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Tag Archives: Companions
Note: we’ll be covering all eleven Doctors over the following eleven months, ending with the Eleventh Doctor in time for the big 5-0 in November.
By staff | Posted on August 11th, 2012
UPDATED: With BBC AMERICA premiering the original Women of Doctor Who special tonight (Saturday, August 11 at 9/8c), we decided to put the question “Who’s the Greatest Women of Doctor Who…ever?” up to a ...
Hats off to whichever Doctor Who script-writer who came up with the idea of exiling the Doctor to Earth and having him work for UNIT at the beginning of his third incarnation. Especially the Third Doctor.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on March 23rd, 2012
It always makes me laugh when Whovians debate whether someone counts as a true companion or not, as if there’s a badge of service you get, after more than three trips in the TARDIS. Clearly the Doctor is a very friendly fellow, ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on March 16th, 2012
The current Doctor Who series has gone back to the show’s earliest habits in picking people from nowadays as companions, in order to ask the audience the question “what would you do if a man turned up in your life claiming ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on March 9th, 2012
Note to all aspiring actors and actresses: If you’re going for a part in a hugely successful science fiction series, one which looks like it might stand a chance of running for quite a while, try not to get saddled with a ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on March 2nd, 2012
Looking back over nearly 50 years of Doctor Who, and all of the various ways in which companions enter and leave the Doctor’s life, it seems odd, given that successive Doctors have been broadly trending younger in physical age, ...
Let’s imagine you’re an inventor on a planet far from Earth, a planet called Xeriphas (which is almost Sapphire X backwards, a fact that wiseacre visitors never tire of telling you). And you’ve come up with a rather ...
Being a man possessed of great charm, the Doctor operates as a classless being. So long as you’re not mean-spirited or judgmental, he’ll happily get along with anyone.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on February 10th, 2012
The saying “two’s company, but three’s a crowd” could have been coined with Harry Sullivan in mind. A naval medical officer, charged with keeping an eye on the newly-regenerated Fourth Doctor, he found himself ...