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  Dr Who beats Buffy to be sci-fi favourite
Updated 27 December 2002, 16.44
Dalek's were the doctor's worst enemy
The greatest sci-fi hero ever is Dr Who.

Fact File
Who is Dr Who?
The series lasted 33 years
8 different actors played the doctor
Last episode on TV was in 1989
A new version recently shown online on BBC1
The doctor once had a computerised dog sidekick called K-9

Who?

He was a Time Lord who fought evil beings called Daleks and travelled in a Tardis.

That was a police phone box which was magically bigger inside than out.

It was on TV from the 1960s till 1989.

The tardis: it's bigger than it looks. Honest
The tardis: it's bigger than it looks. Honest
The doctor's beaten Buffy, Spike and Gandalf to the honour in SFX magazine.

But Buffy didn't do too shabbily: four characters from the show are in the top 10.

Characters from Farscape and Star Wars were also voted for by sci-fi fans.

The top ten:

  • 1. Doctor Who
  • 2. Spike (Buffy)
  • 3. Buffy (Buffy)
  • 4. John Crichton (Farscape)
  • 5. Aeryn Sun (Farscape)
  • 6. Han Solo (Star Wars)
  • 7. Willow (Buffy)
  • 8. Darth Vader (Star Wars)
  • 9. Angel (Buffy)
  • 10. Gandalf (Lord of the Rings)


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