Whereas the Physician Who fandom presents up thoughts and opinions aplenty with reference to whatever news comes out concerning the new Doctor, some might have forgotten that they nonetheless need to say goodbye to present Physician actor Peter Capaldi. That ought to change as we speak, as a brand new video has surfaced for the Christmas particular that offers us an excellent take a look at the primary and twelfth Docs interacting. The scene begins with the primary Physician (performed by David Bradley) seeing the upgraded TARDIS, and issues solely get sillier between the 2 from there:
As we realized from the trailer and the leaked synopsis that hit the net some time again, the Physician Who Christmas particular finds each Docs staving off regeneration. Joined by a WW1 military captain, the three discover themselves within the South Pole coming to grips with their respective fates. Whereas an excellent chunk of Christmas episodes for Physician Who in recent times have been unhappy, the jabs coming from David Bradley’s Physician might give some followers hope that there can be some gentle hearted moments in Peter Capaldi’s swan tune for the present.
Physician Who viewers who’ve seen the first trailer know that there are two variations of the TARDIS on this episode, so hopefully which means the twelfth Physician will get an opportunity to criticize the previous decor he put up. Then once more, there are fairly a couple of plot factors the 90-minute episode should get via, like surprise appearances by characters and the rationale why they’re frozen in time, so maybe they will not be capable of squeeze a second like that in. If not, this interplay between David Bradley and Peter Capaldi alone ought to point out the 2 do not actually need greater than one another to make an important scene work.
A wonderful thing about this scene, specifically, is that the primary Physician seems to be not sure of his subsequent regeneration. In any case, that is his first time, so it is comprehensible that he might have some jitters going into the method. The primary Physician regenerating in the identical episode the twelfth Physician will rework into a girl for the primary time has to level to some type of deep Physician Who symbolism the present likes to insert; so be looking out for some that means behind that upon the episodes airing.
The Physician Who Christmas particular is scheduled to air on December 25th at 9 p.m. ET on BBC America. For extra on upcoming fall programming to look at earlier than the yr ends, go to our fall premiere guide. Conversely, one also can check out all of the reveals that have been canceled in 2017 right here. Lastly, for a glance forward at what’s on tv in 2018, go to our midseason premiere guide.