Doctor Who, Christmas Special: The Husbands of River Song (2015)

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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. Doctor Who, Christmas Special: The Husbands of River Song (2015) Wiki


Doctor Who, Christmas Special: The Husbands of River Song (2015) Synopsis

1 - The Husbands of River Song
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.

2 - Who Is River Song? A Recap
Ahead of the long-awaited return of River Song (Alex Kingston) in this year's Christmas Special, take a look back at her rich story in the show so far. And, if you haven't caught up on past seasons, be warned; this clip contains Spoilers, Sweetie.

3 - Trailer
The Doctor and River Song are reunited once again. Watch the trailer for a preview of this year's exciting Christmas special.

4 - The Adventures of River Song
Join Alex Kingston and Steven Moffat as we look forward to River’s return in The Husbands of River Song. Find out how River’s character came to be created, why Alex just had to play the role, what happened when the cast discovered who River really is. Narrated by Nina Toussaint-White.

5 - Behind the Scenes of The Husbands of River Song
Matt Lucas is our guide as we join River Song, the Doctor and a star-liner full of supervillains for this festive Christmas special. We get the heads-up on the Hydroflax from Greg Davies, reveal Alex Kingston’s favorite sonic, and we find out what Peter Capaldi is getting for Christmas. Featuring interviews with Peter Capaldi, Alex Kingston, and Steven Moffat. Please note that this behind the scenes look contains spoilers, so make sure you’ve watched this episode first.



Doctor Who, Christmas Special: The Husbands of River Song (2015) Episodes

Episode TitleTimePrice
1The Husbands of River Song56:27Season OnlyDownload
2Who Is River Song? A Recap03:19FreeDownload
3Trailer00:32FreeDownload
4The Adventures of River Song09:54Season OnlyDownload
5Behind the Scenes of The Husbands of Riv19:41Season OnlyDownload

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Doctor Who, Christmas Special: The Husbands of River Song (2015) Reviews

Stephanie Phelps
Super irritated  Stephanie Phelps  1 star

I really wish i could watch the christmas special, i finally caved and bought the special for a shocking 4.99 after already purchasing the season 9… shouldn’t this be included… but thats not why i am so irritated this premiered back in December and it is now February and i am still not able to watch it… when will it be available iTunes… It should still be listed as a preorder….so i have no reviews on the episode just a warning for future buyers…

Emcee Cloud
Season Only!?  Emcee Cloud  1 star

I bought the full collection of the 2015 Christmas Special videos, but only two of the five are able to be downloaded. Unless I'm quite mistaken, it is now well after December 25, 2015, the original air date of the episode. WHY CAN'T I DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE!?

hawkgirl05
Can't download or watch it after I purchased the season  hawkgirl05  1 star

Says "season only" and the it's already purchased!

Lcempj
Love this one!  Lcempj  5 star

24 years... I wonder if the next companion will be the Doctor and River kids. That is enough time for them to have a few kids together.

Rubidium
Just great!  Rubidium  5 star

The perfect end to a nearly perfect season of Dr. Who! Full of laughs, surprises, and not a few “feels”, this episode goes down as probably the best Xmas special in the history of the show. Not to be missed.

Muffin55555Lynn
Best  Muffin55555Lynn  5 star

Best Doctor Who Christmas special yet! The writers continue to outdo themselves.

mpy6348
Great season ender  mpy6348  5 star

Not quite as good as "Last Christmas" but still a winner!

Joe-A
Should have included it as part of the Season 9  Joe-A  1 star

What a rip off that they sell this separately from the rest of the season.

BJWanlund
SO GOOD!  BJWanlund  5 star

No “spoilers”, but oh my goodness… that was SO good! Well, WELL worth the $4.99 I paid for it!

mohacsUS
Best  mohacsUS  5 star

This is best part of Capaldi since he became The Doctor.

Mihangel44
Still waiting  Mihangel44  1 star

It will be Christmas 2016 at this rate!

are all the names taken?
Where is it?  are all the names taken?  1 star

Well...I bought the season pass but no Christmas Special as yet (Dec. 29). Maybe it'll be on next Christmas. I can't wait. p.s. It's really good; I watched it (for free) on Space tv.

CNFMaguire
ATTENTION DUMMIES  CNFMaguire  5 star

The christmas special comes out on christmas, itunes releases new episodes the day after premiere, so the 26th. Don;t be stupid and preorder a christmas special and expect it before christmas. Don't be stupid and expect the episode the day it airs on television, seriously, the whole lot of you purchase on itunes and it would take an idiot not to understand how releases work by now.

Adventure&ducks
Absolutely Amazing!!!  Adventure&ducks  5 star

Doctor who is the best thing in existence, if you don't like it you are a very depressing and horrible human being and don't deserve to see the light of day ever again, how could you do this to society, yourself and your barber... You monster :) Just kidding Love ya

ProbablyConrad
By Far My Favorite Christmas Special  ProbablyConrad  5 star

The special had the perfect combination of comedy and emotion! River and Capaldi's Doctor are a fantastic duo and everything about this episode knocks it out of the park!

Elvis200124
Great end to a great story  Elvis200124  5 star

This is a great way to end the story of river song she started out in the end, but ended with a great story line really enjoyed river songs character, and she will always be remembered

Omi-wan46
No show yet  Omi-wan46  1 star

The movie is now playing in local theatres, but I still don't have a clue as to when I can expect the actual show I purchased from iTunes. Not a peep from iTunes. Are they all nursing holiday hangovers over there? C'mon guys, time to get back to work.

Whodunnit rater
ITunes ruins Christmas yet again  Whodunnit rater  1 star

With a repeat of the 2014 boondoggle ITunes has yet agin screwed the populace of North America on the Dr. Who Christmas special... Whatever you do, do not be persuaded into buying this "season pass" because all you will get are the 30 second trailer and the interview with the producers on "the making of" the Christmas special..... Considering that this show is anticipated by millions and is a traditional favourite of fans of Dr. Who, one must come to the conclusion that the ITunes people behind this are actually a bunch of Daleks bent on destruction of Christmas for all....

KNGold
where is the content?  KNGold  1 star

It is now Christmas. I purchased this 3 weeks ago. When do we get the actual show? Still no date or indication from iTunes. Took my money for a "Season's Pass" that is still only providing me with a trailer, and a 3 min. "Who is River Song" recap of past episodes. Come on, at least give us a release date. I waited til Christmas for crying out loud.....

nolrac eel
Quickly losing interest in the doctor  nolrac eel  1 star

I haven’t watched most of the recent series of doctor who, just the first few episodes, and they were pretty terrible. From the christmas special it seems things have gone downhill even further. It’s a real shame, a couple of years ago, the Doctor was one of the most interesting things on TV. Time for a new show runner.


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