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Last Updated: Tuesday May 29 2007 16:28 GMT

What do the scores really mean?

Lizo reviewing the latest Doctor Who episode

Newsround's Lizo says: I've changed the scoring system I use for Doctor Who to bring it into line with the other reviews on the Newsround site. The scale basically works like this.

0 out of 5 - terrible!

1 out of 5 - pretty bad. I wouldn't give either of these marks to any episode I've seen so far.

2 out of 5 - not very good, and disappointing by Who standards. The only story I'd give 2 to would be last year's Fear Her.

3 out of 5 - an ok episode, some good bits and some not so good bits. I'd give Daleks in Manhattan a 3.

4 out of 5 - pretty good, even by Who standards a pretty special story. I'd give last year's Love and Monsters a 4.

5 out of 5 - outstanding, exceptional, a brilliant episode. I'd give last year's last episode Doomsday a 5 out of 5. I can't remember the last time a piece of TV had me in floods of tears on the sofa for the last 15 minutes.

One more change - once you've seen each week's episode, you can let us know what you think using the form at the bottom of my review, and each week we'll publish a selection of your comments.

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