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Retro Recap: Torchwood, Episode 2.08, “A Day in the Death”

This may be one of the most compelling episodes of the entire series. The arc focusing on the life of the dead Owen Harper comes to a close in this episode and it’s heartbreaking and beautiful all at the same time. Burn Gorman was able to inject humanity into a somewhat¬†unlikable¬†character and turn him into […]

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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 […]

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Morality and Immortality in the Who-niverse

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.