Doctor Who (2005)

The BEST episodes of Doctor Who (2005)

Every episode of Doctor Who (2005) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Doctor Who (2005)!

The Doctor is an alien Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey who travels through all of time and space in the TARDIS. The Doctor has a long list of friends and companions who have shared journeys along the way. Instead of dying, the Doctor is able to “regenerate” into a new body, taking on a new personality with each regeneration.

Last Updated: 8/10/2022Network: BBC One
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Blink
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9.12
3622 votes

#1 - Blink

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/9/2007

Suggestion is a powerful weapon ... The Doctor is lost in time and within the walls of an old, abandoned house, murder is afoot and the Weeping Angels await... A young woman called Sally visits a dilapidated house, and is led down a terrifying time-torn path.

Directors: Hettie Macdonald
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Forest of the Dead (2)
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8.56
3120 votes

#2 - Forest of the Dead (2)

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/7/2008

The Doctor and Donna land in a frightening position in the far future. While investigating a derelict library, the duo come face to face with the disembodied mind of a little girl, an archaeological team led by a woman from the Doctor's future, and swarms of flesh-eating creatures that are seen only as shadows

Directors: Euros Lyn
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The Name of the Doctor
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8.55
3280 votes

#3 - The Name of the Doctor

Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/18/2013

Someone is kidnapping the Doctor's friends, leading him towards the one place in all of time and space that he should never go.

Directors: Saul Metzstein
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A Good Man Goes to War (1)
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8.55
4052 votes

#4 - A Good Man Goes to War (1)

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/4/2011

Amy Pond has been kidnapped and the Doctor is raising an army to rescue her as the drama continues. But as he and Rory race across galaxies, calling in long-held debts and solemnly given promises, his enemies are laying a carefully concealed trap. In her cell in Stormcage, River Song sadly acknowledges that the time has come at last – today will mark the Battle of Demons Run and the Doctor’s darkest hour. Both sides will make their sacrifices and River Song must finally reveal her most closely guarded secret to the Doctor.

Directors: Peter Hoar
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Silence in the Library (1)
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8.52
3204 votes

#5 - Silence in the Library (1)

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/31/2008

The Doctor and Donna land in a frightening position in the far future. While investigating a derelict library, the duo come face to face with the disembodied mind of a little girl, an archaeological team led by a woman from the Doctor's future, and swarms of flesh-eating creatures that are seen only as shadows.

Directors: Euros Lyn
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Heaven Sent (1)
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8.52
2749 votes

#6 - Heaven Sent (1)

Season 9 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/28/2015

Trapped in a world unlike any other he has seen, the Doctor faces the greatest challenge of his many lives. One final test. And he must face it alone. Pursued by the fearsome creature known only as the Veil, he must attempt the impossible. If he makes it through, Gallifrey is waiting…

Directors: Rachel Talalay
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Vincent and the Doctor
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8.51
4341 votes

#7 - Vincent and the Doctor

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/5/2010

Terror lurks in the cornfields of Provence, but only a sad and lonely painter can see it. Amy Pond finds herself shoulder to shoulder with Vincent van Gogh, in a battle with a deadly alien - saving the world has never been so ginger! But can even the Doctor save Vincent?

Directors: Jonny Campbell
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The Angels Take Manhattan
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8.51
3795 votes

#8 - The Angels Take Manhattan

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/29/2012

The Doctor’s heart-breaking farewell to Amy and Rory – a race against time through the streets of Manhattan, as New York’s statues come to life around them… With Rory’s life in danger, the Doctor and Amy must locate him before it’s too late! Luckily, an old friend helps them and guides the way.

Directors: Nick Hurran
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Doomsday (2)
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8.50
3179 votes

#9 - Doomsday (2)

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/8/2006

Humanity is caught in the crossfire as the Cybermen and the Daleks wage war against each other. When the mysterious Genesis Ark opens, the Tenth Doctor is faced with an impossible decision: saving the world could mean losing Rose Tyler forever…

Directors: Graeme Harper
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Journey's End (2)
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8.49
3604 votes

#10 - Journey's End (2)

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/5/2008

The Earth has been overwhelmed and the universe faces dominion by the resurgent forces of a terrifying and limitless empire led by one of The Doctor's greatest enemies. Aiding the Time Lord in a final battle are several of his closest allies and companions, but for one of them, a price will be paid...

Directors: Graeme Harper
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World Enough and Time
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8.47
2566 votes

#11 - World Enough and Time

Season 10 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/24/2017

Friendship drives the Doctor into the rashest decision of his life. Trapped on a giant spaceship, caught in the event horizon of a black hole, he witnesses the death of someone he is pledged to protect. Is there any way he can redeem his mistake? Are events already out of control? For once, time is the Time Lord’s enemy...

Directors: Rachel Talalay
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The Big Bang (2)
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8.47
4352 votes

#12 - The Big Bang (2)

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/26/2010

The Doctor is gone, the Tardis has been destroyed, and the universe is collapsing. The only hope for all reality is a little girl who still believes in stars.

