Dr Who
The Companions

Statistics about the companions of the Doctor (1963 to 1989, 1996, 2005 to 2011)

Barbara Leela Martha Victoria

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Non Earth companions in BLUE

Companion Origin Departure Number
of
Stories
Number
of
Episodes
Doctor(s)  
Susan Gallifrey Earth 2164 10 51 1 Susan
The Doctors first companion, present before the series began.
Barbara Earth 1963 Earth 1966 16 77 1 Barbara
Ian Earth 1963 Earth 1966 16 77 1 Ian
Ian and Barbara were the first of two companion pairs who joined and left together.
Vicki Earth 2493
(Dido)
Earth 1184 BC 9 38 1 Vicki
Steven Earth 2265
(Mechanus)
unknown planet
in the future
10 45 1 Steven
Steven and Vicki were from Earth but joined the Doctor from elsewhere.
Katarina Earth 1184 BC killed in space
c4000
2 6 1 Katarina
Katrina was companion for the fewest episodes. She was the first of only three companions that were killed off. Katrina was the first companion to depart in the middle of a story.
Sara Earth c4000 killed Kembal 1 12 1 Sara
Sara was the first companion from a single story. She was the second companion to be killed.
Dodo Earth 1966 Earth 1966 6 19 1 1Dodo
Dodo joined at the end of a story that she did not appear in. She was the second companion to depart in the middle of a story.
Polly Earth 1966 Earth 1966 9 37 1 and 2 Polly
Ben Earth 1966 Earth 1966 9 37 1 and 2 Ben
Polly and Ben were the second companion pair.
Jamie Earth 1746 Earth 1746 20 113 2 Jamie
Jamie's 113 episodes make him the longest running companion. He was one of only three companions to forget his adventures with the Doctor.
Victoria Earth 1866 Earth 1975 7 40 2 Victoria
Zoe Earth 2068 Earth 2068 8 50 2 Zoe
Zoe and Jamie were the first companions to forget their adventures with the Doctor.
Liz Earth c1970 Earth c1970 4 25 3 Liz
Liz was the only companion never to ride in the TARDIS.
Jo Earth c1970 Earth c1970 15 77 3 Jo
Sarah Jane Earth c1970 Earth c1970 18 80 3 and 4 Sarah Jane
Harry Earth c1970 Earth c1970 6 24 4 Harry
Leela unknown planet
in the future
Gallifrey 9 40 4 Leela
Leela was the first non Earth companion since Susan.
K9 Titan c5000 E Space 22 94 4 K9
K9 was the only mechanical companion.
Romana 1 Gallifrey Regenerated 6 26 4 Romana 1
Romana 2 Regenerated E Space 11 46 4 Romana 2
The two Romanas were the only Gallifreyan companions apart from Susan.
Adric E Space: Alzurius killed Earth
65,000,000 BC
11 42 4 and 5 Adric
Adric was the only companion from another Universe. He was the third to be killed off.
Nyssa Traken 1981 Terminus space
station 3483
13 50 4 and 5 Nyssa
Tegan Earth 1981 Earth 1984 19 65 4 and 5 Tegan
Tegan was the first Earth companion since Harry.
Turlough Trion (Earth 1983) Trion 10 31 5 Turlough
Peri Earth 1984 Thorus Beta
2379
12 34 5 and 6 Peri
Melanie Earth c1980 Svartos
c2,000,000
6 20 6 and 7 Melanie
Melanie appears as a companion without being introduced.
Ace Earth (Svartos) ? 9 31 7 Ace
Ace is the companion when the original TV series ends.
Grace Earth 1999 Earth 1999 1 1 8 Grace
Chang Earth 1999 Earth 1999 1 1 8 Chang
Grace and Chang are the companions in the one-off TV movie. Grace is the first companion to be kissed by the Doctor.
Rose Earth 2005 Parallel Earth 2006 21 27 9 and 10 Rose
Rose's 21 stories is a record for a companion.
Martha Earth 2007 Earth 2007 9 13 10 Martha
Donna Earth 2008 Earth 2008 10 12 10 Donna
Donna was only the third companion to forget her adventures with the Doctor.
Amy Earth 2010 Earth 1938 26 31 11 Amy
Rory Earth 2010 Earth 1938 19 23 11 Rory
Rory and Amy are the first married couple to with the Doctor. They are sent to the past where they live out their lives.
Clara Earth 2013   8 8 11 Clara
Clara data up to September 2013.