Top 10 TV Doctor Who Stories

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  1. DalekJim

    DalekJim Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I've seen recons of all the missing stories but I decided to go with existing stories only. Otherwise Evil of the Daleks, The Daleks' Masterplan and The Abominable Snowmen would make the cut.


    1) Ghost Light
    2) Warriors' Gate
    3) The Deadly Assassin
    4) The Seeds of Doom
    5) The Aztecs
    6) Curse of Fenric
    7) The Ribos Operation
    8) Remembrance of the Daleks
    9) Pyramids of Mars
    10) Kinda
     
  2. Nagisa Furukawa

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    I decided to include recons, but I can see your reasoning for not. In chronological order:

    - Marco Polo
    - Evil of the Daleks
    - Inferno
    - The Deadly Assassin
    - Warriors' Gate
    - Kinda
    - Revelation of the Daleks
    - Remembrance of the Daleks
    - Ghost Light
    - The Curse of Fenric

    Pyramids of Mars over Inferno?! You crazy?!
     
  3. DalekJim

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    Inferno would be my favourite Pertwee serial along with The Silurians and the rest of S7. I love too many Doctor Who stories :).

    Pyramids of Mars is just that good. Seeds of Doom is the show at its scariest though.
     
  4. Shazam!

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    In no particular order and without any real thought:

    Caves of Androzani
    Tomb of the Cybermen
    Genesis of the Daleks
    Ghost Light
    Curse of Fenric
    The Invasion
    The Hand of Fear
    The Talons of Weng-Chiang
    City of Death
    Spearhead from Space
     
  5. DalekJim

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    Nice! Put some of those on my own list at first. Tomb of the Cybermen would be my favourite surviving Troughton and the finest TV Cybermen story. Though that's damning it with mild praise.
     
  6. Eliczo

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    Hard to say for me, as there is a lot I havent watched (about 3 dozen dvds I need to, and recently been watch some Colin Bakers, too new for me to judge)

    But my top ten is

    The Time Meddler
    The Tomb of the Cyberman
    The Invasion
    Planet of the Daleks
    Genesis of the Daleks
    Horror of Fang Rock
    City of Death
    Remembrance of the Daleks
    Ghostlight
    Curse of Fenric

    Honorable mentions

    The Daemons
    The Two Doctors (loved Pat in this)
    Black Orchid
     
  7. DalekJim

    DalekJim Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Dunno what I'm more pleased about in this thread. The frequence of McCoy stories or the lack of Catherine Tate ones ;).

    LOVE it. My favourite multi-Doc story.
     
  8. diankra

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    The last episode of Pyramids was run towards the end of the National Film Theatre weekend of old episodes back in 1983. My then 12-year-old sister, and already a massive fan, turned round to me and said "I didn't realise it could be this good!"

    Beyond that... is this a Top 10 from the original run, or is it just that no-one nominated anything from the new run?
     
  9. DalekJim

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    I think people are more likely to put classic serials in their Top 10 rather than the new stuff, fun as it is.
     
  10. Nagisa Furukawa

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    Speaking personally, I honestly forgot the new series existed when I made my list. There are obviously good new series stories (Empty Child/Doctor Dances, Amy's Choice, etc.), but I don't think I'd replace anything on my list with a new series story.
     
  11. DalekJim

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    I'd possibly put The Girl Who Waited on my list.

    Maybe.

    On a good day.
     
  12. sidious618

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    The Caves of Androzani
    Vincent and the Doctor
    Greatest Show in the Galaxy
    Father's Day
    Remembrance of the Daleks
    Logopolis
    The Wedding of River Song
    The Talons of Weng Chiang
    The War Games (more for respect at the sheer ballsy moves they pulled)
    Revelation of the Daleks

    This list could very easily change (barring the top few) if you asked me again tomorrow. :lol:
     
  13. Nagisa Furukawa

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    Great story! Love seeing it on someone's list. :techman:
     
  14. VDCNI

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    Talons Of Weng Chiang
    Marco Polo
    Robots Of Death
    Kinda
    The Romans
    The Curse Of Fenric
    Web Of Fear
    Image Of The Fendahl
    The Massacre
    The Power Of The Daleks
     
  15. Shazam!

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    I'd put A Christmas Carol on there at a push.
     
  16. zarkon

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    1) Remembrance of the Daleks
    2) War Games
    3) Turn Left/Stolen Earth/Journey's End(a dire last ten mins don't drag down the other 80)
    4) Curse of Fenric
    5) Genesis Of The Daleks
    6) Blink
    7) Day of the Daleks SE
    8) The Seeds of Doom
    9) The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit
    10) The Romans

    Haven't gotten to mccoy yet in my rewatch, so ghost light or one of the other really late ones might conceivably pop romans off. A sad thing that Who got cancelled when it did in the eighties, really looked like it was on the road to becoming something special again.
     
  17. DalekJim

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    Season 26 is my favourite season so I'd say it had never been more special.
     
  18. zarkon

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    Just that it was so short - I was talking more of becoming the kind of absurdly high level of continual quality we got during the Hinchcliffe/Holmes era.
     
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    Tomb of the cybermen
    The five Doctors
    The mind Robber
    Caves of Androzoni
    Dalek
    Blink
    Earthshock
    genesis of the Daleks
    The invasion
    Enlightenment
     
  20. Thete

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    'ello Jim, fancy seeing you here! Mike from The Hive. ;)

    Anyway:

    1. Genesis of the Daleks
    2. Doctor Who and the Silurians
    3. Spearhead from Space
    4. Pyramids of Mars
    5. The Invasion
    6. The Daleks
    7. Inferno
    8. The Caves of Androzani
    9. The Talons of Weng-Chiang
    10. Revelation of the Daleks
    I think.
     

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