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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 Five

Day 5 is upon us and we have an opening of Gwen looking into a camera commenting that it’s the end of the world.  She talks of Jack’s old friend, the Doctor, and how he must look upon this world … 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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Children of Earth: Day Two

Last episode left us in a tense place: Jack was blown up along with the Torchwood tower and Ianto remains unaccounted for.  Gwen is alive, but injured.  This episode opens by adding to the tension: someone is actively working on … Continue reading

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Children of Earth: Day One

The  last episode of Torchwood season 2 was a gut wrenching powerhouse that left us weak in the knees and wondering where we would go from here.  The answer is: into a dark place.  If there’s one thing that resonates … Continue reading

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Exit Wounds

When I said I’d give Chibnall a 50/50 chance at pulling off a strong finale, I would never have expected him to deliver.  Exit Wounds is a hard episode to watch.  It’s a powerful episode that will leave you shaking.  … Continue reading

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Fragments

Once again, I am amazed at how solid Chris Chibnall’s writing can be when he does  human drama.  It seems when he tries to add science fiction to the mix, he gets it a bit wrong but when left to … Continue reading

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Adrift

When Adrift started, I was a little let down to see that Chris Chibnall wrote the episode.  I have lost faith in his writing recently and had forgotten that when it comes to human drama, he actually can write.  Adrift … Continue reading

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From Out of the Rain

When Torchwood gets it right, we can really get some great episodes.  It’s a shame the quality was so up and down during the first two seasons because episodes like From Out of the Rain really prove how good Torchwood … Continue reading

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