11 Random Doctor Who Facts

Doctor Who celebrates a half century of existence on November 23, 2013.  The following are eleven random facts paired with eleven (known) Doctors.

11 Random Doctor Who Facts


Fact #1


William Hartnell wore a wig during his tenure as the First Doctor.


Fact #2


Patrick Troughton and Hartnell were originally expected to alternate the role due to Hartnell’s declining health.Doctor Who, BBC, HR to Who, Kyle Jones


Fact #3


Jon Pertwee’s Doctor is often compared to James Bond based on the type of stories during his era.


Fact #4


Tom Baker’s Doctor was – and still is – the quintessential Doctor for many fans.  This is especially true for American fans.


Fact #5


Peter Davison was the first Doctor to appear in live action footage post-2005.HRtoWho OBD


Fact #6


Colin Baker’s Doctor was present during one of the most turbulent times for the program.


Fact #7


Sylvester McCoy portrayed both the 6th and 7th Doctors for the regeneration scene.

Power of Daleks Doctor Who Quote

Fact #8


The 1996 television movie received respectable rating in the UK but did not do so in the US.  The attempted revival was unsuccessful.


Fact #9


Rose Tyler provided the audience with something never before experienced in Doctor Who.  We were able to see the companion’s family.

Kyle Jones' HR to Who features Doctor Who Timeless Quotes

Rose and the Doctor



Fact #10

Doctor Who December 2012

Doctor WHO


David Tennant’s 10th Doctor quickly became popular. His final words – “I don’t want to go” – mimiced the thoughts of millions of fans.


Fact #11


Matt Smith’s 11th Doctor takes center stage for the 50th anniversary special, The Day of the Doctor.

More Facts

What are some of your random Doctor Who facts?  Do you know something that seems to be lost to Doctor Who history?

Source Material


Additional Info:


Join the fun and be the first to receive notice of new posts.  Click here to subscribe.

Kyle Jones logoWant to know more about me?

Find me on other sites:

Facebook  |  Twitter  |  LinkedIn  |  Google+  |  Instagram  |  Foursquare  | SocialMediaToday

Leave a Reply