Doctor Who is the longest-running science fiction TV series in history, airing initially from 1963 to 1989. The series told the story of the Doctor, a mysterious traveller in space and time, whose TARDIS can take him and his companions anywhere in time and space. He faces many dangerous adversaries along the way, righting wrongs and bringing justice.
Last EpisodeTV Special: The Curse of Fatal Death Aired: Mar. 18, 1999
A special charity episode of the famous time travelling show. The Doctor announces his engagement at last, but before he retires from 'Doctor-ing' …
- The Doctor (1963-1966)
- The Doctor (1966-1969)
- The Doctor (1970-1974)
- The Doctor (1974-1981)
- The Doctor (1981–1984)
Series Fun Facts
- When Jon Pertwee heard that Patrick Troughton was leaving the series, he told his agent to put him forward for the role. He was surprised to find out that he was already the second choice of…
[show]When Jon Pertwee heard that Patrick Troughton was leaving the series, he told his agent to put him forward for the role. He was surprised to find out that he was already the second choice of the producer Peter Bryant after Ron Moody, who happened to turn it down.
- William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton are the only actors to play The Doctor that didn't appear in every episode of his tenure.
- Richard Griffiths was briefly considered to play the Fifth Doctor.