10 of my favorite Doctor Who episodes

Well, it goes to 11, innit? Probably a bit heavier on recent Doctors than it should be...
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1.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Blink (2007)
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Sally Sparrow receives a cryptic message from the Doctor about a mysterious new enemy species that is after the TARDIS. (45 mins.)
“ Utterly entirely watchable even as a standalone if you never watch another episode of the series. Simply amazing. Steven Moffat's best. ” - kitarp
 
2.
Doctor Who (1963 TV Series)
Episode: City of Death: Part One (1979)
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As time slips a groove, the Doctor and Romana relive twenty-four seconds while on holiday in Paris.... (45 mins.)
“ (And the other parts) None other than Douglas Adams helped rewrite the script. And of course it's got the fourth Doctor and Romana as companion. ” - kitarp
 
3.
Doctor Who (1963 TV Series)
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The Doctor and his companions are sent to the planet Skaro by the Time Lords to prevent the creation of the Daleks. (45 mins.)
“ (And the other parts) Another Tom Baker episode. This one covers so many major Sci. Fi. plot devices and themes (two races at war, mutually assured destruction, super-weapons gone rogue, etc.) and does it so well... There's a reason the word "Dalek" is in the OED. ” - kitarp
 
4.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Empty Child (2005)
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Rose and the Doctor find themselves in 1941 London when the TARDIS receives an emergency signal from another time-traveling vehicle... (45 mins.)
“ I still find myself calling out, "maaaaaaaahhhhmmmmyyyyy! Are you my mummy?" every so often. Creepy, yet fun... ” - kitarp
 
5.
Doctor Who (1963 TV Series)
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The Doctor and Peri get involved with drug running after landing on the twin planet of Androzani Minor and getting arrested as gun runners and targeted for execution. Not before Peri stumbles into some highly toxic and lethal plant life. (45 mins.)
“ (And the other parts) Colin Baker's intro episode. One of the best of the many, many series set in caves, involving mining, and things going really, really badly. ” - kitarp
 
6.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Silence in the Library (2008)
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The Doctor and Donna join a group of archaeologists at a 51st century library. What caused the library to become abandoned... (45 mins.)
“ (and Forest of the Dead). Another that probably doesn't make everyone's lists... but 10 for 10 on pacing and atmosphere. ” - kitarp
 
7.
Doctor Who (1963 TV Series)
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The Doctor and Sarah are drawn off course and, instead of UNIT HQ, they arrive on the same site in 1911. (45 mins.)
“ Yeah, and here's the fourth doctor again (I guess I was just the right age when these played on repeats on PBS). Mummies in England, what more could you ask for. ” - kitarp
 
8.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Midnight (2008)
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As part of a well-deserved holiday, the Doctor takes a tour on the planet called Midnight. Little does he know that something is knocking on the walls, although the planet shouldn't be inhabited.Soon the passengers begin to panic when one gets possessed. (45 mins.)
“ The sheer, delightful horror of watching the actors speak at the same time makes this one so much fun. Plus the ending with Donna repeating the Doctor's line back is just a hilarious and great ending. ” - kitarp
 
9.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
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The Doctor, Mickey and Rose land on a spaceship in the 51st century only to find 18th century Versailles on board, the time of Madame De Pompadour! To find out what's going on the Doctor must enter Versailles and save Madame De Popmpadour but it turns into an emotional roller coaster for the Doctor. (45 mins.)
“ A love story for the ages... in so many ways. I love when the Doctor pops in and out of characters' lives -- they sort of made it a "thing" with Amy Pond, but this one does it even better. ” - kitarp
 
10.
Doctor Who (1963 TV Series)
Episode: Earthshock: Part One (1982)
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In 2526, 8 Earth paleontologists and geologist were investigating a fossil find in a newly discovered case when 7 of them disappear... (45 mins.)
“ (And the other parts) This one sort of made everyone sit up and pay attention because Adric, like any other companion, is supposed to overcome amazing odds, save the day, and return with the Doctor to the TARDIS... but he doesn't and the story ends with his death and then... credits ” - kitarp
 
11.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Father's Day (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
All of her life, Rose's mother told how great a man her father Pete was. He was killed by a hit and... (45 mins.)
“ I realize this isn't really one of the great ones for the ages, but this list is about my favorites, and I think this one, which is largely centered around Rose's life story is fantastic. ” - kitarp