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What did You Think of Class Episode 8 The Lost?

Coal Hill acts like a beacon across all of space and time to any being who might want to use it for mischief….you’ll have to be on your guard.

Facing an impossible choice, our heroes must use all they’ve learnt to save Earth. But how far are they prepared to go? And will they have to pay a price?

Unable to recover from the truths they have faced, the gang has splintered. Liberated from enslavement, Quill prepares to take her revenge.
But they must reunite when the Shadow Kin return, raging a ruthless, unrelenting war.

Resolute to claim April’s heart and Charlie’s weapon, Corakinus threatens to kill their families until he has what he desires – and the friends must fight to prevent him.

This time, not everyone will make it out alive.

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  • Dalek Eye Stalk

    February 24th, 2017 - 8:26am

    It looks highly likely it is finished. Viewing figures have not been good enough overall, and there are rumours the show ‘Class’ is to be axed. I won’t miss it. Seemed a disjointed mess to me.

  • Anonymous

    December 12th, 2016 - 2:14pm

    So…is that it then? Well, I hope for the people who liked this show, they do actually get commissioned for a second series.

  • Kingoftheshadowking

    December 10th, 2016 - 10:29pm

    Yasss another drag race fan btw anonymous was me

  • Doctor Stu

    December 10th, 2016 - 8:33pm

    It’s not fair to judge a program too harshly after its first series. Class is just finding its feet and personally I thought it was really good and cannot wait for next series

  • Katya Zamolodchikova

    December 8th, 2016 - 10:40pm


  • Haza14

    December 8th, 2016 - 9:49pm

    Was just thinking exactly the same! The Shopkeeper was never explained in the Sarah-Jane Adventures, but they obviously had plans too. I’d be so delighted if it is the same character as it was such a shame they never got the chance to explain it as he was very interesting in SJA.

    Another neat tie in that doesn’t rob Class of it’s own identity but allows it to contribute to the Doctor Who universe.

    Overall it was an okay first series, they need to tailor a few things in my opinion but its a promising start, and I can see it developing into a very good show now they’ve found there feet. Here’s hoping for a series 2!

  • prototype dalek

    December 8th, 2016 - 10:28am

    I do agree with you in some parts TORCHWOODFAN1, some bits did seem a bit forced like the relationships. They did seem to want to make sure we all knew their were relationship’s between some of the group over and over again and it was the main topic they spoke about on the side-lines. I am in a relationship and a similar age to most of the cast and trust me, at every opportunity I don’t talk about our relationship to her all the time so it could have been a lot more subtle.


    December 7th, 2016 - 12:10am

    I thought no one would ever guess!

  • JasonisnotaRobot

    December 6th, 2016 - 9:03pm

    I’m sure “TORCHWOODFAN1” isn’t going to be biased at all, although who doesn’t want Torchwood back


    December 6th, 2016 - 8:41pm

    Everything seemed forced in this series, like relationships and why can nobody just have 2 alive, happy married non-disabled parents, I’m sorry but without Miss Quill it wasn’t that good, they had more success with Torchwood Miracle Day than this. Just bring back Torchwood to TV!!!!!!

  • starshipalaska

    December 6th, 2016 - 3:15pm

    Overall, I felt it was quite a flawed series which had a lot of potential. The two main issues that plagued it were a slightly confused tone (although it became more confident of its identity as the series went on) and the hammy dialogue.

    I could see that they were attempting to emulate a Buffy-esque storytelling technique, with emotional character arcs threaded through the action of the plot, but Ness simply wasn’t capable of achieving this to the nearly the same level of elegance as Joss Whedon, or even Russell T. Davies, for that matter.

    I also felt that perhaps he should have been given more guidance on how British teenagers speak, being an American middle-aged man.
    Some good points were the mystery built up around the governors (and the Headmistress in particular, who played the part very well), the genuine emotion in Quill’s storyline and her road to empowerment and Charlie and Matteuszs’ relationship (the ‘normality’ of it was brilliant).

    Other attempts at building up character development fell mostly flat in my opinion, mainly because not nearly enough breathing space was given across a series of just eight episodes (e.g. April and her family backstory, the increasingly convoluted connectivity of the Shadow-kin to her, as well as Tanya and Rams’ journeys made wooden and predictable).

    These are all correctable mistakes in the event of a second series, but some pretty major structural changes will have to be made if the series is to reach the Whedon levels of compelling and involving narrative to which it aspires.

  • DannyTheNerd

    December 6th, 2016 - 9:40am

    I saw it, not sure if it was her or not.

  • Olliander Woods

    December 5th, 2016 - 9:06pm

    You may be right but I rewatched the clip and she is eerily similar. Mackie would have been on the same set in Wales…

  • Doctor Stu

    December 5th, 2016 - 8:47pm

    Are you talking about the scene just before April starts singing because even though it looks a lot like her i don’t think it’s actually her

  • Joe

    December 5th, 2016 - 4:59pm

    A very enjoyable series.

    The best parts:
    *Charlie and Mattesuz relationship
    *Miss Quill, funnier than Missy
    *The Doctor’s cameo didn’t feel forced, although I wonder if he asked UNIT to keep an eye on the kids and Quill (Kate and Osgood in series 2??!!)
    *The Governors story line set up series 2 nicely (I think they’ll be the main enemies)

    The Bad parts
    *Ram and April’s relationship felt forced and uneccasary (realistically nobody would get together that quickly)
    *The Shadow Kin were interesting monsters but I wished there was more aliens (lack of Doctor Who Monsters)
    *Little reference to the wider Doctor Who universe
    *Episodes 4 and 5 felt as though they could have been one episode
    *Tanya was underused
    *Ram’s background was not really explored
    *April’s backstory felt forced in my opinion
    *Dorothea shouldn’t have been killed off (No backstory and I felt there was more potential for her)

    Ranking – from best to worst
    8). The Lost: 9.5/10
    7). The Metaphysical Engine, or what Quill did: 9/10
    6). Detained: 9/10
    3). Nightvisiting: 8/10
    1). For Tonight we might Die: 7/10
    2). The Coach with the Dragon Tattoo: 4/10
    5). Brave…ish Heart: 4/10
    4). Co-Owner of a Lonely Heart: 3/10

    Overall: 8/10: A strong series. My advice: Watch the entire series before making a judgement. Fingers crossed for Series 2

  • Olliander Woods

    December 5th, 2016 - 12:02pm

    Did anybody else see the Pearl Mackie cameo at the beginning?

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