Doctor Who: The Snowmen Recap: A Merry Homeric Companion

Doctor Who: The Snowmen, the sci-fi franchise’s annual Christmas special, wasn’t so much about the battle to defeat an army of destructive Frostys as it was about getting our titular hero back in the business of saving the universe — and pairing him up with the charismatic (and crazy gorgeous) new companion (Jenna-Louise Coleman) who’ll make that journey worthwhile. READ MORE

Doctor Who Christmas Special Preview: 'I Do the Hand-Grabbing! That's My Job! It's Always Me!"

Last month, BBC America dropped a preview for Doctor Who: The Snowmen that gave us a glimpse of Jenna-Louise Coleman as our titular hero’s new companion Clara (not to be confused — or perhaps especially to be confused — with Coleman’s prior Who character Oswin, from “Asylum of the Daleks”).

The latest trailer for the long-running franchise’s Christmas special, however, features something that took me a little by surprise: READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Doctor Who Recap: Oz, the Great and Powerful

Doctor Who launched its seventh season by plopping the Doctor, Amy and Rory in the middle of their worst nightmare — a parliament full of Daleks — then proceeded to serve up a rollicking, sometimes frightful, at times romantically angsty and ultimately twisty premiere.

The Doctor, with Amy and Rory — who were in the midst of …READ MORE