39 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Doctor Who

A TV show that’s had 800 episodes over a 50-year period produces a lot of trivia, so any list you see probably has some tidbits you’ve never read before. A list of Doctor Who trivia at Buzzfeed tells us, among other things, how inbred the production is.

7. In fact, three of the actresses who played the Doctor’s companions went on to become agents, and all of them ended up representing actors who would play the Doctor.

15. Tennant is married to Georgia Moffett, who played the Doctor’s daughter opposite him in “The Doctor’s Daughter” and is actually the daughter of the fifth Doctor, Peter Davison. So the couple’s children have Doctors for their father and grandfather.

20. The 2008 episode “The Fires of Pompeii” was notable for having a future companion and a future Doctor in its cast as different characters – Karen Gillan and Capaldi.

My personal favorite is the story of the fourth Doctor’s knitted scarf. I’m sure you’ll find something that will surprise you among the 39 things.

(Image credit: BBC/Pitris/Tom Phillips/BuzzFeed)

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