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  • PRATERAE@aol.com
    Jack isn t an American, proper or otherwise. The character has an American accent but he s not a native of planet earth. He can use whatever terminology he
    Message 1 of 44 , Jul 30, 2010
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      Jack isn't an American, proper or otherwise. The character has an
      American accent but he's not a native of planet earth. He can use whatever
      terminology he chooses!

      Ali


      In a message dated 30/07/2010 10:26:34 GMT Daylight Time,
      carriepalmer.geo@... writes:




      Did anyone see the article on the Dr. Who News Page about Torchwood? Most
      of the next season (or series) will take place out of the UK. Maybe now Jack
      will call a lift an elevator like a proper American. Though I had to
      wonder how Jack got to vote in a British election, like when he said he was
      going to vote for Harold Saxon (what a loaded name there) during part 2 of
      Season 3's finale. Wouldn't the people running the elections notice that the
      same guy had been voting in every election since the late 1800s? But then
      admittedly, I don't know when the government started voter registration in
      Britain.

      --- In _torchwood@yahoogroups.com_ (mailto:torchwood@yahoogroups.com) ,
      Karen Harrington <karenisawriter@...> wrote:
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      > Chris, the name of the Doctor Who episode when Jack and the Doctor sort
      things out is called "Utopia"Â it is the first of a three part story about
      "The Master. One of the best episodes of season 3.
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      > --- On Sat, 7/24/10, chrisgaren555 <chrisgaren555@...> wrote:
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      > From: chrisgaren555 <chrisgaren555@...>
      > Subject: [torchwood] Dr versus captain jack
      > To: _torchwood@yahoogroups.com_ (mailto:torchwood@yahoogroups.com)
      > Date: Saturday, July 24, 2010, 2:26 PM
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      > Hi,
      > I liked your review Gilbeymichael but can I just correct a small
      point.The Doctor knew Rose had resuscitated jack but left him on the space station
      because he felt Jack was "wrong".He was a fixed point in time and
      therefore should not exist and at the time the Dr could not deal with this.They
      sort it out the next time they meet and Jack says"You mean you were
      predjudiced" and the Dr replies "I hadn't thought of it like that"(I can remember
      that but ask me to name an episode and I havent a clue lol)The first Torchwood
      series had some good episodes and some not so good.The second series was
      heaps better although regret the demise of tosh and Owen who had mellowed so
      much towards the end but it was difficult to see where a zombie type
      character could go so he had to die properly but Tosh's death was quite
      unexpected.Children of earth was a great drama but heartbreaking
      > Hope this next series is a bit lighter although RT has said it is
      dark.Rambling a bit now so I will stop.
      > Best wishes
      > Chris
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    • R Hall
      I know exactly how you feel, Catzy.  I had to wait for the DVD to see CoE at all because at that time, I didn t get BBCA.  I had read so much about that
      Message 44 of 44 , Aug 27, 2010
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        I know exactly how you feel, Catzy.  I had to wait for the DVD to see CoE at all
        because at that time, I didn't get BBCA.  I had read so much about that show
        that I waited quite a while after getting the DVD before I watched it.  There
        were times when I wondered whether I wanted to watch it at all.  I finally did,
        and, to date, I have not watched it again.  It was quite incredible, but the
        overwhelming 'darkness' was a bit much for me.

        Robbie


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        From: sem <catz@...>
        To: torchwood@yahoogroups.com
        Sent: Fri, August 13, 2010 7:34:57 AM
        Subject: RE: [torchwood] Re: Dr versus captain jack

        Jeez we've been called "moral" and "immoral" on this list, I guess that means a
        healthy mix of both. But back to Captain Jack, the most immoral moralist I know,
        and a real charmer to boot. I'm very interested in what -- if any -- changes RTD
        has in store for him. And I hope the series is not all dark, like CoE. It was so
        painful to watch I still haven't taken the shrink wrap off the DVD set I
        received the day it was made available.

        catzy








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