The Doctor (Doctor Who)

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Doctor Who

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The Doctor is the title character in the long-running BBC science fiction television programme Doctor Who.
The programme depicts the adventures of a Time Lord called "the Doctor", an extraterrestrial being, to all appearances human, from the planet Gallifrey.

TARDIS

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In the programme, "the Doctor" is the alias assumed by a centuries-old alien—a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey—who travels through space and time in the TARDIS, frequently with companions.
The TV show Doctor Who mainly features a single TARDIS used by the central character the Doctor.

Companion (Doctor Who)

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In the programme, "the Doctor" is the alias assumed by a centuries-old alien—a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey—who travels through space and time in the TARDIS, frequently with companions.
In the long-running BBC television science fiction programme Doctor Who and related works, the term "companion" refers to a character who travels with, or shares the adventures of, the Doctor.

Time Lord

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In the programme, "the Doctor" is the alias assumed by a centuries-old alien—a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey—who travels through space and time in the TARDIS, frequently with companions.
The Time Lords are a fictional, ancient extraterrestrial species in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, of which the series' protagonist, the Doctor, is a member.

Thirteenth Doctor

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On 25 December 2017, Jodie Whittaker made her first appearance as the Thirteenth Doctor at the end of the 2017 Christmas special "Twice Upon a Time".
The Thirteenth Doctor is the current incarnation of the Doctor, the fictional protagonist of the BBC science fiction television programme Doctor Who.

Regeneration (Doctor Who)

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The transition to each succeeding actor is explained within the show's narrative through the plot device of "regeneration", a biological function of the Time Lord race that allows a change of cellular structure and appearance with recovery following a potentially fatal injury.
Regeneration has been used twelve times throughout the history of the franchise as a device for introducing a new actor for the lead role of its main character, the Doctor.

Gallifrey

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In the programme, "the Doctor" is the alias assumed by a centuries-old alien—a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey—who travels through space and time in the TARDIS, frequently with companions.
It is the original home world of the Time Lords, the civilisation to which the main character, the Doctor, belongs.

Twelfth Doctor

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It would be during his twelfth incarnation that the Doctor realizes his actions made the difference in the balance between good and evil in the universe.
The Twelfth Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor, the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television programme Doctor Who.

Borusa

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According to The Doctor, when regarding the effects of the initiation on participants: 'Some are inspired, some go mad (as he suggests happened to his nemesis, the Master) and some run away." When asked to which group he belonged, he replied, "Oh, the ones that ran away; I never stopped!". The Doctor was taught by future Lord President Borusa and Azmael, where he met Drax, with whom he attended a Tech course as part of the class of '92. In the Armageddon Factor, it is revealed that the Doctor scraped through the Academy with 51% on his second attempt. In The Time Meddler, it is said that the Doctor was fifty years before the Meddling Monk. In Time and the Rani, the Doctor claims to have attended University alongside the Rani, specialising in thermodynamics.
Within the context of the series, Borusa is a former teacher of the Doctor who appears in four serials.

Jodie Whittaker

On 25 December 2017, Jodie Whittaker made her first appearance as the Thirteenth Doctor at the end of the 2017 Christmas special "Twice Upon a Time".
On 16 July 2017, the BBC announced that Whittaker would become the thirteenth and first female incarnation of The Doctor in the British TV series Doctor Who.

Seventh Doctor

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Feeling that too much of the Doctor's backstory had been revealed by the Seventh Doctor's era, writers Andrew Cartmel, Ben Aaronovitch and Marc Platt developed a new direction for the series.
The Seventh Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor, the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who.

The End of Time (Doctor Who)

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In The End of Time, The Master recollects their childhood together where they would run all day across his father's field, described as ‘pastures of red grass stretching far across the slopes of Mount Perdition’ and the boys would call up at the sky.
This is the last story for lead actor David Tennant, who handed over the role of alien time traveller the Doctor to Matt Smith.

Second Doctor

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In "The Tomb of the Cybermen" when asked about his family, the Second Doctor says his memories of them are alive when he wants them to be otherwise they sleep in his mind and he forgets.
The Second Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor, the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who.

Eighth Doctor

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In the 1996 television movie, the Eighth Doctor remarks that he is half-human on his mother's side, and recalls watching a meteor storm with his father on Gallifrey.
The Eighth Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor, the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who.

