Torchwood: Season 4, Episode 4

Miracle Day: Escape to LA (29 Jul. 2011)

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The quartet escape to Los Angeles and attempt to enter the Phi Corp headquarters but they have been followed,by a man who claims to know Jack from long ago and believes he holds the key to ... See full summary »

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The quartet escape to Los Angeles and attempt to enter the Phi Corp headquarters but they have been followed,by a man who claims to know Jack from long ago and believes he holds the key to Miracle Day,though he is killed by Rex. A right wing housewife Ellis Hartley Monroe achieves fame with her Dead Is Dead campaign,which involves herding the sick into ghetto hospitals. Danes,sensing that he will be eclipsed by her celebrity,publicly opposes it to general acclaim. However Gwen learns that her father is to be put into one of these 'overflow camps' for the sick,back in Britain. Written by don @ minifie-1

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The team go to LA
5 August 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As this series continues things seem to be getting worse for humanity; with nobody dying there are reports of outbreaks of serious diseases like typhoid around the US. Jack and his team leave Washington to investigate PhiCorp in Los Angeles. Here they intend to trick their way into PhiCorp's server room to steal one of the servers than they believe will lead them to just who is running PhiCorp and what they have to do with Miracle Day. Their task isn't made easier by family problems which may lead them into danger. While the Torchwood team are in LA Oswald Danes is finding his positioned in the spotlight threatened by a Tea Party politician leading a 'dead is dead' campaign.

This series continues to maintain the viewers' interest by ratcheting up the tension and putting Jack and Gwen in direct danger from a hit-man who knows far more about Miracle Day than anybody encountered before. The secondary plot with Danes remains interesting; Mare Winningham made a good rival for his publicity but somehow I doubt she will feature too much in future. While there was nothing overly gruesome shown there were a couple of wince inducing moments where nasty things happened just out of view.


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