32.12 - "Closing Time"
The Doctor stops by to say goodbye to Craig and ends up stopping another Cybermen invasion.
32.13 - "The Wedding of River Song"
Monsters in the cupboard and a cuckoo in the nest.
The Story So Far
The Doctor, a Time Lord, travels through space and, uh, time with his trusty TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension In Space), accompanied by an endless succession of beautiful companions (male and female). He and these companions run around a lot as they save Earth and the Universe from the Doctor’s enemies; the Daleks, the Master, the Cybermen and a variety of nasty alien (and sometimes human) monsters.
Classic Doctor Who (Seasons 1-26):
The First Doctor (William Hartnell) goes
on adventures in time and space with his companions, fighting
against the Daleks and Cybermen before he regenerates. The
Second Doctor (Patrick Troughton) also goes on adventures in
time and space and fights against the Daleks and Cybermen. He is
exiled to Earth and forced to regenerate. The Third Doctor (Jon
Pertwee) is stuck on Earth mostly repairing the TARDIS, working
with UNIT and driving a snazzy yellow car but still manages to
come up against the Daleks, and the Master. He regenerates and
the Fourth Doctor (Tom Baker) manages to leave Earth. He also
fights the Daleks (I’m sensing a theme), acquires his best
companion ever, K9, as other companions come and go. He also
goes up against the Black Guardian, and after escaping E-Space,
the Doctor tangles with the Master and regenerates. The Fifth
Doctor (Peter Davison) continues the traditions of fighting the
Daleks and also the Master, before he too regenerates to save
one of his companions. The Sixth Doctor (Colin Baker) gets put
on trial by the Time Lords, and fights (yes, you’ve guessed it)
the Daleks (will they never die?), the Master (who has the
excuse of regenerating) and the Cybermen (at least we hadn’t
heard from them for a while). He regenerates for unknown reasons
and the Seventh Doctor (Sylvester McCoy) is left to continue
battling the… well, you get the idea, although they do throw in
a giant Liquorice Allsort for good measure.
Doctor Who TV Movie (1996):
On his way to deliver the ashes of the Master to Gallifrey, the Doctor is shot and regenerates… a confused Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann) escapes from a hospital but remembers everything in time to save the world from the Master, whose apparent cremation has all been a plot to take over the TARDIS.
Doctor Who Reboot:
The Ninth Doctor (Christopher Eccleston) defeats the Autons with the help of Rose Tyler (Billie Piper), and they set out to explore time and space in his TARDIS. Apparently there’s been a Time War, Gallifrey is lost and the Doctor is the Last Time Lord (only not really). Having faced off against a zombie army and been joined by Captain Jack (John Barrowman), in stopping an invasion of, who else but the Daleks, Rose takes on more than she can handle and the Doctor forfeits his life to save her. He regenerates…
Children in Need Special:
Rose is suspicious of the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant) but just as she starts to believe it’s him, he collapses…
The Christmas Invasion:
Earth is threatened by the Sycorax but the Doctor wakes up refreshed after a cup of tea (proving the British belief that tea solves all ills) and defeats them. Unfortunately, the PM orders the Sycorax blown up by Torchwood anyway.
The Doctor and Rose set out together visiting New Earth, saving Queen Victoria, before having an adventure with Mickey (Noel Clarke) and Sarah Jane Smith (Lis Sladen), who has K9. The Doctor strikes up a friendship with Madame de Pompadour before the TARDIS gets pulled into a parallel world where Rose’s Dad lives, and so do the Cybermen--whom they then defeat. Eventually, they return to Earth only to discover Torchwood has been fooled by the Daleks and the Cybermen (oh, look – both of them!). In defeating them, Rose gets trapped on the parallel world. She and a hologram of the Doctor say an emotional farewell. Could the Doctor be as in love with Rose as she is with him?
The Runaway Bride:
Donna Noble (Catherine Tate) appears in the TARDIS and in trying to get her back to her wedding, the Doctor realizes there is a plot to take over the Earth by the Racnoss. Donna’s fiancé is killed and Donna refuses to travel with the Doctor, but tells him to find someone.
The Doctor meets Martha Jones (Freema Agyeman) and having defeated a plasmavore, they set out on adventures in (yes, you’ve guessed it again!) time and space. Travels to the past and future happen before they end up (once again) tangling with the Daleks. Then, the Doctor makes himself temporarily human to avoid the family of Blood, who track him down anyway. Luckily he remembers just in time (time – get it! Never mind…) and imprisons them. Sally Sparrow (Carey Mulligan) deals with the Weeping Angels and finally, the Doctor and Martha, joined by Captain Jack, end up fighting the Master (Derek Jacobi and John Simms) in the year that never was. Martha tells the Doctor goodbye because she knows he isn’t as in love with her as she is with him.
