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Highest Rated Doctor Who TV Stories

Written by: shauny

4th January 2024 (ratings updated live)


Here are the highest-rated Doctor Who TV stories per Doctor, according to our users and ratings we have gathered from around the web:

Highest Rated First Doctor TV Stories

Classic Who S2 • Serial 2 · (6 episodes)

2. The Dalek Invasion of Earth

Average. Rating: 74%

Classic Who S2 • Serial 4 · (4 episodes)

4. The Romans

Average. Rating: 73%

Classic Who S1 • Serial 6 · (4 episodes)

6. The Aztecs

Average. Rating: 72%

Classic Who S4 • Serial 2 · (3/4 episodes intact)

2. The Tenth Planet

Average. Rating: 72%

Classic Who S2 • Serial 9 · (4 episodes)

9. The Time Meddler

Average. Rating: 72%

Classic Who S1 • Serial 2 · (7 episodes)

2. The Daleks

Average. Rating: 71%

Highest Rated Second Doctor TV Stories

Classic Who S6 • Serial 7 · (10 episodes)

7. The War Games

Average. Rating: 82%

Classic Who S6 • Serial 2 · (5 episodes)

2. The Mind Robber

Average. Rating: 79%

Classic Who S6 • Serial 3 · (6/8 episodes intact)

3. The Invasion

Average. Rating: 77%

Classic Who S4 • Serial 3 · (0/6 episodes intact)

3. The Power of the Daleks

Average. Rating: 77%

Classic Who S5 • Serial 1 · (4 episodes)

1. The Tomb of the Cybermen

Average. Rating: 76%

Classic Who S4 • Serial 9 · (1/7 episodes intact)

9. The Evil of the Daleks

Average. Rating: 75%

Highest Rated Third Doctor TV Stories

Classic Who S7 • Serial 1 · (4 episodes)

1. Spearhead from Space

Average. Rating: 79%

Classic Who S7 • Serial 4 · (7 episodes)

4. Inferno

Average. Rating: 79%

Classic Who S10 • Serial 1 · (4 episodes)

1. The Three Doctors

Average. Rating: 77%

Classic Who S10 • Serial 5 · (6 episodes)

5. The Green Death

Average. Rating: 77%

Classic Who S11 • Serial 1 · (4 episodes)

1. The Time Warrior

Average. Rating: 75%

Classic Who S10 • Serial 2 · (4 episodes)

2. Carnival of Monsters

Average. Rating: 75%

Highest Rated Fourth Doctor TV Stories

Classic Who S12 • Serial 4 · (6 episodes)

4. Genesis of the Daleks

Average. Rating: 84%

Classic Who S17 • Serial 2 · (4 episodes)

2. City of Death

Average. Rating: 82%

Classic Who S13 • Serial 6 · (6 episodes)

6. The Seeds of Doom

Average. Rating: 79%

Classic Who S13 • Serial 3 · (4 episodes)

3. Pyramids of Mars

Average. Rating: 79%

Classic Who S14 • Serial 5 · (4 episodes)

5. The Robots of Death

Average. Rating: 79%

Classic Who S12 • Serial 2 · (4 episodes)

2. The Ark in Space

Average. Rating: 77%

Highest Rated Fifth Doctor TV Stories

Classic Who S21 • Serial 6 · (4 episodes)

6. The Caves of Androzani

Average. Rating: 80%

Classic Who S19 • Serial 6 · (4 episodes)

6. Earthshock

Average. Rating: 77%

Classic Who S20 • Serial 7

7. The Five Doctors

Average. Rating: 72%

Classic Who S19 • Serial 3 · (4 episodes)

3. Kinda

Average. Rating: 71%

Classic Who S21 • Serial 4 · (2 episodes)

4. Resurrection of the Daleks

Average. Rating: 71%

Classic Who S20 • Serial 5 · (4 episodes)

5. Enlightenment

Average. Rating: 71%

Highest Rated Sixth Doctor TV Stories

Classic Who S22 • Serial 2 · (2 episodes)

2. Vengeance on Varos

Average. Rating: 69%

Classic Who S22 • Serial 6 · (2 episodes)

6. Revelation of the Daleks

Average. Rating: 69%

Classic Who S23 • Serial 1 · (4 episodes)

1. The Mysterious Planet

Average. Rating: 68%

Classic Who S22 • Serial 4 · (3 episodes)

4. The Two Doctors

Average. Rating: 68%

Classic Who S23 • Serial 2 · (4 episodes)

2. Mindwarp

Average. Rating: 65%

Classic Who S23 • Serial 3 · (4 episodes)

3. Terror of the Vervoids

Average. Rating: 63%

Highest Rated Seventh Doctor TV Stories

Classic Who S25 • Serial 1 · (4 episodes)

