I think the first PJ Hammond one is in the first series, something to do with faeries - episode 5, I think. Gareth Thomas is in episode 3, then it's the vile Cyberwoman nonsense. It's the one after that. Out of the Rain was in series 2, after Owen had died and been brought back to be a zombie. TBH, I'd gave up on Torchwood after The Talfryn Chainsaw Massacre and just dipped in and out catching the odd episode.
Just breezed through Assignment 4. It's as good as I remember but it's nowhere near as chilling as The Railway Station. Yes, Sapphire fails twice and there are deaths but it feels just that bit too easy for them.
The music isn't bad, Alison Spiro needs to tone her performance down a bit but the Shape almost pitch perfect and the creepy children are just that and very effective. Set design is pretty good too, very Rising Damp, so much so I was half expecting Rigsby or Don Warrington to walk out of one room.
Still, it felt short, too easy but by the same token it dragged a bit, if that makes any sense? 2 was long and could have done with editing down a tad but it never felt padded, stretched. This one felt like a three parter stretched to four.
Still, I'm enjoying this, so tomorrow, Dr. McDee must Die!
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