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
- Actors considered to play the First Doctor included Geoffrey Bayldon, Cyril Cusack, Hugh David and Leslie French. Bayldon would later play Organon in "The Creature from the Pit", while David…
[show]Actors considered to play the First Doctor included Geoffrey Bayldon, Cyril Cusack, Hugh David and Leslie French. Bayldon would later play Organon in "The Creature from the Pit", while David would later direct "The Higlanders" and "Fury from the Deep" and French would play a mathematician in "Silver Nemesis".
- The BBC owns the copyright to the design of the Police Box as used as the design for the TARDIS. It was bought from the Metropolitan Police.
- The character 'Doctor Who' was ranked #22 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Greatest Sci-Fi Legends" (1 August 2004 issue).