Missy with holding a Christmas present

Missy holding a Christmas present, as imagined by the Twelfth Doctor. (PROSE: Dr. Twelfth)

A Christmas present was a gift given on Christmas, procured in the act of Christmas shopping.

Santa Claus was believed to deliver many Christmas presents. (PROSE: The Man Who (Nearly) Killed Christmas) Elves were his traditional helpers with this task. (TV: Last Christmas)

Finding a satsuma in a pyjamas belonging to Howard, the Tenth Doctor once noted, "...doesn't that just sum up Christmas? You go through all those presents and right at the end, tucked away at the bottom, there's always one stupid old satsuma. Who wants a satsuma?" (TV: The Christmas Invasion)

History Edit

Casimer received a time twister as an early Christmas present from her mother, and used it to travel to 1783. She was returned home by the Third Doctor. (PROSE: The Sommerton Fetch)

The Eighth Doctor gave Susan Campbell a Christmas present: the Aztec bracelet which Cameca had previously given to him as an engagement present in Mexico in the 15th century. (AUDIO: Relative Dimensions, TV: The Aztecs)

The Eleventh Doctor hid a time window inside a box. He gave it as a Christmas present for Madge Arwell and her children, Lily and Cyril, so they could visit one of the most peaceful planets he knew. (TV: The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe)

The Ninth Doctor left a 12-year-old Rose Tyler a red bicycle on Christmas 1998. (PROSE: The Red Bicycle) He later revealed to her as an adult that he was the one who left it. (TV: The Doctor Dances)

Shortly following his regeneration, the Tenth Doctor set his TARDIS on a course for Rose Tyler's home at the Powell Estate on Christmas Eve 2006, noting that she could consider it a Christmas present. (TV: Children in Need Special) That night, Rose was given £20 by Mickey Smith as they went Christmas shopping; though she offered to pay him back, Mickey told her to call it a Christmas present. (TV: The Christmas Invasion)

On Christmas 2007, the Doctor noted that the safe return of their daughter was the best Christmas present Sylvia and Geoff Noble could have. (TV: The Runaway Bride)

One Christmas, Alice Wu received a new smart phone, as well a pair of earrings and the next years Justin Bieber calendar from her grandmother. (PROSE: Loose Wire)

In 2009, Abigail Naismith believed that the retrieval of the Master from the ruins of Broadfell Prison would be "such a Christmas present." Donna Noble gifted an item of clothing to her mother, whom she assured that she kept the receipt, and Joshua Naismith's book Fighting the Future to her grandfather Wilfred Mott. While Wilfred expressed his confusion at Donna's choice of gift, Donna explained that she though of him upon seeing the book and got a curious feeling that it was "sort of thing [he] should have." Donna's fiance Shaun Temple could not afford "much" for present shopping. (TV: The End of Time)

Bill Potts gave the Twelfth Doctor a rug as a Christmas present. (TV: The Pilot) Though he later claimed to have hated the gift, (TV: Twice Upon a Time) the Doctor kept it in his office, and parked his TARDIS on top of it. In return, the Doctor got Bill photographs of her late mother, as she had none. (TV: The Pilot)

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