The 50 Greatest moments in Doctor Who
SIDRAT: Some Idiosyncratic Diverse Ramblings About TARDIStimes
It being anniversary year and everything, I thought it might be self-indulgent fun to have a think about the 50 top moments in Doctor Who over the years.
Everyone will have different ideas so join in with your own list!
Here is mine:
1. Hartnell regenerating into Troughton in Tenth Planet.
2. The Dalek shooting Tennant in Stolen Earth.
3. Ian and Barbara bursting into the TARDIS in Unearthly Child.
4. The TARDIS exploding at the end of Mind Robber.
5. Troughton, Jamie and Zoe running to the TARDIS as the Time Lords arrive and slow down time: War Games.
6. Eccelston grabbing Rose’s hand saying “Run” in Rose.
7. Hartnell locking Susan out of the TARDIS and saying goodbye: Dalek Invasion of Earth.
8. Sarah being attacked by the Mummies: Pyramids of Mars.
9. Mrs Harris walking into the ocean: Fury from the Deep.
10. Tom Baker’s “three types of robots aboard this sheep” speech: Robots of Death.
11. Vicki and Steven discovering the Monk’s TARDIS. Time Meddler.
12. The Dalek reveal: Frontier in Space.
13. Katarina’s suicide: Dalek Masterplan.
14. The Master stealing Tremas’ body: Keeper of Traken.
15. Troughton’s speech about remembering family: Tomb of the Cybermen.
16. The “dizzy daleks” moment: Evil of the Daleks.
17 Sarah-Jane meeting Tennant’s Doctor: School Reunion.
18. Troughton’s speech about fighting evil: Moonbase.
19. Pertwee’s death scene: Planet of the Spiders.
20. The moment when the Brigadier meets the Second Doctor in Three Doctors.
21. Smith’s final moment with Octavian: Forest of the Dead.
22. Tom Baker’s scene with Davros where he grips Davros’ hand: Genesis of the Daleks.
23. Troughton struggling with Salamander as the TARDIS dematerializes with the doors open: Enemy of the World.
24. Pertwee’s speech about the hermit who lived under a tree: Time Monster.
25. Tom Baker throwing Sarah-Jane Smith out of the TARDIS: Hand of Fear.
26. The fungus belching through the Underground : Web of Fear.
27. The fob-watch reveal where the Jacobi Master is unveiled in Utopia.
28. Eccleston warning the Daleks he was coming for Rose: Bad Wolf.
29. Troughton’s “string of sausages” recrimination of the Master in Mind Robber.
30. Adric’s death: Earthshock.
31. Tom Baker’s “what’s it for” speech from Pirate Planet.
32. Smith’s fish fingers and custard scene with young Amelia Pond: Eleventh Hour.
33. Pertwee’s denouncement of the Controller as a quisling: Day of the Daleks.
34. Tennant’s discussion with River about who she is: Silence in the Library.
35. Rory becoming an Auton and killing Amy: Pandorica Opens.
36. Tom Baker’s “indomitable” speech: Ark in Space.
37. Pertwee being forced to “dance” by the Queen Spider: Planet of the Spiders.
38. The insane Cyberman approaching Jamie, Zoe and Isobel in the sewers: Invasion.
39. Tennant and the Doctor/Donna resolution: End of Time.
40. Troughton convincing Vaughn he is on the wrong side: Invasion.
41. Jo forcing Time Ram: Time Monster.
42. Troughton fighting Varga for the control of the laser: Ice Warriors.
43. Davison’s death scene: Caves of Androzani.
44. Tom Baker meeting Romana for the first time: Ribos Operation.
45. Eldrad being “killed”: Hand of Fear. (end of episode two)
46. Sarah, strapped to a chair, as the Krynoid pod opens: Seeds of Doom.
47. Tennant standing off against Mr Finch around the swimming pool: School Reunion
48. Clara’s reaction to the TARDIS: Snowmen
49. Harry Sullivan trying to give Tom Baker a medical: Robot.
50. River seeing off the Dalek: Big Bang.
Its possible that The Name of the Doctor will change this list…