The Monk (Doctor Who)

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According to The Doctor, when regarding the effects of the initiation on participants: 'Some are inspired, some go mad (as he suggests happened to his nemesis, the Master) and some run away." When asked to which group he belonged, he replied, "Oh, the ones that ran away; I never stopped!". The Doctor was taught by future Lord President Borusa and Azmael, where he met Drax, with whom he attended a Tech course as part of the class of '92. In the Armageddon Factor, it is revealed that the Doctor scraped through the Academy with 51% on his second attempt. In The Time Meddler, it is said that the Doctor was fifty years before the Meddling Monk. In Time and the Rani, the Doctor claims to have attended University alongside the Rani, specialising in thermodynamics.
Other than the Doctor and Susan, the Monk was the first member of the Doctor's species to appear in the programme, and the second Doctor Who villain (after the Daleks) to make a return appearance.

The Rani (Doctor Who)

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According to The Doctor, when regarding the effects of the initiation on participants: 'Some are inspired, some go mad (as he suggests happened to his nemesis, the Master) and some run away." When asked to which group he belonged, he replied, "Oh, the ones that ran away; I never stopped!". The Doctor was taught by future Lord President Borusa and Azmael, where he met Drax, with whom he attended a Tech course as part of the class of '92. In the Armageddon Factor, it is revealed that the Doctor scraped through the Academy with 51% on his second attempt. In The Time Meddler, it is said that the Doctor was fifty years before the Meddling Monk. In Time and the Rani, the Doctor claims to have attended University alongside the Rani, specialising in thermodynamics.
She is established as being the same age as the Doctor.

The Five Doctors

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During the first two seasons he travelled with his granddaughter, Susan Foreman, who has since been referred to occasionally and who returned in The Five Doctors.
Patrick Troughton and Jon Pertwee reprised their roles as the Second and Third Doctors, respectively.

The Day of the Doctor

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The promise itself is revealed in "The Day of the Doctor": "Never cruel nor cowardly. Never give up. Never give in."
In the midst of the Time War between the Time Lords and the Daleks, the War Doctor — an incarnation of the Doctor about 400 years younger than the Eleventh Doctor — decides to trigger an ancient and sentient weapon called the Moment to destroy both sides.

Ninth Doctor

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In the 2005 series premiere, "Rose", it is revealed that the Ninth Doctor was instrumental in preventing a family from boarding the Titanic prior to her fateful voyage.
The Ninth Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor, the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television programme Doctor Who.

Fourth Doctor

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The Fourth Doctor mentioned this event in Robot and The Invasion of Time, where he insists that the sinking was not his fault; the Seventh Doctor became involved in the sinking when tracking an alien entity in the novel The Left-Handed Hummingbird.
The Fourth Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor, the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who.

River Song (Doctor Who)

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In "The Wedding of River Song", he marries recurring companion and love interest River Song.
River Song was introduced to the series as an experienced future companion of series protagonist the Doctor, an alien Time Lord who travels through time in his TARDIS.

Cartmel Masterplan

Cartmel wished to restore the character's "awe, mystery and strength" and make him "once again more than a mere chump of a Time Lord" – an idea the media dubbed the "Cartmel Masterplan".
The Cartmel Masterplan is a fan name for the planned Doctor Who backstory developed primarily by Andrew Cartmel, Ben Aaronovitch and Marc Platt, by which they intended to restore some of the mystery of the Doctor's background that had been lost through revelation of the existing backstory.

Sonic screwdriver

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With the exception of his sonic screwdriver, the Doctor detests weapons and uses violence only as a last resort.
The sonic screwdriver is a multifunctional fictional tool in the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who and its spin-offs, used by the Doctor.

The Other (Doctor Who)

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The proposed backstory was fully explored in Platt's 1997 novel Lungbarrow, where the Doctor is revealed as "the Other", a mysterious figure in Gallifreyan lore who co-founded Time Lord society with Rassilon and Omega.
The Other was intended to be part of the backstory of the television series during the Seventh Doctor's tenure and part of script editor Andrew Cartmel's intention now known to fans as the "Cartmel Masterplan" to restore some mystery to the character of the Doctor.

Doctor Who (series 1)

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In the 2005 series premiere, "Rose", it is revealed that the Ninth Doctor was instrumental in preventing a family from boarding the Titanic prior to her fateful voyage.
The show depicts the adventures of a mysterious and eccentric Time Lord known as the Doctor, who travels through time and space in his time machine, the TARDIS, which normally appears from the exterior to be a blue 1950s British police box.