Worst & Best Doctor Who ( Jon Pertwee 3rd Doctor) Episodes/List

About the Series

Genre: British Sci-Fi Series
Series: Series 7-11 (Jon Pertwee)
Episodes: 24 stories
First Transmission: 1970-1974
Channel: BBC

The Third Doctor (Jon Pertwee) is an incarnation of the Doctor (preceded by Patrick Troughton and followed by Tom Baker), the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who.

Pertwee portrays a dapper man of action of stark contrast to his less action-oriented predecessors. For production reasons Pertwee’s stories initially depicted the Doctor stranded on Earth in exile, where he worked as a scientific advisor to the international military group UNIT. He gets through three companions, Liz Shaw, Jo and Sarah Jane Smith. This incarnation meets his demise and is regenerated in the story, The Planet of the Spiders.

Jon Pertwee: The Doctor
Katy Manning: Jo
Elizabeth Sladen: Sarah Jane Smith
Caroline John: Liz Shaw

Best Episodes ( S7 Ep20-25)

Inferno – The Doctor transports himself “sideways in time” to a parallel world, where an English drilling project causes catastrophic amounts of heat and force to be unleashed when it penetrates the Earth’s crust.

9 May 1970

Imdb Score [8.6]



Best Episodes ( S11 Ep16-20 )

The Monster of Peladon – The engineer Eckersley and the rogue Ice Warrior, Commander Azaxyr, conspire to take over the planet and sell its minerals to Peladon’s enemies in Galaxy Five.

23 March 1974

Imdb Score – [6.7]





Full Episode List

Key:-  Blue highlighted episodes rated in the top half, brown highlighted episodes rated in the bottom half.


Series Seven

Spearhead from Space (1970)

Doctor Who and the Silurians (1970)

The Ambassadors of Death (1970)

Inferno (1970)


Series Eight

Terror of the Autons (1971)

The Mind of Evil (1971)

The Claws of Axos (1971)

Colony in Space (1971)

The Dæmons (1971)


Series Nine

Day of the Daleks (1972)

The Curse of Peladon (1972)

The Sea Devils (1972)

The Mutants (1972)

The Time Monster (1972)


Series Ten

The Three Doctors (1972)

Carnival of Monsters (1973)

Frontier in Space (1973)

Planet of the Daleks (1973)

The Green Death (1973)


Series Eleven

The Time Warrior (1973)

Invasion of the Dinosaurs (1974)

Death to the Daleks (1974)

The Monster of Peladon (1974)

Planet of the Spiders (1974)