Type
Scripted
Premiered
Nov. 23, 1963
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
25 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network

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Doctor Who (UK) (1963)

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.

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TV 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' …

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The show had 27 seasons and 706 episodes air between 1963 and 1996.

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Missing Episodes recovered!

The Enemy of the World and The Web of Fear have been thought lost with only Part 3 of The Enemy of the World and Part 1 of The Web of Fear remaining. Episodes 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 of The Enemy of the World have been recovered meaning that The Enemy of the World exists completely whilst Episode 2, 4, 5 and 6 of The Web of Fear have also been recovered leaving Part 3 missing.

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  • Tom Baker was working as a hod-carrier after several roles fell through when he was approached to take on the role of the fourth doctor.
  • A number of scripts for season 23 were under development when the show was cancelled temporarily. Proposed stories included the return of the Toymaker in "Nightmare Fair" - to be filmed in…
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    A number of scripts for season 23 were under development when the show was cancelled temporarily. Proposed stories included the return of the Toymaker in "Nightmare Fair" - to be filmed in Blackpool, as well as "Mission to Magnus" which united Sil and the Ice Warriors.
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  • At the end of Planet of Fire (#24.16) The Doctor promises Peri that he would take her back home to America when she finishes traveling with The Doctor after 3 months. At the end of The Trial…
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    At the end of Planet of Fire (#24.16) The Doctor promises Peri that he would take her back home to America when she finishes traveling with The Doctor after 3 months. At the end of The Trial of a Time Lord, it was revealed, Peri whom had been believed to had been killed by Lord Kiv, when her body was taken over by Lord Kiv, was in fact revealed to be very much alive and had married King Yrcanos. Peri's family never learned of her fate. At the beginning of Planet of Fire, Peri was rescued by Turlough, whom saved her from drowning, when she tried to swim to shore, when her stepfather Howard left her stranded on his boat. It would had been assumed by Peri's family and the authorities that Peri may had drowned trying to swim to shore and her body was never found or Peri left Lanzarote and went off with the English boys to Morroco and never returned to the United States.
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