“The Return of Doctor Mysterio” will see The Doctor making a trip to New York to confront some aliens. Since there’s a superhero involved, naturally he’s going to be teaming up with an intrepid reporter. Let’s see… Moffat writing a Christmas special with a superhero and an intrepid reporter? I’d say the odds are favorite a camp treatment of superheroes on this one. Besides, I don’t see Moffat going dark or horror for a Christmas episode. Considered yourself warned if you take your superheroes seriously.
Here’s the teaser the BBC released:
And just so you’re in on the joke, this is the “Doctor Misterio” title sequence from the 60’s.
Todd Allen wears a lot of hats. At various times he’s been (alphabetically), a bouncer, college professor, humor columnist, Internet producer and an NBA/WNBA Beat Writer, among other things. He’s the author of Economics of Digital Comics. You should probably read it.