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Drinking Game: Doctor Who
Drinking game for Doctor Who:


  • Take a shot every time somebody runs.
    • Double any time a companion twists her ankle.
  • Take a shot every time someone dies. Say goodbye to brain cells.
  • Take a shot each time someone says "what are you doing here?"
  • Take a drink any time something is "impossible" or "can't be", etc.
    • Take two drinks for every one of these during the episode "Midnight".
      • If watching "Midnight" after midnight, take four.
    • Also take two for each one in "The Impossible Planet"/"Satan Pit" two-parter.
  • Take a shot every time somebody makes a Badass Boast.
    • Or when Donna slaps someone or tells them to shut up. Take two sips if it's the Doctor she slaps or tells him to shut up.
  • Take a drink any time you hear Arc Words.
  • Take a sip for every character with a British accent. Better have a spare liver on hand...
  • When watching a Gallifrey-based story, drink every time someone says the name "Rassilon." Good luck if you're listening to Gallifrey.
    • Another sip if it's any item "of Rassilon", down the glass if the Doctor refuses to take said items seriously.
  • Take a shot whenever anyone says "I'll explain later."
  • Take a shot when somebody shouts "Doctor!"
  • Take a drink any time there is a Title Drop.
    • Take two if they say (or imply or subvert) the question "Doctor Who?"
    • Make sure you have your designated driver nearby when doing this to "Asylum of the Daleks".
    • Watching "The Snowmen"? Better make it sips.
      • COMPLETELY IGNORE this if watching Time of the Doctor.
  • Take a shot for each reference to the work of a famous author or artist in an episode where they appear on the show.
  • Take a shot if they split up the group. Take two if there's more than one companion and none of them are in the same place anyway.
  • Take a shot if the set wobbles and you're sure it's not just because you can't see straight at this point.
  • Take a sip every time your ear drums burst from loud screams
  • Take a shot whenever a telesnap reconstruction of a Missing Episode has to reuse telesnaps from other episodes
    • Drink for merriment if missing episodes are confirmed to be found and added to the BBC Archive.
  • Take a shot every time you see a clock in the TV movie.
  • Take a shot every time "two hearts" or "thirteen lives" are mentioned.
  • Take a shot if you figure someone is just saying something so it can be used for the trailer.
  • Take a shot if any companion screams
  • Take a shot if any set, prop, monster, or actor wobbles (The Creature From the Pit does not count.)
  • Take a shot if you recognise any set, prop or actor from another show.

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The Doctor

  • Take a shot every time the Doctor says "I'm the Doctor."
  • Finish your drink anytime the Doctor picks up a gun.

  • Take a shot every time the First Doctor says "Hm?"
  • Take a shot every time the Doctor is mistaken for someone else
  • Take a shot whenever William Hartnell blows, mangles or forgets a line, or just giggles, hmphs or coughs.
    • Take two shots every time he tries to correctly pronounce "Chesterton".

  • Take a shot whenever the Second Doctor says "Oh, my giddy aunt!"
  • Take a shot whenever Two and Jamie cling to each other in fear.
  • Take a shot whenever Patrick Troughton plays his recorder.
  • Any time the Second Doctor and company find themselves in a base under siege.

  • Take a shot when Three snarks off at somebody.
  • Take a shot when Three uses his Venusian Aikido.
  • Take a shot any time the Brig and Three don't see eye-to-eye.
  • Take a shot every time a character is revealed to be the Master in disguise, be it in a rubber mask or a pseudonym. If the Doctor deduces his identity, drink three full glasses.
  • Drink every time you see the Doctor wear a new cape.
  • Take a shot every time Bessie breaks down.
  • Take a shot every time the Doctor or company appear to have escaped capture... then get captured all over again.
  • Take a shot each time Three appears to get his TARDIS fixed... and it or its respective components blow smoke everywhere.

  • Take a shot every time something happens to Four's scarf, whether it's him tripping on it, someone standing on it, or it getting damaged in some way.
  • Take a shot when he offers someone a Jelly Baby.
  • Take a shot whenever Four gives a Cheshire Cat Grin.
    • Double when it's in a life-threatening situation.
  • Drink continuously through "The Horns of Nimon", until you're so soused that "Looorrd Nimooon!!!" sounds like good acting. You won't regret it.
    • Or, in reference to Nash, take a shot every time Four says or does something that makes you want to reach into the screen and slap him.
  • Anytime Tom Baker swears in an outtake, take a drink. You will be plastered in no time.

