Doctor Who: Season 3

by JohnSlash | created - 18 Feb 2014 | updated - 09 Jan 2015 | Public

In order from greatest to least.

Season Average: 7.9/10

Serials: The Myth Makers- 9/10 The Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Eve- 8.5/10 The Daleks' Master Plan- 8.5/10 The Savages- 8/10 The War Machines- 7.5/10 Galaxy 4- 7.5/10 The Ark- 7.5/10 The Gunfighters- 7/10 The Celestial Toymaker- 6.5/10

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1. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Destruction of Time (1966)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

With the Daleks poised to invade the solar system, the Doctor decides his only option is to activate the Time Destructor prematurely, threatening the entire planet.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Jean Marsh, Kevin Stoney

Votes: 234

9.5/10

2. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Horse of Destruction (1965)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor waits inside the Trojan Horse for a chance to reach his companions but Steven's assumed identity as a Greek soldier and Vicki's growing feelings for Troilus endanger their escape.

Director: Michael Leeston-Smith | Stars: William Hartnell, Maureen O'Brien, Peter Purves, Max Adrian

Votes: 186

9.5/10

3. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Bell of Doom (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Steven rejoins the Doctor and they leave Paris just ahead of the massacre, leaving Anne behind.

Director: Paddy Russell | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, André Morell, Leonard Sachs

Votes: 181

9/10

4. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Volcano (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Daleks realise the Doctor has given them a fake Taranium Core while, on the planet Tigus, the Doctor encounters the Meddling Monk.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Jean Marsh, Kevin Stoney

Votes: 191

9/10

5. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Death of a Spy (1965)

TV-PG | 26 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

With Steven and Vicki being held prisoner by the Trojans, the Doctor's only hope of seeing them again is to suggest the idea of the Trojan Horse.

Director: Michael Leeston-Smith | Stars: William Hartnell, Maureen O'Brien, Peter Purves, Ivor Salter

Votes: 186

9/10

6. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Traitors (1965)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

With Katarina being held hostage, the Doctor, Steven and Bret are in danger of having to given in to Kirksen's demands, while, on Earth, Chen has them listed as traitors.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, Nicholas Courtney, Peter Purves, Adrienne Hill

Votes: 199

8.5/10

7. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Small Prophet, Quick Return (1965)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

While Odysseus forces the Doctor to find a way to win the war, Steven decides to get himself taken prisoner in order to enter Troy and find Vicki and the TARDIS.

Director: Michael Leeston-Smith | Stars: William Hartnell, Maureen O'Brien, Peter Purves, Max Adrian

Votes: 189

8.5/10

8. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Escape Switch (1966)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Steven, Sara and the Monk are captured by the Daleks in order to force the Doctor to hand over the Taranium Core.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Jean Marsh, Kevin Stoney

Votes: 228

8.5/10

9. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Counter Plot (1965)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor, Steven and Sara are accidentally transported to the planet Mira where Chen sends the Daleks after them.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Jean Marsh, James Hall

Votes: 230

8.5/10

10. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Sea Beggar (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

While trying to find the Doctor, Steven discovers a conspiracy to assassinate a man known as the Sea Beggar.

Director: Paddy Russell | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Leonard Sachs, André Morell

Votes: 178

8.5/10

11. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Savages: Episode 2 (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor, Steven and Dodo investigate why there are Savages in the Elders' city and uncover the true price of the Elders' perfect society.

Director: Christopher Barry | Stars: William Hartnell, Jackie Lane, Peter Purves, Ewen Solon

Votes: 167

8.5/10

12. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Coronas of the Sun (1965)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor, Steven and Sara escape Mira in a Dalek pursuit ship but when they find the ship is returning to Kembel, they are forced to come up with a new plan to avoid the Daleks.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Jean Marsh, Kevin Stoney

Votes: 193

8.5/10

13. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Golden Death (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor, Steven and Sara travel to Ancient Egypt, pursued by both the Daleks and the Meddling Monk.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Jean Marsh, Kevin Stoney

Votes: 195

8.5/10

14. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Abandoned Planet (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor, Steven and Sara reach Kembel where they find the Daleks have betrayed their allies and imprisoned them.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Jean Marsh, Kevin Stoney

Votes: 195

8.5/10

15. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Savages: Episode 4 (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor urges the Savages to finally bring an end to the Elders' oppression and enlists the help of an unlikely ally.

