When I learned that BBC America would be showing the newest Doctor Who Christmas special, A Christmas Carol, on Christmas day as the BBC does across the pond, I was ecstatic! It's been awhile since I've seen anything fresh from the Who crew and I was glad to see this aired on the only day it really deserves to be seen. The story opens with newlyweds Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) and Rory (Arthur Darvill) about to literally crash into a planet with 4,001 other souls … more
Christmas gets shoehorned into Doctor Who every year now. In past specials, like “The Christmas Invasion” and “The Runaway Bride”, the fact that they took place at Christmas was incidental. You could’ve removed Christmas from the story with the change of a couple lines and have essentially the exact same story. That is not the case with the 2010 special, “A Christmas Carol“, which incorporates Christmas fully into the plot. Our story centers … more
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