Brits Vote David Tennant the Greatest Doctor Who of All Time

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Newport, Gwent, December 29, 2009 -- But they would rather have Russell Brand or Stephen Fry as the next Timelord than new Doctor Matt Smith.

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Diana

Eastbourne, UK

#1 Jan 2, 2010
Matt Smith will be brilliant and they will all eat their words even though I will miss David Tennant. As for Russell Brand being Dr Who, good lord the Doctor has honour not on her.

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#3 Jan 5, 2010
No Way! Tom Baker was much better. I see from the article that the great Tom Baker came in second at 19.7% vs David Tennant at 45.7%. They should have asked more people who are out of their teens. Then Tom Baker would have won hands down!
Marshall

Grinnell, IA

#4 Jan 8, 2010
Hands down Tom Baker is number one But David Tennant would undoubtedly be second place. He had a lot of the same Quirks, you can see who influenced Russel T. the most.

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#5 Jan 8, 2010
I suppose it says a lot that Tom Baker came in second at 19.7% after all these years.

Decades ago my brother and I built a TARDIS in our basement rec-room. The TARDIS had a secret panel that opened into a storage room. So while friends were over playing pool or table tennis we would get beer, glasses, ashtrays, garbage cans, etc out of it. Then later someone would open it up and discover it was empty. So they would assume we were out of beer. Until one of us got another six pack out of it. Of course the regulars knew about it and understood the joke. But it was funny to watch the new visitors try to figure out what was going on. Especially when we started tossing barstools out of an "empty" TARDIS.
NDS

Washington, DC

#7 Feb 13, 2010
Ummm ... I feel like I'm getting old but the big question is how many of the fans of the New Who Series have seen Tom Baker. Also relevant is if the Old Who fans are the same type of person as the old. I think the New Series is less intelligent and clever and more maudlin pop.
I think it would be wonderful if they had Ian McKellen as Doctor Who. I also think it whould be wonderful if Russell T Davis were fed alive to a pack of rabid hamsters.

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#8 Feb 17, 2010
NDS wrote:
... I also think it whould be wonderful if Russell T Davis were fed alive to a pack of rabid hamsters.
:)

I just bought a new truck. The salesman is name Tom Baker. I held it in until the very end when I was getting the keys and getting ready to drive away. Then I asked him if he also sells TARDIS'. At first he had no idea what I was talking about, but the sales manager cracked up laughing. Then TB understood. I don't think he is a Dr. Who fan.

Anyway, Live long and prosper.

Oops. Wrong show.:)
Chris

West Henrietta, NY

#9 Mar 20, 2010
Having watch episodes of all the doctors I would rank them as such:
1) Tom Baker - He WAS and IS the doctor. He truely defined the character. There is no contest....
2) Christopher Eccelston - Excellent modern version of the doctor sans the big hair. Was quirky funny, vulnerable and all that you would expect the Doctor to be.
3) David Tennent - Had a nice run but felt he "overplayed" the character a bit too much at times leading you to wonder if he was trying impersonate the doctor or be the doctor. He is still a very good actor and will be missed.
4) Peter Davison - It took a little bit of time to get used to him but a solid doctor. Had huge shoes to fill following Tom Baker.
tracy

Aldershot, UK

#10 Apr 22, 2010
tom baker is the man ive met tom 9 times now and he knows me by name i bet no other star would do that tomis very good with his fans im 46 and a amember of toms new website also he has fans queing up to meet him .end of
vance shaffer

United States

#11 Jul 8, 2010
Bring back Tom Baker as Dr. Who! He will always remain as the best Doctor Who. William Hartnel was the oldest Doctor Who and started the hit series. Bring back the wise old man Dr. Who!
tracy

Craigavon, UK

#12 Jul 12, 2010
tom baker is the man ive met tom 9 times now and he knows me by name now .not alot of celebs would know the name of there fans he loves to chat to his fans for 5 to 10 mins who other star would do that he said he couldnt do these events if he couldnt talk to the fans .tom is a lovly guy and loves to chat. ive been along time fan of tom and he has his onw web site which opened up last september ive been on there from the beginning
tracy

Craigavon, UK

#13 Jul 12, 2010
www.tom-baker.co.uk

this is toms website addy
tracy

Craigavon, UK

#14 Jul 12, 2010
also when tom is at events he always pulls in the crowds always

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#15 Jul 12, 2010
Thanks for the link Tracy.

Tom Baker = Best Doctor Ever!
tracy

Craigavon, UK

#16 Jul 14, 2010
your welcome nite clerk.and its about time he was knighted there is a petition going to get tom knighted if you are interested its knight tom baker at petition spot
tracy

Craigavon, UK

#17 Jul 29, 2010
but you should also remember tom has done other stuff besides dr who i can ajust to what he has been in so please remember toms other tv and films he has been in.ive got nearly all toms other tv and films on dvd besides his dr who stuff
Melissa

Springfield, MO

#19 Mar 18, 2012
Liked Tom Baker in the '80s, but he had a problem with US fans. A few bad apples spoiled things for all. Now he probably does 't want to travel.
David is and always will be 'my' Doctor, even if not the first.
Matt

Jacksonville, NC

#20 Jun 2, 2012
I still can enjoy a Tom Baker adventure but David is my favorite.I also take exception to the poster who made the insulting comment about Russell T Davies, which is totally unnecessary. RTD breathed new life into a withering franchise suffering from no new televised adventures, and David Tennant clearly deserved the honor of Best Doctor. Old fans need to be more flexible in acceoting the newer Doctors. I was.

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#21 Jun 10, 2012
I like the new Dr.
:)

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#22 Aug 29, 2012
Matt Smith.
DrKenTennant

Cedar Rapids, IA

#23 Sep 19, 2012
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