TORCHWOOD: God Among Us (Series 6) | Discussion & Review Podcast

God in Cardiff, politics of villains, faith & the devout, twists & a fake-out, & plenty more is discussed!

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An Essay on TORCHWOOD: GOD AMONG US (Series 6)

Neo’s written essay on TORCHWOOD: GOD AMONG US (series 6).
How does this series treat faith? What statement does it make about systems of self-appointed leadership? How are storytelling fakeouts used? And what makes this series work in so many ways the last didn’t?
Plus a ranking of the twelve episodes!

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An Essay on TORCHWOOD: ALIENS AMONG US (Series 5)

Neo’s written essay on TORCHWOOD: ALIENS AMONG US (series 5).
How does following up four TV series with an audio series work? How coherently was the chaos in Cardiff realised? Between alien refugees, police brutality, sex viruses, and a recurring motif of fake representation, just what did the series come together to say?
Plus a ranking of the twelve episodes!

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An Essay on TORCHWOOD: MIRACLE DAY (Series 4)

Neo’s written on essay on TORCHWOOD: MIRACLE DAY (series 4).
Why did the season feel like it was plotted for five episodes, when it was actually plotted for thirteen? Was going to America an iterative move forward, or a misstep? What kind of social commentary was at play? And just how involved was Chris Chibnall?
Plus a ranking of the ten episodes!

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An Essay on TORCHWOOD: CHILDREN OF EARTH (Series 3)

Neo’s written essay on TORCHWOOD: CHILDREN OF EARTH (Series 3).
How did the UK’s parliamentary expenses scandal inform the reception of CHILDREN OF EARTH? How did Russell T Davies cope with using a writer’s room? Was the five-episode series a clean break from its predecessors, or a natural outgrowth of what came before? How consistently explored were the themes of muddled distinctions between humanity and inhumanity, and the unsustainability of systems that ‘pass the buck’?
Plus a ranking of the five episodes!

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