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What did you think of The Categories Of Life?

What did you think of The Categories Of Life?

Poll – Now that the fifth episode of Torchwood Miracle Day – The Categories Of Life has aired in various counties, what did you think? Does Torchwood just get better and better or was it not as good as you had hoped.

Torchwood goes undercover and discovers the terrible truth behind the Miracle. The enemy is closing in, and death is about to make a shocking return.



  • K-9 mark 2

    August 16th, 2011 - 6:05pm



    August 14th, 2011 - 7:25pm

    last weeks was dissapointing and the only good bit for me was the bit when they got the prints from the chinese guy, a bit too violent, but then agin i am not supposed to be watching it, so why am i? i’m not a big fan. so why should i watch it?

  • Anonymous

    August 13th, 2011 - 10:29am

    oh comon torchwoods a 15 anyway kids under 15 shoudent be reading this

    • the TARDIS

      August 13th, 2011 - 3:36pm

      younger fans of doctor who might watch it, after all, they have seen torchwood on doctor who loads of times


      August 13th, 2011 - 4:14pm

      Most call of duty players are under 18 and BTW I watch torchwood it’s awesome.

  • Hs

    August 12th, 2011 - 11:09pm

    Who was thee young blonde man talking to the finger lady

    • Hs

      August 12th, 2011 - 11:09pm

      I meant ginger

    • Anonymous

      August 13th, 2011 - 6:57pm

      Can some one answer
      Or don’t you know yet

  • davy

    August 12th, 2011 - 9:38pm

    i actually like the pace. a story can unfold quickly or it can take it’s time revealing things, neither approach is better than the other. they can both be done well and they can both be done badly.

  • the TARDIS

    August 12th, 2011 - 5:13pm

    I really REALLY hate Colin. Just because he cried over killing Doctor Vera doesn’t make him any better-he could have stopped it and gotten her out. AND he sticks a pen in Rex’s injury, presumably to give him ink poisoning. He is a horrible little man. I quite like his millitary assistant though-he is a good man. It seems a bit like a komage to M*A*S*H with it being military “hospitals” and he seems like radar o’reilly-especially because he is so small.

  • The Last Centurion

    August 12th, 2011 - 2:37pm

    Miracle Day is sick,they burn people which are category 1 !. ps hope there are aliens !

  • cpt jack

    August 12th, 2011 - 2:03pm

    oh that made me feel all queesy inside with the living dust…. same as that woman being crushed last week.
    However i really miss lanto jones and the hub i want them back

  • the TARDIS

    August 12th, 2011 - 9:28am

    Why!? Vera was my favourite character-she was the only one who really knew how to deal with it-“we’re doing this all wrong. Treat the minor injuries first. Anyone who you can get out of here in 15 minutes, get them out!”

    Unfortunately, at the halfway mark, the series is still moving slowly. But I think I know why-each episode is given two plot points that it must feature and that is all that really happens. ep 1: introduce the miracle, tell Torchwood they are off to America whilst getting rid of Rhys. ep 2:get them to America, get Esther into the mix. ep3: give Vera and Rex a relationship to get Gwen inside phi-corp, ep 4: get phi-corp’s computer, get Gwen’s dad into an overflow camp. ep 5: get inside the overflow camp, kill off vera. it all moves very slowly.

    • the TARDIS

      August 12th, 2011 - 9:28am

      by “it”, i mean the miracle.

  • Boodleoo

    August 11th, 2011 - 10:23pm

    Ok… I might be wrong but for aliens I kind of think Krillotane because of Sarah Jane and the family will rise.

  • K-9 mark 2

    August 11th, 2011 - 11:58am


    • K-9 mark 2

      August 11th, 2011 - 12:02pm

      sarah janes arch enamy is davros

  • spaceBUZZlite

    August 9th, 2011 - 2:09pm

    Why are people complaining about no sfi or aliens, if there were aliens in episode one then the whole story would be found out way to early. Remember it’s a 10 parter so stay tuned chances are we will see aliens just not so soon.

    P.S i do miss the aliens 🙂

    • king gerbil

      August 9th, 2011 - 3:59pm

      Sarah Jane’s arch enemy will make an appearance.
      Who the hell is that?

    • beep

      August 11th, 2011 - 6:18pm

      The Trickster

    • Thetasigma

      August 12th, 2011 - 10:49am

      Its been moving slowly for 5 eps now ! We’re 1/2 way through this and still none the wiser ! Compared to COE and series 1 & 2 this is way to slow and I’m losing patience with it…I wont be rushing to watch next week…


    August 7th, 2011 - 3:58pm

    Oh God that was a shocker of an ending.

    • rabid frog

      August 8th, 2011 - 11:35am

      i agree but what was the miracle again i forgot but the ending i will NEVER forget

    • The Doctor

      August 8th, 2011 - 12:06pm

      That ending was really shocking! I can’t believe what happened to Vera!

