The Best Doctor Who Horror Episodes Ever Made

By Jason Collins | Published

As the moon takes its prime position and the eerie glow of Jack-o’-lanterns fills the dreary night, there’s really no better time than Halloween to dive into the mysterious universe of the Doctor Who television show.

Though it originated as an educational program for children, Doctor Who became so much more, and it’s no secret that it occasionally dabbled into horror themes, thus intertwining the supernatural elements with science fiction and sending an occasional chill down the spine.

So, as Halloween approaches, let’s embark on a journey through time, space, and relative dimensions and explore some of the best Doctor Who horror episodes.

The Unquiet Dead — Series 1, Episode 3
The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances — Series 1, Episodes 9 & 10
The Girl in the Fireplace — Series 2, Episode 4
Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit — Series 2, Episodes 8 & 9
Gridlock — Series 3, Episode 3
Blink — Series 3, Episode 10
Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead — Series 4, Episodes 8 & 9
The God Complex — Series 6, Episode 10