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Doctor Who 

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The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer known as the Doctor and their companions from planet Earth.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Matt Smith ...  The Doctor 58 episodes, 2010-2020
David Tennant ...  The Doctor / ... 60 episodes, 2005-2020
Peter Capaldi ...  The Doctor / ... 47 episodes, 2008-2020
Nicholas Briggs ...  Daleks / ... 44 episodes, 2005-2020
Jenna Coleman ...  Clara / ... 42 episodes, 2012-2020
Paul Kasey ...  Ood Sigma / ... 38 episodes, 2005-2020
Karen Gillan ...  Amy Pond / ... 39 episodes, 2008-2020
Billie Piper ...  Rose Tyler / ... 41 episodes, 2005-2020
Jon Davey Jon Davey ...  Cyberman / ... 29 episodes, 2006-2020
Arthur Darvill ...  Rory / ... 28 episodes, 2010-2020
Jodie Whittaker ...  The Doctor 24 episodes, 2017-2020
Bradley Walsh ...  Graham O'Brien 22 episodes, 2018-2020
Tosin Cole ...  Ryan Sinclair 22 episodes, 2018-2020
Mandip Gill ...  Yasmin Khan 22 episodes, 2018-2020
Ruari Mears Ruari Mears ...  Cyberman / ... 22 episodes, 2006-2013
Freema Agyeman ...  Martha Jones / ... 25 episodes, 2006-2017
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Storyline

The Doctor, a Time Lord/Lady from the race whose home planet is Gallifrey, travels through time and space in their ship the T.A.R.D.I.S. (an acronym for Time and Relative Dimension In Space) with numerous companions. From time to time The Doctor regenerates into a new form (which is how the series has been running since the departure of the original actor, William Hartnell, in 1966). Written by Chris Wright

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


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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

UK | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$228,615, 5 January 2020

Gross USA:

$76,205

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$76,205
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Quotes

The Tenth Doctor: ...The Master, He just showed up again, the same as ever
The Fifth Doctor: Oh no. Really? Does he still have that rubbish beard?
The Tenth Doctor: No, no beard this time. Well, a wife...
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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 »

Alternate Versions

In Season 5, Amy has a prologue that only exists in syndicated versions and isn't present in the original UK airings. It doesn't appear on home media (DVD) either. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Make Christmas Great Again (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Doctor Who Theme
Written by Ron Grainer
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales
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Bitterly, bitterly disappointed
10 December 2018 | by verna-aSee all my reviews

I see I am not alone in deploring the decline in watchability of Doctor Who with the 2018 season. The series rose to absolute brilliance with many of the episodes of the David Tennant and Matt Smith incumbency. Although I loved both of them as Doctor Who, the real excellence was in the scripts, full of wit and whimsy allowing the characters to engage your interest, love even! Some of the stories were good too, but even if they were a bit feeble the ongoing stories of the Doctor and his companions carried you on. The enigma of the Doctor is the main interest together with the paradoxes of the time jumping. I just put up with the snarling monsters and special effects! The current series completely lacks the wit and whimsy. How can anyone criticise Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor when she is not given anything interesting to say? The stories are complex and the action convoluted. I can't and don't follow them to the end of the episodes, and only my long history as a Doctor Who fan keeps me watching at all. I don't say bring back Stephen Moffat as writer because despite his absolute brilliance at his best, I think he was losing interest. But please, please find a new writer who can put something in the mouths of the Doctor and his companions that is entertaining. A good story wouldn't hurt either! Failing these I'm afraid we may be looking at the last series of Doctor Who. I'm 68 so may not last long enough to see another revival.


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