    • Anonymous

      August 8th, 2011 - 12:29pm

      what happened

    • K-9 mark 2

      August 9th, 2011 - 11:45am

      We no now its aliens who are behinde the mirical but which ones? Daleks shoot first ask questions later Cyber-men would upgrade us
      sontarans this is way behond them.I hope it is a dr who baddie but RTD will problely make it a new monster or the 456

    • Anonymous

      August 11th, 2011 - 10:10pm

      In daleks in manhattan the daleks had a plan don’t rule out anybody yet

  • ade2bee

    August 7th, 2011 - 1:37am

    First of all I love Torchwood. In fact I’ve followed everything ‘whovian’ from an early age, not for the sake of it but because the quality of the concepts. From the programmes beginnings I’ve followed the ‘dept’s’ adventures evermore amazed with the programmes levels, depth and stories, but enough is enough, it’s time to say when the Emperor is wearing no clothes. I’ve just watched episode 5 and I am now officially bored! I even left the room at one stage to do something without putting on pause. You don’t know how gutted this makes me, but apart from the amazing Barrowman and Myles could someone please tell me what makes this Torchwood? If it drags along any slower it’ll make a trench deep and long enough to put all the category 1’s in!!!

    But this is what RTD said about the new series … ‘Torchwood was a team of people whose job was to investigate the unusual, the strange and the extraterrestrial. However, they were destroyed – so that team is no more. This series shows a whole new team and a whole new coming together. It’s an old religion that’s brought back to life.’ … I’m afraid I’m not seeing any of the old religion here, as I said ‘Children Of Earth’ had worn out the edge of my seat and the carpet below, had my jaw open, and finished leaving me gagging for more by now! this is the fifth episode and nothing material has happened!

    • Dark Side of the Moon

      August 7th, 2011 - 8:13am

      I agree – it saddens me when DW shows dont work…or stop workings. However, IMO RTD was starting to lose his ‘flare’ for Sci-Fi when he still had the DW job…the Specials were awful (IMO) and with regards to TW….well I struggle to understand how he has gone from the amazing Children of Earth to this dross of a series. I’ll even go one step further becuase I dont even like Barrowman and Myles in this series…they both seem to be overplaying their characters…not sure if thats for the benefit of the American audience but its really starting to irritate me.

      I feel this will be the last TW series.

  • Dark Side of the Moon

    August 7th, 2011 - 12:53am

    Nope…still not getting it. WHERE IS THE SCI-FI?

    The show seriously pick up pace – we’re half way through now.

    • Dark Side of the Moon

      August 7th, 2011 - 8:08am

      TYPO CORRECTION: The show serioulsy needs to pick up pace…


      August 7th, 2011 - 12:26pm

      oh nobody dying is ‘normal’.

    • TARDIS

      August 8th, 2011 - 11:46pm

      i think the families are the aliens the families will rise

    • Anonymous

      August 9th, 2011 - 8:57pm

      Good thinking Batman

  • TOMMY YoureSoVain

    August 6th, 2011 - 11:14pm

    Only that it was a gd Ep but it did make me fell sick for the day…
    think i may have to try and watch it again on thursday…

    P.s. The Music is getting better to I.e. hearing mor of it in the Eps…

  • jamie the time traveller

    August 6th, 2011 - 10:32pm

    why what you think? if it has’t aired.

    • Tom

      August 6th, 2011 - 10:47pm

      it has in america and some of us british viewers are watching it online

    • jamie the time traveller

      August 7th, 2011 - 7:23pm


    • rabid frog

      August 8th, 2011 - 11:36am

      search ‘watch torchwood miracle day online’

  • Rassilon95

    August 6th, 2011 - 1:21pm

    By far the best Torchwood: Miracle Day Episode of the series so far! So many emotions after this episode. This series of Torchwood is defiantly giving Doctor Who a run for its money. It just keeps getting better and better every week!

    • jedijim

      August 7th, 2011 - 12:07am

      I have to agree, but this also puts us at the halfway mark of the series!!

      And , in the typical fashion of Torchwood, someone is killed off unexpectedly! (Yes supposedly no one dies,but…. On 2nd thought, I won’t even hint that much further since I know the majority of you haven’t seen it yet!!

      (For a change, it’s REALLY good to be an American…..except for our Congress of course LOL)

  • Tom

    August 6th, 2011 - 11:10am

    Omg this episode is probally the best episode this series, really good dialouge and the ending, well i didnt see that coming, it was truly breath taking!

    • owen

      August 7th, 2011 - 9:07am

      yeh the end was a shock i was almost in tears

    • Haza14

      August 12th, 2011 - 2:35pm

      Agree, just watched it and was so shocked!

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