Top 10 best "new" Doctor Who episodes

My favourite episodes of Doctor Who- great double (or triple) episodes are counted as one. Hope you enjoy and agree!
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1.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Blink (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.8/10 X  
Sally Sparrow receives a cryptic message from the Doctor about a mysterious new enemy species that is after the TARDIS. (45 mins.)
“ This episode is truly brilliant. The completely new idea (that was unfortunately ruined in the two subsequent lots of sequels) keeps you guessing until the last minute. It's arguably one of the scariest episodes (along with "The Empty Child" and its sequel and the Vashta Nerada episodes) and is different because of the lack of screen-time that The Doctor and Martha are given. The episode is not afraid to kill off characters and does the whole "Wibbly-Wobbly, Timey-Wimey" thing better than any other episode- "The Wedding of River Song" etc. have nothing on this episode. ” - uyfire
 
2.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Silence in the Library (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
The Doctor and Donna join a group of archaeologists at a 51st century library. What caused the library to become abandoned... (45 mins.)
“ Again, a very, very scary episode and one that is utterly confusing. The actions of the troubled little girl in her modern flat and the sinister repercussions that they have in the colossal library. The villain has no malevolent intention- it doesn't seek to bring about the end of humanity- just simply to feed, like any other animal, "Where there's meat there's Vashta Nerada."
The invulnerability of the Vashta Nerada is truly terrifying, as is the climax of the episode with the chilling lines: "Donna Noble has left the library, Donna Noble has been saved." ” - uyfire
 
3.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Forest of the Dead (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
With the library darkening, the Doctor takes on the Vashta Nerada while figuring out what links River Song to his future. Meanwhile, Donna finds out the mystery of Dr. Moon and the Girl. (45 mins.)
“ The conclusion to "Silence in the Library" finally explains the girl's role in the library and shows the true power of the Vashta Nerada. These two episodes also introduce the infamous River Song and sparks one of the greatest questions in the show's history: "Who is River Song and how is she connected to The Doctor?". ” - uyfire
 
4.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Empty Child (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
Rose and the Doctor find themselves in 1941 London when the TARDIS receives an emergency signal from another time-traveling vehicle... (45 mins.)
“ This episode is multi-layered, showing the horrific affects of the Blitz on families and children, introducing Captain Jack Harkness (one of the show's best characters) and creating a chilling antagonist, a small, lonely child. The grotesque transformation of a human into "an empty child" makes this episode that much more scary.
It is also the first episode written by Stephen Moffat (the writer of "Blink", and the "Silence in the Library" double- another of his best episodes) and is a great introduction to a writer who I feel has recently lost his touch somewhat with rambling, overly complicated episodes.
This episode establishes its creepy tone immediately, but isn't afraid to have some hilarious one-liners and running jokes throughout. ” - uyfire
 
5.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Doctor Dances (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
The Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack Harkness are still in the hospital with the gas mask-wearing mutants and are having some trouble finding a way out... (45 mins.)
“ Some of Christopher Eccletson's best acting and one of the biggest, accident screw-ups by a single person in the history of everything (you'll know what I mean when you see the episode). Truly deserving of the third spot. ” - uyfire
 
6.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Parting of the Ways (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
The Dalek fleet is poised to destroy the Earth and only The Doctor, Rose, Jack and a band of television producers can stop them. (45 mins.)
“ A heartbreaking season finale, that draws to a close the Ninth Doctor's reign and concludes the enigma of the "Bad Wolf". For the first time since the show came of hiatus, the power of the TARDIS is revealed. The sheer number of the Daleks, their formidable power and piercing cry of "Exterminate" makes them the Doctor's most powerful opponent and are a great villain to end the season with. ” - uyfire
 
7.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Midnight (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
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.)
“ Another favourite of mine, simply because of its strangeness- the evil is never explained- and it is the one time I have felt the Doctor to be completely and utterly powerless.

No companion needed in this episode- Donna is off sunning herself or getting or nails done or something. All the while the Doctor is facing his most abnormal foe. If ever an episode was based off a film, this episode was inspired by "The Exorcist"- or just that type of possession in general. ” - uyfire
 
8.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Journey's End (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
In the wake of Davros' threat to destroy the existence of the Universe itself, the Doctor's companions unite to stop the Dalek empire. Which one will die by the prophecies and what will the fate be for the Doctor? (45 mins.)
“ Concluding one of my favourite seasons of Doctor Who (again with the Daleks), this is another one of the saddest episodes in the show. The Dakels evil and scheming is nothing compared to what the character's have to face personally, once it's all over.

Another one of the best conclusions to a season, wrapping up the idea of the "Doctor-Donna" that was introduced by the mysterious Ood, earlier on in the series.

It's a shame I couldn't fit "Turn Left" on this list, as it starts this trio of episodes brilliantly. ” - uyfire
 
9.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Amy's Choice (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Five years after finally leaving the TARDIS Amy and Rory now married, live in the quiet little village of Leadworth. But everything is not what it would seem. (45 mins.)
“ I'm seeing a pattern here- I think I have a thing for the odd episodes, the one with an interesting, left-of-field villain where there is a lot of mystery surrounding them. This episode continually flings the Doctor and his two companions (Amy and Rory) back and forth between a slowly freezing TARDIS and a group of hellish old people (much scarier than it sounds, I promise).

One of the most interesting episodes that really shows the spirit and character of Amy. ” - uyfire
 
10.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Lodger (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
No sooner does the TARDIS land on Earth that it leaves again - but without the Doctor who had just stepped outside... (45 mins.)
“ This episode introduces Craig. This episode deserves a spot.
That's all I need to write, but it's not all that I'm going to.
I love when episodes show the Doctor trying to fit in, trying to live a "normal" life. No episode has done it better than "The Lodger". A scary antagonist (again with lots of mystery) and one of the best performances by Matt Smith to date- a very good episode. ” - uyfire
 
11.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Hide (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Doctor and Clara arrive at an old manor house in 1974 where Alec Palmer and Emma Grayling are investigating the existence of a ghost... (45 mins.)
“ This very recent episode of Doctor Who really excited me: for a while I have felt as though the episodes haven't been all that, and I've been getting sick of Matt Smith. This episode, however was very good. It had a very interesting storyline and included a great performance by the Doctor's new companion, Clara Oswin-Oswald (Jenna-Louis Coleman). I feel as though they could have done the whole horror story better, but overall I very much enjoyed this episode- the first I have in a long time. ” - uyfire
 
12.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The Doctor and Clara find themselves aboard a space freighter that has taken the TARDIS on-board as salvage... (45 mins.)
“ I have been struggling between putting this episode at number 9 instead of "Hide", and I'm still not convinced it shouldn't be there- oh well, I'm leaving it. One of the best three episodes this season, the other two being "Hide" and "The Name of the Doctor", this episode was, once again, not written by Stephen Moffat, who really is losing it a bit. I loved seeing a lot more of the TARDIS, and I kind of wish that there was no racing against the clock, nothing, just an entire episode of looking through the time machine and staring, awe-struck at how cool everything is.
However, of course, that can't be, and the episode kept my attention nonetheless and certainly deserves a spot on my top 10.

I have a few gripes with the episode, and most of them are kinda spoilers, so be warned:

I wish the writers would stop not killing off characters! PEOPLE DIE! Not everyone can survive every bloody time!

Also I wish that the Doctor HAD actually activated a 30-minute self-destruct sequence because I'm getting sick of how poorly Matt Smith portrays the "ancient, angry Doctor", something that Eccleston and Tennant both did brilliantly. ” - uyfire