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December 25th, 2015 99 comments

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What Did You Think of The Husbands of River Song ?

Now that the 2015 Christmas Special The Husbands of River Song has aired what did you think? Was it everything you had hoped for or not what you expected….

It’s Christmas Day on a remote human colony and the Doctor is hiding from Christmas Carols and Comedy Antlers. But when a crashed spaceship calls upon the Doctor for help, he finds himself recruited into River Song’s squad and hurled into a fast and frantic chase across the galaxy.

King Hydroflax (Greg Davies) is furious, and his giant Robot bodyguard is out of control and coming for them all! Will Nardole (Matt Lucas) survive? And when will River Song work out who the Doctor is?

All will be revealed on a starliner full of galactic super-villains and a destination the Doctor has been avoiding for a very long time.



  • A

    August 31st, 2016 - 9:45pm

    Just the doctor moon as far as I recall.
    I hope River can come back too. Of course, just because stories, rumours & even River herself say that the singing towers were the last time they saw each other does not necessarily mean it’s true. River lies & lies to avoid spoilers & maybe there was a reason in this instance.
    What I really would like to see is how River & Missy would interact…

  • theemptychild

    August 30th, 2016 - 9:00pm

    I had a vision for an episode where the library computer malfunctions and River gets out, but the doctor and her have to stop the library from blowing up and destroying 3 of its inhabited moons (not sure if the library has any moons).

  • Silencewillfall

    August 30th, 2016 - 8:58pm

    I wish Moffat could find a way to make River come back. Maybe some meteors collide and a release of temporal energy means that she never died in the library.

  • Silencewillfall

    August 30th, 2016 - 8:55pm

    How can anyone like this episode. My 5 year old brother even said it was really babyish.

  • Sasha

    February 25th, 2016 - 4:28am

    Great episode, so many years in one night. Maybe another episode could be milked. Dr. 12 and River song have so much chemistry. Please may this not be the last

  • A

    February 17th, 2016 - 10:14am

    I think it was kinda the point for him to be heartbroken/horrified by her behavior as he later learns she does not believe he loves her at all (or no more than an ordinary companion). Perhaps then he understands why she might need the likes of Ramone to adore her in the times she is not with him. She may be fond of some of her flings, but I think her heart is always with the Doctor.

  • A

    February 17th, 2016 - 9:53am

    Exactly. The only time River has been seen since the library, from her point of view, was the name of the doctor when her data ghost linked to Clara after Vastra summoned them to help the Doctor with the whole grave thing. The special place was a virtual landscape created by the little girl who was the computer core of the library to house those who died to save the living occupants of the library from the shadows & perhaps so she would have some real people as company.
    It’s a little unclear if River faded away entirely after TNOTD or if she simply went back to the library computer. This christmas episode does at least explain why she gave the Doctor’s name to open the Tardis tomb in TNOTD, as she knew he survived Trenzalore, both that incident & the war which should have ended his regenerations.

  • James Miramontes

    February 5th, 2016 - 2:18pm

    they spent 24 years that night at the singing towers before river had to leave and go to the library. In silence in the library she states that their last date was at the singing towers.

  • Debbie

    February 1st, 2016 - 6:22pm

    I am confused about how River got out of the special place that she was sent to at the end of the Library episode. Did I miss something?

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