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    You could always... not wait.
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    I'm not waiting!!!!!! Where do you intend on watching it?
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    Saying exactly where would be against the rules of TSR :teehee: Suffice to say it shall be "acquired". I will also watch it on Thursday though, to put forward my viewing figure and help get more Torchwood commissioned.
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    I'm worried it'll be ruined by the American-ness.
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    Just watched the first part of Miracle Day. :awesome:
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    Oh my, the gay from GREEK is in the FBI <3

    I wonder how many more surprises await for me Well, not going to watch the episode just yet - only watched the first few minutes to entice me later. Hearing Americans say "Torchwood" though... it's odd. Yes, I know, John Barrowman/Captain Jack has an American accent... but it doesn't sound weird when he says it!
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    I've just found something rather interesting on Amazon.co.uk.

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    Cardiff Bay. The government has ordered the excavation of the wreckage of a secret underground base. DCI Tom Cutler is watching from a distance, fascinated by the process. There are people in his dreams. People he feels he should know.

    The disbanded Torchwood Institute spent a century accumulating non-terrestrial artefacts and catching aliens. Who knows what – or who – might still be intact down there. But by the time they find the first body, Suzie Costello is long gone.

    Based on the hit series created by Russell T Davies, Long Time Dead is a prequel to Torchwood: Miracle Day, starring John Barrowman and Eve Myles as Jack Harkness and Gwen Cooper. It features Suzie Costello, as played by Indira Varma.



    Also just to remind everyone, the new Torchwood radio plays will be broadcast on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and can be downloaded for free from -here- shortly after.
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    Well, that was definitely not sub-par. It was... lighter than Children of Earth... lots of setting up, reintroducing etc., but a good episode. Some of the reveals you will probably see coming (as I did), but the references to some old Torchwood stories/characters was nice.
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    I really enjoyed that episode. Obviously they had to do a lot of setting up so that potential new American viewers would understand what the hell Torchwood as an institute actually was.
    Also, if this is how good Americans can make the actors etc in Torchwood act then I wouldn't mind them having a shot at Doctor Who and finally getting decent actors in. Or at least getting the current actors up to par.

    I must say, the only thing I was disappointed in was another use of a montage to portray the problem as being on a global scale.

    John Barrowmans Botox etc doesn't look too bad on screen and just seems to have taken a few years off him. Gwen Cooper however is starting to look a tad on the old side now :/
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    Yeah... Barrowman looked alright in Torchwood and Tonight's the Night (HE SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED TO HOST ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMMES!), but on The One Show he just looked odd... Meh.

    And Eve Myles never looked particularly young, but I suppose now she's up against all these fresh American faces (Britain appears far more likely to hire "less beautiful" people for TV) she looks older by comparison.

    Edit: She's only 33? Thought she was older... But still, she was 28 when Torchwood started - she's crossed a decade boundary now :P
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    I thought the show had been americanized to be honest :l

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    Captain Jack is now mortal, while the rest of the world is imortal
    Gwen and Rhys are in hiding in this house by the beach
    The referance to a Torchwood member is Jack saying his name was Owen Harper, FBI agent.
    Jack came back to Earth because the Internet got struck by Torchwood, and it just appeard out of nowhere - at the same time was the last recorded death. So Jack came back to get rid of the Torchwood stuff to keep Gwen safe.
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    (Original post by Miracle Day)
    I thought the show had been americanized to be honest :l

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    Captain Jack is now mortal, while the rest of the world is imortal
    Gwen and Rhys are in hiding in this house by the beach
    The referance to a Torchwood member is Jack saying his name was Owen Harper, FBI agent.
    Jack came back to Earth because the Internet got struck by Torchwood, and it just appeard out of nowhere - at the same time was the last recorded death. So Jack came back to get rid of the Torchwood stuff to keep Gwen safe.
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    It's best to put spoilers into spoiler tags.
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    There's no excuse for posting spoilers when there's instructions on how to use the spoiler tags in the first post...
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    (Original post by LastLordofTime)
    There's no excuse for posting spoilers when there's instructions on how to use the spoiler tags in the first post...
    Also when they are clearly there to spoil it for people and not just spoilers regarding a discussion of the actual episode.
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    I'm waiting until Thursday (is it Thursday?) to watch it. Glad you guys mostly seem to have enjoyed it, sounds positive.
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    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
    I quite enjoyed it. I thought the American setting and direction really raises the quality of the show. I also thought the two main American actors raised the acting in the show. Found myself preferring their sections to Gwen scenes.
    Gwen really can't act. And when Torchwood was a British show it was enjoyable despite the poor acting. Now the American actors are really showing how poor British actors actually are.
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    Just to give it a bit of a break down...

    Episode 1: Written by Russel T. Davies (British), Directed by Bharat Nalluri (British).
    Episode 2: Written by Doris Egan (American), Directed by Billy Gierhart (American).
    Episode 3: Written by Jane Espenson (American), Directed by Billy Hierhart (American)
    Episode 4: Written by Jim Gray (American) & John Shiban (American), Directed by Billy Gierhart (American)
    Episode 5: Written by Jane Espenson (American), Directed by Guy Ferland (American)
    Episode 6: Written by John Shiban (American), Directed by Guy Ferland (American)
    Episode 7: Written by Jane Espenson (American), Directed by Gwyneth Horder-Payton (American)
    Episode 8: Written by Jane Espenson (American) & Ryan Scott (American), Directed by Gwyneth Horder-Payton (American)
    Episode 9: Written by John Fay (British), Directed by Guy Ferland (American)
    Episode 10: Written by Russel T. Davies (British) & Jane Espenson (American), Directed by Billy Gierhart (American).

    It's no doubt been posted before, but it's relevant to my next point. Episode one was written and directed by British people - the next few episodes might seem different. There's only two British written episodes (and one co-written between a Brit and an American) - but we're the best at poking fun at ourselves. I do trust the writing team though - they've got some good names behind them. It also still has Russel and Julie as Executive Producers, making sure everything stays consistent.

    Part of me thinks I only wrote out that list 'cause I'm bored :P
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    I wouldn't say British actors are worse, just that the good ones don't do Doctor Who/Torchwood in general. At least not at the moment.
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    Hmm... I just found out the British airing of Torchwood is 10 minutes longer than the American one :|
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    (Original post by LastLordofTime)
    Hmm... I just found out the British airing of Torchwood is 10 minutes longer than the American one :|
    :facepalm2: Looks like I will have to watch that as well then.

    Might just wait for the BBC from now on then.
 
 
 
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