Worst & Best Doctor Who ( 4th Doctor Tom Baker ) Episodes/List

About the Series

Genre: British Sci-Fi Series
Series: 12-18 ( Tom Baker )
Episodes: 41 stories ( 172 episodes )
First Transmission: 1974-1981
Channel: BBC


The Fourth Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor (preceded by Jon Pertwee and followed by Peter Davison), the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who.

Tom Baker portrays the fourth such incarnation, a whimsical and sometimes brooding individual whose enormous personal warmth is at times tempered by his capacity for righteous anger. His first appearance is in the regeneration scene in the final episode of the story, The Planet of the Spiders (1974). Peter Davison takes over from Baker in the regeneration scene in the final episode of the story, Logopolis (1981).

Tom Baker: The Doctor
Elizabeth Sladen: Sarah Jane Smith
Louise Jameson: Leela
Ian Marter: Harry Sullivan

Best Episode ( S12 Ep11-16 )

Genesis of the Daleks – The Fourth Doctor and his assistants Sarah Jane Smith and Harry Sullivan are directed by the Time Lords to the planet Skaro at the time of the Daleks’ creation to prevent them from becoming the dominant race in the universe.

8 March 1975

Imdb Score [9.2]



Worst Episode ( S15 Ep17-20 )

Underworld – The crew of an alien Minyan spaceship go on a hundred-thousand-year quest in search of a ship containing a genetic bank that would restore the Minyans’ species. The Tardis materialises on the Minyan ship.

7 January 1978

Imdb Score – [6.1]





Season 12

Robot (1975)

Ark in Space (1975)

The Sontaran Experiment (1975)

Genesis of the Daleks (1975)

Revenge of the Cybermen (1975)

Season 13

Terror of the Zygons (1975)

Planet of Evil (1975)

Pyramids of Mars (1975)

The Android Invasion (1975)

The Brain of Morbius (1976)

The Seeds of Doom (1976)

Season 14

The Masque of Mandragora (1976)

The Hand of Fear (1976)

The Deadly Assassin (1976)

The Face of Evil (1976)

The Robots of Death (1977)

The Talons of Weng-Chiang (1977)

Season 15

Horror of Fang Rock (1977)

The Invisible Enemy (1977)

Image of the Fendahl (1977)

The Sun Makers (1977)

Underworld (1978)

The Invasion of Time (1978)

Season 16

The Ribos Operation (1978)

The Pirate Planet (1978)

The Stones of Blood (1978)

The Androids of Tara (1978)

The Power of Kroll (1978)

The Armageddon Factor (1979)

Season 17

Destiny of the Daleks (1979)

City of Death (1979)

The Creature from the Pit (1979)

Nightmare of Eden (1979)

The Horns of Nimon (1979)

Shada (1979)

Season 18

532.   18-1                30 Aug 80   The Leisure Hive, Part One

536.   18-5                27 Sep 80   Meglos, Part One

540.   18-9                25 Oct 80   Full Circle, Part One

544.   18-13               22 Nov 80   State of Decay, Part One

548.   18-17               03 Jan 81   Warriors' Gate, Part One

552.   18-21               31 Jan 81   The Keeper of Traken, Part One

556.   18-25               28 Feb 81   Logopolis, Part One