But for the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who in 2013 the Tour wanted to know which stories you like most in Doctor Who history, and would like to help you use Tour content to express which stories are your favorites. In order to make this fun, we made a bit of game out of this. Here were the rules…
- We confined ourselves to televised Doctor Who only. Any ancillary Doctor Who projects (Big Finish etc) while lovely, aren’t covered by the scope of the Tour so were out of bounds.
- Ideally participants should have a passing appreciation for the full sweep of the series to allow for fuller story selections. This is NOT a pre-requisite however.
- Once someone has put a story into the countdown, it’s off everyone else’s list, thus you should follow your list in order by what hasn’t to that date been chosen. In this way, it’s sort of like a ‘suicide pool’ for picking stories, but should also provide interesting insight into how others view the series.
The Countdown began January 1st 2013 with the first four stories on January 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th, and afterward on Wednesdays leading all the way up to November 20th, 2013.
Here were the Picks (with the overall list picks in red):