21+ Best TV Shows Like Doctor Who (2005)


If you are wondering, what to watch next after Doctor Who, then you will love our list of 22 TV Shows like Doctor Who. The recommendation list is the result of multiple factors such as its origin country, language, genre, and storyline.

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Action & Adventure  Drama  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Date: March 26, 2005
Current Status: Returning Series
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 13 / 153
Story Line:

The Doctor is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor saves planets for a living—more of a hobby actually, and the Doctor's very, very good at it.

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TV Shows Like Doctor Who (2005)

Most relevent tv shows recommendation for Doctor Who are Marvel's Daredevil, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Arrow, Elementary, Once Upon a Time, Sherlock, Misfits, Archer, Community, The Big Bang Theory, The Sarah Jane Adventures, Torchwood, Supernatural, Doctor Who, Firefly, Family Guy, Kenny Starfighter, South Park, Stargate SG-1, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek, Doctor Who, .


Marvel's Daredevil (2015)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Crime  Drama  Action & Adventure 
Release Year: 2015
Current Status: Canceled
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 3 / 39
  8.1
  3193

Story Line: Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.

Marvel's Daredevil available online on OTT Platforms such as: Disney Plus . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Drama  Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Action & Adventure 
Release Year: 2013
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 7 / 136
  7.5
  2831

Story Line: Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) puts together a team of agents to investigate the new, the strange and the unknown around the globe, protecting the ordinary from the extraordinary.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. available online on OTT Platforms such as: Disney Plus . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, and Vudu.

Arrow (2012)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Crime  Drama  Mystery  Action & Adventure 
Release Year: 2012
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 8 / 170
  6.7
  5009

Story Line: Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.

Arrow available online on OTT Platforms such as: Netflix, DIRECTV . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, and Vudu.

Elementary (2012)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Drama  Mystery  Crime 
Release Year: 2012
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 7 / 154
  7.5
  1261

Story Line: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with his worst nightmare - a sober companion, Dr. Watson.

Elementary available online on OTT Platforms such as: Hulu, DIRECTV . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Once Upon a Time (2011)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Drama  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2011
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 7 / 156
  7.2
  1643

Story Line: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector who has been supporting herself since she was abandoned as a baby. Things change for her when her son Henry, whom she abandoned years ago, finds her and asks for her help explaining that she is from a different world where she is Snow White's missing daughter.

Once Upon a Time available online on OTT Platforms such as: Disney Plus . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, and Vudu.

Sherlock (2010)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Crime  Drama  Mystery 
Release Year: 2010
Current Status: Ended
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 4 / 12
  8.5
  3563

Story Line: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Sherlock available online on OTT Platforms such as: Amazon Prime Video, Sky Go, and Virgin TV Go . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Sky Store, Amazon Video, and Microsoft Store.

Misfits (2009)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Drama  Comedy 
Release Year: 2009
Current Status: Ended
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 5 / 37
  7.7
  548

Story Line: When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.

Misfits available online on OTT Platforms such as: Netflix, Sky Go, All 4, BritBox, and BritBox Amazon Channel . Apple iTunes, Sky Store, and Amazon Video.

Archer (2009)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Comedy  Action & Adventure  Animation 
Release Year: 2009
Current Status: Returning Series
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 13 / 131
  7.927
  958

Story Line: Sterling Archer is the world's most daunting spy. He works for ISIS, a spy agency run by his mother. In between dealing with his boss and his co-workers - one of whom is his ex-girlfriend - Archer manages to annoy or seduce everyone that crosses his path. His antics are only excusable because at the end of the day, he still somehow always manages to thwart whatever crises was threatening mankind.

Archer available online on OTT Platforms such as: fuboTV, Hulu, FXNow, and DIRECTV . Apple iTunes, Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Community (2009)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Comedy 
Release Year: 2009
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 6 / 110
  8.0
  1036

Story Line: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.

Community available online on OTT Platforms such as: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, fuboTV, Hulu, DIRECTV, Sling TV, and Spectrum On Demand . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, Microsoft Store, and Redbox.

The Big Bang Theory (2007)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Comedy 
Release Year: 2007
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 12 / 279
  7.8
  8439

Story Line: The sitcom is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers, mechanical engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali. The geekiness and intellect of the four guys is contrasted for comic effect with Penny's social skills and common sense.

The Big Bang Theory available online on OTT Platforms such as: HBO Max, DIRECTV, Sling TV, TBS, and Spectrum On Demand . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Action & Adventure  Drama  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2007
Current Status: Ended
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 5 / 52
  7.0
  55

Story Line: The Sarah Jane Adventures is a British science fiction television series

The Sarah Jane Adventures available online on OTT Platforms such as: BritBox, Virgin TV Go, and BritBox Amazon Channel . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, and Amazon Video.