  • Take a shot whenever the Doctor employs some cricket equipment.
  • Take a shot every time the Doctor tries to get Tegan back home and fails. Take two if Tegan sourly complains because the Doctor can't get her back to Heathrow Airport.
  • Take a shot whenever Adric praises himself when the Doctor speaks to him. And when "Earthshock" rolls around, drink yourself silly to prepare for the worst...
  • If the Fifth Doctor tries to be noble and sacrifices his well-being for the safety of others, drink a cup of wine with a celery stalk in it as a garnish.
  • Take a shot every time someone asks "Where's Turlough?"

  • Take a shot whenever Six is mean to somebody.
    • This might kill someone though...
  • Take a shot if Colin Baker repeats something three times.
    • Double if they get progressively louder.
  • Take a shot if Six recoils at the mention of carrot juice or has to drink it.
  • Drink yourself into a stupor before watching The Twin Dilemma. This isn't part of a game, this is basic health and saftey.

  • Take a shot whenever Seven rrrrolls his Rs.
  • Take a shot whenever the Big Bads learn how thoroughly they have been played by the Doctor.
  • Take a shot whenever Ace learns how thoroughly she has been played by the Doctor.
  • Take a shot if Seven tries to use an old saying and bungles it, like " A stitch in time... takes up space."
  • If Seven plays the spoons, find the biggest bottle of alcohol you have and drink about a quarter of it.
  • If Seven uses his question mark umbrella in some form, be it cane, life-saving tool, or weapon, have a drink.
  • Take a shot when something mysterious about Seven's past is revealed that may indicate the Doctor is more significant than we know him to be. Take two if he tries to dismiss his past and tells paper-thin lies to cover his rump.

  • Take a shot when he kisses Grace.
  • In Big Finish Doctor Who take one whenever he loses his memory.
    • Take two whenever he loses his shirt.
      • Take three whenever he's tortured.
  • Take two whenever he mentions Mary Shelley, unless she's in the story.
  • Take a shot whenever he starts a sentence with "You know".
  • If Eight bellows "GET OUT!", leave the room you're drinking in and take a drink elsewhere.

  • Any time the War Doctor proclaims "No more", take a drink. This also counts for graffiti that says, "NO MORE".
  • If the War Doctor is berated for not staying true to the name of "Doctor", or beats himself up about it in guilt, have a drink.
  • Drink every time the War Doctor snarks his younger-at-heart and physically younger-looking selves for acting like children or doing silly things.
  • Take a shot each time the Doctor prepares to use the Moment.

  • Take a shot every time the Ninth Doctor says "fantastic".
  • Take a shot any time Nine defends his Mancunian accent by saying "Lots of planets have a North", take a drink.
  • Take a shot someone makes a comment about Nine's military-style outfit, drink up.
  • Take a shot whenever Nine rages at the Daleks.
  • If Nine calls Mickey Smith "Mickey the Idiot", take a shot. Take two if he deliberately calls him "Ricky."
  • Take a shot if Nine calls humans "stupid apes".
  • Drink whenever he mentions that "Bananas are good" and/or "an excellent source of potassium". You will be completely plastered by the middle of the episode.

  • For the Tenth Doctor, drink every time he puts something in his mouth or licks something.
    • Are you trying to kill us all?!?!
  • Take a shot each time he says "I'm sorry".
    • Take two if then he says "I'm so sorry".
      • Three if someone dies immediately or almost immediately afterwards.
  • Take a drink every time Ten says "What?"
    • Take another every time he says "Weeeell..."
    • On second thought... better only do an episode at a time on this one.
  • Take a drink everytime he says "Allons-y".
  • Take a drink every time when someone hits on the Doctor.
    • Two if he doesn't notice.
  • Take a shot any time Ten removes his longcoat and flings it onto the nearest object as a coat rack.
  • Take a shot every time Ten laments over the Time War. (WARNING: this could put you in a coma.)
  • Any time Ten has to tell one of his companions not to do a crappy fake foreign accent.
  • A take a shot whenever the Brainy Specs come out.
    • Take two if it's the 3D glasses instead.

Eleven, being such a quirky Doctor, has the longest list, so be warned that it is not for the faint of heart.

