John Barrowman’s best moments as Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who

It's Barrowman's best bits!

There are not many shows that can get away with an immortal pan-sexual who can travel through time, but then there not many characters like Captain Jack Harkness. 


Ever since his introduction in series one two-parter The Empty Child / The Doctor Dances, John Barrowman’s Jack has become a fan-favourite for his action chops, quotable one-liners and his ability to flirt with literally anything. So much so, in fact, that he even got his own spin-off show: Torchwood. 

All of which means there are no shortage of great moments from Jack’s time in Doctor Who. Moments like… 

10. Jack’s innuendo bingo


He may be able to live forever, but so will his assortment of flirty quips – and Captain Jack always has one for even the most dire of circumstances. In Journey’s End, the Doctor finds himself cloned during a metacrisis, making two Doctors, and Donna infused with a Time Lord brain. “So there’s three of you?” Sarah-Jane asks. Quicker than a rocket, Jack replies, “I can’t tell you what I’m thinking right now.” Oh, Jack.