With a two year absence on the airwaves, “Miracle Day” has a lot to live up to. Season 3, “Torchwood: Children of Earth,” catapulted the series from fun “Doctor Who” spin-off to one of the most thoughtful contemporary science fiction series. It set a high bar.
Our first thoughts? The detail and scope of “Miracle Day” is about as big as television will allow, short of something like “Game of Thrones.” The different locations, intense stunt work and effects and complex web of storylines give sci-fi chance to shine.
And while we admittedly love the premiere, subsequent episodes blow it out of the water. “Children of Earth” was taught, with a huge emotional pay-off, but “Miracle Day” seems poised to easily eclipse it.
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