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The age old question: who is the Doctor's best villian?


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Initial post: Jul 7, 2012, 10:06:26 AM PDT
Ok Whovians. Let's get opinions from the forum. Who is the best, not MOST USED, villian? I have to go with The Master. Not the overacted, under written Master from John Simm's new series portrayal, but the original Master Roger Delgado. Delgado was the ultimate anthesis to the Doctor. He not only wanted to kill the Doctor but was more interested in doing evil for evil's sake. You can have the Daleks, Cybermen, Ice Warriors,etc. Trying to rule planets and even conquest of the Universe is pretty bad, but The Master would rather destroy the universe. This is truly a bad man. Between causing wars between races of different planets to calling up a real Daemon, he had nothing in his sites but chaos. With The Master around, the Doctor had no time to take those relaxing vacation to Peladon or Metabilis 3. The Master was the absolute most manipulative and, dare I say, devilish figure The Doctor has ever faced. If The Doctor is the ultimate good, The Master is absolutely the ultimate bad. Let's hear what the forum thinks about the best of the worst villians.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 7, 2012, 7:10:13 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 7, 2012, 7:12:30 PM PDT
Byron says:
I think John Simm gets a bad rap and it's mainly because of his use in 'The End of Time' which was misguided from a plotting perspective.
Just judging him by 'Sound of Drums' I think he was excellent. I much preferred him to Anthony Ainley who was, mostly, a chortling too-far-over-the-top echo of Delgado. Simm showed that the Master could truly blend in when he needed to. We all know that the Master is nutty but both Delgado and Simm were better able to keep a lid on it when necessary.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 9, 2012, 11:27:08 AM PDT
Granny ;-D says:
Yeah?

How about the waters of Mars? THAT is One Scary Villian ... if you call a germ that can think ... a villian.

The Doctor never defeated the waters of Mars... he only ran and got away!

Posted on Jul 14, 2012, 10:43:31 PM PDT
Leatherboy says:
the angels are the best and scariest!!!

Posted on Jul 15, 2012, 7:05:31 AM PDT
Joliet Jack says:
I thought the Angels were terrifying in 'Blink', but lost their "ummpff" in 'The Time of Angels' & 'Flesh and Stone' - for all over best villain I have to say the Master is my man - Delgado, Jacobi, Simm & Ainley - being a huge Sherlock Holmes fan, I always enjoyed the Moriarty aspect the Master presented...

Posted on Jul 24, 2012, 7:46:42 PM PDT
Josh says:
What about the most dangerous creature ever. THE DALEKS.

Posted on Aug 1, 2012, 10:25:31 AM PDT
Parasite666 says:
Best villians ever, without a doubt, the Daleks. EXTERMINATE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on Aug 27, 2012, 5:12:00 PM PDT
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S. Stalcup says:
Three Way Tie:
Michael Grade
John Nathan-Turner
Steven Moffat

Two of them killed The Doctor. One of them . . . working very hard at it. XD

Posted on May 20, 2013, 7:37:29 AM PDT
SDJ says:
The Doctor himself, #3, said it was the Master. Number 4 said Sara Jane Smith was his best friend and K9 second.

Posted on Nov 8, 2013, 3:38:11 AM PST
Eric Edwards says:
The Dream Lord.

Posted on Nov 9, 2013, 5:00:18 AM PST
J. A. Lynn says:
The Angels are certainly scary but I put my money on The Great Intelligence! He/it can come back in pretty much any form over and over again!

Posted on Nov 12, 2013, 4:21:48 AM PST
Superman/Lex Luthor...Captain Kirk/Khan...Bugs Bunny/Daffy Duck...Sheldon Cooper/Will Wheaton...Doctor Who/ DALEKS!
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