Doctor Who Reviews

Welcome to my classic Doctor Who Reviews page. I'm an American fan who saw and taped most of the episodes on PBS in the 1980s. Now, I've started watching from the very beginning and reviewing the episodes as I go along. For the most part, I'm relying on my old tapes of the episodes in "movie" format; if I'm watching a BBC DVD or video release, I'll make note of that in the review. (I won't be reviewing the Big Finish Audios like Tymelord, whose site partially inspired me to attempt this.)

Below you can find a list of all the episodes. I've included the missing episodes in "dimmed" text so as to avoid confusion. If I've reviewed an episode, the title will appear as a link with my star rating (on a scale of zero to four) next to it.

Latest reviews:
Silver Nemesis [**1/2]
The Greatest Show in the Galaxy [***]
Battlefield [**1/2]
Ghost Light [***]
The Curse of Fenric [****]
Survival [***1/2]

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The First Doctor (William Hartnell)
The Second Doctor (Patrick Troughton)
The Third Doctor (Jon Pertwee)
The Fourth Doctor (Tom Baker)
The Fifth Doctor (Peter Davison)
The Sixth Doctor (Colin Baker)
The Seventh Doctor (Sylvester McCoy)

The First Doctor (William Hartnell)

Season One:

1x1. 100,000 B.C. [***]
1x2. The Daleks [***]
1x3. Inside the Spaceship [***]
1x4. Marco Polo
1x5. The Keys of Marinus [**]
1x6. The Aztecs [****]
1x7. The Sensorites [***]
1x8. The Reign of Terror [no rating]

Season Two:

2x1. Planet of Giants [**1/2]
2x2. The Dalek Invasion of Earth [***1/2]
2x3. The Rescue [**1/2]
2x4. The Romans [**]
2x5. The Web Planet [**1/2]
2x6. The Crusade [***1/2]
2x7. The Space Museum [***]
2x8. The Chase [*1/2]
2x9. The Time Meddler [***]

Season Three:

3x1. Galaxy Four
3x2. Mission to the Unknown
3x3. The Myth Makers
3x4. The Daleks' Masterplan
3x5. The Massacre
3x6. The Ark [***]
3x7. The Celestial Toymaker
3x8. The Gunfighters
3x9. The Savages
3x10. The War Machines [***]

Season Four:

4x1. The Smugglers

4x2. The Tenth Planet [***1/2]

The Second Doctor (Patrick Troughton)

Season Four:

4x3. The Power of the Daleks
4x4. The Highlanders
4x5. The Underwater Menace
4x6. The Moonbase [no rating]
4x7. The Macra Terror
4x8. The Faceless Ones
4x9. The Evil of the Daleks

Season Five:

5x1. The Tomb of the Cybermen [**1/2]
5x2. The Abominable Snowmen
5x3. The Ice Warriors [***]
5x4. The Enemy of the World  [**1/2]
5x5. The Web of Fear [**1/2]
5x6. Fury from the Deep
5x7. The Wheel in Space

Season Six:

6x1. The Dominators [*1/2]
6x2. The Mind Robber [***]
6x3. The Invasion [***]
6x4. The Krotons [***1/2]
6x5. The Seeds of Death [**]
6x6. The Space Pirates
6x7. The War Games [****]

The Third Doctor (Jon Pertwee)

Season Seven:

7x1. Spearhead from Space [***]
7x2. Doctor Who and the Silurians [****]
7x3. The Ambassadors of Death [***]
7x4. Inferno [****]

Season Eight:

8x1. Terror of the Autons [**]
8x2. The Mind of Evil [***1/2]
8x3. The Claws of Axos [**1/2]
8x4. Colony in Space [**1/2]
8x5. The Daemons [***1/2]

Season Nine:

9x1. Day of the Daleks [***1/2]
9x2. The Curse of Peladon [***]
9x3. The Sea Devils [**1/2]
9x4. The Mutants [***]
9x5. The Time Monster [*]

Season Ten:

10x1. The Three Doctors [**]
10x2. Carnival of Monsters [****]
10x3. Frontier in Space [**]
10x4. Planet of the Daleks [**]
10x5. The Green Death [***1/2]

Season Eleven:

11x1. The Time Warrior [***]
11x2. Invasion of the Dinosaurs [***1/2]
11x3. Death to the Daleks [**1/2]
11x4. The Monster of Peladon [***1/2]
11x5. Planet of the Spiders [***]

