Best Doctor Who Episodes

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1. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Impossible Astronaut (2011)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor, Amy, Rory and River Song are reunited in the Utah desert.

Director: Toby Haynes | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Alex Kingston

Votes: 4,879

2. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Blink (2007)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Sally Sparrow receives a cryptic message from the Doctor about a mysterious new enemy species that is after the TARDIS.

Director: Hettie Macdonald | Stars: David Tennant, Freema Agyeman, Carey Mulligan, Lucy Gaskell

Votes: 14,896

3. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Angels Take Manhattan (2012)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor takes Amy and Rory to New York, where the Weeping Angels are waiting for them. River Song returns.

Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Alex Kingston

Votes: 5,519

4. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Girl Who Waited (2011)

TV-PG | 47 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Amy is trapped in a quarantine facility for victims of an alien plague which could kill the doctor in minutes if he were to catch it. So Rory is the only one who can go into the facility to... See full summary »

Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Josie Taylor

Votes: 3,930

5. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Day of the Moon (2011)

TV-PG | 47 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Still in 1969, the Doctor has come to the conclusion that the alien creatures are only seen when they directly look at them. As soon as you look away, any memory of their presence is wiped ... See full summary »

Directors: Toby Haynes, Julian Simpson | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Alex Kingston

Votes: 4,416

6. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Rebel Flesh (2011)

TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor, Amy and Rory arrive in a future Earth where a small group of humans operate a plant extracting highly dangerous chemicals. To minimize the danger to themselves, they create ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Simpson | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Mark Bonnar

Votes: 3,345

7. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Asylum of the Daleks (2012)

TV-PG | 49 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor, along with Amy and Rory who are headed for divorce, are kidnapped by the Daleks. They find themselves before the Dalek Parliament and the Doctor is quite surprised when he ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Jenna Coleman

Votes: 5,105

8. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Silence in the Library (2008)

TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor and Donna join a group of archaeologists at a 51st century library. What caused the library to become abandoned? What are the Nodes? And what links the library to one little girl... See full summary »

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Alex Kingston, Colin Salmon

Votes: 6,144

9. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Forest of the Dead (2008)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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.

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Alex Kingston, Colin Salmon

Votes: 6,418

10. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Amy's Choice (2010)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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.

Director: Catherine Morshead | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Toby Jones

Votes: 4,181

11. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Unicorn and the Wasp (2008)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

With a 1926 dinner party turning into a murder mystery, The Doctor and Donna Noble get the chance to meet Agatha Christie on the eve of her well-known 9-days disappearance.

Director: Graeme Harper | Stars: David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Fenella Woolgar, Felicity Kendal

Votes: 4,057

12. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Doctor's Wife (2011)

TV-PG | 47 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

While traveling in the TARDIS with Rory and Amy, the Doctor hears a knock on the TARDIS doors. Bewildered and no doubt curious, he answers, only to be presented with a mysterious box which ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Clark | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Suranne Jones

Votes: 5,307

13. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Eleventh Hour (2010)

TV-PG | 65 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

With his TARDIS in ruins, the newly-regenerated Doctor with the help of Amy Pond must save the world in less than twenty minutes from galactic policemen known as the Atraxi.

Director: Adam Smith | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Caitlin Blackwood

Votes: 5,455

14. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Night of the Doctor (2013)

TV-PG | 7 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

With the aid of the Sisterhood of Karn, the Eighth Doctor regenerates into the War Doctor.

Director: John Hayes | Stars: Paul McGann, Emma Campbell-Jones, Clare Higgins, John Hurt

Votes: 2,655

15. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Dinosaurs on a Spaceship (2012)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

After a lengthy absence, the Doctor returns to Earth and scoops up up Amy and Rory for yet another adventure. He also manages somehow to include Rory's dad, Brian Williams. Those aren't the... See full summary »

Director: Saul Metzstein | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Rupert Graves

Votes: 4,093

16. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Waters of Mars (2009)

TV-PG | 62 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

In a Mars base the inhabitants are being infected by a mysterious water creature which takes over its victims. The Doctor is thrust into the middle of this catastrophe knowing a larger one is waiting around the corner.

