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The further adventures of the time travelling alien adventurer known as the Doctor, a Time Lord/Lady who can change appearance and gender, and his/her companions.

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The Doctor, a Time Lord/Lady from the race called Time Lords whose home planet is Gallifrey, travels through time and space in his/her ship the TARDIS (an acronym for Time and Relative Dimension In Space) with numerous companions. From time to time he/she regenerates into a new form (which is how the series has been running since the departure of William Hartnell in 1966).

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Born to Save the Universe. (Series 9) See more »


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17 March 2006 (USA)  »

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Doktor Who  »

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| (48 episodes) | (3 episodes) | (2 Episodes)

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(Dolby 5.1)

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

The character of Captain Jack Harkness (played by John Barrowman), who was introduced in the first season, was the first openly LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender) character to be portrayed in the history of televised Doctor Who. Writer Ian Briggs had suggested a gay subplot for the characters of Judson and Millington in the serial Doctor Who: The Curse of Fenric: Part One (1989), but this had been vetoed by producer John Nathan-Turner as unsuitable for a family audience at the time. Rona Munro also intended a lesbian subtext between Ace and Kara in Doctor Who: Survival: Part Three (1989), but felt this didn't come across properly. See more »

Quotes

The Tenth Doctor: Need this?
[offers the Fifth Doctor his sonic screwdriver]
The Fifth Doctor: No, I'm fine, thank you.
The Tenth Doctor: [sarcastic] Oh no, of course, you mostly went hands-free didn't you? It was like, "Hey, I'm the Doctor, I can save the universe using a kettle and some string! And look at me, I'm wearing a vegetable."
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Crazy Credits

Each episode has a pre-credits sequence, and a trailer for the following episode at the end. Episode one has no pre-credits sequence(except for 5.1 " The Eleventh Hour", and episode thirteen has no trailer. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Switched at Birth: Tight Rope Walker (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Doctor Who Theme
Written by Ron Grainer
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales
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One of the greatest television programs of all time
7 December 2015 | by See all my reviews

You looking for Sci-Fi? It's got it. Action? It's got it. Drama? That too! This show has got it all. With tastes of Horror, Romance, Mystery, even some Western. It really depends on the episode. While not episode is perfect, every episode can be appreciated. While the main idea of the show doesn't change, the show has experimented in many ways. The show is ever changing, with the main cast being swapped every few years. With such a big history, there's a reason the show still stands strong to this day. The episodes give nods to the past, and hints to the future. With this capability, it truly has an infinite potential.

This show truly has affected my life in ways I'd never believed. I went into the show believing it to be a cliché, boring Sci-Fi (I'd never been a fan of the genre), but after just a few episodes I was absolutely hooked. With each new main character added, you quickly learn to love them, despite your disbelief in the ability to after such a heartbreaking exit, which I'll get into later. The characters are written brilliantly, and by the end there run, you always say that the next person coming along will never be as good. Every time, your proved wrong. While everyone has their favorites, each Companion and Doctor have moments to shine, and are all brilliant in their own way.

This show truly is something special. I'll support this show for decades, and I give it a very easy 10/10.


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