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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  1. 1
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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Amy Pond

    Karen Gillan More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 3275
    Down 1256

    most voted &often listed
    Rose Tyler

    Billie Piper More
    98
  3. 3
    Up 2429
    Down 805

    often listed &loved
    Jack Harkness

    John Barrowman More
    98
  4. 4
    Up 2756
    Down 884

    often listed &loved
    Donna Noble

    Catherine Tate More
    98
  5. 5
    Up 2132
    Down 677

    often listed &loved
    Sarah Jane Smith

    Elisabeth Sladen More
    97
  6. 6
    Up 1769
    Down 716
    Arthur Darvill More
    91
  7. 7
    Up 1781
    Down 819
    91
  8. 8
    Up 1651
    Down 936

    often listed
    Martha Jones

    Freema Agyeman More
    87
  9. 9
    Up 1340
    Down 637
    John Leeson More
    82
  10. 10
    Up 873
    Down 307
    79
  11. 11
    Up 801
    Down 216
    Bernard Cribbins More
    76
  12. 12
    Up 912
    Down 449
    Lalla Ward, Mary Tamm More
    74
  13. 13
    Up 780
    Down 386
    Louise Jameson More
    73
  14. 14
    Up 661
    Down 302
    Nicholas Courtney More
    73
  15. 15
    Up 590
    Down 428
    Sophie Aldred More
    68
  16. 16
    Up 758
    Down 583

    controversial
    Jenny

    66
  17. 17
    Up 720
    Down 673

    controversial
    Mickey Smith

    Noel Clarke More
    65
  18. 18
    Up 462
    Down 368
    Carole Ann Ford More
    65
  19. 19
    Up 543
    Down 359

    Jamie MacCrimmon

    65
  20. 20
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    Down 333
    Wendy Padbury More
    61
  21. 21
    Up 379
    Down 269
    Katy Manning More
    61
  22. 22
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    Down 225
    William Russell More
    60
  23. 23
    Up 238
    Down 230
    Jacqueline Hill More
    58
  24. 24
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    Down 527

    Madame de Pompadour

    57
  25. 25
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    Down 128

    niche appeal
    Harriet Jones

    54
    added by: physcod
  26. 26
    Up 29
    Down 4
    54
  27. 27
    Up 235
    Down 202

    niche appeal
    Nyssa

    Sarah Sutton More
    52
  28. 28
    Up 275
    Down 305
    Camille Coduri More
    51
  29. 29
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    Down 216

    niche appeal
    Tegan Jovanka

    Janet Fielding More
    51
  30. 30
    Up 50
    Down 23
    51
  31. 31
    Up 204
    Down 158

    niche appeal
    Jamie McCrimmon

    Frazer Hines More
    51
  32. 32
    Up 168
    Down 126

    Brian (Williams) Pond

    50
    added by: acrosstheflame
  33. 33
    Up 192
    Down 240

    controversial
    Peri Brown

    Nicola Bryant More
    50
  34. 34
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    Down 218

    niche appeal
    Harry Sullivan

    Ian Marter More
    49
  35. 35
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    Down 476

    niche appeal
    Astrid Peth

    48
  36. 36
    Up 64
    Down 85

    Canton Delaware

    48
  37. 37
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    Down 446

    controversial &niche appeal
    Lady Christina De Souza

    46
  38. 38
    Up 130
    Down 162

    niche appeal
    Liz Shaw

    Caroline John More
    45
  39. 39
    Up 123
    Down 237

    niche appeal
    Vislor Turlough

    Mark Strickson More
    45
  40. 40
    Up 126
    Down 176
    Anneke Wills More
    44
  41. 41
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    Down 281
    Matthew Waterhouse More
    44
  42. 42
    Up 154
    Down 92
    43
  43. 43
    Up 113
    Down 178
    Deborah Watling More
    42
  44. 44
    Up 55
    Down 95

    Pete Tyler

    41
    added by: physcod
  45. 45
    Up 125
    Down 329

    controversial
    Lucie Miller

    41
  46. 46
    Up 31
    Down 54
    41
  47. 47
    Up 80
    Down 138
    Peter Purves More
    41
  48. 48
    Up 103
    Down 164
    Maureen O'Brien More
    41
  49. 49
    Up 69
    Down 136
    Michael Craze More
    38
  50. 50
    Up 68
    Down 175
    Adrienne Hill More
    37
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