Author Archives: DrAcrossthePond

Dead Men’s Tales

The first thing that caught my attention with the beginning of season 3 of Jago and Litefoot was that the title of this first adventure was very … seafaring.  Now I should point out that as a fan of Cthulhu … Continue reading

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Captain Jack Harkness

The penultimate episode of Torchwood is another character piece, this time focusing on Captain Jack Harkness, in case the title wasn’t helping…  We get an interesting story: ghostly music is heard from an old building.  Jack and Tosh go to … Continue reading

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The Ruthven Inheritance

There have been a lot of Sherlock Holmes references since this series started but color me amazed that it escaped my attention before, Litefoot has a housekeeper named Mrs. Hudson!  Ormand Sacker, the original name for Dr. Watson, is back too, … Continue reading

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Combat

Interestingly, my memory of Combat was of a ridiculous Owen episode about him being more of a jerk than normal.  Interesting because while that is at the heart of it, it’s actually an engrossing character piece with some action added … Continue reading

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The Theatre of Dreams

Jago and Litefoot!  Or is it Litefoot and Jago?  Whichever it is, they both deserve top billing anyway, so I’ll accept either, but they are back in their third adventure for season 2 and short of the last few minutes … Continue reading

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Out of Time

Season 1 of Torchwood is the very definition of an identity crisis.  It was never really sure what it wanted to be.  Part Doctor Who, part X-Files, sometimes horror, sometimes sci-fi, sometimes inspired… it was all over the map.  And … Continue reading

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The Necropolis Express

As a gentle note to our readers, these reviews will have some spoilers.  I try to reduce them as much as possible but the very premise of this one is based on the results of the previous.  If you want … Continue reading

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