  • Take a shot every time Matt Smith says the word "cool."
    • Two if it's in reference to a type of hat or other article of clothing.
      • Three if River Song immediately destroys said article of clothing
      • Four if he says "Bow-ties are cool" or some variant of "Bow-ties are cool".
  • Take a shot when Eleven mentions fezzes, Jammie Dodgers, or tea.
  • Take a shot when Eleven starts an analogy, then says "It's nothing like that."
  • Take a shot if Eleven bellows, "GERONIMO!"
  • Take a shot when he says, "Come along, Pond."
    • Take two if he refers to Amy and Rory collectively as the Ponds.
  • Take a shot when a villain angers Eleven so much his dark side comes out and he gets medieval with them.
    • Take two if Eleven is so angry that he insinuates their demise.
  • Take a shot any time Eleven spins a full 360 degrees to turn around.
  • If Eleven says something that accentuates how much of an alien he is, take a shot.
  • If Eleven flirts with River, take a drink. Two if she flirts back. Three if he gets slapped instead.
  • If the Doctor kisses another male or does something that would make another male think he's hitting on them, when in reality Eleven is just unaware of social customs, take a shot.
  • Any time he gets called "Raggedy Man", take a shot.
  • If the Doctor does the "drunk giraffe", take a shot.
  • Whenever Eleven lies or is ratted out as a liar, take a drink.
  • Any time Eleven adjusts his bow-tie, take a drink. If he actually removes the bow-tie, put the alcohol away and mourn.
  • If Eleven performs an action clumsily, take a shot.
  • If Eleven gives a big Badass Boast, take two shots.
  • And if Eleven finds himself dealing with the Silence, take a drink.
    • Then take another, because you've forgotten you took the first.

  • Go back, and drink every time you see him in The Fires of Pompeii.
  • Once the new series starts, drink every time it looks like Twelve is about to go Malcolm Tucker on someone.


    The TARDIS 
  • Take a shot when the TARDIS materializes/dematerializes.
    • In the wrong place.
    • Double if it's in a crowd of people and no-one notices.
  • Take a shot every time someone lampshades the TARDIS being bigger on the inside than the outside.
  • Take a shot each time the Doctor loses control of the TARDIS. Two if it was captured by the episode's antagonist.
  • Down a glass if the Cloister Bell starts tolling. DO NOT try a shot for each individual clang- that is suicidal.
  • Take a shot if the broken chameleon circuit is mentioned: two if the Doctor tries to fix it.
  • Take a shot for every instance of funny-business with the interior doors.
  • Take a shot if the TARDIS runs into a camera-shake vortex.

    The Doctor's tools 
  • A shot for whenever he uses the psychic paper or sonic screwdriver.
    • Two shots if the sonic screwdriver is used to do something that's realistically impossible to do with sound waves.
    • Two if the sonic screwdriver conveniently breaks down just long enough to cause a cliff-hanger, or the psychic paper doesn't work on someone.
  • Fifth Doctor era: Take a shot whenever the TARDIS Toolbox appears onscreen.

    Susan Foreman 
  • Take a shot every time Susan and Ping-cho look at each other lovingly.
  • Any time Susan says, "Grandfather" to the Doctor, take a drink.
  • Take a drink every time Susan freaks out.

    Ian and Barbara 
  • Take a sip every time Ian and Barbara touch each other in a way that suggests romantic inklings.
    • If you have a spare liver nearby, drink for the duration of the touching.

    Victoria Waterfield 
  • Take a sip whenever Victoria screams.

    Sarah Jane Smith 
This also extends to her spin-off, The Sarah Jane Adventures.

  • Take a sip each time she snaps her camera back in her Third Doctor years.
  • And every time she is hypnotised or taken over.
  • Take a drink every time she uses her Sonic Lipstick.
  • Take a drink every time she says, "Mister Smith, I need you!" Another for Mr. Smith's rousing fanfare boot-up.
  • Any time she expressly forbids her teenage friends from revealing her secret life on 13 Bannerman Road. Two if this leads to someone else becoming part of that circle of friends.
  • Any time she fondly remembers her time as a companion with the Doctor.
    • Two if it's part a "but life on Earth is pretty amazing too" speech.
  • Any time you see the number on the address of 13 Bannerman Road change by mistake.
  • Take a drink whenever she hugs Luke.
    • Take two if the hug is because Luke was in danger or they were separated.
  • If Sarah Jane mentions her late Aunt Lavinia from her spin-off K9 and Company that never panned out.
  • Every time she corrects Gita Chandra when she calls Sarah Jane just Sarah.
    • Two if the Doctor calls her Sarah, because she knows it's endearing.
  • Take a drink if her and the kids get slimed.Take two if the Slitheen are the culprit.

