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When will Neil Patrick Harris appear in Doctor Who?

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Neil Patrick Harris has joined the cast of Doctor Who, and will play the “greatest enemy” the Doctor has faced. When will his episode air?

Doctor Who is a show every actor wants to be on. It’s a chance to play some wonderful roles and be a part of the longest-running sci-fi series on British TV. How I Met Your Mother alum Neil Patrick Harris is getting to live that dream.

TVLine reported that the actor is going to join the series. He will play a villain—not just any villain. He’s described as the “greatest enemy” the Doctor has faced. What can be greater than all the enemies the Doctor has had. Isn’t the Master technically the greatest enemy?

If you look at the costume, there are some Master vibes. It’s going to be exciting to see who the actor plays. Of course, now we need to know when the episode will air.

When is Neil Patrick Harris in Doctor Who?

There is a bit of a wait on our hands. We won’t get to see the new episode in 2022. Instead, we have to wait until 2023.

Harris is currently filming the series, with Doctor Who currently on the 60th-anniversary special. There are some exciting additions for the special, including the return of David Tennant’s Doctor and Catherine Tate’s Donna.

It’s not clear if this episode takes place in the main world. Russell T. Davis, who will return as showrunner, has hinted that it could be one of the alternate worlds in the universe. This would make sense on why Donna is still around and working with the Doctor. It would also allow new versions of the Master without too many questions if that is who Harris will play.

We’re looking at Nov. 23, 2023 for this episode. That marks the 60th anniversary of the series.

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