Tenuous one, this - the good Doctor (played by Peter Cushing) battled the Daleks in cinemas during the 1960s, but the films don't have fans so much as apologists. All eyes, really, are on the TV series.
Forget the stereotype of the socially awkward bloke wearing a Tom Baker scarf.
fandom is notable for how proactive it is - when the series was axed in 1989, the fans wrote novels and directed audios starring past Doctors. Their number included Russell T. Davies and Mark Gatiss, later to come back as showrunner and writer, respectively.
Most Amazing Example Of Devotion:
After 50 years of time travelling, it's nigh on impossible to fit every adventure into a coherent timeline. Yet that's exactly what fans Lance Parkin and Lars Pearson have attempted in their epic book,