    K- 9 
  • Take a shot every time K-9 says either "Affirmative!", "Negative!", "Mistress!", or "Master!"
    • If K-9 has "insufficient data", down your drink.
  • Take a shot every time the nose-laser comes out.
  • Take a shot every time he makes that funny "Ooh!" noise (NOTE: this tailed off over time).

  • Take a shot each time she offers the Doctor carrot juice.
  • Take a full glass if she screams- because Mel really screams.
    • Take aspirin if your ears hurt after she screams.

  • Take a shot whenever Ace flirts with or visibly crushes on someone. If she flirts with a man and a woman in the same serial, take a third shot.
  • Take a shot if Ace blows something up.
    • Double if the Doctor uses Ace's nitro-9 to blow something up.
      • Triple if the Doctor tells Ace to give him the nitro-9 she is "not carrying" with her.
  • Take a shot if Ace says something Totally Radical.
    • Double shot for "Ace!"
  • Take a shot if Ace calls the Doctor "Professor".

    Rose Tyler 
  • Take a shot every time Rose reacts unfavorably towards another woman in the Doctor's life.
  • Any time Rose is connected to "Bad Wolf", take a drink.
  • If Rose does something heroic, take a drink.
  • If you catch her doing that thing where she grins, pokes her tongue out, and licks her teeth, take a shot.

    Mickey Smith 
  • Take a drink any time the bumbling, early seasons Mickey does something stupid. Two if it's a pratfall.
  • If Mickey's Auton jitters on the words "Sugar, sweet, or babe", take a drink.
  • Uncork a champagne and drink a small glass's worth when the Ninth Doctor pops the cork on a bottle of his own and the cork smacks into Auton Mickey's face, making it look incredibly doofy.
  • Sip your drink if Mickey screams like a girl.
  • Take a drink if he mentions the phrase "Defending the Earth".
  • Take a shot if he gripes at Rose for having her sights set on the Doctor.
  • Take a shot every time the Doctor belittles Mickey- double for a use of "Mickey the Idiot". Finish your drink if he gives him due respect.
  • Take a shot whenever Mickey refers to himself as a "tin dog".
    • For every time Mickey has to be reminded, "WE ARE IN A CAR", take a drink.
  • When a post-"Rise of the Cybermen" Mickey does something badass, take a drink.
  • Should Mickey brandish a gun, take a drink. Two if it's a huge one.

    Martha Jones 
  • Take a shot every time Martha bemoans her unrequited love to the Doctor.
  • Take a shot martha shows up in some UNIT-related setting.
  • Take a shot when she uses her skills as a Doctor or shows how competent she is in a pinch.

    Donna Noble 
  • Take a shot when Donna mentions her catty friend Nerys.
  • Take a shot when Donna reminisces about her time as a temp in Chiswick.
  • Take a shot when her mother complains about her not being married.
  • Take a shot when Donna slaps the Doctor.
  • Take a shot when Donna starts shouting at people because of her scorching temper.
  • Take a shot when Donna calls the Doctor some form of moron or dumbo.
  • Take a drink each time you hear "Donna Noble is in the Library. Donna Noble has been saved."
  • Have a shot any time Donna calls the Doctor a Martian or spaceman.

    Wilfred Mott 
  • Take a shot whenever Wilf wears his reindeer antlers toboggan during the holiday season.
  • Take a shot if he's outside the Noble household viewing stars from his telescope with a cup of coffee to keep himself warm.
  • Take a shot whenever Wilf mentions his time in the Second World War.
  • Take a shot and try not to cry when Wilf is on the verge of Manly Tears.
  • Take a shot every time he shows endearing compassion to someone.

    Captain Jack 
  • Take a drink every time Jack flirts with someone. Take two if all he says is "Hello" and the Doctor stops him there because it's how he hits on people.
    • Take two if he flirts with Ianto.
    • Two again for each past relationship Jack is mentioned to have.
  • Take a drink every time Jack dies, or goes into a situation where a normal person would be dead. Take another drink every time he comes back to life with a great big gasp, "HUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUGH!"
  • Take a shot every time Jack holds the Doctor's hand in a jar. Take two if it freaks someone out.
  • Take a shot if Jack has to make a morally grey choice. If you're watching Torchwood: Children of Earth down a whole bottle and cry.
  • Take a shot every time the Doctor stops Jack from using a gun. Two if it gets replaced with a banana.
  • Take a shot if Jack says something very British with the American accent.

