Have you ever wondered how the name TARDIS came to existence?Well doctor who fans the day has come for you to know. In 1963 November 23 the first episode of doctor who was aired. The first doctor was played by William Hartnell [ 1908-1975 ] grand daughter Susan was played by Carole Ford came up with the name. The name TARDIS stands for Time And Relative, Dimesion In Space. TARDIS is a space craft and time machine disguised as a police box and always remember it’s bigger than the outside.