Torchwood: Season 1, Episode 6

Countrycide (19 Nov. 2006)

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In the countryside north of Cardiff, the Torchwood team investigates the disappearance of 17 people in the last few months. No bodies have been found and the police haven't a clue as to ... See full summary »



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In the countryside north of Cardiff, the Torchwood team investigates the disappearance of 17 people in the last few months. No bodies have been found and the police haven't a clue as to what may have happened to them. They set up camp in a field but when their SUV is stolen and then parked in a small village just a few miles away, they realize they're being lured into a trap. In the village, they find the remains of several inhabitants - stripped of flesh and organs - and one terrified survivor who promptly shoots Gwen with a shotgun. With Ianto and Tosh taken prisoner, they all soon come to realize that people are being hunted for food by some of the locals for whom it is now harvest time. Written by garykmcd

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An unusual episode in the series in that none of it takes place at Torchwood HQ. The idea behind this was to take the Torchwood team out of their comfort zone. See more »


The police cars shown in this episode only say police on them in English. However, as Wales is a dual language country, emergency services use both English and Welsh on their vehicles. Therefore, they should read Police/Heddlu. See more »


Captain Jack Harkness: No other race in the universe goes camping. Celebrate your own uniqueness.
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29 August 2009 | by (Belgrade,Serbia) – See all my reviews

In the darkness a young girl stops her car to help a man lying on the road.But as soon as she get's of her car and finds out that the body is a doll she is attacked while trying to escape. Captain Jack Harkness has a knew assignment for his team. In the village of Brecon Becons seventeen persons had disappeared without a trace. While pretending to be campers, Toshiko, Ianto, Gwen and Owen discuss who was their last snog. When Owen admits it was Gwen everybody is surprised, but Gwen want admit that she is attracted to him. In the beginning knowing that Torchwood mostly investigates supernatural or aliens I expected something like that. I was surprised with Owen and Gwen starting something specially since she has a boyfriend. When Jack separated the team and sent Ianto and Toshiko to investigate the other part of the farm it seemed foolish. The farm was a nice old building, something definitely good for Wuthering heights but to gloomy ,and I had a feeling that something was missing. There were very little scenes with Jack, and I immediately felt the difference. Sure Ianto and Toshiko where captured, put in the basement and you could see fear on their faces,but all I was thinking was where is Jack to save them? The revelation of what is really happening in the village every ten years was shocking, but the scene at the end when Gwen tryes to understand it all was unnecessary.

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