Worst Doctor Who Stories

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Even though Doctor Who has some amazing episodes, there are many that are absolutely terrible. What is your worst story ever? This covers classic and modern stories.

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21 The Girl Who Waited

This is my favourite episode of series 6. I don't understand the hate it gets. It is an emotional character piece with great writing and acting. 10/10

Complete bull, like most of series 6. this was all about the retarded Amy/Rory/Doctor love triangle.

Very overrated and boring

Series 6 had the worst stories of NuWho. Stupid Amy/Rory/Doctor love triangle. - FrozenHatingPokefan

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22 Time and the Rani

Time and the Rani was great! Why do people hate this episode! The part 1 cliffhanger is one of my favorite cliffhangers in Doctor Who. - RickyReeves

This is just unfortunate. It is not bad because of the stars and crew, it is bad because the BBC clearly did not care anymore about DW at this point.

Poor Sylvester McCoy. What a terrible start. A first episode worse than Colin Baker's.
This episode is full of uninspired dialogue and plot points, ridiculous monsters, pantomime-ish performances, and, worst of all, it's SO dull.

23 Nightmare in Silver

This episode is why I don't like Clara she was an idiot she took the kids the baby sits on the trip and left them in a room of cybermen? It was also a really boring episode - goinsane413

This one would probably been decent, if it had been kept in it's original two-part format.

Disappointing but not bad. 7/10

I love this episode. What are you thinking

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24 Amy's Choice

I LOVE AMY'S CHOICE!
Who put this on here it was so unnerving and creepy and was just so clever!

Bad, very bad,

What's great about Amy's Choice?
It stars Toby Jones as the main villain - Need I say more?
That aside, it's creepy, it's unsettling, it's rather unpredictable, and it also says a fair bit about the characters of Amy, Rory and even the Doctor. Toby Jones was endlessly entertaining and unsettling as the Dream Lord.

25 Let's Kill Hitler
26 Warriors of the Deep

Terrible!

27 The Web Planet

Why is it we can't see The Myth Makers or The Daleks' Master Plan, but we're forced to have this?

It's just absolutely boring.

I like it - cameronbrown

28 Daleks in Manhattan

Daleks needing pig slaves+ Daleks feeling the need to make human dalek hybrids despite hating them+ a compassionate human-dalek that somehow survived through almost all of part 2= the absolute worst dalek story you could ever imagine. - lolimmaninja

Woeful, but with some good supporting performances.The thing I hated the most was the Doc being hit by lightning and shrugging it off. SUPER-MAN!

The pig slaves are nightmare fuel.
Why does Dalek Sec sound like Owen Wilson after becoming a hybrid?
David Tennant arrives at the pinnacle of his narm in this episode.

29 Delta and the Bannermen

One of the most pointless and boring episodes in the entire show.

30 Resurrection of the Daleks

Doctor Who with all of the life drained out of it. Tegan was right to leave after this story. It just wasn't fun anymore and it shows that Eric Saward had learnt all the wrong lessons from the success of Earthshock. With a Producer too busy with "Doable Barkers" and a Script Editor flailing about in search of a style to call his own and failing to come up with one, the show was doomed.

But I actually liked this episode. Julian Bleach will never match up to Terry Mulloy's performance.

God-awful, continuity-obsessed rip-off of Earthshock, with a terrible Davros, plot holes galore, stupid hats, tons of overacting, a Doctor who makes quips as he commits genocide and no plot to be found.

It is epic. - cameronbrown

31 The Crimson Horror

I really liked the Crimson horror. Gaming's best. 8.5/10

32 The Eleventh Hour

I actually love The Eleventh Hour - it's a great story and introduction to the Eleventh Doctor. Why is this even on this list?

Absolutely horrific, they should never had of gotten rid of David Tennant even if he wanted to leave, and Russell T. Davies too! What is the world coming to! Terrible start for a new doctor, series and head writer Steven Moffatt! I'm glad he is leaving this series, good riddance!

33 The Sensorites

Extremely underrated. I think it's an intriguing story, especially the mystery aspect of it.

I'm surprised it's this low on the list

34 The Trial of a Time Lord

No, just no. Trial was epic! This episode proved why Colin Baker deserved a chance as The Doctor - RickyReeves

I don't really count this as a story. It's more of a story arc.

35 The Gunfighters

I'm from the US and I think this is GREAT! The tooth scene is genius!

Absolute bull. I could have fallen to sleep while watching this Western crap with a annoying song.

1) The song was terrible.
2) It was extremely slow, with not much story.
3) The accents were horrible, and hard to understand.
4) The plot with the Doctor's tooth was too gross.
5) It wasn't historically accurate.

36 Blink

Why would anyone list this episode as bad? It's arguably one of the best Doctor Who episodes.

37 Castrovalva
38 The Doctor's Daughter

Completely abysmal.

39 Destiny of the Daleks

Classic Daleks at their absolute worst!

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40 Midnight

This is a fantastic episode! We get to see the Doctor's "I'm clever" attitude pushed back at him, we see frightened humans at their absolute worst(and I always felt this had been "helped" by whatever the entity was) No molly-coddling, no quick fix. Brilliant!

This one of nu-who's best stories! Never seen the doctor that helpless before! What ever that alien was...scared me.

I don't like this episode, but it's not one of the worst.

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