An alien race known as the "456" demand 10% of the Earth's children to be handed over. The chemicals within Earth children brings pleasure to the 456, and the children going to hooked up to them as recreational drugs to make them "feel good". Consequently Torchwood team are forced to fight against the British government and their attempts to concede to the aliens' demands, to prevent any of Earth's children from being handed over.
Did You Know?
In one scene, Rhys is standing in front of a house with a realty sign. The realtors are listed as Frost and Lynch. Mark Frost and David Lynch were the showrunners for the nineties series Twin Peaks. See more
When Jack is examining the dead Chinese man in the morgue we see his chest expand and contract as he breathes. See more
[Gwen has found out she is pregnant
Ianto! We're having a baby.
Congratulations. Is now a good time to tell you I lost the car?
You did what?