The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time TV Characters

The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time

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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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    Nicholas Courtney More
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    Camille Coduri More
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    Noel Clarke More
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    Freema Agyeman More
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    John Leeson More
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    Elisabeth Sladen More
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    River Song

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    Arthur Darvill More
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    Matthew Waterhouse More
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    Carole Ann Ford More
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    Catherine Tate More
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    Billie Piper More
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    John Barrowman More
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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Amy Pond

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    Wilfred Mott

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    Dodo Chaplet

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    Ian Marter More
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    William Russell More
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    Frazer Hines More
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    Katy Manning More
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    Katarina

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    Louise Jameson More
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    Caroline John More
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    Mel Bush

    Bonnie Langford More
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    Sarah Sutton More
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    Anneke Wills More
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    Lalla Ward, Mary Tamm More
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    Peter Purves More
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    Janet Fielding More
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    Maureen O'Brien More
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    Deborah Watling More
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    Mark Strickson More
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    Jacqueline Hill More
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    Pete Tyler

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    Tamsin Drew

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    Madame de Pompadour

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