Hede.io Entry: Doctor Who
Doctor Who is a British
drama television program produced by the
BBC. The pilot episode "An Unearthly Child" was aired one day after the
Kennedy assassination. The original series ran from 1963-1989 and was revived in 2005.
The show follows the adventures of a time traveling
humanoid alien known simply as "
the Doctor". The Doctor is from the planet
Gallifrey and is a member of the race known as Time Lords (a female
Time Lord is referred to as a "Time Lady"). All Time Lords are Gallifreyan but not all Gallifreyans are Time Lords. Time Lords are distinguished by their ability to regenerate when close to death.
The Doctor is often accompanied by one or more companions the Doctor has invited to travel and see all of time and space. During most of the Doctor's adventures an
alien foe must be defeated. Some of the most common Doctor Who villains are
Daleks and a renegade Time Lord known as "
The official website for Doctor Who is https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006q2x0
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