Doctor Who is now the longest running science fiction show that has been on television. The series commenced on 23 November, 1963. The Stargate SG-1 series holds the record for the world's longest running consecutive science fiction show.
Doctor Who is a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC and is shown around the world. In 2006 Doctor Who won recognition as one of the finest television programs produced by Britain. It won the British Academy Television Award for the Best Drama Series.
The story of Doctor Who centers around an alien time traveler, the Doctor, who travels in his time machine, the TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimensions In Space). The original run of the series was from 1963 to 1989, with a television film being made in 1996. The second run of the television series began in 2005.
Doctor Who possessed the ability to regenerate his body as required and was played by many actors with the original Doctor starring William Hartnell and the current Doctor starring David Tennant. Doctor Who shares his adventures with up to three companions.
In his travels Doctor Who has various adversaries and villains to overcome that have included the Daleks, that are mutants with metallic voices from the planet Skaro and have the aim to exterminate all that are inferior to themselves. The Cybermen are humanoids with artificial parts in their bodies who are extremely calculating. The Master is a renegade time traveler and the greatest enemy of Doctor Who.
Dr Who has attracted a cult following around the world and has resulted in many spin off products, action figures and toys to supply enthusiastic followers of the popular science fiction series.
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