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A history of the different incarnations of the legendary character

By Michaela Sinclair

Initially conceived as a British family series based on historical and scientific events, "Doctor Who" evolved into a global television phenomenon and cult classic spanning the course of 26 seasons over 50 years, even after a lengthy hiatus in the '90s. The show revolves around a humanoid alien known as the Doctor, a Time Lord who travels through the universe in his TARDIS, a time machine and spacecraft.

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The show celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with an anniversary special scheduled to air in November.

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