New to the Doctor Who world and a little confused about the blue police-box spaceship, enemies threatening to end time, and the alien that calls himself a Doctor though seems to have no academic qualifications? We've all been there. Call it the timey wimey Who initiation, call it bewildering, but now call yourself a master, thanks to this Doctor Who time line infographic. This graph provides an outline of all 11 Doctors, human companions, and fearsome villains since the show's beginning in 1963, and a couple of hours spent studying it will make you a Who expert before the special on Christmas Day.
Here's a snippet of the early Doctor's adventures, and be sure to click through for decades of Whovian details.