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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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Amy Pond is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Karen Gillan
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Sarah Jane Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Elisabeth Sladen
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Rose Tyler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Billie Piper
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Jack Harkness is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
John Barrowman
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Donna Noble is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Catherine Tate
6
Rory Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Arthur Darvill
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River Song is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Alex Kingston
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K-9 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
John Leeson
9
Martha Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Freema Agyeman
10
Wilfred Mott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Bernard Cribbins
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Clara Oswin Oswald is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Jenna Coleman
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Romana is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Mary Tamm
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Leela is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Louise Jameson
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Ace is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Sophie Aldred
15
Brigadier Alistair Gordon Leth... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
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Mickey Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Noel Clarke
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Jamie McCrimmon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Frazer Hines
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Jenny is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Georgia Moffett
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Susan Foreman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Carole Ann Ford
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Jo Grant is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Katy Manning
21
Ian Chesterton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
William Russell
22
Zoe Heriot is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Wendy Padbury
23
Barbara Wright is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Jacqueline Hill
24
Astrid Peth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Kylie Minogue
25
Tegan Jovanka is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Janet Fielding