Codename: Doctor Who
Even before it was revived in 2005, even before the internet or colour TV itself, Doctor Who was a show that had to protect its secrets – whether they be the identity of a new companion, details of a shock twist or the even the show itself.
Luckily, in a practice dating back to 1965, Doctor Who has a nifty way of making sure neither the press or its fans manage to spoil the show: codenames, most of which are actually clever anagrams. Here, of course, we present a history of those codenames.
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