Best Classic Doctor Who Episodes

This list is to determine what the best episodes of Doctor Who are which were produced during the classic era.

The Top Ten

1 Genesis Of The Daleks

A classic in its own right, this story introduced one of the most known villains in the series, Davros. It is also the most thought provoking of the classic series.

This one has to be the best - 2storm

Best of them all


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2 The Tomb of the Cybermen

This story is thrilling and nail-biting, for a black and white story it is far more believable and exciting than modern day counterparts.

3 City of Death

Perfection, plain and simple. There is not a single flaw in the story. Amazing Doctor, amazing companion, AMAZING villains, amazing guests cast, amazing writing, amazing score, amazing... Well, amazing everything.

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4 The Robots of Death
5 Inferno

Great story, great characters and great cliffhangers

6 The Dalek Invasion of Earth
7 The Caves of Androzani

Best story. The writing,cliffhangers, execution, and villain, all perfect.

8 Terror of the Zygons
9 The Talons of Weng-Chiang
10 Carnival of Monsters

It's a perfect example of Doctor Who.

The Contenders

11 Delta & the Bannermen

I love this it was so good

12 The Five Doctors
13 The Daleks
14 The War Games
15 An Unearthly Child
16 Terror of the Autons
17 The War Machines
18 Remembrance Of The Daleks

So good! It's definitely my favourite Doctor who story!

19 Earthshock
20 Pyramids of Mars

Could be in Tom baker top ten!

21 The Time Meddler

Brilliant throughout!

22 The Brain Of Morbius
23 Planet Of Giants
24 The Keys Of Marinus

Each episode brings another adventure and has an exciting pace. The early Key To Time.

Has that classic ha-ha moment where the doctor figured it all out.

25 The Aztecs
26 The Stones Of Blood
27 The Happiness Patrol
28 The Ark in Space
29 The Sea Devils
30 The Web of Fear
31 Speahead from Space
32 Survival
33 Planet of the Spiders
34 The Three Doctors
35 The Space Museum
36 The Time Warrior
37 Robot
38 The Tenth Planet
39 The Power of the Daleks
40 Fury from the Deep
41 The Claws of Axos
42 The Myth Makers
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