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Torchwood 2x07 - Dead Man Walking

February 20th, 2008 (11:31 pm)

Apparently there's a Torchwood comic book coming up. Be interesting to see how they manage to keep the essential Torchwood favour, let alone handle the recent events.


Little girls in these sorts of shows are always creepy. Well, they're meant to be, except when they're bashing you over the head with anvils.

Oh, look! It's another resurrection glove! Gosh, never saw that coming. But did love that Jack's ostensible reason for bringing Owen back is to get the access code for the alien morgue. *snerk* Just can't bring himself to say it, can he?

Bonus points for Ianto and his stopwatch, counting down Owen's life. Minus points for not actually showing it.

And yes - Owen's first thoughts would naturally lead him straight to alcohol and then sex.

Yes, Tosh, that is stalkerish behaviour. And when Gwen calls you on that..... time to change.

That many weevils following you is never a good time. Was it me, or was Owen sounding a lot like the Beast from the Satan Pit? Even the writing looked similiar...

*slaps self for not realising Faith is a girl's name*

Y'know, I was so expecting Owen to try to kick Death in the balls - the guy plays dirty. But is he like Jack now? Previews for the next ep did look like Owen's making use of his current condition. I suspect it's more a case of Owen's unkillable, but Jack keeps coming back from the dead - there's a distinct difference between the two.

Overall, another good solid episode in a good run of episodes. The series is definitely steadying out.

And there's an good interview with Burn Gorman aka Owen over at Newsarama. Spoilers up to the end of season 1, though I can't answer for the posts afterwards.

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Posted by: In awe of sensible companions.... (wildecate)
Posted at: February 21st, 2008 09:20 am (UTC)

oh boooring. i wanted him to die in a spock way "the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few or the one" hand pressed against the glass doors against tosh's on the other side. i felt very let down.

on the other hand - owen's still in the series! yay!

loved the way martha called jack on the glove "why didn't you tell UNIT you had a resurrection glove?" hmmm let me think about that one..... it seems almost as though jack sees UNIT the way we saw Torchwood in "Army of Ghosts"

loving gwen and rhys at the moment.

IANTO HAD A HOCKEY STICK!!!!!

Posted by: Sentimental yet sardonic (booster17)
Posted at: February 21st, 2008 10:20 am (UTC)

IANTO HAD A HOCKEY STICK!!!!!

I thought of you when I saw that!

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