“I thought that Christmas was our last one?” he whispered, hardly daring to breathe lest she vanished like some ghostly apparition of Christmases past.
Or blew away like smoke.
“Every Christmas is Last Christmas.” she said, smiling sadly at the memory. She stepped closer, grasping his hands with hers, her grip firm and blessedly real. “But you and I have always made an exception to that rule.”
[Cue opening credits to the 2017 Doctor Who Christmas special.]
The 20th anniversary special. Unfortunately Tom Baker didn’t agree to reprise his role so the scenes for the Fourth Doctor were taken from Shada, the unfinished serial from season 17.
Richard Hurndall takes on the role of the First Doctor in replacement of William Hartnell who passed away in 1975. Hartnell does however make an appearance: his goodbye speech from The Dalek Invasion of Earth is played before the opening credits in commemoration.