are entirely interchangeable and I consider all of them my favourite of the revival

Also, I’m currently working my way through the classic era and don’t feel familiar enough with any to put them in my top 10 besides City of Death, because that is for sure my favourite episode of Doctor Who

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That’s a solid list.

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The only thing I know is that The end of time should be at the top of the list!

On a serious note, this will take some time to make a real top 10…

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