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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  1. 15
    Up 633
    Down 453
    Sophie Aldred More
    66
  2. 39
    Up 192
    Down 302
    Matthew Waterhouse More
    37
  3. 1
    Up 2830
    Down 1207

    new! Amy Pond

    Karen Gillan More
    100
  4. 32
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    44
  5. 21
    Up 266
    Down 247
    Jacqueline Hill More
    57
  6. 47
    Up 80
    Down 154
    Michael Craze More
    32
  7. 28
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    Down 137

    ranked low on reranks
    Brian (Williams) Pond

    46
    added by: acrosstheflame
  8. 13
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    Down 321
    Nicholas Courtney More
    71
  9. 40
    Up 79
    Down 102

    Canton Delaware

    37
  10. 31
    Up 88
    Down 17

    ranked low on reranks
    Captain Jack Harkness

    44
  11. 9
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    Down 357
    78
  12. 49
    Up 34
    Down 37

    Craig Owens

    32
  13. 52
    Up 59
    Down 164
    Jackie Lane More
    28
  14. 3
    Up 2916
    Down 940
    Catherine Tate More
    98
  15. 43
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    34
  16. 25
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    51
    added by: physcod
  17. 33
    Up 204
    Down 236
    Ian Marter More
    44
  18. 20
    Up 292
    Down 245
    William Russell More
    58
  19. 4
    Up 2570
    Down 842
    John Barrowman More
    98
  20. 26
    Up 309
    Down 330
    Camille Coduri More
    47
  21. 17
    Up 610
    Down 385
    Frazer Hines More
    62
  22. 16
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    Down 616
    63
  23. 23
    Up 405
    Down 290
    Katy Manning More
    56
  24. 8
    Up 1424
    Down 670
    John Leeson More
    79
  25. 51
    Up 73
    Down 195
    Adrienne Hill More
    30
  26. 36
    Up 265
    Down 469
    41
  27. 14
    Up 821
    Down 408
    Louise Jameson More
    70
  28. 35
    Up 143
    Down 182
    Caroline John More
    41
  29. 48
    Up 132
    Down 347

    ranked high on reranks
    Lucie Miller

    32
  30. 24
    Up 581
    Down 555

    Madame de Pompadour

    52
  31. 7
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    Down 991

    often listed
    Martha Jones

    Freema Agyeman More
    85
  32. 53
    Up 10
    Down 34
    Bonnie Langford More
    27
    added by: CoreyWurts
  33. 19
    Up 774
    Down 712
    Noel Clarke More
    62
  34. 30
    Up 248
    Down 222
    Sarah Sutton More
    45
  35. 29
    Up 206
    Down 260

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Peri Brown

    Nicola Bryant More
    46
  36. 42
    Up 72
    Down 114

    Pete Tyler

    35
    added by: physcod
  37. 38
    Up 136
    Down 195
    Anneke Wills More
    39
  38. 10
    Up 7
    Down 1

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    River Song

    74
  39. 12
    Up 948
    Down 477
    Lalla Ward, Mary Tamm More
    71
  40. 46
    Up 25
    Down 26

    Romanadvoratrelundar

    33
  41. 6
    Up 1885
    Down 751
    Arthur Darvill More
    91
  42. 2
    Up 3509
    Down 1302
    Billie Piper More
    99
  43. 34
    Up 91
    Down 45

    ranked low on reranks
    Sally Sparrow

    42
  44. 5
    Up 2260
    Down 707
    Elisabeth Sladen More
    97
  45. 50
    Up 16
    Down 26
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    Sergeant Benton

    30
  46. 44
    Up 85
    Down 157
    Peter Purves More
    34
  47. 18
    Up 488
    Down 396
    Carole Ann Ford More
    62
  48. 27
    Up 268
    Down 234
    Janet Fielding More
    47
  49. 45
    Up 111
    Down 185
    Maureen O'Brien More
    34
  50. 41
    Up 117
    Down 200
    Deborah Watling More
    36
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