Directors: Toby Haynes
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The Doctor Falls
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8.46
2460 votes

#13 - The Doctor Falls

Season 10 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/1/2017

“Without hope, without witness, without reward.” The Mondasian Cybermen are on the rise. It’s time for the Doctor’s final battle…

Directors: Rachel Talalay
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The Eleventh Hour
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8.42
4796 votes

#14 - The Eleventh Hour

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/3/2010

The Doctor has regenerated into a brand new man, but danger strikes before he can even recover. With the TARDIS wrecked, and the sonic screwdriver destroyed, the new Doctor has just 20 minutes to save the whole world - and only Amy Pond to help him.

Directors: Adam Smith
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Turn Left
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8.42
2991 votes

#15 - Turn Left

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/21/2008

Whilst attending a carnival on the Chino-planet of Shan Shen, Donna is cajoled into having her fortune read, where her past is carefully examined. With the Doctor missing, Donna must work with Rose, a traveller from a parallel universe, to prevent darkness encompassing the whole of the universe.

Directors: Graeme Harper
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Hell Bent (2)
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8.39
2489 votes

#16 - Hell Bent (2)

Season 9 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/5/2015

If you took everything from him, betrayed him, trapped him, and broke both his hearts...how far might the Doctor go? Returning to Gallifrey, the Doctor faces the Time Lords in a struggle that will take him to the end of time itself. Who is the Hybrid? And what is the Doctor’s confession?

Directors: Rachel Talalay
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The Stolen Earth (1)
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8.39
3542 votes

#17 - The Stolen Earth (1)

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/28/2008

The Earth has been moved, and it's a race against time as Donna and the Doctor try to find it before the Daleks destroy everything; they head for the Shadow Proclamation and the Medusa Cascade. Meanwhile on Earth a veritable bevy of ex-companions join together to contact the Doctor and take down the Daleks. Can Captain Jack, Sarah-Jane, Martha Jones and Rose find the Doctor in time...

Directors: Graeme Harper
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The Parting of the Ways (2)
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8.38
3348 votes

#18 - The Parting of the Ways (2)

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/18/2005

The fate of the Universe is hanging in the balance as the Dalek fleet begin their invasion of Earth. The Doctor must decide whether to sacrifice every human being on Earth in order to save every other living creature in the universe from the Daleks. Either way, he knows he must send Rose home...

Directors: Joe Ahearne
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The Girl in the Fireplace
star
8.35
3368 votes

#19 - The Girl in the Fireplace

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/6/2006

On a seemingly abandoned spaceship in the 51st century, the Tenth Doctor, Rose and Mickey find time windows leading to 18th century France and a group of clockwork androids using them to stalk a young woman throughout her life.

Directors: Euros Lyn
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The Pandorica Opens (1)
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8.35
4103 votes

#20 - The Pandorica Opens (1)

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/19/2010

The Doctor's friends unite to send him a terrible warning; the Pandorica - which is said to contain the most feared being in all the cosmos - is opening. But what's inside, and can the Doctor stop it?

Directors: Toby Haynes
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The Wedding of River Song
star
8.32
3800 votes

#21 - The Wedding of River Song

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/1/2011

As the Doctor makes his final journey to the shores of Lake Silencio in Utah, he knows only one thing can keep the universe safe – his own death – in the concluding episode of this series of the time-travelling drama. But has he reckoned without the love of a good woman?

Directors: Jeremy Webb
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Last of the Time Lords (3)
star
8.29
2766 votes

#22 - Last of the Time Lords (3)

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/30/2007

The Earth has been conquered and its population enslaved, the Doctor is the Master's prisoner, and the warships of a new Time Lord Empire rise from the ashes. The fate of the world is in Martha Jones' hands.

Directors: Colin Teague
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Asylum of the Daleks
star
8.27
3861 votes

#23 - Asylum of the Daleks

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/1/2012

Kidnapped by his oldest foe, the Doctor is forced on an impossible mission - to a place even the Daleks are too terrified to enter... the Asylum. A planetary prison confining the most terrifying and insane of their kind, the Doctor and the Ponds must find an escape route. But with Amy and Rory’s relationship in meltdown, and an army of mad Daleks closing in, it is up to the Doctor to save their lives, as well as the Pond’s marriage.

Directors: Nick Hurran
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The Time of Angels (1)
star
8.26
4336 votes

#24 - The Time of Angels (1)

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/24/2010

A crashed spaceship, a shattered temple and a terrifying climb through the maze of the dead - River Song is back in the Doctor's life, and she's brought more trouble than even he can handle. The last of the weeping Angels is loose in the ruins of Alfava Metraxis, and the Doctor is recruited to track it down. "Don't blink!" everyone tells Amy - but Amy is about to discover, not blinking might just be the worst thing you can do...

Directors: Adam Smith
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Flesh and Stone (2)
star
8.26
3918 votes

#25 - Flesh and Stone (2)

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/1/2010

There's no way back, no way up and no way out. Trapped among an army of Weeping Angels, The Doctor and his friends must try to escape through the wreckage of a crashed space liner. Meanwhile, in the forest vault, the Doctor's companion, Amy Pond, finds herself facing an even more deadly attack.

Directors: Adam Smith
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