Retro Recap: Torchwood, Episode 2.02, “Sleeper”

StephensLadyGhosts of TV Past3 Comments

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After a fantastic season opener, the second episode of the season is generally a bit of a letdown and I honestly do feel that way a bit about “Sleeper,” though it does open up the potential for a larger story arc later in the season. This episode also is the start of one of my favorite things about Season 2: … Read More

StephensRetro Recap: Torchwood, Episode 2.02, “Sleeper”

Morality and Immortality in the Who-niverse

Lizy YagodaPop Culture3 Comments

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Immortality is a quality of gods and monsters. Zeus, Odin, and the monotheistic God are all immortal, but so are vampires, zombies, and the devil (Voldemort did try his damnedest, though). It is then unsurprising that a tension between moral and immoral immortality would appear in works that feature the possibility of living forever.

Lizy YagodaMorality and Immortality in the Who-niverse