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The Snowmen – New Christmas Special Trailer

The Snowmen – New Christmas Special Trailer

β€œChristmas Eve 1892, and the falling snow is the stuff of fairytales.

When the fairytale becomes a nightmare and a chilling menace threatens Earth, an unorthodox young governess, Clara, calls on the Doctor for help. But the Doctor is in mourning, reclusive and determined not to engage in the problems of the universe. As old friends return, will the Doctor really abandon humankind or will he fight to save the world – and Christmas – from the icy clutches of this mysterious menace?”



  • apple pinapple

    December 20th, 2012 - 10:12pm

    it was okay but it might need some work

  • doctorwhoone

    December 18th, 2012 - 3:12pm

    Off topic, but Ive had a great idea that the Doctor could have actually saved Amy and Rory in ‘The Angels take Manhatten’. Basicly –

    Rory ends up being zapped by the Weeping Angel after spotting his name on a grave stone. The Doctor runs out of the Tardis after Amy calls out for him. The Doctor thinks about what has just happened, and then has a plan. He runs back into the Tardis, and returns with a small device which he tell Rory is a special locator beacon that can be traced through space and time. He tell her to blink so the Angel can send her back in time, and then press a button on the locator beacon so that he and and River can locate the beacon inside the Tardis, travel back through time to where the beacon is transmitting, and end up reunited with both Amy and Rory, preventing their eventual fate of living out the rest of their lives in the past . . . . simple !! πŸ˜€

    Now I wonder if Steven Moffat had that idea and decided to go against it.

    • doctorwhoone

      December 18th, 2012 - 3:14pm

      Oops, I ment to say “which he tell Amy is a special locator beacon that can be traced through space and time”, NOT Rory.

    • Anonymous

      December 18th, 2012 - 10:57pm

      no that can’t the doctor said that if she get zapt back in time that he can never visit her again

    • doctorwhoone

      December 19th, 2012 - 8:57am

      This is an alternative suggestion mate.

    • Luke Smith

      December 20th, 2012 - 6:30pm

      the doctor couldnt go back in time and save them as the timelines were too complicated seen as rory died twice on the same day and that was a paradox in its self. and as the doctor told amy once you read your future you cant change it thats why river broke her wrist to escape the angels grip.

  • drwhofan4ever

    December 15th, 2012 - 7:08pm

    im confused i thought strax died in a good man goes to war

    • georgia-doctor

      December 16th, 2012 - 9:55am

      he did! maybe they’ll explain his magically coming back to life in the episode

    • Kroton

      December 16th, 2012 - 5:21pm

      they’ve filmed a mini episode (minisode) of how he comes back, and it will either be put online or on the dvd as a extra. he said this in the interview in DWM

    • the astronaut of death

      December 16th, 2012 - 8:04pm

      I think vastra and jenny took strax back to London and nursed him back to health


    December 15th, 2012 - 4:42pm

    OMG!! 10 DAYS XX

  • The TARDIS

    December 15th, 2012 - 9:15am

    It’s really strange – when you see the snowflakes in the official websites background or in DWM, they look like ordinary snowflakes, sort of pretty really. Then you see this trailer… And you only see them as snowflakes with eyes and mouths and you can never see it the same again!

  • Boodleoo

    December 14th, 2012 - 7:59pm

    Am I right in thinking thats the same building and therefore staircase seen in the next doctor

    • doctorwhoone

      December 15th, 2012 - 10:20am

      Well if it is then it is not the first time that a building has been re-used in a Doctor Who story.

      The building used for Platform 1 back in series 1 was reused a few times, such as series 5th Silurian 2 parter, and also in 1 episode of the Sarah Jane Adventures which I think was the Mona Lisa episode if I remember rightly.

    • doctorwhoone

      December 15th, 2012 - 10:21am

      series 5’s Silurian 2 parter.

