The failed execution of a convicted murderer and pedophile marks the beginning of "Miracle Day." Across the globe, people become immortal, mysteriously incapable of dying no matter what the circumstances. At the same time, a mysterious email draws the CIA's attention to the Torchwood Institute. Agent Rex Matheson travels to Wales to find the last known surviving member of Torchwood. Meanwhile, the world's population begins to realize the consequences on a planet of ultimately limited resources where no one dies and 500,000 children are born each day.
Special Guest Stars: Arlene Tur
as Dr. Vera Juarez |
After the team are reunited, Jack ends up realising that he is now the most vulnerable person on the planet. A trip to America by plane ends up turning into a desperate battle to stay alive.
As the Soulless cult takes to the streets, the new Torchwood team goes undercover to discover what Friedkin is hiding and who he works for. Meanwhile, PhiCorp recruits Oswald Danes as their spokesman to promote their new plan for the world.
The team travel to California, where a trap is waiting as they continue their fight against PhiCorp. Oswald and Jilly have to face an enemy of their own.
While Gwen and Rhys try to rescue Geraint Cooper, the Los Angeles Torchwood team infiltrates an overflow camp to discover what PhiCorp really has planned. Meanwhile, Oswald Dane's popularity wavers and Jack asks him to make a choice.
While Esther attempts to find Vera and Rex at the California overflow camp, Gwen and Rhys attempt to rescue Geraint Cooper and Jack confronts the man he believes is the head of the Miracle day conspiracy.
Gwen is forced to abduct Jack to ensure the safety of her family. As she takes him in, Jack remembers meeting a young Italian immigrant in 1927 and taking him as a lover.
Jack is taken to see an old friend and discovers that he is at the heart of the conspiracy. Meanwhile, the CIA takes control and Oswald Danes learns that he's been classified as Category Zero.
As the world plunges into recession, Torchwood finally learns where the Families are located and where the Blessing can be found. However, they are forced to ally with Oswald Danes to get what they need. Meanwhile, tragedy strikes the Cooper household.
After discovering that Jack's blood is the key to stopping the Blessing, the two Torchwood teams launch simultaneously assaults on the facilities at Buenos Aires and Shanghai. However, a mole within the CIA threatens both operations.