Doctor Who: Which is the best David Tennant episode?

He's one of the most popular Doctors of all time - but which of David Tennant's stories have you enjoyed the most?

Taking over from Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor won the love of the nation during the course of his adventures – but which was your favourite story from his run? Vote now, or check out our episode reminders over the coming pages before you pick your favourite. Allons-y!


The Christmas Invasion

David Tennant makes his full debut as the Tenth Doctor in the very first new series Christmas special, as he battles an alien invasion force in his pyjamas.

New Earth

Rose (Billie Piper) and the Doctor get to know each other better as they revisit the future Earth – but all is not as it seems at an advanced hospital.

Tooth and Claw

Queen Victoria comes on the scene in a Scotland-set episode that lets David Tennant use his natural accent and introduces a less-than-cuddly furry friend.

School Reunion

Classic series companion Sarah-Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen) returns to the bosom of Doctor Who along with trusty canine sidekick K-9 to battle the bat-like Krillitane in a school.

The Girl in the Fireplace

The Doctor finds love with French historical figure Madame du Pompadour (Sophia Myles), while clockwork droids carry out a dastardly plan.

Rise of the Cybermen/The Age of Steel

Classic foes the Cybermen are born again on a parallel Earth along with Rose’s father (Shaun Dingwall) in this two-parter.

The Idiot’s Lantern

Quiffs, natty scooters and pastels are in full swing for this cheerful pastiche of the 1950s – but could televisions really be so dangerous?

The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit

The Doctor comes face-to-face with Satan in this dark and somewhat disturbing two-part episode, which also introduces spaghetti-mouthed aliens the Ood.

Love & Monsters

The first of the now-traditional Doctor-lite episodes sees Marc Warren play an obsessive fan of the Doctor trying to track him down.

Fear Her

A young girl obsessed with her drawings isn’t all that she seems on the eve of the London 2012 Olympics.

Army of Ghosts/Doomsday


The Cybermen take on the Daleks as the Doctor and Rose are torn asunder in the explosive series two finale.