Torchwood (2006)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Action & Adventure  Drama 
Release Year: 2006
Current Status: Ended
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 4 / 41
  7.3
  346

Story Line: The exploits a team of people whose job is to investigate the unusual, the strange and the extraterrestrial.

Torchwood available online on OTT Platforms such as: Sky Go, Virgin TV Go . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Sky Store, Amazon Video, and Microsoft Store.

Supernatural (2005)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Drama  Mystery  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2005
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 15 / 327
  8.3
  5874

Story Line: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the back roads of America ... and he taught them how to kill it. Now, the Winchester brothers crisscross the country in their '67 Chevy Impala, battling every kind of supernatural threat they encounter along the way.

Supernatural available online on OTT Platforms such as: Netflix, DIRECTV, TNT, and Spectrum On Demand . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Doctor Who (2005)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Action & Adventure  Drama  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2005
Current Status: Returning Series
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 13 / 153
  7.402
  2475

Story Line: The Doctor is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor saves planets for a living—more of a hobby actually, and the Doctor's very, very good at it.

Firefly (2002)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Drama  Action & Adventure  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2002
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 14
  8.3
  1523

Story Line: In the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system, follow the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.

Firefly available online on OTT Platforms such as: Hulu . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Family Guy (1999)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Animation  Comedy 
Release Year: 1999
Current Status: Returning Series
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 21 / 398
  7.234
  3555

Story Line: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing his mother and taking over the world), Meg (the oldest, and is the most unpopular girl in town) and Chris (the middle kid, he's not very bright but has a passion for movies). The final member of the family is Brian - a talking dog and much more than a pet, he keeps Stewie in check whilst sipping Martinis and sorting through his own life issues.

Family Guy available online on OTT Platforms such as: fuboTV, Hulu, FXNow, DIRECTV, and Fox . Apple iTunes, Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Kenny Starfighter (1997)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Comedy  Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Drama  Kids 
Release Year: 1997
Current Status: Ended
Country: Sweden
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 6
  7.3
  6

Story Line: Kenny Starfighter fights against the evil lord Dr. Deo.

South Park (1997)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Animation  Comedy 
Release Year: 1997
Current Status: Returning Series
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 25 / 315
  8.326
  3231

Story Line: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

South Park available online on OTT Platforms such as: fuboTV, HBO Max, Comedy Central, and DIRECTV . Apple iTunes, Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Stargate SG-1 (1997)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Action & Adventure  Mystery 
Release Year: 1997
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 10 / 214
  8.2
  1112

Story Line: The story of Stargate SG-1 begins about a year after the events of the feature film, when the United States government learns that an ancient alien device called the Stargate can access a network of such devices on a multitude of planets. SG-1 is an elite Air Force special operations team, one of more than two dozen teams from Earth who explore the galaxy and defend against alien threats such as the Goa'uld, Replicators, and the Ori.

Stargate SG-1 available online on OTT Platforms such as: Netflix . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Action & Adventure  Drama  Mystery 
Release Year: 1987
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 7 / 177
  8.3
  1012

Story Line: Follow the intergalactic adventures of Capt. Jean-Luc Picard and his loyal crew aboard the all-new USS Enterprise NCC-1701D, as they explore new worlds.

Star Trek: The Next Generation available online on OTT Platforms such as: Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, CBS, and DIRECTV . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Star Trek (1966)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Drama 
Release Year: 1966
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 3 / 79
  8.1
  879

Story Line: Space. The Final Frontier. The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk with First Officer Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. With a determined crew, the Enterprise encounters Klingons, Romulans, time paradoxes, tribbles and genetic supermen led by Khan Noonian Singh. Their mission is to explore strange new worlds, to seek new life and new civilizations, and to boldly go where no man has gone before.

Star Trek available online on OTT Platforms such as: Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, and CBS . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Doctor Who (1963)

TV Shows Like Doctor Who
Genre: Action & Adventure  Drama  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 1963
Current Status: Ended
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 26 / 694
  7.9
  417

Story Line: The adventures of a Time Lord—a time-travelling humanoid alien known as the Doctor—who explores the universe in his TARDIS, a sentient time-travelling space ship. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 when the series first aired. Along with a succession of companions, the Doctor faces a variety of foes while working to save civilisations, help ordinary people, and right wrongs.

Doctor Who available online on OTT Platforms such as: BritBox . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Sky Store, Amazon Video, and Microsoft Store.

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