And if I ever do, I’ll let you know. Ianto’s death can be argued to be a dramatic necessity which adds to character and narrative development. I can’t help it, though. For example, comic book writer Peter David cited the reaction to Ianto Jones’s death when reflecting on where to go with the gay relationship between the Marvel Comics characters Rictor and Shatterstar in X-Factor v. Jack and Ianto say a final goodbye and tell each other they love one another for the first time. When someone dies you lose all that potential. Jack obviously assumed flirting was welcome what with Ianto flirting with him so much already but probably thought he had to work at getting more.

And I also don’t think that Jack would be willing to have that emotional intimacy while Ianto was still in pain if they hadn’t had something before. How can I watch you live and never age a day? And if I ever do, I’ll let you know. When Jack awakens from his coma, he promises “You will never be just a blip in time, Ianto Jones. In addtion, Jack was Torchwood, the same organization that caused Lisa’s mutilation. Share this article via facebook Share this article via twitter Share this article via messenger Share this with Share this article via email Share this article via flipboard Copy link. Updated weekly with the airing of the new episodes, the website features specially shot footage with Gareth David-Lloyd in character as Ianto debriefing and informing the ‘player’ with regards to their mission.

It was such a small but brilliant moment.

Ianto Jones – Jack Harkness moments

Everyone Says Episofe Audio book. Archived from the original on 7 June But the way this episode worked, I could believe the writers had all this mapped out from the beginning.

Updated weekly with the airing of the new episodes, the website features specially shot footage with Gareth David-Lloyd in character as Ianto debriefing and informing the ‘player’ with regards to their mission. And how had he been supporting himself at the time? Torchwood 1 shows how Ianto was taken under the wing of Rupert Howarth, a senior researcher, during his iantl few weeks at Torchwood One. Theres talk throughout the series about them going out but epiwode 3 is when inato start calling each other a couple.

Can you deal with the body when it’s cold? But by the next ep he and Jack have a comfortable sexual relationship I certainly don’t think that the stopwatch was their first time–it seemed more like Ianto inviting Jack back in, so maybe this time around Epksode had been focusing on Ianto’s emotional state and they weren’t doing anything sexual, and this was Ianto saying that he wanted more.


The website End of Show comments that “writer James Moran was so inundated with messages to his Twitter account that he posted a number of impassioned pleas to tone down the vitriol.

And hurry up, work to do.

And what did he do while trying to help her? Jack seems particularly exasperated when he sees Ianto-like he’s been over the subject a lot more times since the Coffee Morning. Retrieved 2 April In the Shadows Audio book. And guilt, especially guilt that can have no true recompense, is a strong motivator. Woo, hoo what a fun episode that filled in many gaps.

How did the ptero happen to be in a warehouse along the path Jack was driving though perhaps Ianto placed the fake Weevil call? He also stated that the character was gone for good, and that his resurrection would devalue the “entire plot.

David-Lloyd was “bowled epieode by the Ianto-centric script for “Cyberwoman” and the “wide range of emotions” it allowed him to play. Do we know why Chinball is leaving?

The shoulder touch in the next ep, “Small Worlds” seemed very easy and comfortable, like they’d done it a million times before. Series 2 started with a bang and then another bang, preceded by two kisses. AfterElton reviewers stated that the radio drama “delivers for Janto [a portmanteau used by the shipping fandom ] fans”; David-Lloyd delivers a monologue as Ianto, verbalising his insecurities to a comatose Jack.

That’s what I was thinking. Jack took Ianto out for dinner to try and talk to him and things took a somewhat unexpected turn. The rest of the flashbacks were powerful, too, but this one linked into events that we’ve seen in the series, rather than the way their characters act and their motivations. Without Ianto in his life, Jack wishes to be swept up into the Rift as it closes in an attempt at suicide.

During series two, the Torchwood website, www. Later, a footnote amendment noted that Doctor Who Magazine But, she also represented atonement for making it out alive. He started off in white and grey shirts but we realised his skin tones can take the extra colour and now he’s evolving into something much sharper, which looks really good filmed in high definition.


Ianto’s tears could also be on a more personal note. And here Ianto was willingly walking back in because he needed their help. It’s a few people posting online and getting fans upset”. As for questions one and two. At the moment, I think there’s two different sorts of love going on there. The character becomes the main romantic interest of Captain Jack Harkness John Barrowmanwho is the lead male of the series.

Retrieved 17 August Related Questions What is going to happen to torchwood? As they are forced to part forever by the closing of the Rift, the couple declare their love for one another for the first and last time. He believed the character’s death was justified by “the impact and the drama, and to keep the dangerous reality of Torchwood ever present”.

You’ve already lived a thousand lifetimes. He was taking Ianto’s lies personally.

“Torchwood” Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (TV Episode ) – Gareth David-Lloyd as Ianto Jones – IMDb

In an epksode with io9 on 28 Julycreator Russell T Davies was asked about the controversy surrounding Ianto’s episore and the fan reaction campaign.

Retrieved 17 October Ianto eventually admits to being involved with Jack, but concedes that he is not sure where he stands. If Ianto hadn’t gotten up and walked away when he did, I would think they were having an affair from that moment. He was one of only 28 people that made it out of the Canary Wharf carnage.

Ianto Jones

Neil Wilkes opined that this action by the fans “suggests the answer to the question ‘Have people overreacted to Ianto’s death? Hall and Keith Charles Mathew St. His concern was “being tagged as against gay people”, the way Russell T Davies was, even though Davies is himself gay.

I interpreted it as a man starved of affection and joy, laughing iantp for the first time, and actually quite liking the closeness, being SO tempted