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
- Verity Lambert considered Tom Baker's portrayal of the Doctor the best after William Hartnell's original Doctor.
- In 2014, the character of Davros, mad scientist and creator of the Daleks, was voted TV's third nastiest villain in a countdown of TV's Nastiest Villains (2014) (TV) for Channel 5.
- Episodes planned for the unmade Series 27 included - . "Earth Aid" by Ben Aaronovitch, a space opera featuring a race of samurai insect-like aliens called the Metatraxi. It was to open with…
[show]Episodes planned for the unmade Series 27 included - . "Earth Aid" by Ben Aaronovitch, a space opera featuring a race of samurai insect-like aliens called the Metatraxi. It was to open with Ace in the captain's chair of a starship and the story would concern the politics of humanitarian aid. . "Thin Ice" by Marc Platt (III), which would have featured The Ice Warriors in London (later Moscow) in 1968. It would have seen the departure of Ace to the Prydonian Academy to become a Time Lord. The story was to introduce a character with underworld connections who was intended to become a recurring character similar to the Brigadier. The character would have a daughter born at the conclusion of the adventure who would be named by the Doctor. The plot would have featured an Ice Warrior's armour in the London Dungeon and two reincarnated Warriors continuing a long rivalry. Platt also intended to have bikers being controlled by the Ice Warriors (and wearing similar helmets), scenes on a terraformed pastoral Mars, and a more mystical bent to the aliens while deepening their history. . "Crime of the Century" by Andrew Cartmel, which would have introduced a cat burglar/safecracker named Raine Creevey (Beth Chalmers) as the next companion. Her father would have been the character with underworld connections from "Thin Ice". "Animal" by Andrew Cartmel, in which The Doctor, Raine and UNIT investigate a science laboratory at Margrave University, 2001. The story would have seen the return of Brigadier Winifred Bambera from "Battlefield".