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2012 Dr Who Christmas Special
Any idea when it airs here?


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#1 TopsyTurvy

Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:25 PM

Been watching the prequel and the trailer online tonight biggrin.gif tthumbs.gif

I have looked but can't find when it airs over here though.

I would love them to air it Christmas Day like they do in the UK, but alas I doubt it would debut here before there Tounge1.gif

So does anyone know please so I can plan my social life around it original.gif

#2 Beanbag Warrior

Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:34 PM

Usually the week after.  Same delay as normal.

Link to preview?

#3 lactasticmama

Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:35 PM

I read on IMDB that it airs Boxing Day, on ABC1 at 7:30pm biggrin.gif

#4 TopsyTurvy

Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:39 PM

QUOTE (NapCat @ 11/12/2012, 10:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Usually the week after.  Same delay as normal.

Link to preview?


This has both the prequel and trailer original.gif

http://screenrant.com/doctor-who-2012-chri...requel-snowmen/

#5 HeroOfCanton

Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:45 PM

It was Boxing Day last year, I imagine it will be the same this year too. Especially considering how great BBC/ABC were with sharing the episodes that broadcast already this year.

#6 Beanbag Warrior

Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:47 PM

wikipedia confirms 26 dec, 730pm

#7 Ireckon

Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:51 PM

Not sure, but is anyone else going to the Dr Who orchestra show at the Sydney Opera House form 15 th-21st dec??

We are hoping to get tickets to take the older 2 kids . River Song and Rory' s dad will be there.


#8 Beanbag Warrior

Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:57 PM

QUOTE (Ireckon @ 11/12/2012, 09:51 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Not sure, but is anyone else going to the Dr Who orchestra show at the Sydney Opera House form 15 th-21st dec??

We are hoping to get tickets to take the older 2 kids . River Song and Rory' s dad will be there.



I went to the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra does Dr Who.  INCREDIBLE.  The FBI Agent from the Silence series was there.  All the monsters came out, Daleks in the audience.  The countertenor was orgasmically good.

#9 TopsyTurvy

Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:08 PM

Excellent!!!

Now to devise my plan to rid the household of guests by no later than 6.30pm to give me time to clean, have a shower, get my pj's on a pour a glass of wine! biggrin.gif

#10 Guest_~Songbird~_*

Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:50 PM

You can watch it online on the ABC iview section of their website. They put the last lot of Dr Who episodes on straight after they aired in the UK, eliminating the week long delay on tv.

#11 Ireckon

Posted 13 December 2012 - 01:48 PM

QUOTE (NapCat @ 11/12/2012, 10:57 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I went to the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra does Dr Who.  INCREDIBLE.  The FBI Agent from the Silence series was there.  All the monsters came out, Daleks in the audience.  The countertenor was orgasmically good.


I am so excited!! We are going on the 19th, taking the old 2 kids. Any other EB folk going to be at the Opera house on this night?


#12 choccy2

Posted 13 December 2012 - 02:04 PM

damn wish I had known they were doing a Sydney one !!

#13 Ireckon

Posted 13 December 2012 - 02:06 PM

QUOTE (choccy2 @ 13/12/2012, 03:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
damn wish I had known they were doing a Sydney one !!


There are still a few tickets going, 92507777
They are a bit pricey, but hey, it will be a great experience.

#14 Georgie Boy

Posted 16 December 2012 - 05:05 AM

We went last night to the Opera House.The show was amazing you will really enjoy it.


#15 Ireckon

Posted 18 December 2012 - 11:08 PM

The kids had trouble sleeping tonight because they were super excited about seeing DW tomorrow night.....I may be just a tad excited too.......

#16 Expelliarmus

Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:02 PM

Did nobody watch this?!?!?!

Speak with me internet people!

#17 TheCeriseClupea

Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:08 PM

We did Howdo, Did you enjoy it?. I really must get me one of those snowmen for next Christmas for the front yard.

#18 MarthaJones

Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:08 PM

We watched it this morning while DD was still asleep  biggrin.gif .

#19 Expelliarmus

Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:13 PM

It was awesomeness in an hour! I liked the new interior although I was confused by the cloud thing. I hated Oswin but I'm loving Clara and can now probably appreciate Oswin if I were to go back and watch it. (As an aside, so glad her name's Clara because Oswin is weird-ish)

I didn't like Sad!Doctor and was much pleased when he began saving the world again biggrin.gif

#20 TopsyTurvy

Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:27 PM

It was fantastic!  Loved every single second, except for having to deal with an over excited toddler who kept getting in my face Tounge1.gif

Even my 20yo niece enjoyed it and she isn't into the Doctor, but we can convert her yet!

I had DS in his '5 little Daleks' t-shirt today in preparation original.gif

I must admit I think Clara will grow on me.  I didn't mind her Oswin character in asylum of the Daleks either though.

It will be very interesting to see where it will go with her and her story line.  I can't wait for the next part of the season to begin biggrin.gif

#21 HeroOfCanton

Posted 26 December 2012 - 10:31 PM

I really enjoyed it tonight - I loved Strax, and all the great jokes.

Not sure how I feel about the Ozwin/Clara stuff though, it feels a bit like a cop-out, her being the same person, but different IYKWIM?
I'm sure they'll make it work though, and I do like her character in general, she's sassy and cute - I'm looking forward to where they might take it.
The Doctor seems to attract 'anomalies' in the universe, doesn't he?

It kind of sucks that they keep creating these characters that follow the Doctor, even when he tells them not to, and they go and die, or get hurt and the Doctor blames himself sad.gif
It's not fair, he warned them!

#22 ~Jot~

Posted 26 December 2012 - 10:34 PM

Loved it! Best episode I've seen in ages. So glad to see the back of Amy and Rory.

#23 ~iMum~

Posted 26 December 2012 - 10:39 PM

I'm intrigued by the Clara storyline. Can't wait for the rest of the season to air!

I didn't think it was one of the better Christmas specials.

#24 Beanbag Warrior

Posted 26 December 2012 - 11:08 PM

you KNOW Moffat planted the seeds of this at some time in the RTD series. I don't know how.  Or when.  But surely there's been a clue.

She's so gosh darned chipper.  I really like her!  Shaping up to be an exciting new series.

#25 Expelliarmus

Posted 26 December 2012 - 11:36 PM

Yeah great ep, but not very Christmassy ... they should have made the Dr more Scrooge like LOL

I agree there's a clue somewhere, there always is ...




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