Doctor Who The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time  

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List Rules Must be an official Doctor Who companion - TV series only!

These are the greatest Doctor Who companions in this history of the sci-fi series, 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. 

Who are the best Doctor Who companions? Community lists on Ranker update when a new list is added or changed to bring you a statistically accurate wisdom of crowds representation of the best companions of the Doctor in history. Who do you think is the best Doctor Who companion? Don't just argue from the sidelines on who any of the Doctors could have chosen ... vote up your favorites, add any companions we may have missed, and if you're a true Whovian, rerank the whole list!

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Rose Tyler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Rose Tyler Billie Piper

2
5,526 2,600
Amy Pond is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Amy Pond Karen Gillan

3
5,650 2,046
Donna Noble is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Donna Noble Catherine Tate

4
5,046 1,808
Jack Harkness is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Jack Harkness John Barrowman

5
4,296 1,477
Sarah Jane Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Sarah Jane Smith Elisabeth Sladen

6
4,411 1,733
River Song is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
River Song Alex Kingston

7
3,957 1,602
Rory Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Rory Williams Arthur Darvill

8
3,535 2,206
Martha Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Martha Jones Freema Agyeman

9
2,990 1,447
K-9 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
K-9 John Leeson

10
3,371 1,363
Clara Oswin Oswald is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Clara Oswin Oswald Jenna Coleman

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2,506 854
Wilfred Mott is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Wilfred Mott Bernard Cribbins

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1,543 169
TARDIS is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
morgan-bell added TARDIS

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1,682 1,167
Romana is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Romana Lalla Ward, Mary Tamm

14
1,578 999
Leela is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Leela Louise Jameson

15
1,633 1,663
Mickey Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Mickey Smith Noel Clarke

16
1,797 1,340
Jenny is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Jenny Georgia Moffett

17
1,266 1,085
Ace is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Ace Sophie Aldred

18
727 322
Brigadier Alistair Gordon Leth... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
dtoborg2 added Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge Stewart Nicholas Courtney

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1,182 958
Jamie McCrimmon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Jamie McCrimmon Frazer Hines

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993 961
Susan Foreman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Susan Foreman Carole Ann Ford

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832 519
Sally Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Sally Sparrow Carey Mulligan

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937 742
Jo Grant is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Jo Grant Katy Manning

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1,302 1,125
Madame de Pompadour is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Madame de Pompadour Sophia Myles

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713 758
Barbara Wright is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Barbara Wright Jacqueline Hill

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739 770
Ian Chesterton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Ian Chesterton William Russell

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606 367
Stormageddon Dark Lord of All is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
dtoborg2 added Stormageddon Dark Lord of All

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782 832
Zoe Heriot is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Zoe Heriot Wendy Padbury

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740 796
Harriet Jones is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
physcod added Harriet Jones Penelope Wilton

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838 955
Jackie Tyler is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Jackie Tyler Camille Coduri

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863 1,007
Astrid Peth is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Astrid Peth Kylie Minogue

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648 591
Brian (Williams) Pond is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
acrosstheflame added Brian (Williams) Pond Mark Williams

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459 376
Romanadvoratrelundar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Romanadvoratrelundar Mary Tamm

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620 682
Tegan Jovanka is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Tegan Jovanka Janet Fielding

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611 626
Nyssa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Nyssa Sarah Sutton

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381 176
Petronella Osgood is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Petronella Osgood

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541 742
Peri Brown is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Peri Brown Nicola Bryant

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502 264
Clara Oswald is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Clara Oswald Jenna Coleman

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400 282
Bill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Frederick Hussey added Bill Pearl Mackie

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501 645
Harry Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Harry Sullivan Ian Marter

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425 593
Liz Shaw is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Liz Shaw Caroline John

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328 602
Polly is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Polly Wright Anneke Wills

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312 718
Vislor Turlough is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Vislor Turlough Mark Strickson

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197 230
Sergeant John Benton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Sergeant John Benton

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311 577
Victoria Waterfield is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Victoria Waterfield Deborah Watling

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435 794
Adric is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Adric Matthew Waterhouse

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253 538
Steven Taylor is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Steven Taylor Peter Purves

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294 576
Vicki is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Vicki Maureen O'Brien

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300 502
Danny Pink is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
ashadjareh added Danny Pink Samuel Anderson

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186 280
Abigail is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Abigail Katherine Jenkins

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227 531
Ben Jackson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Ben Jackson Michael Craze