Tag Archives: Torchwood

Cyberwoman

Season one of Torchwood is a lot like watching a tennis match.  The ball goes to one side, pop, comes back to the other, pop, back to the good side, pop, back to the bad.  Episode 1 was a strong … Continue reading

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The Ghost Machine

The Ghost Machine does a number of things, but the most notable is that it breaks the tie between the first and second episodes.  I mean, based on the evidence, the show could have gone either way: strong first, awful … Continue reading

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Day One

I often say the Brits are geniuses.  I mean it, too. But every so often a compliment can be used as a doubled-edged sword.  For instance, the creators of Torchwood must have thought: “hey, if we aim for the most … Continue reading

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Everything Changes

After spending some weeks reviewing The Sarah Jane Adventures, it was only natural to consider returning to Torchwood next.  And my first reaction is: boy am I glad I did.  That’s not to say it’s flawless, because I hated Captain … Continue reading

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Torchwood

Season One of Torchwood premiered on the digital channel BBC Three. Within a few months, between October 2006 and January 2007, we had two Doctor Who spinoffs.  They were fairly straightforward approaches.  Put somebody into the Doctor role, either a … Continue reading

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