Director: Christopher Barry | Stars: William Hartnell, Jackie Lane, Peter Purves, Ewen Solon

Votes: 172

8.5/10

16. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The War Machines: Episode 1 (1966)

TV-G | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor and Dodo return to London in the present day where the Doctor becomes concerned about WOTAN, a new super-computer installed in the Post Officer Tower.

Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: William Hartnell, Jackie Lane, Alan Curtis, John Harvey

Votes: 343

8/10

17. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Priest of Death (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Steven has discovered the identity of the Sea Beggar, but can he warn the Huguenots in time?

Director: Paddy Russell | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, André Morell, Leonard Sachs

Votes: 180

8/10

18. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Savages: Episode 3 (1966)

TV-PG | 26 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor has been subjected to the Elders' extraction process and Steven and Dodo must return to their city to rescue him.

Director: Christopher Barry | Stars: William Hartnell, Jackie Lane, Peter Purves, Ewen Solon

Votes: 168

8/10

19. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Nightmare Begins (1965)

TV-PG | 22 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor runs afoul of the Daleks and Special Security Agent Bret Vyon on the planet Kembel.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, Adrienne Hill, Peter Purves, Brian Cant

Votes: 218

8/10

20. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Day of Armageddon (1965)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor infiltrates the Daleks' conference to try and discover their plans, leaving Steven, Katarina and Bret to find a way off the planet.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, Kevin Stoney, Julian Sherrier, Adrienne Hill

Votes: 243

8/10

21. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Savages: Episode 1 (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor, Steven and Dodo arrive in the far future and are welcomed by the advanced civilisation of the Elders but soon begin to suspect they are hiding a secret.

Director: Christopher Barry | Stars: William Hartnell, Jackie Lane, Peter Purves, Ewen Solon

Votes: 180

8/10

22. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: War of God (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The TARDIS lands in sixteenth century Paris and Steven becomes involved with a group of Huguenots.

Director: Paddy Russell | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, David Weston, Annette Robertson

Votes: 190

8/10

23. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Air Lock (1965)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor and Vicki encounter the Rills and learn the situation is more complex than they thought while Steven finds the Drahvins' hospitality ever more perilous.

Director: Derek Martinus | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Maureen O'Brien, Stephanie Bidmead

Votes: 212

8/10

24. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Temple of Secrets (1965)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The TARDIS lands in the middle of the Trojan War, where the Doctor is mistaken for the god Zeus.

Director: Michael Leeston-Smith | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Maureen O'Brien, Cavan Kendall

Votes: 199

8/10

25. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The War Machines: Episode 4 (1966)

TV-G | 23 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The first War Machine is defeated but the Doctor only has a matter of hours to destroy WOTAN before the rest of its army is activated.

Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: William Hartnell, Gerald Taylor, John Boyd-Brent, John Rolfe

Votes: 302

7.5/10

26. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The War Machines: Episode 3 (1966)

TV-G | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Ben tries to escape from the warehouse but is captured by Polly, who is now also under WOTAN's control, and forced to work on construction the War Machine.

Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: William Hartnell, Alan Curtis, Michael Craze, Anneke Wills

Votes: 304

7.5/10

27. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The War Machines: Episode 2 (1966)

TV-G | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Dodo is under the control of WOTAN and attempts to lure the Doctor into a trap, while the rest of WOTAN's slaves begin construction on its robotic War Machines.

Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: William Hartnell, Jackie Lane, John Harvey, John Cater

Votes: 305

7.5/10

28. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Exploding Planet (1965)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor and Vicki enlist the aid of the Chumblies to rescue Steven from the Drahvins and then find a way off the planet before its destruction.

Director: Derek Martinus | Stars: William Hartnell, Maureen O'Brien, Peter Purves, Stephanie Bidmead

Votes: 196

7.5/10

29. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Plague (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

With the Ark infected with a cold virus, the Doctor must convince the Guardians to trust him so he can find a cure.

Director: Michael Imison | Stars: William Hartnell, Inigo Jackson, Peter Purves, Jackie Lane

Votes: 267

7.5/10

30. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Steel Sky (1966)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor, Steven and Dodo arrive on a giant spaceship millions of years in the future, transporting the last humans away from the doomed Earth.

