When we posted news for Doctor Who: The 7th Series, Part 2
, the information we had indicated that "The Snowmen," the Christmas episode from 2012, would be included. Now, it turns out that may not be the case; the listing at BBC America Shop has been updated to remove any mention of "The Snowmen" and related bonus material, and other retailers are showing the same information now.
The Christmas specials have been a mixed bag for Doctor Who
; some of them have been released individually (starting with "The Next Doctor," the 2008 Christmas special), and included on season sets, and others have only been available separately ("The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe"), and still others have had separate releases, and been included on season sets, but without the accompanying bonus material.
Of course there's always the chance that the episode will be included in the upcoming "Complete Series 7" (which hasn't been announced yet), but if you plan on picking up the "The 7th Series, Part 2" release on May 28
, you'll definitely want to buy the separate release of "The Snowmen" as well.