Spoilers! “Fugitive of the Judoon,” Season 12 Episode 5, includes the long awaited return of Doctor Who and Torchwood fan favorite companion Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman). Ever the cheeky scoundrel, Jack teleported the 13th Doctor’s (Jodie Whittaker) current companions on-board a stolen space ship.
After snogging Graham O’Brien (Bradley Walsh), flirting with Ryan Sinclair (Tosin Cole) and Yasmin Khan (Mandip Gill), Jack sent the trio back to Earth with a dire warning about the lone Cyberman. Sadly Jack was unable
To celebrate Captain Jack’s return, the BBC posted a video on social media featuring a brief interview with Barrowman. Jack last appeared onscreen in Torchwood: Miracle Day, though the character has continued to have adventures in other media: audio dramas courtesy of Big Finish and graphic novels published through Titan Comics.
When Chris Chibnall became Doctor Who’s head writer and executive producer, fans predicted it was only a matter of time before Jack came back! Chibnall worked closely with former Doctor Who head writer Russell T. Davies to develop Torchwood, the Doctor Who spin-off starring Barrowman.
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