Saturday, September 14, 2013

The Blogtor Who Top 50 [Update]

Regular blog~o~trons will perhaps have noticed that the Blogtor Who Top 50 countdown of my favourite stories OF ALL TIME!!!! has gone a little quiet over the past few months. Sadly, due to time commitments on other projects, I was unable to keep up with it every week. But never fear! The Top 10 will start in full next Saturday and, in the meantime, here's what the middle part of the Top 50 looks like.

28. The Deadly Assassin
27. Mawdryn Undead [DVD review HERE]
26. Army of Ghosts/Doomsday
25. Bad Wolf/Parting of the Ways
24. Earthshock
23. Blink
22. The Visitation [DVD review HERE]
21. The Stones of Blood

20. The Doctor's Wife [Ep review HERE]
19. Pyramids of Mars
18. Genesis of the Daleks
17. Human Nature/Family of Blood
16. The Talons of Weng-Chiang [DVD review HERE]
15. The Waters of Mars [Ep review HERE]
14. Terror of the Zygons
13. The Ark in Space
12. The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit
11. The Robots of Death [DVD review HERE]


liminalD said...

Glad to see The Robots of Death so high up, shame it only just missed out on the top 10 (it's a personal favourite, but then, I guess most of seasons 14-15 rank highly with most long-term fans). I'll be interested to see what your top ten are :)

I was interested to see that you rank Human Nature/The Family of Blood and The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit higher than Blink, as the latter tops (or very nearly tops) most fans' lists of Nu-Who stories. Personally, I'll take Human Nature/Family or Impossible Planet/Satan Pit over Blink any day, while I appreciate the unusual structure and good acting and direction of Blink I've just never been a big fan of the Angels. What's your reasoning, Cameron? :)

Cameron McEwan said...

Don't get me wrong, I do love Blink but, for me, it's just not as interesting or rewarding as the stories above it.

It's a perfect "first viewing" story whereas other stories, like those above it, keep on giving in further watches.

Malcs74 said...

Intrigued by what your Top Ten might be, given that so many of my Top Ten have gone already. From the look of the Top 50, you clearly have a bias to the Davison years - and there's only one Troughton story so far, which is a surprise, but makes sense if you're not the biggest fan of his era. (Wash your mouth out!) I'm guessing the following stories will make it: City of Death, The Caves of Androzani, Horror of Fang Rock, The Seeds of Doom and The Girl in the Fireplace. But what of the other five? Utopia? The Aztecs? Vincent and the Doctor? I'd say your tastes are hard to pin down.

Cameron McEwan said...

Some interesting choices in there Malcs74....


Paul said...

Thanks for finding the time to come back to this list Cameron. I'm looking forward to seeing your number one - surely Caves of Androzani :)

Cameron McEwan said...

Many thanks Paul.

Who knows what is number one...?


liminalD said...

Attack of the Graske, surely? ;)