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Best of Matt Smith: Results (26-20)

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.

26. Dinosaurs on a Spaceship

Average score out of ten - 7.186

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25. Nightmare in Silver

Average score out of ten – 7.303

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24. A Town Called Mercy

Average score out of ten – 7.406

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23. Let’s Kill Hitler

Average score out of ten – 7.485

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22. The Crimson Horror

Average score out of ten – 7.598

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21. The Wedding of River Song

Average score out of ten – 7.712

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20. Hide

Average score out of ten – 7.748

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Continues tomorrow.

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176 comments
Nightmarish
Nightmarish

Town called mercy is more underrated than I thought. I loved it and it's in my top ten new who episodes

DW_girl
DW_girl

Why is The Wedding of River Song so high? It should have been on the first list!

DawnTime
DawnTime

Lot of my favourite's there why so low!!! Drat

kreehomel
kreehomel

Hide made it much higher on the list than I was expecting! Can someone illuminate what I'm clearly missing about the episode? I like it fine, but not more than a lot of episodes seen so far.

Mattdream
Mattdream

I loved half of these! Hide was excellent, as was Let's Kill Hitler. TWORS was pretty good too.

NewWho2012
NewWho2012

I quite enjoyed Let's Kill Hitler. Don't know what everyone's got against it!

ReadingBadger
ReadingBadger

I'm surprised that ATCM is lower than LKH and TWORS. It was one of the best in Series Seven, and in Matt Smith's era overall!

The Questor
The Questor

Let's Kill Hitler better than A Town Called Mercy? Really?! Dreadful sums up the former, while excellent sums up the latter.

 Let's Kill Hitler - 2/10

A Town Called Mercy - 9/10



11th's Sonic
11th's Sonic

What????!??!?!??!?

I Loved the Crimson Horror! It's in my top 6! Specials not counted.

My top 6:

6. The Beast Below

5. Victory of the Daleks

4. The Crimson Horror

3. The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood

2. The Eleventh Hour

1.  The Angels take Manhatten.

I'll miss Matt, my 2nd fav doctor after David. He's the closest to John Smith as we'll ever get.

lukashcartoon
lukashcartoon

The Wedding of River song should have been higher than hide. Easily a top 20 episode! Followed by Dinasours on a Spaceship. Then everything else can fall as it lies.

Romanadvoratrelundar
Romanadvoratrelundar

Are you kidding me?! The Crimson Horror was absolute perfection! Even DWM gave it a glowing review! I seriously don't understand how it got in the bottom 20.

bobszaar
bobszaar

I can't believe that A Town Called Mercy, Hide, and Nightmare in Silver were this low! Especially Mercy. That was not the most action-packed episode, but it was a great philosophical look into the Doctor, and actually presented a real moral problem. Classic Whithouse stuff. AND COWBOYS!





Oncoming_Badger
Oncoming_Badger

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


Polyphase
Polyphase

At least Hitler is out of the way, I hope he is locked in the cupboard for good :)

Gallade Zero
Gallade Zero

Ehh. The Crimson Warrior should be higher, and The Wedding of River Song should be a LOT lower.

BLINKANDYOUREDEAD
BLINKANDYOUREDEAD

20-39 of my list

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





Mr 11
Mr 11

Glad LKH and ATCM turned up here but DOAS/TCH/TWORS and Hide should've been higher but NIS should've been in the bottom bracket IMO.

PeterGecko2
PeterGecko2

I personally think 'Hide' should be higher, but perhaps more people voted on the ending rather then the episode. Also, 'Let's Kill Hitler' has finally come up! Except it's far too high up in my opinion.

Tennant_Capaldi
Tennant_Capaldi

Tomorrow's prediction :

19. A Christmas Carol

18.Time of Angels/Flesh and Stone

17.The Bells of St Joh

16.The Lodger

15.The Angels Take Manhattan

14.The Impossible Astrounaut/Day of the Moon

NotQuiteATimeLord
NotQuiteATimeLord

The Crimson Horror, it seems, has been ridiculously underrated...

Daleky
Daleky

Madness. Some of these episodes are in my top 10.

Pockydon
Pockydon

I'm kinda happy with these, but Dinosaurs on a Spaceship is easily the best episode of series 7, so it's a shame that didn't come higher.

Ninjauthor
Ninjauthor

How on earth is ATCM so high that episode is so boring, otherwise I'm happy with this lot

Would've liked to see DOAS higher but I know I'm in a minority

Oodkind
Oodkind

It's interesting how close everything is. Yes, they are ranked, but they are mostly within 0.1 points of each other. Even the "bad ones" were above 6.0. 

The problem is that everyone has a different way of ranking. Personally, I ranked the episodes based on other Who episodes, ie. Love and Monsters = 1, The Eleventh Hour = 10, but it seems like a lot of people ranked them based on everything on TV, where the worst episode ever is still way better than your average sitcom, and thus they all deserve 9s or 10s. And thus the averages are high and a lot of results are skewed.

Anthony Retondo
Anthony Retondo

Prediction for the next 6, just for fun!: The Lodger, The Angels Take Manhattan, The God Complex, The Time of the Doctor, Amys Choice, The Bells of Saint John






Princess Moffat
Princess Moffat

HOW HAS TIME OF THE DOCTOR GOT IN THE TOP 19?!?!??!!!!

TheBiPunishment
TheBiPunishment

No guest written episodes in Series 7 got into the top 19, when all Moffat written ones did. Interesting...


JolomontheCube
JolomontheCube

THERE YOU ARE LKH. Also, I'm afraid that people like AotD better that DoaS. Be very afraid people.

EricPavlat
EricPavlat

As I predicted, Dinosaurs today.  Ah, well, I knew it was just my personal taste.  My other disappointment is how well Time of the Doctor is doing; I'd hoped it would show up by now.  Awful episode, other than Handles.

Big_Bad_Wolf
Big_Bad_Wolf

Just point out these episodes that are rated so low are still getting over 7 on average... I think that's pretty darn good!

twoheartsonemind
twoheartsonemind

Aside from Dinosaurs, all of these episodes are some of my favorites. I'm sad to see them so low.

StephenAHayes
StephenAHayes

Looks like season 5 and the finale few episodes of series 7 are going to the top 10

DW_girl
DW_girl

@Nightmarish I think it's okay: it had good themes and characters and felt like classic Who, but I think it lacked a true plot.

DW_girl
DW_girl

@kreehomel I don't know... I like Hide but it's not one I'm really fussed over. Maybe it's to do with when The Doctor takes Clara through time at the same point in space and she witnesses the end of the Earth. There's a lot of emotion in that scene...

DW_girl
DW_girl

@NewWho2012 I don't know why either. Care to explain, Let's Hill Hitler haters?

lukashcartoon
lukashcartoon

It was certainly better than Hide or The Lodger. I'm a big fan of that gang.

HisNameIsTheDoctor
HisNameIsTheDoctor

@Pockydon  Best? It's easily the worst in my opinion. It's very divided, and that's why it placed around the middle.

Tennant_Capaldi
Tennant_Capaldi

A Town called Mercy is so overrated and I played it at (37) , Whilst Dinosaurs on a Spaceship the hidden masterpiece got (10)

Galax
Galax

@Anthony Retondo  The God Complex and The Angels Take Manhattan can't be this low considering how many fans love them.