Worst & Best (Sylvester McCoy Seventh Doctor Who) Episodes/List

About the Series

Genre: British Sci-Fi Series
Series: 24-26 ( Sylvester McKoy )
Episodes: 12 stories ( 42 episodes )
First Transmission: 1987-1989
Channel: BBC

The Seventh Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor (preceded by Colin Baker), the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who.

Sylvester McCoy portrays the seventh such incarnation, a whimsical, thoughtful character who quickly becomes more layered and secretive, as the series progresses. His first companion is Melanie Bush, a computer programmer who travelled with his previous incarnation. She is soon succeeded by troubled teenager and explosives expert, Ace.

His first appearance is in the regeneration scene in the final episode of the story, The  Trial of a Time Lord(1986). 

Sylvester McCoy: The Doctor
Melanie Bush: Bonnie Langford
Ace: Sophie Aldred

Best Episode ( S25 Ep1-4 )

Remembrance 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 [8.7]



Worst Episode ( S24 Ep1-4 )

Time and the Rani – 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 – [5.0]



Full Episode List

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


Season Twenty Four

Time and the Rani (1987)

Paradise Towers (1987)

Delta and the Bannermen (1987)

Dragonfire (1987)


Season Twenty five

Remembrance of the Daleks (1988)

The Happiness Patrol (1988)

Silver Nemesis (1988)

The Greatest Show in the Galaxy (1988)


Season Twenty Six

Battlefield (1989)

Ghost Light (1989)

The Curse of Fenric (1989)

Survival (1989)