Doctor Who is my favorite science fiction series. Okay, it's my favorite television series, period. While many current fans are only familiar with the good Doctor from the 2005 revival of the series, I've been a fan of the program since I first watched it on PBS way back in the very early 80's. Like most people around my age, my first introdction to the Doctor was via Tom Baker's portrayal. Over the years, I've managed to see every incarnation of the Doctor thanks to PBS, VHS (remember those?), and DVDs. Here's a list of all of the Doctors from the beginning and a brief glimpse at them as the Doctor.
The sixth Doctor (1984-1986). His time as the Time Lord was full of controversy, primarily on the part of the BBC. Unfortunately the show suffered due to this. Baker has breathed new life into the character via radio broadcasts, however. I also understand that he's a brilliant person in real life.
Matt Smith is the current and eleventh portrayal of the Doctor. While he's only got one season under his belt, he appears to have settled into the role quite well. He's funny and serious all at the same time.
Despite looking extremely cool, I have to admit that I'm a dork. I grew up on the outskirts of the small town of Oberlin, LA. I have since relocated to the Lake Charles, LA area.I love my home state … more