Exactly who is that mysterious figure in a garish waistcoat, in the Doctor Who Christmas special, "The Next Doctor"? Is the episode's title just plain misleading, a huge hint, or a clever trick? Some new promo pics have come out, and they raise an interesting possibility. Potentially huge spoilers ahead.
Just what is that pocket watch the two Doctors (David Tennant and David Morrissey) are looking at? Is it a special pocket watch? Fansite Whovian Galaxy says it might be, but Planet Gallifrey has blown up the picture to maximum magnification and doesn't see any Time Lord-y markings. (For what it's worth, Planet Gallifrey's blown-up pic is so blurry, I can't see one way or the other.) Of course, all we know about Morrissey's character is that he's a brash man who claims to be a Time Lord named the Doctor. So how exactly would that square with him being a Time Lord who's turned himself into a human? (Maybe he lost most of his Time Lord memories, but got confused by the ones that remained? Maybe he's a different Time Lord who's stuck as a human, and now thinks he's the Doctor? Could he be.... Romana?) For what it's worth, I think the watch is a red herring. But you never know.