Remaining Torchwood team member Gwen Cooper (Eve Myles) is living in hiding in a small coastal village in Wales.
While the first episode is fast paced, it does take too long for Jack to show up on screen, and even longer for him to reunite with Gwen
When they finally do meet up, it leads to a classic "Torchwood" action chase that culminates in Gwen
using a rocket launcher.
Her death prompted Jack to invite Gwen to join the team.
There wasn't enough space to discuss every great "Torchwood" moment, but this small sampling of the emotional ups and downs of the show will help new viewers understand why Jack and Gwen
are so broken.
Who is Gwen Cooper?
Former Wales police officer Gwen Cooper stumbles onto Torchwood during a routine murder investigation.
She ends up joining the team, challenging them to care about how the alien problems they fight effect humanity.
started out naive and uninformed, but has developed into a kickass action heroine.
With the deaths of Owen, Toshiko and Ianto, she
and Jack are the last of Torchwood
and Jack care deeply for one another, she
is devoted to her
Her work with Torchwood has challenged their marriage, but recently he has become a real team member.
At the start of "Miracle Day" she
and Rhys have a baby girl.
Where is Torchwood
Following the devastating events of "Children of Earth," Jack fled Earth and Gwen
went into hiding.