And here is the First Doctor played by William Hartnell (1963 to 1966) in all his glory. The Original and the one who started the world's longest running scifi show ever. Let's give him a round of applauds and thank him.
I don't really know what to feel around this Doctor, because I have only seen a couple of episodes. But the ones I have watched are very good and he's very active and brave for such an old man.
Drawn in photoshop with a Wacom board.
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From the beginning, the First Doctor was a mysterious figure. He appeared to be a frail old man, despite the eventual revelation that he was actually the youngest of the Doctor's incarnations, and yet was possessed of unexpected reserves of strength and will. (An early writers' guide by script editor David Whitaker describes "Doctor Who" [sic] as "frail-looking but wiry and tough as an old turkey".) He obviously held tremendous knowledge of scientific matters, and yet was unable to pilot his TARDIS time ship reliably; his granddaughter Susan explained this by saying that her grandfather was "a bit forgetful". He was abrasive, patronising, and cantankerous towards his human travelling companions, yet shared a deep emotional bond with his granddaughter Susan. He also harboured a streak of ruthlessness, being willing to lie – and in one case attempt to kill – to achieve his goals. Initially, he distrusted his first two human companions, Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright, who were forced on him. Over time, however, as they shared adventures together, he grew closer to them, and the TARDIS crew came to share almost a family bond.
Eventually, the Doctor began to enjoy his travels through time and space, taking people along for the ride and was always reluctant and sad to see them go, even when he knew it was for their own good. The Doctor's personality mellowed around the time of the serial Marco Polo, and he evolved into the more familiar grandfatherly figure that children loved.
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Links to my other Doctors:
1st - you are here
4th - sherlockian.deviantart.com/art…
5th - sherlockian.deviantart.com/art…
6th - sherlockian.deviantart.com/art…