Torchwood – Miracle Day starring John Barrowman as Captain Jack Harkness, Eve Myles
as Gwen Cooper, Mekhi Phifer as Rex Matheson, Bill Pullman as Oswald Danes,
Alexa Havins as Esther Drummond, and Kai Owen as Rhys Williams.
Torchwood is the spinoff series of the new series of Doctor Who starring John Barrowman
as Captain Jack Harkness formerly in charge of
the secret British government agency tasked with collecting and controlling alien activity, which
was destroyed in the previous season.
One day, nobody in the entire world dies. And the next day. And the next...
and world population skyrockets overnight. And at the same time, a worldwide
conspiracy tightens around the surviving members of the Torchwood team.
This fourth season was a ten-part miniseries that ran on BBC1 in the
US and was a co-production between the two of them.
**Note that this is an adult series, with most episodes rated TV-MA, for sexual and violent
content and swearing.
A 4-disc release. On all 4 discs:
- Graphical menus, episode and scene selection features, and subtitles for the hearing
- DTS HD Sound.
- Original 16:9 video. (High-definition on the Blu-Ray release (1080i))
- Each episode has an extra 1-minute introduction by John Barrowman and executive
producer Russell T. Davies
On Disc 1:
- Episode 1: The
- Optional commentary on The New World with executive producers Russell T. Davies
and Julie Gardner.
- Five "Character Profiles" (2 minutes each), spotlighting Capt. Jack Harkness,
Gwen Cooper, Rex Matheson, Oswald Danes, and Rhys Williams.
On Disc 2:
- Episode 4: Escape to LA Episode 5: The Categories of Life Episode 6: The Middle Men
- FX Special. A 16-minute Torchwood Declassified featurette spotlighting the visual
effects throughout the season.
On Disc 3:
- Episode 7: Immortal Sins Episode 8: End of the Road
- Behind the Scenes A 30-minute Torchwood Declassified featurette about the making of
the season, featuring interviews with all the regular cast and all the key production
On Disc 4:
- Episode 9: The Gathering and Episode 10: The Blood Line
- Optional commentary on The Blood Line by Russell T. Davies and Julie Gardner
- Torchwood Motion Comic. A 28-minute animated featurette starring John Barrowman,
Eve Myles, and Eliza Dushku. This is all of the animated sequences from the iPod/
iPhone/iPad video game Web of Lies that was released in parallel with the original
- Deleted Scenes. Five scenes cut from the finished shows, totaling 8 minutes, including
some on-set material before and after each take.