Is The Doctor A Companion?

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  1. USS Triumphant

    USS Triumphant Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    The rule of thumb that I've seen in the past for whom is or isn't a Companion is that they have to ride with The Doctor in the TARDIS at least twice. In "The Day of The Doctor", 11, 10, and the War Doctor all travel in the TARDIS together. Which means that each of them traveled with the other twice. So does that make The Doctor count as a Companion? :D
     
  2. Redfern

    Redfern Commodore Commodore

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    You can go much further back...to "The Three Doctors" when Troughton rode in Pertwee's TARDIS. I'm not sure Hartnell could really count as he was secluded in that "time bubble" elsewhere.

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  3. Timelord Victorious

    Timelord Victorious Vice Admiral Admiral

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    No, they have equal claim on captainship in the TARDIS. Note how they entered technically Ten'S TARDIS and after glitching a bit it turned into Eleventh's and then he seemd to be in charge.
     
  4. Starkers

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    Well he is the eldest...or was at that point!
     
  5. Tom

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    The Doctor is the Tardis's Companion! She stole him :)
     
  6. C.E. Evans

    C.E. Evans Admiral Admiral

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    The Doctor is Clara's companion. Always has been.
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  7. Sindatur

    Sindatur The Gray Owl Wizard Premium Member

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    Ooohhh, damned good point. Clara was already a passenger (Mind you, one that the TARDIS put through test after test) when she directed The Doctor and Susan to our particular Type-40.
     
  8. The Wormhole

    The Wormhole Admiral Admiral

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    Although, it's still the Tenth Doctor who does the flying, since the Eleventh is on the phone with the UNIT fella.

    Although, why does the War Doctor just stand there watching? He could be helping fly the TARDIS.
     
  9. diankra

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