    River Song 
  • Take a drink every time River says, "Hello, Sweetie."
    • Two if she says, "Spoilers."

    Amy Pond 
  • Take a shot every time there's a close up of Amy's hands/nails.
    • Take a shot when every time her nail polish color is different from the previous episode.
      • Take a shot when every time the nail polish changes within an episode.
  • Any time she says "Raggedy Man", take a drink.
  • Any time Amy gripes at her husband for being thick, take a drink. Drink two if it is undeserved and Amy is simply venting.
  • Take a shot when every time you see Karen in The Fires of Pompeii.
    • Down your drink as soon as it hits you that the Ponds were both Ancient Romans.

    Rory Williams 
  • Every time Rory dies and comes back to life.
  • Every time he wears his Roman Auton garb just to look awesome. Two if he uses the warrior sword with the clothes.
  • Every time Rory feels like the Doctor is threatening his relationship with Amy and tries to compete.
  • Any time Rory's time guarding the Pandorica is mentioned, take a shot.
  • Whenever Rory does something badass, take a shot.

    Oswin Oswald/Clara Oswald 
  • Take shots every time Oswin makes a soufflé.
    • Take a drink whenever Oswin is called "Soufflé Girl". You'll get drunk during "Asylum of the Daleks" if you do this.
      • Even better: During that episode, have a sip every time the WORD "soufflé" is said. Anymore than that and you'll die of alcohol poisoning.
  • Any time the Doctor calls Clara the "Impossible Girl", take a drink.
  • If Clara's leaf appears, take a drink.
  • Whenever Clara pecks a kiss on the Doctor's cheek, take a shot.
  • Every single time Clara says "I don't know where I am!", take a drink.
  • If Clara breaks down into tears for a good reason, take a shot. Be careful when watching "The Time of the Doctor".

  • Take a shot any time Strax confuses someone's gender.
  • Take a shot when Strax wants to solve a problem in the most destructive way possible.
  • Take a shot if Strax wants to attack something violently. Two shots if it involves lasers or acid.
  • Down half your drink when Strax mentions explosives. All of it if he mentions grenades. Two if he does blow something up.
  • Down your drink if Strax tries to execute something.
  • Finish your drink if Strax declares war on something.
  • If Strax mentions something related to military strategy or battle, take three sips and chant, "Sontar-HA!" in between each sip.
  • Take a shot any time Strax says something that can be considered loony in the middle of a conversation.
  • Take a shot whenever Strax's alien nature is passed off as just being plain ugly while he's skulking around the Victorian Era.
  • Any time Strax rushes into battle like a maniac, repeat the same drinking rules for the "Sontar-HA!" battle cry.

    Monsters and villains 
  • Take a shot anytime someone blinks/turns away from a Weeping Angel/ Silence.
  • Take a shot everytime you see an alien. ...not counting the Doctor.
  • Take a shot when a Dalek appears.
    • Alternatively, take a shot anytime you hear the word "EXTERMINATE!"
      • Don't attempt this in "Asylum of the Daleks". Unless you want to wind up dead. The same goes for each individual use of the word in "Bad Wolf/The Parting of the Ways"- there's thousands of Daleks chanting it at once.
  • Take a shot every time someone thinks they can play the Daleks or Cybermen.
    • Drain the bottle if they succeed.
  • Take a shot whenever Oak and/or Quill does something creepy.
  • Take a shot when the Master uses an alias that translates as "Master."
    • Also take a shot when he uses an Insult Backfire.
    • Take a sip when the Master taps four times.
  • Take a shot if the Cyberleader says "Excellent" (Duuuuude!!!!)
  • Take a shot if you can't understand what on Mondas one of the old model Cybermen is saying.
  • Take a shot every time a Pete's World Cyberman says "DELETE."
  • Take a shot every time a Sontaran from the new series says, "Sontar-HA!"
  • Take a shot whenever a Judoon wants to deliver an execution because it is too stupid to understand much logic beyond blunt force and punishment. Two for every genuine execution.
    • Take a sip for each word a Judoon says in its native language that ends in an "o" sound. ("Mo flo blo sko ro", etc.)

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