Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,
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Doctor Who: resolving the unresolved issues

Well, after posting and analysing the Best of Who and Worst of Who polls, the obvious next thing to do is combine them. So, a definitive final judgement by Livejournal: the best of the best, the worst of the worst, and deciding whether those stories that got two or more votes in each poll are Good or Bad.

Poll #1226425 Best and Worst of Who

So which is the worst of these stories?

The Chase - First Doctor pursued by Daleks through history and space
0(0.0%)
The Gunfighters - First Doctor in the musical Wild West
1(2.4%)
The Underwater Menace - Second Doctor and the fish people
1(2.4%)
The Mutants - Thid Doctor in a parable about colonialism
0(0.0%)
The Horns of Nimon - Fourth Doctor reworks Theseus
0(0.0%)
Time Flight - Fifth Doctor and time-travelling Concorde
4(9.8%)
Timelash - Sixth Doctor and HG Wells
5(12.2%)
Time and the Rani - Seventh Doctor's first story
9(22.0%)
The Movie
6(14.6%)
The Long Game - Ninth Doctor and parable of broadcasting
2(4.9%)
Love & Monsters - Tenth Doctor is barely in this one
10(24.4%)
Fear Her - Tenth Doctor, children's drawings and the 2012 Olympic
3(7.3%)

And which is the best of these stories?

The Dalek Invasion of Earth - First Doctor in a future London, bye bye Susan
2(4.3%)
The Mind Robber - Tardis explodes, Second Doctor battles fictional characters
4(8.5%)
Inferno - Third Doctor shifted o a parallel world
2(4.3%)
Genesis of the Daleks - Fourth Doctor tries to prevent Davros starting it all
12(25.5%)
The Caves of Androzani - Fifth Doctor, gunrunners, androids and regeneration
6(12.8%)
Revelation of the Daleks - Sixth Doctor and Davros, and dubious burial practices
0(0.0%)
Remembrance of the Daleks - Seventh Doctor and Davros, and back to 1963
1(2.1%)
The Movie
0(0.0%)
The Empty Child / The Doctor Dances - Ninth Doctor in the Blitz, and hello Jack
10(21.3%)
Blink - barely has the Tenth Doctor in it, mostly in DVD easter eggs
10(21.3%)

Good or Bad? The Movie

GOOD
16(39.0%)
BAD
25(61.0%)

Good or Bad? Father's Day (Ninth Doctor and rents in the structure of time)

GOOD
40(78.4%)
BAD
11(21.6%)

Good or Bad? The Claws of Axos (Third Doctor and non-flying spaghetti monsters)

GOOD
16(47.1%)
BAD
18(52.9%)

Good or Bad? Kinda (Fifth Doctor and psychic snake)

GOOD
21(65.6%)
BAD
11(34.4%)

Good or Bad? The Happiness Patrol (Seventh Doctor and the Candyman)

GOOD
18(47.4%)
BAD
20(52.6%)

Good or Bad? An Unearthly Child (First story of First Doctor)

GOOD
40(97.6%)
BAD
1(2.4%)

Good or Bad? Invasion of the Dinosaurs (Third Doctor and prehistoric reptiles in London)

GOOD
17(53.1%)
BAD
15(46.9%)

Good or Bad? The Talons of Weng-Chiang (Fourth Doctor in Victorian London, with rats)

GOOD
33(84.6%)
BAD
6(15.4%)

Good or Bad? Black Orchid (Fifth Doctor playing cricket)

GOOD
29(80.6%)
BAD
7(19.4%)

Good or Bad? The Mark of the Rani (Sixth Doctor, Rani and Master in the nineteenth century)

GOOD
17(50.0%)
BAD
17(50.0%)

Good or Bad? Timelash (Sixth Doctor and HG Wells)

GOOD
7(22.6%)
BAD
24(77.4%)

The Impossible Planet / The Satan Pit (Tenth Doctor and the Devil)

GOOD
32(64.0%)
BAD
18(36.0%)


And yes, I will probably do one about the audios next.
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