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Old 26-11-2013, 07:12
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Mine is the final series of The 3rd Doctor, closely followed by the very similar one for the 4th Doctor's intro. Third spot would be the one used now. Amazing in that the old one can still be considered great & no computers were used -brilliant.
Speaking of computer generated starts & now thinking what's the worst -well that's easy -the intro to the 7th Doctor -cheap, tacky & cheesy (even if it was the latest technology around at the time), perfectly apt for the 7th Doctor's reign though.
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Old 26-11-2013, 08:50
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4th Doctor intro 1974-1980.
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Old 26-11-2013, 09:10
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The 5th Doctor intro (well it's the 4th and 6th Doctors intro as well)
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Old 26-11-2013, 09:31
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11's original titles, with the blue/purple swirly clouds, lightning and the fire tunnel
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Old 26-11-2013, 09:50
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1974 - 80 no contest
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Old 26-11-2013, 11:57
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7th doctor intro is my favorite

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nhemnHrIsg

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Old 26-11-2013, 12:16
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2010-2011 probably, but I do quite like Colin Baker's titles.
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Old 26-11-2013, 13:16
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2010 - 2011 is my favorite, worst would have to be 1987 - 1989 that was just terrible.
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Old 26-11-2013, 13:49
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Poll needed along with youtube links to all the intros...

but yeah for me early Tom Baker nailed it
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Old 26-11-2013, 13:52
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1963. Perfectly creepy and otherworldly.
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Old 26-11-2013, 14:41
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Hard to put in order....but I think Jon Pertwees final series did it for me.....it was the first one to break away from the swirly 'howlaround' effects of the 60's/early 70's.
The Neon Logo in the eighties was another big change.
McCoy's version was longer - but too cartoony for my liking. The music didn't help either!
The 2005 re-boot was excellent - but my favourite was the added drumbeats and other bits from The Christmas Invasion from thereon!!
2010 - Present isn't a patch on any of those! Sounds more amateur to me
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Old 26-11-2013, 15:01
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The Eccleston ones were brilliant, though improved during Series 4 when the theme was slightly altered. I absolutely love the speed and adventure in that one.
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Old 26-11-2013, 15:22
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1970 - 1973. Wonderfully psychedelic and very horror-like. The dancing howlaround patterns reminding me of multicoloured flames.
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Old 26-11-2013, 16:59
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The 5th doctors intro, always makes me smile seeing it..he shared it with the 4th doctor i beileve and the 6th

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zV_DPEtpjuI

love it..my first memory of dr who this intro
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Old 26-11-2013, 20:04
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1970 - 1973. Wonderfully psychedelic and very horror-like. The dancing howlaround patterns reminding me of multicoloured flames.
Yes I go with this too.
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Old 26-11-2013, 20:41
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2005.-2009.
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Old 26-11-2013, 20:44
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1963. Perfectly creepy and otherworldly.
This ^^^


The Eccleston ones were brilliant,
This ^^^ a close second.
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Old 26-11-2013, 22:09
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Fourth Doctor 1974-1980. I love Hartnell's and Troughton's opening titles too.
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Old 26-11-2013, 22:12
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I like the one that goes like this:

dum dum dum
dum dum dum
dum dum dum
dum dum dum

dum dum dum
dum dum dum
dum dum dum
dum dum dum

dumdumdum
dumdumdum
dumdumdum
dumdum
dumdumdum
dumdumdum
dumdumdum

woooooooooooooooooooooooooo
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dum dum dum
duum duum dum
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Old 26-11-2013, 22:41
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I like the one that goes like this:
You mean you don't know the lyrics? I'll help you out:

Trav'lin through space
Here he comes
Look out you guys
There he is now

He is a guy
From a far place
He changes sometimes
E.g. his face

He's Who. Doctor Whooooo. Doc-doc-doc-Doctor Who.

(EDIT: as to the original question? Right now I like Colin Baker's final sequence. Tom's main one is also a classic. And I still wish that bit at the end of The Time Meddler were an official title sequence)
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Old 26-11-2013, 22:55
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Jon's final season.

Probably due to the three subsequent childhood Christmases when I got Planet of the Spiders, The Time Warrior and Death To The Daleks on videotape, it just never fails to give me an impossibly warm nostalic feeling of the pure joy of childhood whenever I see it.

And since that feeling is exactly what Who is about, it just has to be that one.
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Old 26-11-2013, 23:56
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Tom bakers first title sequence.. Brilliant with very scary version of the theme with the hissing at one point that scared the hell out of me ..then david tenants final series.
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