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Gift Exchange: Another Sneak Peek At The Nerdist BBC America TV Special

BBC America slipped another little sneak peek at The Nerdist: Year in Review, this one with Chris giving Wil Wheaton a very, very special Christmas gift. Hugs all around.

Don’t worry, we’ll be reminding you over and over to watch the show on Christmas Eve, 9/8c, BBC America. We can’t wait, either.

Oh, and Chris is also on another BBC America special, Doctor Who: Best of the Christmas Specials, which airs on Christmas Eve at 8/7c. So watch that, too. Here’s the latest trailer for that show:


  1. John in Ohio says:

    Include me in the ranks of the misty-eyed. That was a great moment–can’t wait.

  2. Vicki says:

    My heart just grew three sizes.

  3. Megan says:

    I love watching Will’s face as he figures out what is happening that ends in the blissfully happy wtf. So cute

  4. Annie says:


  5. Sharing joy with friends and strangers! That’s what the season’s all about! If this didn’t make you grin from ear to ear, you are a Grinch!

  6. Vera says:

    That is adorable! Looks like it will be an awesome show. 😀 I just wish us Europeans could get to see it on the 24th as well…

  7. Jess says:

    Awwww, you guys! That was super sweet. Again, I am super extra excited to see the all the specials this weekend!

    Oh yeah, and I’m excited for Christmas, too. Weeeeee!

  8. Jenenz says:

    Can I just say “W00t!” That was totally heartwarming. Sometimes the simple things in life are the best.

  9. Meaghan says:

    Oh man.. they are so adorable. I got a little misty-eyed there for a sec.

  10. laanba says:

    Wil’s face when he realized what it was made me teary eyed. Awwww…. gonna go watch it again.

  11. Dtranslation says:

    That was the best gifting moment ever! Loved how Chris saved it after all the years and loved how Wil just happened to have a 12 sided die in his pocket! Can’t wait for the special only wish it was longer than an hour!

  12. Robin says:

    Awwwww. ::sniff:: ^_^

  13. Hickspy says:

    Further proof that Nerds are the best kind of people to live your life next to.

  14. Avery Ward says:

    I love Wils reaction. First its like “WTF is this?!” Then “Oh wait! It’s THAT THING?” Followed finally by “HOLY SHIT! IMMA CRY NOW!”

  15. Gary Bravender says:

    Pretty Amazing Chris saved that after all the years,pretty amazing he and Wil, were actually roomates at one time.The previews Nerdist and Dr. Who look awsome can’t wait!!!

  16. Patti says:

    Aww, that was so sweet! I welled up a little, too. What a thoughtful gift. I wanna hug them both. <3

  17. Barbara says:

    How can one NOT love these nerdiest of nerds???!!!! LOVE their joy and enthusiasm, always bubbling on the surface!

  18. Nicole Marie says:

    Its guy love…between twoo gguuyyyss

  19. blair says:

    That was so great! Wil’s reaction is right up there with “I JUST GOT A PUPPY!!!” So thoughtful.
    I love that Wil just happens to always carry around a D&D die. I do that too. (she says sheepishly)

  20. Three Toes of Fury says:

    Freakin awesome that Chrsi saved that all these years. Verrrrrry cool moment.

  21. MetaMike23 says:

    That was the coolest, most touching broment ever!

  22. Nyte (Mandi) says:

    I got a little teary as well! That was the sweetest, most honest display of true friendship that I’ve seen in a very long time.

    Shine on you adorable, wonderful nerds!

  23. Marie says:

    That was absolutely adorable! I’m so looking forward to this.

  24. Tori says:

    Awww, that’s so sweet! Can’t wait to see the whole show!

  25. Sylvia says:

    I can’t get over how adorable the Nerdist nerds are.

  26. MischaD says:

    Yeah….that made me cry a little. Very thoughtful.

  27. John G. says:

    I woke up this morning pretty pumped for the Nerdist special at Christmas, not thinking more could be done to pump me up. I was wrong. HOLY CRAP, I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE THIS!

  28. Judge says:

    Dude, that got me kinda misty eyed.