Doctor Who’s adversaries have instilled fear in many a person’s heart – from the cold Cybermen to the stoic Great Intelligence, Doctor Who’s villains have kept our favorite Time Lord on his toes. Since this BBC series has been around for over 50 years, the characters have changed quite a bit. Here we compare villains from classic Who (1963-1989) and current Who (2005-present) and any which have undergone redesigns within their own eras. Check out our list of 25 Doctor Who villains classic and current.
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The Cybermen are legends as Doctor Who villains. These are their first two incarnations, dating all the way back to 1966.
Whoever thought up the Ood must have been a costume expert. Making their first appearance against David Tennant, they haven’t been since going up against Matt Smith. Maybe Capaldi will change that.
Borusa, the Doctor’s old teacher, is the only Time Lord with more incarnations than Doctor Who and the Master.
Borusa's other two
Borusa’s other two incarnations, he hasn’t been seen since the Pete Davison era.
The Judoon have a longer history than you may realize. Either way, Matt Smith definitely wouldn’t have wanted to take them on alone in The Pandorica Opens episode.