Where To Watch Classic Doctor Who

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If you’re a long time fan of Doctor Who, the long-running British science-fiction program, you may already know where to watch some of the classic episodes. For those who are new to the show, here are some of the best places to watch the classic episodes of Doctor Who.

BBC iPlayer

The BBC has been streaming classic episodes of Doctor Who since 2013. The programmes available vary, but you can find many of the original episodes featuring the 1st to 8th Doctors. To watch these episodes you will need a subscription to the BBC iPlayer.

Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video has a wealth of classic Doctor Who episodes which you can stream. This includes the 4th Doctor’s stories, as well as those featuring the 5th, 6th and 7th Doctors. You can also buy DVD or Blu-ray versions of some of the classic stories.


Netflix also has a selection of classic Doctor Who episodes which you can stream. The selection is not as vast as on Amazon Prime Video, but there are some classic stories featured including ‘The Seeds of Doom’, ‘Remembrance of the Daleks’ and ‘The Trial of a Time Lord’.

Doctor Who DVDs & Blu-rays

If you’re a collector, you may wish to invest in some of the classic Doctor Who stories on DVD or Blu-ray. Many of the stories are available in both formats, and they make great additions to any fan’s library.

Other Sources

Other sources for classic Doctor Who episodes include:

  • BBC Store – Offers episodes from the classic series available to view or download.
  • Doctor Who YouTube Channel – Features many of the classic stories which you can watch for free.
  • Doctor Who Official Website – Has a selection of classic stories which you can watch for free.

So if you’re a fan of Doctor Who, and you want to watch some classic episodes, there are plenty of sources you can use. Check out BBC iPlayer, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and the other sources above to watch some classic Doctor Who episodes.