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 The Doctor / ... (58 episodes, 2005-2015)
 Clara / ... (39 episodes, 2012-2015)
 Amy Pond / ... (38 episodes, 2008-2013)
 Rose Tyler / ... (39 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Ood Sigma / ... (35 episodes, 2005-2014)
 The Doctor / ... (34 episodes, 2008-2017)
 Dalek / ... (35 episodes, 2005-2016)
 Rory / ... (28 episodes, 2010-2012)
Ruari Mears ...
 Cyberman / ... (22 episodes, 2006-2013)
 Martha Jones / ... (24 episodes, 2006-2013)


The Doctor, from a race called the Time Lords whose home planet is Gallifrey, travels through time and space in his ship the TARDIS (an acronym for Time and Relative Dimensions In Space) with numerous companions. From time to time he regenerates into a new form (which is how the show has been running since 1963).

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Release Date:

17 March 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Doktor Who  »

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| (48 episodes) | (3 episodes) | (2 Episodes)

Sound Mix:

(Dolby 5.1)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


For the 5th season, at the height of the show's promotion campaigns to other countries, the decision was made to have a narrated prologue sequence added to the start of every episode, where Amy provides a basic outline of the show. This prologue sequence only exists in syndicated versions and isn't present in the initial UK airings. See more »


[series 4 trailer]
Donna Noble: There are things waiting in the darkness. Creatures of metal, fire and blood. But he's out there, burning through time, facing a thousand dangers across the stars and never giving up. He looks like a man but he's a legend and his name is the Doctor. He'll come back to save us and this time I'm going to be ready. Then just like that...
Donna NobleThe Tenth Doctor: We'll be gone.
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Crazy Credits

Each episode has a pre-credits sequence, and a trailer for the following episode at the end. Episode one has no pre-credits sequence(except for 5.1 " The Eleventh Hour", and episode thirteen has no trailer. See more »


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


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

My Ten Cents on my best friend
26 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It seems that there is a huge diversity in the reaction to this show. Fortunately for the IL' Doc, I think this means he will be around for awhile again. I have seen "Rose," The first episode in the revamped BBC series, and I have to say I am thrilled. The majority of the negative reviews seem to be coming from ultra-die hard Whovians. I myself was a giant DR.Who nerd in my younger years. I had a subscription to Dr.Who magazine, I sent Tom Baker a letter when I was 10 years old, (I still have the autograph he sent me back, thank you Tom!)My grandmother knitted me an eight foot long scarf etc..etc..

I could tell you who Roger Delgado is and why when he looked like Geoffery Beevers he really wanted to go on Holiday to Traken.

In early 1984 when I was 8 years old, I met the Doctor and his friends Sarah and Harry. It was at midnight in Arizona on a black in white television that was barely 10 inches wide. I was transported to somewhere I had never been and have never been since. It was like Peter Pan taking you to Neverland. Anyone who met Doctor Who at such an early age will agree with me that the magic was that vivid and so real that you felt you were right there side by side with those characters.

As I grew up, I grew out of it. Real life takes a hold, and while Perpugilliam Brown was amazing to stare at, it became a lot more important to go talk to a girl in person on a Saturday night than stay home by the time 16 years old came around.

A passing interest in Sylv and Sophie was there, but ultimately, Puff the magic dragon let out a mighty roar because this Jackie Paper had grown up.

Having said that, I watched "Rose" with two hats. The former obsessive fan with the critical eye, and the adult who wanted to be whisked away by Pan again.

I feel the show succeeds in the latter department. I had a huge smile on my face the entire 45 minutes, and if I had to guess, this show is going to capture the fancy of a lot of young ones, and even though Doctor Who was always my best friend, I'm ready to share him with the people who he was made for in the first place. Thank you Russell and welcome back Doc!

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