Doctor Who (1963)

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  • 1963
  • 26 Seasons
  • 8.4  (37,250)

In this science fiction series, a time-traveling alien comes to Earth in order to save the planet from extraterrestrial menaces, and in the process he picks up an earthly traveling companion. This classic version of the series ran from 1963 to 1989, with various actors playing multiple incarnations of the Doctor.

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Survival (3)
14. Survival (3)
December 6, 1989
As the alien world dies around them, the Doctor and the Master fight like animals before escaping to Earth, where their war ends. And somewhere else, the tea is getting cold...
Survival (2)
13. Survival (2)
November 29, 1989
The Doctor and a number of people from Perivale follow Ace to the Cheetah-People's world, where the Master lies in wait. He cannot leave without the Doctor's assistance.
Survival (1)
12. Survival (1)
November 22, 1989
Perivale, England, the late 1980s. People are vanishing into thin air under the baleful stare of a very strange cat. The Doctor and Ace learn that, in the battle for survival, success can carry a terrible price...
The Curse of Fenric (4)
11. The Curse of Fenric (4)
November 15, 1989
Fenric is loose and planning to use the Ancient Haemovore to poison the Earth with chemicals, unless the Doctor can defeat him in their centuries old game.
The Curse of Fenric (3)
10. The Curse of Fenric (3)
November 8, 1989
The Doctor and his friends come under attack from the Haemavores, allowing Millington to retrieve the flask containing Fenric's essence.
The Curse of Fenric (2)
9. The Curse of Fenric (2)
November 1, 1989
The Doctor and Ace manage to convince Sorin to release them while Millington and Judson attempt to translate the Viking runes.
The Curse of Fenric (1)
8. The Curse of Fenric (1)
October 25, 1989
England, the 1940s. The TARDIS brings the Doctor and Ace to a secret naval base during WWII. There, the time-travellers battle vampiric Haemovores and an ancient Viking curse!
Ghost Light (3)
7. Ghost Light (3)
October 18, 1989
The Doctor attempts to convince Light to put an end to Smith's schemes but instead Light aims to put an end to Earth's evolution.
Ghost Light (2)
6. Ghost Light (2)
October 11, 1989
The Doctor manages to rescue Ace from the husks and then tries to uncover the truth about the goings on in Josiah's house.
Ghost Light (1)
5. Ghost Light (1)
October 4, 1989
England, 1883. The Doctor brings Ace to a house called Gabriel Chase in her home town of Perivale. The Gothic mansion is presided over by one Josiah Samuel Smith--an evolved alien brought to Earth in a stone spaceship that is now in the basement beneath the house, and which still holds an ancient evil capable of wiping out the world.
Battlefield (4)
4. Battlefield (4)
September 27, 1989
Morgaine forces Ace and Shou Yuing to hand over Excalibur by threatening to release the Destroyer, so the Doctor and the Brigadier enter a dimensional portal to stop her.
Battlefield (3)
3. Battlefield (3)
September 20, 1989
The Brigadier rescues the Doctor from the stone spaceship before they set out to locate Morgaine before she gains Excalibur.
Battlefield (2)
2. Battlefield (2)
September 13, 1989
The Doctor and Ace discover a stone spaceship underneath Warmsley's archaeological dig while Mordred summons Morgaine to Earth's dimension.
Battlefield (1)
1. Battlefield (1)
September 6, 1989
The village of Carbury, England, in the late 1990s, where a nuclear missile convoy overseen by UNIT has run into difficulties. Lying on the bed of the nearby Lake Vortigern is a spaceship from another dimension containing the body of King Arthur and his sword Excalibur.
The Five Doctors
101. The Five Doctors
November 22, 2013
Plans are afoot for a special episode to commemorate the show's 50th Anniversary. What can the actors who formerly played the Doctor do to ensure their involvement?
The Doctors Revisited: The First Doctor
201. The Doctors Revisited: The First Doctor
January 27, 2013
The First Doctor, played by William Hartnell, introduced viewers to an incredible show that is still popular 50 years later.
The Doctors Revisited: The Second Doctor
202. The Doctors Revisited: The Second Doctor
February 24, 2013
The Second Doctor, played by Patrick Troughton, brought a new energy to the series, with his impish charm and boundless enthusiasm.
The Doctors Revisited: The Third Doctor
203. The Doctors Revisited: The Third Doctor
March 31, 2013
Along with the introduction of colour, the Third Doctor, played by Jon Pertwee, brought with him action, stunts and car chases to the Doctor Who series.
The Doctors Revisited: The Fourth Doctor
204. The Doctors Revisited: The Fourth Doctor
April 28, 2013
As the Fourth Doctor, played by Tom Baker, donned his scarf, left planet Earth and returned to space, he created an ever-lasting iconic image of the wandering time traveller.
The Doctors Revisited: The Fifth Doctor
205. The Doctors Revisited: The Fifth Doctor
May 26, 2013
The Fifth Doctor, played by Peter Davison, introduced viewers to a character who was fresh faced, youthful and more vulnerable than we had seen before.
The Doctors Revisited: The Sixth Doctor
206. The Doctors Revisited: The Sixth Doctor
June 29, 2013
As the Sixth Doctor, played by Colin Baker, generated onto our screens in a patchwork blast of color, he brought with him his own sense of style and character.
The Doctors Revisited: The Seventh Doctor
207. The Doctors Revisited: The Seventh Doctor
July 27, 2013
The Seventh Doctor, played by Sylvester McCoy, clowned around in a question marked tank top and juggled his way around foes.
Description

In this science fiction series, a time-traveling alien comes to Earth in order to save the planet from extraterrestrial menaces, and in the process he picks up an earthly traveling companion. This classic version of the series ran from 1963 to 1989, with various actors playing multiple incarnations of the Doctor.

Doctor Who (1963) is a series that is currently running and has 26 seasons (734 episodes). The series first aired on November 23, 1963.

Where to Watch Doctor Who (1963)

Doctor Who (1963) is available for streaming on the BBC One website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Doctor Who (1963) on demand at Apple TV+, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    November 23, 1963
  • IMDB Rating
    8.4  (37,250)