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Hines has maintained a lifelong association with Doctor Who: he reprised his as Jamie role on-screen twice, in a cameo in "[[Recap/DoctorWho20thASTheFiveDoctors The Five Doctors]]" (1983), and a larger role in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS22E4TheTwoDoctors The Two Doctors]]" (1985), and continues to regularly appear at conventions. He has also reprised his role as Jamie in audio form from 2007 onwards for [[AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho Big Finish Productions]], frequently [[ActingForTwo also playing]] the [[Characters/DoctorWhoSecondDoctor Second Doctor]] owing to his uncanny ability to mimic the voice of his late friend and co-star Creator/PatrickTroughton.

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Hines has maintained a lifelong association with Doctor Who: he reprised his as Jamie role on-screen twice, in a cameo in "[[Recap/DoctorWho20thASTheFiveDoctors The Five Doctors]]" (1983), and a larger role in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS22E4TheTwoDoctors The Two Doctors]]" (1985), and continues to regularly appear at conventions. He has also reprised his role as Jamie in audio form from 2007 onwards for [[AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho Big Finish Productions]], frequently [[ActingForTwo [[TalkingToHimself also playing]] voicing]] the [[Characters/DoctorWhoSecondDoctor Second Doctor]] owing to his uncanny ability to mimic the voice of his late friend and co-star Creator/PatrickTroughton.


* ActingForTwo: Hines does this regularly in audio form for AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho, reprising his role as Jamie [=McCrimmon=] and also playing The Second Doctor, mimicking the voice of Creator/PatrickTroughton.


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* TalkingToHimself: Hines does this regularly in audio form for AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho, reprising his role as Jamie [=McCrimmon=] and also playing The Second Doctor, mimicking the voice of Creator/PatrickTroughton.


Hines has maintained a lifelong association with Doctor Who: he reprised his as Jamie role on-screen twice, in a cameo in "[[Recap/DoctorWho20thASTheFiveDoctors The Five Doctors]]", and a larger role in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS22E4TheTwoDoctors The Two Doctors]]", and continues to regularly appear at conventions. He has also reprised his role as Jamie in audio form from 2007 onwards for [[AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho Big Finish Productions]], frequently [[ActingForTwo also playing]] the [[Characters/DoctorWhoSecondDoctor Second Doctor]] owing to his uncanny ability to mimic the voice of his late friend and co-star Creator/PatrickTroughton.

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Hines has maintained a lifelong association with Doctor Who: he reprised his as Jamie role on-screen twice, in a cameo in "[[Recap/DoctorWho20thASTheFiveDoctors The Five Doctors]]", Doctors]]" (1983), and a larger role in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS22E4TheTwoDoctors The Two Doctors]]", Doctors]]" (1985), and continues to regularly appear at conventions. He has also reprised his role as Jamie in audio form from 2007 onwards for [[AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho Big Finish Productions]], frequently [[ActingForTwo also playing]] the [[Characters/DoctorWhoSecondDoctor Second Doctor]] owing to his uncanny ability to mimic the voice of his late friend and co-star Creator/PatrickTroughton.

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->''" As an actor, you usually get cast, do the job and go home. To have been a part of two such well loved and enduring shows is something that most actors only dream of, and I feel very blessed to have had the opportunity to work on them."''
-->On playing Jamie [=McCrimmon=] and Joe Sugden


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During production, it was decided that Jamie should instead become a permenant companion to the Doctor, and Hines accepted the offer to stay on, which necessitated his departure scene being re-filmed. Hines would ultimately remain in the role of Jamie for the entire remainder of Troughton's tenure as the Doctor; they departed together (along with Creator/WendyPadbury, who had joined the TARDIS team as Zoe Heriot in 1968) after "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E7TheWarGames The War Games]]" in 1969. He remains the longest serving Doctor Who companion actor by episode count, appearing in 117 episodes.

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During production, it was decided that Jamie should instead become a permenant permanent companion to the Doctor, and Hines accepted the offer to stay on, which necessitated his departure scene being re-filmed. Hines would ultimately remain in the role of Jamie for the entire remainder of Troughton's tenure as the Doctor; they departed together (along with Creator/WendyPadbury, who had joined the TARDIS team as Zoe Heriot in 1968) after "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E7TheWarGames The War Games]]" in 1969. He remains the longest serving Doctor Who companion actor by episode count, appearing in 117 episodes.

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* CastingGag: He was cast as a prison governor in ''Series/{{Outlander}}'', as his ''Series/DoctorWho'' character Jamie [=McCrimmon=] had been the inspiration for the book series on which the show was based, in particular the lead male character Jamie Fraser.

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* AscendedExtra: On ''Series/DoctorWho''. Jamie [=McCrimmon=] was originally intended to be a one-off guest character, but was promoted to a full-time companion and would go on to be the longest serving companion in the show's history by episode count.


During production, it was decided that Jamie should instead become a permenant companion to the Doctor, and Hines accepted the offer to stay on, which necessitated his departure scene being re-filmed. Hines would ultimately remain in the role of Jamie for the entire remainder of Troughton's tenure as the Doctor; they departed together (along with Wendy Padbury, who had joined the TARDIS team as Zoe Heriot in 1968) after "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E7TheWarGames The War Games]]" in 1969. He remains the longest serving Doctor Who companion actor by episode count, appearing in 117 episodes.