The Fourth Doctor (Tom Baker)

Season Twelve:

12x1. Robot [***]
12x2. The Ark in Space [***1/2]
12x3. The Sontaran Experiment [***]
12x4. Genesis of the Daleks [***1/2]
12x5. Revenge of the Cybermen [**]

Season Thirteen:

13x1. Terror of the Zygons [**1/2]
13x2. Planet of Evil [**1/2]
13x3. Pyramids of Mars [***]
13x4. The Android Invasion [**1/2]
13x5. The Brain of Morbius [***]
13x6. The Seeds of Doom [***1/2]

Season Fourteen:

14x1. The Masque of Mandragora [***] 
14x2. The Hand of Fear [***] 
14x3. The Deadly Assassin [****] 
14x4. The Face of Evil [***1/2]
14x5. The Robots of Death [***1/2]
14x6. The Talons of Weng-Chiang [***]

Season Fifteen:

15x1. Horror of Fang Rock [**1/2]
15x2. The Invisible Enemy [**1/2]
15x3. Image of the Fendahl [***]
15x4. The Sunmakers [***]
15x5. Underworld [**]
15x6. The Invasion of Time [**1/2]

Season Sixteen:

16x1. The Ribos Operation [***]
16x2. The Pirate Planet [***1/2]
16x3. The Stones of Blood [***1/2]
16x4. The Androids of Tara [**1/2]
16x5. The Power of Kroll [**1/2]
16x6. The Armageddon Factor [**1/2]

Season Seventeen:

17x1. Destiny of the Daleks [**]
17x2. City of Death [***1/2]
17x3. The Creature from the Pit [**1/2]
17x4. Nightmare of Eden [***1/2]
17x5. The Horns of Nimon [**]
17x6. Shada [no rating]

Season Eighteen:

18x1. The Leisure Hive [***]
18x2. Meglos [**1/2]
18x3. Full Circle [***1/2]
18x4. State of Decay [***]
18x5. Warriors' Gate [***1/2]
18x6. The Keeper of Traken [**1/2]
18x7. Logopolis [***1/2]

Special: K9 and Company

The Fifth Doctor (Peter Davison)

Season Nineteen:

19x1. Castrovalva [**1/2]
19x2. Four to Doomsday [***]
19x3. Kinda [***]
19x4. The Visitation [***]
19x5. Black Orchid [**1/2]
19x6. Earthshock [***]
19x7. Time-Flight [**]

Season Twenty:

20x1. Arc of Infinity [**1/2]
20x2. Snakedance [***]
20x3. Mawdryn Undead [***]
20x4. Terminus [**]
20x5. Enlightenment [***]
20x6. The King's Demons [**]
20x7. The Five Doctors [***]

Season Twenty-One:

21x1. Warriors of the Deep [**1/2]
21x2. The Awakening [**1/2]
21x3. Frontios [***]
21x4. Resurrection of the Daleks [**1/2]
21x5. Planet of Fire [***]
21x6. The Caves of Androzani [***1/2]

The Sixth Doctor (Colin Baker)

Season Twenty-One:

21x7. The Twin Dilemma [**1/2]

Season Twenty-Two:

22x1. Attack of the Cybermen [**]
22x2. Vengeance on Varos [***]
22x3. The Mark of the Rani [**1/2]
22x4. The Two Doctors [**]
22x5. Timelash [*1/2]
22x6. Revelation of the Daleks [**1/2]

Season Twenty-Three:
(a.k.a. "The Trial of a Time Lord")

23x1. The Mysterious Planet [***]
23x2. Mindwarp [**1/2]
23x3. Terror of the Vervoids [**1/2]
23x4. The Ultimate Foe [**]

The Seventh Doctor (Sylvester McCoy)

Season Twenty-Four:

24x1. Time and the Rani [**]
24x2. Paradise Towers [**1/2]
24x3. Delta and the Bannermen [**]
24x4. Dragonfire [**1/2]

Season Twenty-Five:

25x1. Remembrance of the Daleks [***]
25x2. The Happiness Patrol [**1/2]
25x3. Silver Nemesis [**1/2]
25x4. The Greatest Show in the Galaxy [***]

Season Twenty-Six:

26x1. Battlefield [**1/2]
26x2. Ghost Light [***]
26x3. The Curse of Fenric [****]
26x4. Survival [***1/2]

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