Let's Do the Time Lord Again: 50 Best 'Doctor Who' Moments

As the new doctor hits American screens, travel back through the highlights of this classic British sci-fi show

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25. The Doctor Finds His Match

From: "The Time Warrior"
Premiere: December 15, 1973

Among the most convincing products of Jon Pertwee's stretch as the Third Doctor, the tightly wrought serial "The Time Warrior" gave the Doctor's home world the name Gallifrey at last. Set on Earth in the Middle Ages, the story introduced the Sontarans, a potato-headed clone race built for war, and even more importantly, Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen), an investigative reporter and the first Doctor Who companion who could match the vastly more intelligent and experienced Doctor in resourcefulness and wit.

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