The Fades: Season 1, Episode 4

Episode #1.4 (12 Oct. 2011)

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Seeing himself lying in a coma in hospital Paul believes he is having an out of body experience but Neil tells him that he is now a ghost and takes him to the bunker where the Angelics are ... See full summary »

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Seeing himself lying in a coma in hospital Paul believes he is having an out of body experience but Neil tells him that he is now a ghost and takes him to the bunker where the Angelics are interrogating Natalie. Perturbed at their brutal handling of her, Paul returns to the hospital where he meets John,the murderous and apparently immortal youth who has haunted Paul's dreams and has reincarnated himself over half a century. John rescues Natalie,killing all the Angelics but Neil. Meanwhile Mark is released from police custody,watched by a relieved Sarah whilst Mac meets a mysterious couple,Alice and Phil,who,helped by Paul's twin sister Anna,manage to bring the boy back from the dead. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Roller-coaster of Classic and Clever Horror
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Episode 4 builds on the foundation of the 3 previous episodes, with twists, turns, double cross and a subtle reality check for those expecting just another Buffy clone. The acting was at times just breathtaking. If you want to see British TV at its very best. Fades is quickly becoming a UK TV classic before your very eyes. I just hope they don't stuff it up at the end. The plot moves forward at a pace in this episode, with sides being drawn and the sign of the battle to come, but equally showing the humanist side with the horror of war, through the medium of good verse evil but without the usual moralistic patter. No side. can take the moral high ground here. Who's to say the future is not the fades, as humanity dwindles. Who's to say that the rebirths are not the next step in the search for what we are. The religious overtones can be seen but also adapted to attempt to quantify what reality is itself, flesh ,spirit or just a re-jig of energy, here once before and here once again. In some ways it re- enforces all views with equal measure.


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