Being Human 5.02 "Sticks And Rope" Spoiler-Free Preview

Being Human 5.02 "Sticks And Rope" Spoiler-Free Preview

As the episode title suggests, some gentlemen from the Other Side play a significant role…

There's a flashback - but, for once, it's not for Hal.

The werewolf and the vampire are pitted against one another in conflict.

Both Hal and Alex have problems with parenting.

We see what’s possibly the ultimate Daily Express headline.

Doctor Who fans who know Peter Davison’s debut may experience déjà vu.

So might anyone who remembers The Les Dawson Show ...

Hal gets to show off his rich vocabulary – and he’s not the only one.

Alex is accused of being a Victorian prostitute.

Someone almost says the N word.

We see Hal wearing a crown.

Crumb has a rather unfortunate family reunion.

Tom ends up in a jam.

Alex finally gets some closure.

Phil Davis gets to deliver a truly magnificent villainous rant.

Ian Berriman

Deputy Editor, SFX

Ian Berriman has been working for SFX – the world's leading sci-fi, fantasy and horror magazine – since March 2002. He also writes for Total Film, Electronic Sound and Retro Pop; other publications he's contributed to include Horrorville, When Saturday Comes and What DVD. A life-long Doctor Who fan, he's also a supporter of Hull City, and live-tweets along to BBC Four's Top Of The Pops repeats from his @TOTPFacts account.