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. 53
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    Bonnie Langford More
    27
    added by: CoreyWurts
  2. 52
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    Jackie Lane More
    28
  3. 51
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    Adrienne Hill More
    30
  4. 50
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    Sergeant Benton

    30
  5. 49
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    Lucie Miller

    32
  6. 48
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    Michael Craze More
    32
  7. 47
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    Craig Owens

    32
  8. 46
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    Romanadvoratrelundar

    33
  9. 45
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    Maureen O'Brien More
    34
  10. 44
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    34
  11. 43
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    Peter Purves More
    34
  12. 42
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    Pete Tyler

    35
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  13. 41
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    Deborah Watling More
    36
  14. 40
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    Matthew Waterhouse More
    37
  15. 39
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    Canton Delaware

    37
  16. 38
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    Anneke Wills More
    39
  17. 37
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    Mark Strickson More
    40
  18. 36
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    41
  19. 35
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    Caroline John More
    42
  20. 34
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    Sally Sparrow

    42
  21. 33
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    Ian Marter More
    44
  22. 32
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    44
  23. 31
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    Sarah Sutton More
    45
  24. 30
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    Captain Jack Harkness

    45
  25. 29
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Peri Brown

    Nicola Bryant More
    46
  26. 28
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    Brian (Williams) Pond

    46
    added by: acrosstheflame
  27. 27
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    Janet Fielding More
    47
  28. 26
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    Camille Coduri More
    47
  29. 25
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    51
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  30. 24
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    Madame de Pompadour

    52
  31. 23
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    Katy Manning More
    56
  32. 22
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    Wendy Padbury More
    56
  33. 21
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    Jacqueline Hill More
    57
  34. 20
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    William Russell More
    58
  35. 19
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    Noel Clarke More
    62
  36. 18
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    Carole Ann Ford More
    62
  37. 17
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    Frazer Hines More
    62
  38. 16
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    63
  39. 15
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    Sophie Aldred More
    66
  40. 14
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    Louise Jameson More
    70
  41. 13
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    Nicholas Courtney More
    71
  42. 12
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    Lalla Ward, Mary Tamm More
    72
  43. 11
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    Wilfred Mott

    Bernard Cribbins More
    72
  44. 10
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    River Song

    75
  45. 9
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    78
  46. 8
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    John Leeson More
    79
  47. 7
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    Martha Jones

    Freema Agyeman More
    85
  48. 6
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    Arthur Darvill More
    91
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    Elisabeth Sladen More
    97
  50. 4
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    John Barrowman More
    98
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