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Doctor Who (2005– )

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The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions.

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The Doctor and Clara face their Last Christmas. Trapped on an Arctic base, under attack from terrifying creatures, who are you going to call? Santa Claus!


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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 The Doctor (53 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 The Doctor / ... (52 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Clara / ... (39 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Rose Tyler / ... (38 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Amy Pond / ... (37 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Ood Sigma / ... (35 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Dalek / ... (30 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 The Doctor / ... (29 episodes, 2008-2015)
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 Rory / ... (27 episodes, 2010-2012)
Ruari Mears ...
 Cyberman / ... (22 episodes, 2006-2013)
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Storyline

The Doctor, over 2,000 years old, travels through time and space in a blue police box and is rarely seen without his companions. This is the revived series of Doctor who, which first aired in March of 2005, 42 years after the old series which began in 1963 and ran up until the 1990s.

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The Trip Of A Lifetime! (Series 1) See more »


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17 March 2006 (USA)  »

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Doktor Who  »

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Trivia

A new generation of fans and viewers and those unfamiliar with "Doctor Who", were confused about the concept of Regeneration and why The Doctor is played by different actors. For those unfamiliar with the series - when The Doctor's body is worn out and is mortally wounded and is near death. The Doctor undergoes a process called "Regeneration", which The Doctor is given a new body and a new face, which allows The Doctor to cheat death and go on living. Although The Doctor may look different, but he is the same character and the Regeneration also causes changes in The Doctor's character and his behavior. He still the same Time Lord, has the same memories and the same spirit. The Doctor does not pass away and he still lives and all the previous incarnations of The Time Lord live on in different time zones in space and time. In the show's mythology, The Doctor only has 12 regenerations which gives him only 13 lives, which at the end of his 13th life, The Doctor finally meets his end. But, in the 2013 Christmas Special Time of the Doctor, producer and head writer Steven Moffat decided to ignore the rules of Regeneration and The Eleventh Doctor, who had used up all his regenerations and was in-reality in his 13th and final incarnation, was given a new Regeneration cycle by the Time Lords and The Doctor is now in his Fourteenth incarnation and is played by Peter Capaldi. See more »

Quotes

The Twelfth Doctor: Shut up!
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Crazy Credits

During the first season, Christopher Eccleston is credited as "Doctor Who", as set in the Classic Series. Beginning with the second season - reportedly at the behest of the show's new star, David Tennant - the credit has been changed to read "The Doctor". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Trophy (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Doctor Who Theme
Written by Ron Grainer
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales
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User Reviews

Excellent
26 March 2005 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

I just cant understand why people are saying 'Rose' was just OK. I thoroughly enjoyed it. I think that the new series excels itself compared to previous series e.g 6th doctor stories. I commend Russel T Davies for doing a fantastic job of propelling doctor who into the 21st century.

I pity the old doctor who fans who say 'oh its just not the same'and Eccleston is 'too different to be the doctor'. They are right! its not the same! Neither are we! We are living in a different century to the old episodes and many things have changed. Set in modern day I think the episode was more realistic and 10 times more enjoyable. So boo to the criticisms

Everyone I have spoken to had a whale of a time even many children cant wait for next week.Lets hope the rest of the series fails to disappoint us!

Congratulations BBC!!


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