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
- Ian Chesterton was named after writer G.K Chesterton.
- SPOILER: 6 stories had been written for the 23rd season in 1986, but were abandoned, when the BBC announced that the series was to be taken off the air for 18 months due to the series for…
[show]SPOILER: 6 stories had been written for the 23rd season in 1986, but were abandoned, when the BBC announced that the series was to be taken off the air for 18 months due to the series for being too violet. The 6 stories that were written, but not got filmed is as follows: "The Nightmare Fair" which The Doctor and Peri fought The Celestial Toymaker in Blackpool. "The Ultimate Evil" which The Doctor and Peri learn that that an evil alien dwarf is using a deep space ray to turn the peace loving inhabitants of a holiday planet into raging killers. "Yellow Fever and How To Cure It" which The Doctor and Peri fought the Autons in Singapore. "Mission to Magnus" which The Doctor and Peri learn Sil is working for The Ice Warriors. "The Hollows of Time" which The Tractators returned and "The Children of January", which The Doctor and Peri encounter a race of runaway proto-humans. When the series returned in 1986, Season 26 became "The Trial of a Time Lord" which was a single story and saw The Doctor again stand trial by The Time Lords and recorded footage of events from The Doctor's past, present and future in the Matrix was used as evidence against him and the season ended with The Doctor discovering the court prosecutor The Valeyard is an evil future incarnation of himself and that the High Council used him to alter the evidence in the Matrix in order to cover up The Doctor's discoveries about the planet Ravalox. The season saw the dramatic departure of Nicola Bryant as Peri and the introduction of The Doctor's new companion Melanie Bush (Bonnie Langford) and it was also Colin Baker's final season as The Doctor.
- Sylvester McCoy hated the question-mark covered pullover he wore.