Torchwood: Season 1, Episode 11

Combat (24 Dec. 2006)

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The team discovers a ring who are kidnapping Weevils - wild alien creatures that have come through the Rift and are hiding on Earth - which leads Owen down a dark path to confront the future of his own existence.

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There is a a wave of Weevil attacks in Cardiff but someone else is rounding up the creatures and Jack wants to know who they are. The creature they have been keeping imprisoned in the basement is wailing suggesting the kidnappers may be harming the Weevil that was on the loose. Owen is still blue following Diane Holmes' departure but when he finally shows up at the Hub, he agrees to go undercover but what he finds will testy he very will to live. Gwen meanwhile is having trouble with boyfriend Rhys who feels she's spending too much time on the job. Written by garykmcd

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Alex Hassell auditioned for the part of Mark on a Thursday and was on set playing the part by Monday. See more »

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After they let Janet go in the parking garage Jack passes a "do not enter" sign, a traffic violation. See more »

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Captain Jack Harkness: Where the hell have you been?
Owen Harper: Walking.
Captain Jack Harkness: Well, in your absence, Toshiko's had a great idea.
Owen Harper: Well, it had to happen sooner or later.
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Noel Clarke great writing!
26 December 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this episode, it was the best one for a couple of weeks. I notice it was written by Noel Clarke a.k.a. Mickey Smith from Doctor Who, and what a great job he did! This was one of the better episodes of the series, I hope Noel Clarke will be writing again for series two. Great work as always from the regular cast, it was nice to see more of Tosh and Ianto too, they often seem underused, and are two good actors. Great work also from guest actor Alex Hassell as Mark, he played the dark undercurrents particularly well. In my household we have really enjoyed Torchwood and look forward to series two. I hope we have more character back stories and history in the next series, as it can be hard to warm to characters without it, and even harder for the actors when all they have is action sequences and the events of that weeks story. People cared more about Ianto for example after Cybergirl.


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