Director: Graeme Harper | Stars: David Tennant, Lindsay Duncan, Peter O'Brien, Aleksandar Mikic

Votes: 4,046

17. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Big Bang (2010)

TV-PG | 54 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Pandorica opened, silence fell, and now planet Earth is left alone in the universe. Jumping through time, the doctor must figure out a way to bring back those who never were and save his friends from the collapse of reality.

Director: Toby Haynes | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Alex Kingston, Arthur Darvill

Votes: 4,928

18. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Almost People (2011)

TV-PG | 46 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

As the dopplegangers - 'gangers' for short - fight their makers, both Doctors, the real one and his ganger, try to find a way to restore the power and get everyone off the island. Both ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Simpson | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Mark Bonnar

Votes: 3,316

19. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Closing Time (2011)

TV-PG | 46 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

After traveling for 200 years and leaving messages for Amy Pond across time and space, the Doctor realizes his time is up, its time to settle down and accept his future at Lake Silencio. . ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Hughes | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, James Corden

Votes: 3,335

20. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: School Reunion (2006)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Krillitanes - aliens with a mix-and-match physiology - are trying to crack the 'God-Maker', a paradigm to give them ultimate power. They are using children as a computer, and only the Doctor and Rose, re-united with Sarah Jane Smith and K9 can prevent them from becoming masters of time and space.

Director: James Hawes | Stars: David Tennant, Billie Piper, Noel Clarke, Anthony Head

Votes: 4,709

21. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Gridlock (2007)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor takes Martha to New Earth, where she is kidnapped by two carjackers and taken to an underground Motorway, where the remainder of humanity on the planet live in perpetual gridlock.

Director: Richard Clark | Stars: David Tennant, Freema Agyeman, Ardal O'Hanlon, Anna Hope

Votes: 4,388

22. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Bells of Saint John (2013)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A chance phone call reunites the Doctor with Clara in the present day. A mysterious organization, lead by the evil Miss Kizlet, sends robots known as "Spoonheads" to steal the minds of ... See full summary »

Director: Colm McCarthy | Stars: Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman, Manpreet Bachu, Sean Knopp

Votes: 3,832

23. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Time Heist (2014)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor and Clara must break into the most secure bank in the universe.

Director: Douglas Mackinnon | Stars: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Keeley Hawes, Jonathan Bailey

Votes: 3,975

24. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Mummy on the Orient Express (2014)

TV-PG | 46 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

On the most beautiful train in history, speeding amongst the stars of the future, a deadly and immortal creature is stalking the passengers.

Director: Paul Wilmshurst | Stars: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Samuel Anderson, Frank Skinner

Votes: 3,881

25. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Pandorica Opens (2010)

TV-PG | 49 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

River Song returns to deliver The Doctor a serious warning from his allies: the mythical Pandorica, said to contain the most feared creature in the entire Universe, is opening.

Director: Toby Haynes | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Alex Kingston, Arthur Darvill

Votes: 4,715

26. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Utopia (2007)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Soon after bumping into old friend Jack Harkness, Martha and The Doctor head off to Malcassairo, a distant planet where an old professor will do anything he can to keep his people alive...

Director: Graeme Harper | Stars: David Tennant, Freema Agyeman, John Barrowman, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 4,561

27. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Tooth and Claw (2006)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor and Rose are transported to 19th Century Scotland, where they meet Queen Victoria, and try to protect her from a ravenous werewolf and a band of assassinating warrior-monks

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: David Tennant, Billie Piper, Pauline Collins, Ian Hanmore

Votes: 4,390

28. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Snowmen (2012)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

London, 1892. Snow is trying to evolve, feeding off of the nightmares of a little girl. But the Doctor has given up on saving the world. It is up to a young governess named Clara to convince him, with just one word, to save the day.

Director: Saul Metzstein | Stars: Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman, Tom Ward, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 4,558

29. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The End of Time: Part Two (2010)

TV-PG | 75 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

With almost everyone on Earth now recast in his image, The Master controls the Earth. He's shocked however when he realises one person hasn't changed; Donna Noble. The Doctor soon ... See full summary »

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: David Tennant, John Simm, Bernard Cribbins, Timothy Dalton

Votes: 4,300

30. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The End of Time: Part One (2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Ood have given a warning to The Doctor. The Master is returning yet that is not the biggest threat. A darkness is coming which brings with it The End of Time.

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: David Tennant, John Simm, Bernard Cribbins, Timothy Dalton

Votes: 3,753