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Chris Allan
May 10th, 2006, 06:16 PM
I only got into Dr Who with the neew seasons and want to see some of the older ones. Can anybody recommend some good ones that are available.

yaaayoubetcha
May 10th, 2006, 07:16 PM
The Key to Time is an excellent series of stories.

Also, State of Decay, is a great story. not sure if it's out on dvd though.

Willow'sCat
May 10th, 2006, 07:57 PM
I only got into Dr Who with the neew seasons and want to see some of the older ones. Can anybody recommend some good ones that are available.Ooh well I am not into lots of details in my eppy's so I like to go for the action packed eps.

Not sure what is available... but my faves are.

In order of Doctor:
1st - Unearthly child
2nd - Ice Warriors
3rd - *this is hard* I will go with The Monster of Peladon because that eye freaked me out and I sill love the Doctor's chant.
4th - Arc in Space
5th - Earth Shock
6th - The Two Doctors *yes I know*
7th - Remembrance of the Daleks *it rocks!*
8th - Well there is only one...

Of course everyone is different and it depends what you like in an episode and what Doctor you really like but I have always loved these episodes. ;)

Deputy-Assistant-Second-Prime
May 10th, 2006, 08:33 PM
The Key to Time is an excellent series of stories.

Also, State of Decay, is a great story. not sure if it's out on dvd though.State of Decay is not yet out on DVD but there are rumors that it may be released in 2007.

The Key to Time boxset is the complete Season 16. It's a six-story quest, consisting of 26 episodes total.

Deputy-Assistant-Second-Prime
May 10th, 2006, 08:40 PM
Ooh well I am not into lots of details in my eppy's so I like to go for the action packed eps.

Not sure what is available... but my faves are.

In order of Doctor:
1st - Unearthly child
2nd - Ice Warriors
3rd - *this is hard* I will go with The Monster of Peladon because that eye freaked me out and I sill love the Doctor's chant.
4th - Arc in Space
5th - Earth Shock
6th - The Two Doctors *yes I know*
7th - Remembrance of the Daleks *it rocks!*
8th - Well there is only one...

Of course everyone is different and it depends what you like in an episode and what Doctor you really like but I have always loved these episodes. ;)The Ice Warriors and The Monster of Peladon haven't been released on DVD, but they might still be available on VHS.

An Unearthly Child was just released as part of The Beginning boxset, which also includes The Daleks and The Edge of Destruction...the first three story arcs of the original series.

Deputy-Assistant-Second-Prime
May 10th, 2006, 08:58 PM
I only got into Dr Who with the neew seasons and want to see some of the older ones. Can anybody recommend some good ones that are available.The original series lasted for 26 seasons, through 7 Doctors, and various crews...so recommending "good ones" is highly subjective.

Doctor Who started off as a low budget children's series, so don't expect the same feel as the new series. In fact, each era has a different feel to it. There's a lot bad costumes and visual FX in the old series, but it's still my favorite show.

Here's my picks from the available individual DVDs...

The Second Doctor
The Tomb of the Cybermen (4 Episodes, Season 5, 1967)
The Seeds of Death (6 Episodes, Season 6, 1969)

The Third Doctor
Spearhead from Space (4 Episodes, Season 7, 1970)
The Green Death (6 Episodes, Season 10, 1973)

The Fourth Doctor
Pyramids of Mars (4 Episodes, Season 13, 1975)
The Robots of Death (4 Episodes, Season 14, 1977)
The Talons of Weng-Chiang (6 Episodes, Season 14, 1977)
Horror of Fang Rock (4 Episodes, Season 15, 1977)
City of Death (4 Episodes, Season 17, 1979)

yaaayoubetcha
May 10th, 2006, 09:02 PM
The Tomb of the Cybermen[/I] (Season 5, 1967)
The Green Death (Season 10, 1973)
The Robots of Death (Season 14, 1977)

all 3 awesome stories!

Reefgirl
May 11th, 2006, 12:24 AM
Pyramids of Mars (4th Doc)
Horror of Fang Rock (4th Doc)
Earthshock (5th Doc)
Snakedance (5th Doc)
The Five Doctors (speaks for itself)
Attack of the Cybermen (6th Doc)
Ghost light (7th Doc)
Rememberance of the Daleks (7th Doc and 25th Anniversary)
Curse of Fenric (7th Doc)
Silver Nemesis (7th Doc)

Are my personal favs

Rowana
May 11th, 2006, 03:46 AM
Heh, how many should I list. Honestly I like pretty much all of them and I'm only missing four. W00t! I have no idea what's on DVD yet. Anyway...

City of Death is a good one. I'm also a big fan of Battlefield and Silver Nemisis. Any of the Dalek ones are great, especially Genesis of the Daleks. Tomb of the Cybermen is a good old one and Three Doctors is quite fun too.

I could go on all day, but that's a good start I guess. Have fun!

Flyboy
May 11th, 2006, 04:31 AM
My favourite Doctor Who dvds:

1st Doctor - The web planet
2nd Doctor - The Tomb of the Cybermen
3rd Doctor - Spearhead from Space
4th Doctor - Genesis of the Daleks

Havent seen any 5th, 6th or 7th Doc eps.

8th Doctor - The Movie

in circles
May 11th, 2006, 04:34 AM
Some of my favourites out on dvd:
The Five Doctors
Spearhead from Space
The Green Death
Talons of Weng Chiang
Pyramids of Mars
Earthshock
City of Death

Easter Lily
May 11th, 2006, 04:59 AM
My Favourites of Classic Who are...

An Unearthly Child (1st Doctor)
The Aztecs (1st Doctor)
The Tomb of the Cybermen (2nd Doctor)
The Green Death (3rd Doctor)
The Monster of Peladon (3rd Doctor)
The Claws of Axos (3rd Doctor)
The Three Doctors
The Pyramid of Mars (Fourth Doctor)
The City of Death (Fourth Doctor)
The Talons of Weng Chi'ang (Fourth Doctor)
The Genesis of the Daleks (Fourth Doctor)
Earthshock (Fifth Doctor)
The Five Doctors
The Caves of Androzani (Fifth Doctor)
Enlightenment (Fifth Doctor but probably not out on DVD)
Ghost Light (Seventh Doctor)
Battlefield (Seventh Doctor and probably not out on DVD)

Metarock Sam
May 11th, 2006, 08:31 AM
Well I have many favourite Who serials. I would go for....

1st Doctor - An Unearthly Child, The keys of Marinus, The Dalek Invasion of Earth (much better than the original Dalek story), The Tenth Planet

2nd Doctor - Tomb of the Cybermen, The Ice Warriors, The War Games

3rd Doctor - Spearhead from Space, Terror of the Autons, The Sea Devils, Planet of the Spiders

4th Doctor - Genesis of the Daleks, The Ambassador of Death (first proper appearnace of Gallifrey excepting The War Games) The Key to Time, Logopolis

5th Doctor - Earthshock, Black Guardian Trilogy, Planet of Fire, The Caves of Androzani

6th Doctor - Attack of the Cybermen , The Trail of a Timelord

7th Doctor - Rememberance of the Daleks,

Flyboy
May 11th, 2006, 08:48 AM
I only got into Dr Who with the neew seasons and want to see some of the older ones. Can anybody recommend some good ones that are available.
You know what?

Start here:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000C6EMTC/ref=pd_cpt_gw_2/026-9365306-4255640

Metarock Sam
May 12th, 2006, 04:28 AM
Or if you look on Outpost Gallifrey it has the polls for everyones favourite stories and stuff.