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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Carole Ann Ford was born in June 1940 and first appeared in a film at the age of eight. Following acting ...
Susan is introduced in the first Doctor Who
story, An Unearthly Child
(1963), with the first episode focusing on her as an unusual teenager with an advanced knowledge of history and science. This catches the attention of her teachers at Coal Hill School
, Ian Chesterton
) and Barbara Wright
), who follow her home to a junkyard. It is revealed that she and her grandfather, the Doctor
), are exiles from their own people in "another time, another world" and have been travelling through space and time in a machine she named the TARDIS
from the acronym
"Time and Relative Dimension in Space". As Ian and Barbara have gained this knowledge, the Doctor whisks them away on the TARDIS against their will, and he cannot accurately fly the machine.
Through the run of the series, it is learned the Doctor, aided by Susan, stole the TARDIS.
Susan Foreman Photos
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