Category Archives: Spinoffs

Torchwood: End of the Road

After the ridiculousness that was the 7th episode with Nana Visitor showing up to bring Jack to the one man who could tell him what was going on, we are re-introduced to Angelo, the one man who can’t say a … Continue reading

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Torchwood: Immortal Sins

A lifetime ago, 2014 was a year without a pandemic. On January 1st of that year, my son and I started a Doctor Who marathon with William Hartnell’s An Unearthly Child.  It ran right up until this year, 2020 with … Continue reading

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Torchwood: The Middle Men

I realized one of the things that was bothering me about season 4 of Torchwood: it’s the speed with which everything is carried out.  How much time has gone by since the Miracle?  Episode 4 takes place on March 5th, … Continue reading

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Torchwood: The Categories of Life

Two good episodes, two weak.  Will episode 5 break the balance for the better, or the worse?  Thankfully, I’m going to say it gets better.  I’m not really sure it’s a great episode but it did keep me completely on … Continue reading

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Torchwood: Escape to L.A.

My time watching Babylon 5 really made me aware of the impact the writer has on the show.  I realize that should go without saying, but I never paid attention to it until the 90’s.  By the time I’d seen … Continue reading

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Torchwood: Dead of Night

Well it was bound to happen.  One thing I’ve learned over years of TV viewing is that the Brits tend to tell a story and if that story can be done with 3 episodes, or 5, or 6… they tell … Continue reading

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Torchwood: Rendition

Miracle Day continues with Jack and Gwen being taken to America.  Rhys is left behind to do “spousal stuff”.  The episode is then broken into two main parts: the framing of Esther Drummond and the poisoning of Captain Jack Harkness.  … Continue reading

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Torchwood: The New World

I won’t deny that I was not looking forward to revisiting Miracle Day.  For me, Torchwood ended during that amazing season three, with Children of Earth.  However, it’s been some time since last I watched this 10-episode arc and episode one does … Continue reading

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Children of Earth: Day Four

Day 4 illustrates the power of the 456 and leaves the audience breathless.  The episode offers backstory to dull the shock of Jack’s day 3 revelation and then it kicks us while we’re down.  Kicks us, punches us, spits on … Continue reading

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Children of Earth: Day Three

It has got to be said that this season just doesn’t let up.  It’s well-written, excellently acted, and the direction is amazing.  This is what Torchwood should have been doing from the start.  But it’s problem really is Captain Jack … Continue reading

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