We all remember that scathing infographic from 2014 insisting that since Steven Moffat took over as show runner, the show began to heavily fail the Bechdel Test.
For those who haven't been on the internet before, the Bechdel Test is a way to measure the engagement of a work of fiction's female characters. Invented by cartoonist Alison Bechdel, the test only requires three things:
Blogger, Sarah Barrett, disagrees with the study and has since started her own, watching and recording the conversations of female characters in all 117 Modern Who episodes. Her findings (above) paint a much different picture. See more of her thoughts at Doctor Who TV.
The role of The Doctor has been assumed by 12 respected actors, each bringing their own quirks and characteristics to the programme. Along with his Mark I Type 40 TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space), the time travelling rogue has blasted his way across space, but not without gaining some enemies in the process.