3. This is where we would put Matt Smith. During the 11th Doctor’s time is when DW truly became a wordwide phenomenon, worthy of its very own Google Doodle and that would never happen without Smith’s Doctor. He’s the youngest ever to play the Time Lord, but also managed to imbue the role with enough power and weariness to make it believable. Remember that speech at the end of The Pandorica Opens? Point made.

This speech.