Longest running science fiction TV series
Doctor Who (BBC, UK)
Not Applicable

As of 25 December 2014, a total of 813 episodes of Doctor Who (BBC, UK) have been aired. This total encompasses a full-length TV movie but does not include spoofs, spin-offs or webisodes. The twelfth incarnation of the Doctor is played by Peter Capaldi, assisted by companion Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman). A story arc (or story line) can be anything from one to ten episodes long; the TV movie is the 1996 UK/US production that premiered on Canadian TV on 12 May 1996 with Paul McGann and Sylvester McCoy as the Doctors.