Time Crash (Children in Need Special):
The Fifth and Tenth Doctors meet when their TARDISes merge briefly.
The Voyage of the Damned:
The Doctor crashes into the spaceship Titanic and, with the help of ill-fated Astrid (Kylie Minogue), saves it from falling into Buckingham Palace.
The Doctor joins up with Donna as they investigate the Adipose. They visit Pompeii, the planet of the Ood, before foiling a Sontaran attack with Martha and UNIT. The Doctor accidentally has a daughter, Jenny (Georgia Moffat) who dies but doesn’t, and meets the intriguing Professor River Song (Alex Kingston) in The Library. Donna creates a whole parallel world, all leading to the Doctor and Rose being reunited, along with all the companions, as the Daleks attempt to take over the Universe. There’s a biogenic metacrisis; the Daleks and Davros die (but let’s face it we probably haven’t seen the last of them), and the Earth is saved. Donna has her memory wiped and Rose ends up with the Doctor clone on the parallel world (because the clone apparently loves her as much as she loves the Doctor).
The Next Doctor (2008):
The Doctor thinks he meets the next Doctor but doesn’t before he defeats the Cyber King in a hot air balloon.
The Planet of the Dead (2009):
The Doctor is investigating an anomaly when the bus he is on is transported through a wormhole to another world which has been consumed by giant alien stingray-like creatures. Helped by UNIT on Earth and a thief, the Doctor gets the bus back and the wormhole is closed but the Doctor is forewarned of his death.
The Waters of Mars (2009):
The Doctor visits Mars and fights against alien water creatures which take over the personnel. The Doctor, apparently having some kind of breakdown brought on by the prophecy of his death, saves Adelaide (Lindsay Duncan) even though her death is a fixed point in time. Adelaide takes matters into her own hands and kills herself leaving a horrified Doctor.
The End of Time (2009):
The Master returns (despite dying and his body being cremated) who shoots the Doctor who doesn’t die. Teaming up with Donna’s grandfather, Wilf (Bernard Cribbins), the Doctor falls through a ceiling (but still doesn’t die), defeats the returning Time Lords, sending Gallifrey back to its time-locked state and saving the Earth. The Doctor is saved by the Master and doesn’t die again. But to save Wilf the Doctor suffers a lethal dose of radiation. He still doesn’t die immediately, finding time (OK, OK, I know I’ve already done the joke) to visit all his companions from his Tenth incarnation before regenerating…
The new Doctor (Matt Smith) meets Amy
Pond (Karen Gillan) and sets off for more adventures in time and
31.01 - "The Eleventh Hour"
31.02 - "The Beast Below"
31.03 - "Victory of the Daleks"
31.04 - "The Time of Angels"
31.05 - "Flesh and Stone"
31.06 - "Vampires in Venice"
31.07 - "Amy's Choice"
31.08 - "The Hungry Earth"
31.09 - "Cold Blood"
31.10 - "Vincent and the Doctor"
31.11 - "The Lodger"
31.12 - "The Pandorica Opens"
31.13 - "The Big Bang"
A classy Doctor Who take on a Christmas classic.
32.01 - "The Impossible Astronaut"
Team TARDIS are reunited for more adventures, deaths and monsters hiding in sewers…
32.02 - "Day of the Moon"
Somehow the Doctor saves everyone and solves nothing… business as usual then.
32.03 - "The Curse of the Black Spot"
The Curse of the Third Episode strikes again.
32.04 - "The Doctor's Wife"
The Doctor finally meets the love of his life.
32.05 - "The Rebel Flesh"
Which tries to marry Frankenstein with Multiplicity but it all ends up a rather gooey mess.
32.06 - "The Almost People"
Almost a good episode but not quite.
32.07 - "A Good Man Goes to War"
The one that finally reveals who River Song is!
32.08 - "Let's Kill Hitler"
How Melody Pond becomes River Song.
32.09 - "Night Terrors"
Monsters in the cupboard and a cuckoo in the nest.
32.10 - "The Girl Who Waited"
Double trouble means heartbreak for Rory as the Doctor continues to lie.
32.11 - "The God Complex"
The Doctor finally tells the truth and saves Amy WIlliams.
-- Rachel Day
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