More graphs that seem pretty apocalyptic …

More graphs that seem pretty dismal without a zero-justified scale. The age of incarnations of The Doctor at their first appearance, including the recently announced Eleventh Doctor (graph stolen from the following comments thread):

Man, that sure does seem an apocalyptic drop! What the hell!

Make it zero-scaled?

The professional statistician who commented on my “improvements” to his graphs seemed appalled at the non-zero indexing, but it’s pretty appalling to me to do it any other way. Dishonest, at least.