Retro Recap: Torchwood, Episode 2.06, “Reset”

This episode of Torchwood contains one of my favorite things: MARTHA JONES! It’s actually one of the few times the viewer is reminded that the Torchwood universe is connected with the Who-verse, and what a great reminder. Martha is actually my second favorite companion (first place belongs to Donna Noble) but I still love her and haters can move to the left, please and thank you. Read More Retro Recap: Torchwood, Episode 2.06, “Reset”

Torchwood Series 1: Sex and Mortality

Torchwood understands that our desire for sex, for connection, is wrapped up in our sense of mortality.

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Retro Recap: Torchwood 1.12 “Captain Jack Harkness”

Dear God, this episode. It ranks among many Torchwood fans (including me) as their favorite episode of the series. I have to really control my squee levels while recapping this, but some may seep through. Consider yourself warned.

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Retro Recap: Torchwood, Episode 1.03, “Ghost Machine”

The third episode of the series dumps us right into the middle of action as Gwen seems to be settling into the team. We also get some Gwen/Jack bonding time and a peek at a more emotional side of Owen.

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Retro Recap: Torchwood, Episode 1.01, “Everything Changes”

Hello, friends. Welcome to the inaugural post of the retro recap of Torchwood. I will be one of your guides as we explore a world with some of our favorite things: aliens, bad ass ladies,  flirty 51st century men, immortality, a healthy exploration of sexuality and gender fluidity, with a lot of cheek  and a good dose of angst, dark humor and some darker themes thrown in for good measure. This is not your momma’s sci-fi series (even if it is a spin-off of the quintessential sci-fi series, Doctor Who). Read More Retro Recap: Torchwood, Episode 1.01, “Everything Changes”