  • McGann is the Doctor

    December 14th, 2012 - 12:21pm

    So much for the “YETI” being in it, I told them not to make huge assumptions based on no real evidence, but they did.


    Besides, this looks WAY better and WAY scarier.

    • Spoilers

      December 14th, 2012 - 2:52pm

      Who is them?
      Also, do you really think they would spoil the surprise of the Yeti being in it?

    • doctorwhoone

      December 14th, 2012 - 3:48pm

      ‘Them’ refering to fan’s who made assumptions that the Yeti where returning when they had not.

      Personally I’m glad there not returning. I don’t think robots dressed in great big fur coats are scary what so ever, robot mummies from ‘Pyramids of Mars’ are scary, but not Yeti, they don’t frighten me one bit, I’d just face once and kick him in the happy sacks, simple πŸ˜€

    • crazy guy

      December 14th, 2012 - 5:52pm

      nothhing says the yetis are not it in. i hope they are cause i was not alive when the classisc series was on so i like it when they bring in the old monsters

  • Anonymous

    December 13th, 2012 - 8:37pm

    shes a dalek!

    • master spectacular

      December 13th, 2012 - 11:38pm

      Ah, the doctor running around with a dalek in time and space…

    • doctorwhoone

      December 14th, 2012 - 8:15am

      Clara Oswin is NOT Oswin Oswald from ‘Asylum of the Daleks’, shes a completely different character, Jenna herself said so on Children in Need when she and Matt where showing a prequel called ‘The Great Detective’ followed later by the trailer for the story.

    • Anonymous

      December 14th, 2012 - 9:16am

      then why is her sir name oswin eh

    • Anonymous

      December 14th, 2012 - 9:16am

      then why is her sir name oswin?

    • doctorwhoone

      December 14th, 2012 - 3:54pm

      As Ive theorized, ‘Oswin’ is what connects Clara Oswin and Oswin Oswald as relatives.

      Clara Oswin could be Oswin Oswalds great great great great [several times more great] grandmother or some other female relation.

      They are not the same person what so ever, merely two completely different female characters who are played by one very talented actress, in other words, Jenna is just doing the same thing what Freema Agyeman did some years ago, first by playing another character [Adeola] and then playing a related character who becomes the companion [Martha Jones]who is the previous characters cousin.

      Blimey how many times do I have to keep mentioning this ? πŸ™

    • doctorwhoone

      December 14th, 2012 - 6:22pm

      Forgot to mention earlier also that Oswin Oswald and Clara Oswin could not be the same woman anyway, because if Oswin was Clara, she would have recognize the Doctor in ‘Asylum of the Daleks’ and she never did, so she aint the same person.

    • Boodleoo

      December 14th, 2012 - 7:54pm

      I’m with you when you say they’re two different people but they’re is no solid proof saying that they are. Until we see the episode there is no knowing Clara could be lieing like river did in the impossible astronaut. This could be after asylum of the daleks in clara/ oswins timeline etc etc the theories go on.

    • Boodleoo

      December 14th, 2012 - 7:57pm

      My theory is this could be a new body in which Dalek oswin goes into which would explain her being a different person.

    • The fall of the eleventh

      December 15th, 2012 - 8:17am

      Moffat would not put her there,so I bet they are the same,I bet Clara Oswin Oswald is made by the daleks to discover who the doctor is,I bet you will be wrong and I’m right,there obviously going to say there different,but the truth is there the same ,it is the main story arc this year

    • The fall of the eleventh

      December 15th, 2012 - 8:19am

      they are the same character the freema anger man thing was tiny,this is Moffat,so they are the same,plus jenna was lying,you could easily tell,don’t believe everything you see,most of it is lies,thank you

    • Boodleoo

      December 15th, 2012 - 9:33am

      I hate the whole relatives idea it’s just so boring. Plus when they were presenting the children in need scene matt went ” and your definately not the same person” and she said “yes… definately not the same person. I think it’s safe to say Moffat has a plan comjng together.

