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Dead Man Walking 

Jack acquires the other Resurrection Glove to bring Owen momentarily back from the dead. However, Owen does not become fully dead again - even though his body is physically dead, some ... See full summary »

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Jack acquires the other Resurrection Glove to bring Owen momentarily back from the dead. However, Owen does not become fully dead again - even though his body is physically dead, some unknown force keeps him reanimated. And he's becoming less human... Written by Toni Tapola, Finland

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This episode takes place in 2008. See more »

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Ianto announces that he's "getting no life signs" and the flat-line buzz is heard. When the camera flashes back to Owen's body, you see that he's not connected to any machines. Monitoring equipment needs to be connected to a body to show life signs. See more »

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Owen Harper: I'm a headless chicken. I just haven't stopped running about.
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References Shrek (2001) See more »

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What walks behind me in the dark ?
15 September 2009 | by (Belgrade,Serbia) – See all my reviews

After Owen saved Martha, he was shot and killed by Dr.Aaronn Copley in retribution because Torchwood destroyed his facility called Pharm. Jack using the resurrection glove, he stole from weevils brought back Owen to life, but he had no pulse . Aldo the team suspected that Owen was using Jacks life energy to live, since he was the one who woke him up with the glove that assumption proved to be wrong. The power that kept him still alive was coming from the glove itself. Soon Owens body started to change, then his eyes became black and he spoke in strange language. When Owen disappeared Jack found him in a disco club and then they got chased by the weevils. On the top of the building of car park Jack and Owen are cornered by dozen of weevils. Will they escape and how ? The scene where Owen talks with Gwen about how hollow he feels inside was sad. Jack looked like he enjoyed being chases by weevils. When the glove turns her powers against Torchwood team it reminded me a lot of a scene from Alien 2. Martha got the best chase scene. It was scary watching the hand attack her again and again. I liked Owens new found sarcasm, and his courage to sucrifice himself so he can stop something horrible to come out that used his body as a gate. The scenes at the hospital were full of suspense, and Owen really showed some guts. While Owen was dying Toshiko said she loved him but later Owen said he knew she only said it because he was dying. That seemed insensitive to me. I do believe Toshiko was in love with Owen. Let's not forget that they did agree to go on a date in the previous episode. The story was not bad. The action was fast but watchable. And I think that adding love scenes between the characters like in previous episodes would have been a mistake. Owen and his "dead but not really dead situation" was enough to make this episode work.


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