Director: Michael Imison | Stars: William Hartnell, Jackie Lane, Peter Purves, Eric Elliott

Votes: 295

7.5/10

31. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Mission to the Unknown (1965)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Whilst The Doctor, Steven and Vicki are traveling to their next destination, on the planet Kembel, Marc Cory, a Space Security Service agent discovers The Daleks are attending a secret ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Martinus | Stars: William Hartnell, Barry Jackson, Edward de Souza, Jeremy Young

Votes: 216

7.5/10

32. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Four Hundred Dawns (1965)

TV-PG | 23 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

After an encounter with a hostile robot called a Chumblie, the Doctor and his companions are rescued by a group of female Drahvins.

Director: Derek Martinus | Stars: William Hartnell, Maureen O'Brien, Peter Purves, Stephanie Bidmead

Votes: 210

7.5/10

33. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The O.K. Corral (1966)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Clantons have shot Warren Earp, leading to a showdown between the two families with the Doctor powerless to prevent bloodshed.

Director: Rex Tucker | Stars: William Hartnell, Martyn Huntley, William Hurndell, Maurice Good

Votes: 284

7.5/10

34. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Trap of Steel (1965)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

With the knowledge that the planet will be destroyed in two days, the Drahvins instruct the Doctor to help them steal the Rills' ship.

Director: Derek Martinus | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Maureen O'Brien, Stephanie Bidmead

Votes: 196

7.5/10

35. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Devil's Planet (1965)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor and his friends escape Kembel in the Spar ship but the Daleks force them down on the planet Desperus, where they are threatened by a group of convicts.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, Nicholas Courtney, Peter Purves, Adrienne Hill

Votes: 195

7.5/10

36. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Johnny Ringo (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Earp comes to Steven's rescue and arrests Phineas Clanton, prompting the Clantons to decide to enlist the help of Johnny Ringo.

Director: Rex Tucker | Stars: William Hartnell, William Hurndell, David Cole, Maurice Good

Votes: 284

7/10

37. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: A Holiday for the Doctor (1966)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The TARDIS arrives in Tombstone, Arizona in 1891. Where the Doctor is looking for a dentist when he has a toothache, where The Doctor finds the local dentist is the famous Doc Holliday who ... See full summary »

Director: Rex Tucker | Stars: William Hartnell, William Hurndell, Maurice Good, David Cole

Votes: 305

7/10

38. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Bomb (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Monoids abandon the Ark, leaving Steven and the Guardians to die, but a mutiny in their ranks may give the Doctor a chance to bring about peace.

Director: Michael Imison | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Edmund Coulter, Jackie Lane

Votes: 269

7/10

39. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Return (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor, Steven and Dodo have traveled 700 years into the future and find that the Ark is now under the control of the Monoids as it approaches Refusis.

Director: Michael Imison | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Jackie Lane, Terence Woodfield

Votes: 269

7/10

40. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Hall of Dolls (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

While the Doctor continues to play the Trilogic Game with the Toymaker, Steven and Dodo are involved in a deadly game of musical chairs.

Director: Bill Sellars | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Jackie Lane, Michael Gough

Votes: 183

7/10

41. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Don't Shoot the Pianist (1966)

TV-G | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

With the Clantons believing the Doctor to be Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp takes him into protective custody but this leaves Steven and Dodo in danger.

Director: Rex Tucker | Stars: William Hartnell, William Hurndell, Maurice Good, David Cole

Votes: 280

7/10

42. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Feast of Steven (1965)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor, Steven and Sara visit a Liverpool police station on Christmas Day and a Hollywood film set during the 1920s.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Jean Marsh, Clifford Earl

Votes: 200

7/10

43. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Dancing Floor (1966)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Steven and Dodo are forced to cross the dancing floor, where the Toymaker's dolls plan to force them to dance for eternity.

Director: Bill Sellars | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Jackie Lane, Michael Gough

Votes: 181

6.5/10

44. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Final Test (1966)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

As the Doctor nears the end of his game against the Toymaker, Steven and Dodo take on Cyril in a lethal game of hopscotch to try and recover the TARDIS.

Director: Bill Sellars | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Jackie Lane, Michael Gough

Votes: 229

6.5/10

45. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Celestial Toyroom (1966)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The Doctor, Steven and Dodo arrive in the realms of the Celestial Toymaker, who forces them to play his deadly games.

Director: Bill Sellars | Stars: William Hartnell, Peter Purves, Jackie Lane, Michael Gough

Votes: 207

6/10



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