1. Remembrance of the Daleks

Average. Rating: 81%

Classic Who S26 • Serial 3 · (4 episodes)

3. The Curse of Fenric

Average. Rating: 78%

Classic Who S25 • Serial 4 · (4 episodes)

4. The Greatest Show in the Galaxy

Average. Rating: 74%

Classic Who S26 • Serial 2 · (3 episodes)

2. Ghost Light

Average. Rating: 74%

Classic Who S26 • Serial 4 · (3 episodes)

4. Survival

Average. Rating: 69%

Classic Who S25 • Serial 2 · (3 episodes)

2. The Happiness Patrol

Average. Rating: 68%

(The Eighth Doctor only had 1 TV Story – The TV Movie)

Highest Rated Ninth Doctor TV Stories

Doctor Who S1 • Episode 9

9. The Empty Child

Average. Rating: 84%

Doctor Who S1 • Episode 13

13. The Parting of the Ways

Average. Rating: 84%

Doctor Who S1 • Episode 10

10. The Doctor Dances

Average. Rating: 84%

Doctor Who S1 • Episode 6

6. Dalek

Average. Rating: 82%

Doctor Who S1 • Episode 12

12. Bad Wolf

Average. Rating: 80%

Doctor Who S1 • Episode 8

8. Father’s Day

Average. Rating: 78%

Highest Rated Tenth Doctor TV Stories

Doctor Who S3 • Episode 10

10. Blink

Average. Rating: 91%

Doctor Who S4 • Episode 8

8. Silence in the Library

Average. Rating: 86%

Doctor Who S4 • Episode 9

9. Forest of the Dead

River Song, hooked up to the computer, sacrificing her life
Average. Rating: 86%

Doctor Who S4 • Episode 11

11. Turn Left

Average. Rating: 86%

Doctor Who S2 • Episode 13

13. Doomsday

Average. Rating: 84%

Doctor Who S4 • Episode 13

13. Journey’s End

Average. Rating: 84%

Highest Rated Eleventh Doctor TV Stories

Doctor Who S5 • Episode 10

10. Vincent and the Doctor

Average. Rating: 89%

Doctor Who S5 • Episode 13

13. The Big Bang

River Song, pointing a gun
Average. Rating: 86%

Doctor Who S7 • Episode 13

13. The Name of the Doctor

Average. Rating: 84%

Doctor Who S5 • Episode 1

1. The Eleventh Hour

Average. Rating: 84%

Doctor Who S6 • Episode 4

4. The Doctor’s Wife

Average. Rating: 84%

Doctor Who S6 • Episode 7

7. A Good Man Goes to War

Average. Rating: 84%

Highest Rated Twelfth Doctor TV Stories

Doctor Who S9 • Episode 11

11. Heaven Sent

Average. Rating: 87%

Doctor Who S10 • Episode 11

11. World Enough and Time

Average. Rating: 83%

Doctor Who S10 • Episode 12

12. The Doctor Falls

Average. Rating: 83%

Doctor Who S9 • Episode 12

12. Hell Bent

Average. Rating: 80%

Doctor Who S9 • Episode 10

10. Face the Raven

Average. Rating: 80%

Doctor Who S8 • Episode 4

4. Listen

Average. Rating: 80%

Highest Rated Thirteenth Doctor TV Stories

Doctor Who S12 • Episode 5

5. Fugitive of the Judoon

Average. Rating: 76%

Doctor Who S11 • Episode 3

3. Rosa

Average. Rating: 74%

Doctor Who S11 • Episode 6

6. Demons of the Punjab

Average. Rating: 74%

Doctor Who S12 • Episode 8

8. The Haunting of Villa Diodati

Average. Rating: 74%

Doctor Who S13 (Flux) • Episode 4

4. Village of the Angels

Average. Rating: 73%

Doctor Who S11 • Episode 9

9. It Takes You Away

Average. Rating: 72%

Fourteenth Doctor TV Stories Rated

(There were only 3!)

60th Anniversary Specials • Episode 2

2. Wild Blue Yonder

Average. Rating: 77%

60th Anniversary Specials • Episode 3

3. The Giggle

Average. Rating: 75%

60th Anniversary Specials • Episode 1

1. The Star Beast

Average. Rating: 69%

Highest Rated Fifteenth Doctor TV Stories

More to come, watch this space…!

60th Anniversary Specials • Episode 3

3. The Giggle

Average. Rating: 75%

Doctor Who Specials • Christmas Special

The Church on Ruby Road

Average. Rating: 71%




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Written by: shauny

I’m a big Doctor Who fan 😀 Creator of TARDIS Guide!