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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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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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Trivia

In Doctor Who: The End of Time: Part Two (2010), the evil Lord President of the Time Lords is revealed as Rassilon, the founder of Time Lord society. In Doctor Who: The Five Doctors (1983), The Second Doctor tells Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart that there was a rumour that the Time Lords had rebelled against his cruelty and imprisoned him in the Black Tower (Rassilon's final resting place). In the back-story of Rassilon's appearance in the 2-part special, Rassilon was brought back from the dead to lead the Time Lords in the Last Great Time War. But The War Doctor foiled Rassilon's plot to use The Tear of Isha to wipe out The Daleks from the Tantalus Eye and had condemned The Doctor as an enemy of The Time Lords and had planned to save Gallifrey from destruction by using the Ultimate Sanction turn the Time Lords into beings of pure consciousness, only to be time-locked by The Doctor. See more »

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[season 6 open for non-UK markets]
Amy Pond: When I was a little girl I had an imaginary friend and when I grew up he came back. He's called The Doctor. He comes from somewhere else. He's got a box called the TARDIS that's bigger on the inside and can travel anywhere in time and space. I ran away with him and we've been running ever since.
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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 »

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Referenced in Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #11.7 (2006) See more »

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

Ace!
26 March 2005 | by (Leeds, West Yorkshire) – See all my reviews

I eagerly awaited the new Dr Who, and I wasn't disappointed. My first memories of the Doctor are Jn Pertwee battling robots, giant maggots and giant spiders in the early seventies. Then Tom Baker took over and it was a must watch programme. Tonight I was transported back to those days, in so much as I felt just as I did back then. With one big difference, this is very much a programme for the twenty first century.

Christopher Eccleston was wonderful as the Doctor, combining the off the wall behaviour of Tom Baker's Doctor, with the mystery of Silvester McCoy's; the action of Jon Pertwee's and the hard edge of Colin Baker's; together with the wisdom of William Hartnell's Doctor and the tom-foolery of Patrick Troughton's. All wrapped together in an incarnation with the same physical appeal as Paul McGann's Doctor. I would quite happily travel through space and time with this Doctor.

The effects were the best we'd seen on the programme but I felt they didn't overwhelm it. But where they needed to be, the effects were 'crap'. The Autons always were faintly ridiculous back when Jon Pertwee fought them and they are still ridiculous, but just as deadly. The script was witty in the right places and serious where it needed to be.

I can't wait for next week!

PS. Billie Piper didn't suck!


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