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Best of Matt Smith: Results (12-06)

Across February and March Doctor Who TV asked you to give your scores on every story of Matt Smith’s era. The votes are now in and the averages calculated so let’s continue the countdown of what you voted the very best of the 11th Doctor.

12. The Snowmen

Average score out of ten 8.390


11. The Time of Angels / Flesh & Stone

Average score out of ten 8.409


10. Asylum of the Daleks

Average score out of ten - 8.437


9. A Good Man Goes to War

Average score out of ten - 8.602


8. The Time of the Doctor

Average score out of ten - 8.623


7. The Impossible Astronaut / Day of the Moon

Average score out of ten 8.918


6. The Name of the Doctor

Average score out of ten - 8.919


Tomorrow, the final five with your number one revealed!


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The Name of the Doctor is way overrated certainly wouldn't be in my top ten!


I didn't vote because I couldn't decide which was best of Matt *performing* since my enjoyment of the episode would have affected my opinion.

Baker Street is on Karabraxos
Baker Street is on Karabraxos

Finally, a list that I'm mostly okay with! The only one which should be significantly lower in my opinion is Time/Flesh.


I'd order the remaining 5 as:

1) The Day of the Doctor

2) Vincent and the Doctor

3) The Doctor's Wife

4) The Eleventh Hour

5) The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang.

All of the remaining episodes are 10/10 for me!


What I want to be top five (from the choices left, because I couldn't care less for Vincent)

5. Vincent and the Doctor

4. Doctor's Wife

3. Eleventh Hour

2. The Pandorica Opens/Big Bang

1. Day of the Doctor

What will probably be top five:

5. The Pandorica Opens/Big Bang

4. Eleventh Hour

3. Vincent and the Doctor

2. Doctor's Wife

1. Day of the Doctor

Mati C
Mati C

The Time of the Doctor made it to the top 10?! The only thing i don't hate about that episode is ONE scene. Well... to each its own, i guess...


The 50th was amazing, but for me even though it's my second favourite episode of all time, I still feel the Doctor's Wife was better.

Because, the truth is, it's all about the boy and his box, long after all of us are gone. That's what's Doctor Who truly is, and I think the Doctor's Wife should be number 1.


I still don't understand why Time and Name of the Doctor are so high. They were only great episodes because we knew Matt was leaving, and wanted to know how. They didn't live up to the hype surrounding them at all


My list updated: :)

39. Rebel Flesh / The Almost People (worst)

38. Victory of the Daleks

37. A Town Called Mercy

36. A Good Man Goes to War

35. The Power of Three

34. Cold War

33. Let's Kill Hitler

32. The Girl Who Waited

31. Dinosaurs on a Spaceship

30. A Christmas Carol

29. The Angels Take Manhattan

28. Asylum of the Daleks

27.  Closing Time

26. The Crimson Horror

25. The Lodger

24. The Vampires of Venice

23. The Beast Below

22. The Hungry Earth / Cold Blood

21. Nightmare in Silver

20. The Wedding of River Song

19. The Doctor, The Window and The Wardrobe

18. Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS

17. Doctor's Wife

16. The Curse of the Black Spot

15. The Time of the Doctor

14. The Bells of Saint John

13. Vincent and the Doctor

12. The Time of Angels / Flesh and Stone

11. The Eleventh Hour

10. The Impossible Astronaut / Day of the Moon

9. The God Complex

8. Night Terrors

7. The Rings of Akhaten

6. The Day of the Doctor


Appalled Time was that high. Love all the others.

Tardis Stowaway
Tardis Stowaway

All of the scores on these are really quite high, I think most of them are in the right place. Time Of The Doctor scored surprising well really, I really liked it but I know many didn't and I didn't expect it to be so high up - it's great! Looking forward to seeing the final five later, I'm predicting:

5. Vincent And The Doctor

4. The Pandorica Opens / The Big Bang

3. The Doctor's Wife

2. The Eleventh Hour

1. Day Of The Doctor

Again, if it was up to me, Name or Asylum should've been in the top 5 instead of Vincent And The Doctor. Don't get me wrong, it's a great episode, but I just prefer the other two over it. :)


Well apart from Time and Name (I thought they should of been in the top 5) The list is looking good!


