In last week’s episode of Doctor Who, John Simm returned to his role as the villainous Master for the first time in seven years.
It was a shocking, awesome moment... but it would’ve been 10 times that if the BBC hadn’t announced it was happening two months ago.
The Master’s reveal in “World Enough and Time” was somewhat dampened because most people assumed that the mysterious Mr. Razor, Bill’s sole “friend” for much of the episode, was actually the Master in one of his patented quirky disguises.
And everyone already knew that not only was Simm back, he’d be making an appearance in that very episode.
But thankfully even the Master himself is in agreement.
Speaking in the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine, out this week, Simm discussed his return as well as his own personal disappointment in the early announcement: