I call this The Prescription, and it’s the list of episodes I give to friends who want to get into Doctor Who.
The show’s been going on since the 60s (with breaks), so you need to think of it like Batman or Law & Order rather than like Lost or Breaking Bad. Yeah, there are ongoing plotlines, but…
Thinking about getting into Doctor Who? Here’s my handy episode recommendations to dip your toe in all of time and space.
Three episodes to fandom or your money back.