List Updated:

#39: Let's Kill Hitler

#38: Night Terrors

#37: Closing Time

#36: Dinosaurs on a Spaceship

#35: The Wedding of River Song

#34: The Bells of Saint John

#33: The Vampires of Venice

#32: The Lodger

#31: The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe

#30: A Good Man Goes to War

#29: The Crimson Horror

#28: The Girl Who Waited

#27: The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood

#26: The Rings of Akhaten

#25: The Power of Three

#24: A Town Called Mercy

#23: The Name of the Doctor

#22: Hide

#21: Nightmare in Silver

#20: Asylum of the Daleks

#19: The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon

#18: Victory of the Daleks

#17: Cold War

#16: Amy's Choice

#15: The Curse of the Black Spot

#14: The Rebel Flesh/The Almost People

#13: The Day of the Doctor

#12: The Snowmen

#11: The Time of the Doctor

#10: A Christmas Carol

#9: Vincent and the Doctor

#8: The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang

#7: The God Complex

#6: The Beast Below

Judge Claude Frollo
Judge Claude Frollo

*sees the Snowman at No. 12*W-what? How could you do this? The Snowmen deserves to be in the Top 10! Its power flurries through the air into the ground! 

Lord Styro the Drashig
Lord Styro the Drashig

Funny how close TIA/DOTM and TNOTD got to each other. One more vote in either direction and I bet they would have switched places.


How I would order the top 5

5: The Pandorica Opens 

4: The Eleventh Hour

3: Vincent and the Doctor 

2: The Doctors Wife

1: The Day of the Doctor



06. The Doctor's Wife

07. The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood

08. The Eleventh Hour

09. A Town Called Mercy

10. A Christmas Carol

11. Hide

12. The God Complex

13. The Name of the Doctor

14. Nightmare in Silver

15. The Bells of Saint John

16. The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang

17. The Crimson Horror

18. The Time of the Doctor

19. The Lodger

20. Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS

21. The Rebel Flesh/The Almost People

22. The Power of Three

23. The Impossible Astronaut/ Day of the Moon

24. Amy's Choice

25. The Angels Take Manhattan

26. Vampires of Venice

27. The Girl Who Waited

28. The Beast Below

29. A Good Man Goes to War

30. Dinosaurs on a Spaceship

31. The Wedding of River Song

32. Let's Kill Hitler

33. Cold War

34. The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe

35. Night Terrors

36. The Time of Angels/ Flesh and Stone

37. The Curse of the Black Spot

38. Closing Time

39. Victory of the Daleks


I'm happy The Time Of The Doctor didn't get a too bad score. I mean, I wasn't expecting it to be in the top 5, it has it's faults. But I love it all the same. :)

Mr 11
Mr 11

I love all these episodes and glad they've earned really high scores even if I'd put AOTD and AGMGTW higher! :D


Come on Day of the Doctor, knock The Doctor's Wife of that number 1 spot, it's been their too long. I've never felt that The Doctors Wife was #1 material, but the 50th definetly is. Come on Day of the Doctor, you can do it.

Moves Like Jagaroth
Moves Like Jagaroth

The Snowmen and The Angels duo are so far apart in my opinion they are almost a different show

Anthony Retondo
Anthony Retondo

Prediction for the final 5 order: Pandorica/BigBang, Eleventh Hour, Vincent, Doctors wife, Day


Can't believe the Name of the Doctor came so high! One of my all time most hated episodes. Obviously appealed to lots of others though.


My guess the top 5 will be -

5: Vincent and the Doctor

4: The Eleventh Hour

3: The Pandorica Opens

2: The Doctors Wife

1: The Day of the Doctor


I agree with all except the [i]'The Time Of Angels/Flesh And Stone'[/i], and [i]'Asylum Of The Daleks'[/i], which I personally don't think are that good, but that's just my personal opinion.


Vincent is my favorite Smith ep. Hope it wins. The 50th will probably win out though just because it was the 50th.


Vincent and the Doctor, please!!

Iris Wildthyme
Iris Wildthyme

The highest rating I'd give any of these stories would be The Time of Angels/Flesh and Stone, with 8/10

Seaborn W Deadman
Seaborn W Deadman

Anyone figured out which five are left? I'm working on trying to figure it out but I'm kinda lazy haha anyone here already got it?


Not going to lie, I'm very satisfied The Time of The Doctor didn't make the Top 5. I'm all for valuing other's opinions and free speech, but people who like that episode are objectively wrong and should be quiet(!)


@Baker Street  I like Time/Flesh, simply because it was the first episode Matt Smith filmed after the end of time. So, really, we're seeing him step right into the role, in the middle of the plot. 


Me too! I did think some of the episodes early on we're underrated, but these episodes are my top 5 as well


@Tardis Stowaway I love Vincent and The Doctor!! I also like Name and Asylum though, but I'm glad they're below Vincent.


@Oncoming_Badger  Finally! Someone who likes The Curse Of The Black Spot, and Journey To The Centre Of The TARDIS


@PeterGecko2 Everyone has a go at Moffat has a writer but actually he writes the best episodes!


I think the majority like it, but wouldn't put it in the top 5.