Best Episodes Of Classic Doctor Who


Doctor WhoDoctor Who is a TV series starring William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, and Jon Pertwee. The adventures in time and space of the Doctor, a Time Lord who changes appearance and personality by regenerating when near death, and is…

Release Date: November 1963


10. The War Games: Episode Nine


Doctor Who Season 6 Episode 43Air Date: 15 Jun. 1969
Season 6, Episode 43

To prove his loyalty to the Aliens, the Doctor is ordered to reprocess his friends while the Security Chief finally uncovers evidence of the War Chief’s treachery.


9. City of Death: Part Four


Doctor Who Season 17 Episode 8Air Date: 20 Oct. 1979
Season 17, Episode 8

Scaroth, the last of the Jagaroth, forces Romana to build a field interface stabilizer for his time machine. Romana reluctantly does so, not knowing that the full extent her action will lead to the total non-existence of all life on Earth. Humans will never have existed.


8. Earthshock: Part Four


Doctor Who Season 19 Episode 22Air Date: 16 Mar. 1982
Season 19, Episode 22

The Cybermen are now in control of the ship and they have eliminated their human accomplice. The Doctor, Adric and several members of the crew are now their prisoners. Tegan finds herself separated from Lt.Scott and she too is soon taken prisoner and is reunited with the Doctor who realizes just what the Cybermen are going to do: use the spaceship as a flying bomb. Scott and the other troopers make a rescue attempt. Adric tries desperately desperately to stop the ship from crashing into Earth.


7. City of Death: Part One


Doctor Who Season 17 Episode 5Air Date: 29 Sep. 1979
Season 17, Episode 5

As time slips a groove, the Doctor and Romana relive twenty-four seconds while on holiday in Paris. The second time it occurs the Doctor spots a woman using advanced, alien technology at the Louvre to study the security system guarding the Mona Lisa, but it’s the Doctor who falls under suspicion of being a clever and masterful international art forger.


6. The Seeds of Doom: Part Five


Doctor Who Season 13 Episode 25Air Date: 28 Feb. 1976
Season 13, Episode 25

In the interest in self-preservation, Chase’s men side with The Doctor against the Krynoid, but the Krynoid – now bigger than the Chase Mansion – invites The Doctor to join it, promising to leave the others alone if he does. People within a mile of the Chase Estate, however, start getting strangled by their plants, while Chase, snapping photos of the Krynoid, has a significant one-on-one encounter with it.


5. Inferno Episode 6


Doctor Who Season 7 Episode 24Air Date: 13 Jun. 1970
Season 7, Episode 24

With the parallel earth doomed, the Doctor asks his friends’ counterparts to help him return to his own world but the Brigade Leader only sees the TARDIS as a means of escape.



4. The Caves of Androzani: Part Four


Doctor Who Season 21 Episode 20Air Date: 16 Mar. 1984
Season 21, Episode 20

Chellak and his men attack Jek’s base. The Dr crash lands the ship, and must escape from his captors, find the antidote to Spectrox poisoning and save Peri. He does so, but at the cost of his own life.


3. City of Death: Part Two


Doctor Who Season 17 Episode 6Air Date: 6 Oct. 1979
Season 17, Episode 6

As the very well-mannered but callous Count Scarlioni rehearses his forthcoming heist of the Mona Lisa, the Doctor, Romana and Det. Duggan explore his basement, discovering a time travel laboratory and an entombed set of six inexplicably authentic copies of the Mona Lisa.


2. Genesis of the Daleks: Part One


Doctor Who Season 12 Episode 11Air Date: 8 Mar. 1975
Season 12, Episode 11

The Doctor and his companions are sent to the planet Skaro by the Time Lords to prevent the creation of the Daleks.


1. Genesis of the Daleks: Part Six


Doctor Who Season 12 Episode 16Air Date: 12 Apr. 1975
Season 12, Episode 16

Gharman tries to convince the Kaleds to vote against the Dalek project but Davros has a trick up his sleeve, while the Doctor works to destroy the tape recording of Dalek victory and the Thals plan an intervention of their own.