Spoiler Alert: This blog is for those who are watching Outcasts on BBC1. Don't read on if you haven't seen episode five …
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I was talking to a friend about the movie Moon when he described a feeling that should be familiar to any science fiction fan. There he was, enjoying the movie immensely, marvelling at all the right notes it hits, when suddenly he was gripped by fear. This fear had nothing to do with the film's plot, more to do with how many times he'd been burned while enjoying a science fiction movie only to see the whole house of cards take a tumble with some bad science, acting or storytelling.
I got the same feeling watching this episode. It does plenty right but, as regular viewers know,