With an unusual foray into an intergalactic crime drama rather than a space mystery, Season 17’s fourth story installment leaves us a little unimpressed.
Season 2 of Torchwood crashes in like a left hook, and even the return of fearless leader Jack can’t fully contain the shockwave that is Time Agent John Hart.
Our tin dog sounds a little off as we land on the jungle planet of Chloris in this Fourth and Romana story, but that’s not the only thing that feels odd.
When a few of our Torchwood Hub 3 team declare mutiny over their dear Captain in the Season 1 finale, sunny happy Cardiff pays the price in the form of really unpleasant overcast skies.gpr381
With a bottle of wine, a chicken egg, a clenched fist, and a famous painting of a nonplussed Italian noblewoman, we head to Paris for what is undoubtedly our favorite classic era story. From the ‘we can’t believe it was written this quickly’ backstory, to the snappy and smart Douglas Adams dialogue, to the over-the-top but still delightful performances, we agree that the only thing we’d want to change about it is the duration. We’d want more.