Better Watch Out, Better Take Care was the seventeenth short story in the Short Trips anthology Short Trips and Side Steps. It was written by Steve Burford. It featured the Fourth Doctor and Romana II.
- The Doctor's false Santa beard was a gift from Prince Albert.
- The Doctor gives the Brigadier a Christmas stocking containing two oranges and a walnut.
- The Doctor paraphrases Oscar Wilde in reference to his diary.
- This is the third of four connected stories in this volume featuring the Fourth Doctor and Romana II.