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Doctor (Fictitious character)


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    • The Doctor (Fictitious character)
    • Doctor, The (Fictitious character)
    • Doctor Who (Fictitious character)
    • Who, Doctor (Fictitious character)
    • Dr. Who (Fictitious character)
    • Who, Dr. (Fictitious character)
    • Theta Sigma (Fictitious character)
    • Sigma, Theta (Fictitious character)
    • Smith, John (Fictitious character from Doctor Who)
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    • found: Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- ). Season 1. Doctor Who. The complete first series, 2006.
    • found: Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- ). Season 2. Doctor Who. The complete second series, 2007.
    • found: Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989). Battlefield. Battlefield, 1998.
    • found: Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989). Nightmare of Eden, 1999.
    • found: New dimensions of Doctor Who, 2013.
    • found: Wikipedia, May 15, 2014:Doctor Who (Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC. The programme depicts the adventures of the Doctor, a Time Lord--a time-travelling humanoid alien. He explores the universe in his TARDIS, a sentient time-travelling space ship.) Doctor (Doctor Who) (The Doctor is the title character in the long-running BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, and has also featured in two cinema feature films and one made-for-television film, as well as a vast range of spin-off novels, audio dramas and comic strips connected to the series. Within the show, "the Doctor" is the alias assumed by a centuries-old alien who travels through space and time in his TARDIS; the Doctor is a Time Lord from the planet of Gallifrey; "Doctor" is not the character's true name, which has been left unrevealed. He adopts it as an alias for reasons undisclosed in the series itself)
    • found: BBC One Doctor Who website, May 15, 2014:Characters> The Doctors (The First Doctor, also known as: Doctor Caligari; Theta Sigma; The Second Doctor, also known as: John Smith; Doctor von Wer; The Third Doctor, also known as: John Smith; The Fourth Doctor, also known as: The Evil One; The Eighth Doctor, also known as: Doctor Bowman (from London); The Ninth Doctor, also known as: The Oncoming Storm; The Tenth Doctor, also known as: Doctor James McCrimmon; The Eleventh Doctor, also known as: Raggedy Man / The Caretaker) - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006q2x0/features/doctors
    • found: The Doctor Who site, May 15, 2014:Doctor Who guide > Characters > The Doctor (The Doctor; 1st incarnation - The 1st Doctor; 2nd incarnation - The 2nd Doctor; 3rd incarnation - The 3rd Doctor; 4th incarnation - The 4th Doctor; 5th incarnation - The 5th Doctor; 6th incarnation - The 6th Doctor; 7th incarnation - The 7th Doctor; 8th incarnation - The 8th Doctor; 9th incarnation - The War Doctor; 10th incarnation - The 9th Doctor; 11th incarnation - The 10th Doctor; 12th incarnation - The 10th Doctor; 13th incarnation - The 11th Doctor; 14th incarnation - The 12th Doctor)
    • found: TARDIS data core wiki, May 15, 2014:The Doctor (The Doctor was the primary alias of a renegade Time Lord from Gallifrey who travelled through time and space with various companions in his obsolete and "borrowed" Type 40 TARDIS; The Doctor's true name remained unknown to all but a very few individuals, such as Samantha Jones, River Song and possibly Clara Oswald; According to Dorium Maldovar and the Silence, the oldest and most dangerous question in the universe was "Doctor Who?" The Doctor's true name was apparently the answer; The Seventh Doctor mentioned to Trevor Sigma that his nickname at college was Theta Sigma)
    • found: Gifford, Clive. So you think you know Dr Who?, 2007.
    • found: Clute, J. The encyclopedia of science fiction, 1993(Dr. Who)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 28, 2018(The Doctor is the title character in the long-running BBC science fiction television programme Doctor Who; since the show's inception in 1963, the character has been portrayed by twelve lead actors; "the Doctor" is the alias assumed by a centuries-old alien--a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey--who travels through space and time; Jodie Whittaker made her first appearance as the Thirteenth Doctor at the end of the 2017 Christmas special "Twice Upon a Time"; in the early years of the franchise, the character was credited as "Doctor Who" or "Dr Who")
    • found: Wikidata, June 28, 2018(The Doctor; fictional character from Doctor Who; sex or gender: male, excluding Thirteenth Doctor; female, applies to part Thirteenth Doctor; place of birth: Gallifrey; occupation: explorer, inventor, scientist) - https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q34358
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    • [Do not confuse with: Dr. Who, scientist in King Kong Escapes (1967)]
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    • 2014-05-15: new
    • 2018-06-30: revised
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