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During production, it was decided that Jamie should instead become a permenant companion to the Doctor, and Hines accepted the offer to stay on, which necessitated his departure scene being re-filmed. Hines would ultimately remain in the role of Jamie for the entire remainder of Troughton's tenure as the Doctor; they departed together (along with Wendy Padbury, Creator/WendyPadbury, who had joined the TARDIS team as Zoe Heriot in 1968) after "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E7TheWarGames The War Games]]" in 1969. He remains the longest serving Doctor Who companion actor by episode count, appearing in 117 episodes.


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: In the 1980s, he approached Creator/{{ITV}} to make a television series based on Diana Gabaldon's Literature/{{Outlander}} novels, with himself as the lead character Jamie Fraser, who had been inspired by (and named after) Hines' own portrayal of Jamie [=McCrimmon=]. ITV turned him down, saying it would be too expensive. Decades later, when the books were finally turned into a [[Series/{{Outlander}} TV series]], Hines played a guest role as a prison governor.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: In the 1980s, 1990s, he approached Creator/{{ITV}} to make a television series based on Diana Gabaldon's Literature/{{Outlander}} novels, with himself as the lead character Jamie Fraser, who had been inspired by (and named after) Hines' own portrayal of Jamie [=McCrimmon=]. ITV turned him down, saying it would be too expensive. Decades later, when the books were finally turned into a [[Series/{{Outlander}} TV series]], Hines played a guest role as a prison governor.


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: In the 1980s, he approached Creator/{{ITV}} to make a television series based on Diana Gabaldon's Literature/{{Outlander}} novels, with himself as the lead character Jamie Fraser, who had been inspired by (and named after) Hines' own portrayal of Jamie [=McCrimmon=]. ITV turned him down, saying it would be too expensive. Decades later, when the books were finally turned into a [[Series/Outlander TV series]], Hines played a guest role as a prison governor.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: In the 1980s, he approached Creator/{{ITV}} to make a television series based on Diana Gabaldon's Literature/{{Outlander}} novels, with himself as the lead character Jamie Fraser, who had been inspired by (and named after) Hines' own portrayal of Jamie [=McCrimmon=]. ITV turned him down, saying it would be too expensive. Decades later, when the books were finally turned into a [[Series/Outlander [[Series/{{Outlander}} TV series]], Hines played a guest role as a prison governor.


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: In the 1980s, he approached Creator/{{ITV}} to make a television series based on Diana Gabaldon's Literature/{{Outlander}} novels, with himself as the lead character Jamie Fraser, who had been inspired by (and named after) Hines' own portrayal of Jamie [=McCrimmon=]. ITV turned him down, saying it would be too expensive.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: In the 1980s, he approached Creator/{{ITV}} to make a television series based on Diana Gabaldon's Literature/{{Outlander}} novels, with himself as the lead character Jamie Fraser, who had been inspired by (and named after) Hines' own portrayal of Jamie [=McCrimmon=]. ITV turned him down, saying it would be too expensive. Decades later, when the books were finally turned into a [[Series/Outlander TV series]], Hines played a guest role as a prison governor.

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* ActingForTwo: Hines does this regularly in audio form for AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho, reprising his role as Jamie [=McCrimmon=] and also playing The Second Doctor, mimicking the voice of Creator/PatrickTroughton.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: In the 1980s, he approached Creator/{{ITV}} to make a television series based on Diana Gabaldon's Literature/{{Outlander}} novels, with himself as the lead character Jamie Fraser, who had been inspired by (and named after) Hines' own portrayal of Jamie [=McCrimmon=]. ITV turned him down, saying it would be too expensive.

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* FakeScot: Hines has played Scottish characters many times throughout his career, including in his most famous role as Jamie [=McCrimmon=] in Doctor Who. He attibutes his ability to pull off the accent to having a Scottish mother and spending his childhood summers in Port Glasgow with his maternal grandparents.


During production, it was decided that Jamie should instead become a permenant companion to the Doctor, and Hines accepted the offer to stay on, which necessitated his departure scene being re-filmed. Hines would ultimately remain in the role of Jamie for the entire remainer of Troughton's tenure as the Doctor; they departed together (along with Wendy Padbury, who had joined the TARDIS team as Zoe Heriot in 1968) after "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E7TheWarGames The War Games]]" in 1969. He remains the longest serving Doctor Who companion actor by episode count, appearing in 117 episodes.

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During production, it was decided that Jamie should instead become a permenant companion to the Doctor, and Hines accepted the offer to stay on, which necessitated his departure scene being re-filmed. Hines would ultimately remain in the role of Jamie for the entire remainer remainder of Troughton's tenure as the Doctor; they departed together (along with Wendy Padbury, who had joined the TARDIS team as Zoe Heriot in 1968) after "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E7TheWarGames The War Games]]" in 1969. He remains the longest serving Doctor Who companion actor by episode count, appearing in 117 episodes.

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