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The further adventures of the time travelling alien adventurer, a Time Lord/Lady known as the Doctor who can change appearance and gender, and his/her companions.

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Steven Moffat tells Kevin Smith about the online fan reaction to the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor and Peter Capaldi shares how he is ready to get back to using profanity after leaving "Doctor Who" behind.

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 The Doctor (56 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 The Doctor / ... (58 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 The Doctor / ... (46 episodes, 2008-2017)
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 Clara / ... (40 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Daleks / ... (38 episodes, 2005-2017)
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 Amy Pond / ... (38 episodes, 2008-2017)
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 Rose Tyler / ... (40 episodes, 2005-2017)
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 Ood Sigma / ... (35 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Rory / ... (27 episodes, 2010-2012)
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 Cyberman / ... (22 episodes, 2006-2013)
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 Martha Jones / ... (25 episodes, 2006-2017)
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The Doctor, a Time Lord/Lady from the race called Time Lords whose home planet is Gallifrey, travels through time and space in his/her ship the TARDIS (an acronym for Time and Relative Dimension In Space) with numerous companions. From time to time he/she regenerates into a new form (which is how the series has been running since the departure of William Hartnell in 1966).

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17 March 2006 (USA)  »

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Doktor Who  »

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

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(Dolby 5.1)

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16:9 HD
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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

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Ballot Monkeys: Episode #1.3 (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Doctor Who Theme
Written by Ron Grainer
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales
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Blew the mind of an uninitiated, long time sci-fi lover
9 July 2010 | by (Ensenada, Mexico) – See all my reviews

For as long as I can remember, I've heard about the good Doctor, references, inside jokes and the like. Such as "Real Daleks don't climb stairs, they flatten the building".

The quandary was this: Where do I begin, with thousands of episodes aired? I was afraid of getting myself into something deep, dense, voluminous and possibly repetitive, impossible to get back out of.

The very simple yet belated answer was, of course, by accident.

On one of those sleepless nights, flipping channels, I saw astronauts in a Victorian library, and was immediately intrigued by the weird homage to Kubrick. Before the commercial break, I was treated to electronic ghosts and invisible floating piranhas.

Then this absolute beauty comes up, I paraphrase - "You've been living in a computer simulation, your physical body is elsewhere" - "But I've been dieting"

Bleak, subtle and sophisticated humor? Check, and count me in.

As it turned out, I had stumbled into the middle of a Sy-Fy Channel short marathon of Doctor Who. I resisted going to sleep until the damn thing ended five or six episodes later, at ten in the morning.

What wildly imaginative premises, what a high-quality level of writing, what a gem this is! There is serious brain-power at work here, courtesy of the BBC yet again, on a continuing heroic mission to sacrifice short-term profit for long-term legacy. As evidence, I present "Monty Python's Flying Circus", "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy", "The Singing Detective", "Brideshead Revisited".

From what little I've seen in half of a short marathon, Doctor Who deserves a ten out of ten.


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