    • Zaphod99

      December 20th, 2012 - 5:55pm

      @doctorwhoone….you couldn’t be more wrong. Rewatch that clip with Jenna Louise and Matt….she’s got a huge smile on her face, and is obviously trying to throw people off. It clearly worked in your case. You talk like you know for sure, but the reality is you have no clue until you’ve seen it. Your theories are perfectly sound, but a little bit too obvious in my opinion. If they just turn out to be relatives, that’ll be a bit of a letdown for me. So, let’s wait to see it first….it’s very possible that they are the same character…it’s also possible that they aren’t. We’ve been given no spoilers whatsoever!

  • dr who 1999

    December 13th, 2012 - 3:06pm

    new title sequence confirmed for this episode

  • dalek99

    December 12th, 2012 - 11:50pm

    can’t wait to watch looks good

  • dalek99

    December 12th, 2012 - 11:46pm

    can’t wait to get home so i can watch because youtube is blocked at school.

    • Anonymous

      December 13th, 2012 - 8:36pm

      thats nasty

  • dr who 1999

    December 12th, 2012 - 7:32pm

    12days, 21hours 40 mins! also series 7 part 2 out in April next year

  • daleksean

    December 12th, 2012 - 6:31pm

    clara’s voice sounds babyish

    • Kroton

      December 12th, 2012 - 6:48pm

      If you mean at the beginning, then she is talking to the children she is the governess of and she is trying to help them, as they have nightmares! So I guess she is trying to sound gentle!
      Personally I LOVE her voice, I don’t know why, I just do!

    • doctorwhoone

      December 12th, 2012 - 8:14pm

      Yeah, she’s only talking like that to the children so they don’t end up having nightmares.

      A soothing voice to help children sleep is always a good thing πŸ™‚

    • Kroton

      December 13th, 2012 - 6:53pm

      Do you like her voice as well? It’s just so calm, mysterious and as you said soothing!

    • doctorwhoone

      December 16th, 2012 - 9:05am

      Yeah, I like her voice, but clearly Jenna is putting it on, because if you listen to her speak in interviews, she sounds different.

  • The TARDIS

    December 12th, 2012 - 5:24pm

    Looks amazing! 13 Days is too long to wait! The Snowmen look incrdibly creepy… Going by the snow-breating stuff and the pointy teeth, this isn’t going to be an out-and-out adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ book…

  • crazy guy

    December 12th, 2012 - 5:23pm

    awesome trailer. i dont know if anyone knows this but on newsround they had this clip from the one show where they have a its showtime ad on the building and it has doctor who in it you should check it out

  • Christine

    December 12th, 2012 - 5:13pm

    I quite like plucky female characters and don’t automatically think them to be irritating. What I find irritating is the kind of helpless continually screaming female character. Brrrr! Give me a cocky lady any day.

  • The Macra Terror

    December 12th, 2012 - 5:06pm

    Why does Steven Moffat write all of his female characters as irritating and cocky? Clara is just another to add to the list
    River Song
    …… (2014 Companion)

    • doctorwhoone

      December 12th, 2012 - 8:17pm

      2013 companion don’t ya mean ?, where not even in 2013 yet dude πŸ™‚

      I do agree thou, River, Amy, Oswin and Clara are cocky, but I’m ok with that.

      Put it this way – would you have ladies in the Tardis who are cocky from time to time ? or would you rather have ladies in the Tardis who just scream at everything left, right and centre ? πŸ˜‰

  • That Snowman over there

    December 12th, 2012 - 4:39pm

    Wow! Those Snowmen really do look creepy. Also, those shots of the staircase to the TARDIS and the snowflake opening its jaws are absolutely stunning. πŸ˜€

    This is definitely a much better trailer than the one we got for CIN! πŸ˜›

    • Adam

      December 12th, 2012 - 5:01pm

      I agree

  • doctorwhoone

    December 12th, 2012 - 4:10pm

    13 days to go !! πŸ˜€


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