The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time TV Characters
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The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time

These are the greatest Doctor Who companions of the sci-fi series in history, as voted on by a rabid group of Who fans.  Doctor Who is one of the most popular series of all time, and fans have become obsessed with ranking the best Doctor Who companions. Popular Dr. Who companions like Jack Harkness and others are included. Add your choices to the list of the best Doctor companions of all time and vote on your favorites. Many of the top Doctor Who companions are women (like Rose Tyler and Donna Noble) but some men also make the cut. 

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  2. 34
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    Sally Sparrow

    42
  3. 31
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    Captain Jack Harkness

    44
  4. 13
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    Nicholas Courtney More
    71
  5. 26
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    Camille Coduri More
    47
  6. 19
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    Noel Clarke More
    62
  7. 7
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    often listed
    Martha Jones

    Freema Agyeman More
    85
  8. 8
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    John Leeson More
    79
  9. 5
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    Elisabeth Sladen More
    97
  10. 10
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    River Song

    74
  11. 6
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    Arthur Darvill More
    91
  12. 39
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    Matthew Waterhouse More
    37
  13. 16
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  14. 18
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    Carole Ann Ford More
    62
  15. 3
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    Catherine Tate More
    98
  16. 2
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    Billie Piper More
    99
  17. 4
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    John Barrowman More
    98
  18. 1
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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Amy Pond

    Karen Gillan More
    100
  19. 32
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    44
  20. 11
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    Wilfred Mott

    Bernard Cribbins More
    72
  21. 47
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    Michael Craze More
    32
  22. 52
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    Jackie Lane More
    28
  23. 44
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    34
  24. 33
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    Ian Marter More
    44
  25. 20
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    William Russell More
    58
  26. 17
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    Frazer Hines More
    62
  27. 23
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    Jo Grant

    Katy Manning More
    56
  28. 51
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    Adrienne Hill More
    30
  29. 14
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    Louise Jameson More
    70
  30. 35
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    Caroline John More
    41
  31. 53
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    Bonnie Langford More
    27
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  32. 30
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    Sarah Sutton More
    45
  33. 29
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Peri Brown

    Nicola Bryant More
    46
  34. 38
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    Anneke Wills More
    39
  35. 12
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    Lalla Ward, Mary Tamm More
    71
  36. 43
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    Peter Purves More
    34
  37. 27
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    Janet Fielding More
    47
  38. 45
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    Maureen O'Brien More
    34
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    Deborah Watling More
    36
  40. 37
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    Mark Strickson More
    40
  41. 22
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    Wendy Padbury More
    57
  42. 21
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    Jacqueline Hill More
    57
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    Sophie Aldred More
    66
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    Pete Tyler

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    Canton Delaware

    37
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    Romanadvoratrelundar

    33
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    Madame de Pompadour

    52
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