“So far Britain has transmitted two of these episodes, which has done alright. It’s done good. Episode One was good, episode two was alright. So by the time you listen to this we could have been taken off air or shown on Sunday nights for all we know.” [UK sci~fi drama Outcasts was “relegated” to Sunday nights after under~performing.]
The topic of aliens was broached and how they “didn’t quite fit” in Miracle Day, with the following conversation:
RTD: I kind of thought, do you miss aliens? I do slightly.
JG: I do. I do miss aliens.
RTD: Oh, now we realise! If there’s another series I’d definitely do bigger aliens in it. More alien presence.
Discussing the future of Torchwood, Davies states, “Will we ever come back again? I don’t know,” whilst Gardner adds, “I hope so.” As a final tidbit, and somewhat sensational at that, Russell debates on whether or not Captain Jack was mortal during Miracle Day:
RTD: Was Jack ever mortal, that’s what we’ll never know. ‘Cos I think, by the way, that he was a fixed point in time and space that I’m not sure he was ever mortal during the whole story [Miracle Day]. We never got to prove it because we never killed him.
JG: [STUNNED SILENCE]
RTD: That’s thrown you.
JG: Oh my god!
RTD: If The Doctor says someone is a fixed point in time and space, then they’re a fixed point in time and space.
JG: I am horrified!
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