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Up to date as of January 31, 2010

From TARDIS Index File, the free Doctor Who reference.

Series: Torchwood - TV Stories
Series Number: Series 2
Story Number: 17
Enemy: Meat Organisation
Setting: Cardiff, 2009
Writer: Catherine Tregenna
Director: Colin Teague
Producer: Richard Stokes
Chris Chibnall
Broadcast: 6th February 2008
Previous Story: To the Last Man
Following Story: Adam

Meat is the fourth episode in the second series of Torchwood.



Gwen's fiancé, Rhys, discovers the truth about Torchwood and helps the team as they investigate a mysterious alien-meat supply. Will Rhys go too far? And can Torchwood save the alien from being used as cheap meat?


Rhys Williams is out driving when he is telephoned by a work mate to inform him that one of their firm's lorries has crashed. He drives to the site of the crash and see that one of his employees and friend has died. Torchwood appears on the scene and Rhys spots Gwen amongst them.

The Torchwood team confiscates the meat that the lorry was transporting when they suspect it of being alien. Gwen recognises the lorry as one from Rhys' firm. Back at the Hub, Toshiko rings Rhys' office for information pretending to be the police. At home Rhys texts Gwen asking for her to come home. He attempts to get her to confess to being at the crash site but she is evasive.

He sees Gwen meeting up with Jack near the invisible lift in Roald Dahl Plass and follows her to a factory. While there he is captured by a group of men and taken into the factory. Jack and Gwen see this and mistake his actions for collaboration. The men show Rhys that they have captured a live "space whale" (nicknamed the "cash cow" by its captors) which is the source of the meat and which continues to grow despite them cutting chunks of its flesh away while it is still alive. In an act of self-preservation, Rhys agrees to replace his dead employee for the men.

Back at their flat, Rhys and Gwen argue over her being at the crash and Gwen admits to the nature of her work for Torchwood. Rhys is disbelieving until she shows him around the Hub. With Rhys' help the team manages to inflitrate the factory so they can free the alien creature. The team hides in one of Rhys' vans and Rhys drives them to the factory where the team sneaks in.

They locate the creature and plan to stun gun the men and sedate it so they can move it back to the Hub until the Cardiff spacetime Rift reopens. They confirm that the creature is sentient, but the men discover them and in the fights Rhys is shot. The creature becomes distressed and Owen can see no other option but to euthanise it when it poses a threat to them by struggling. They are able to stun the men and feed them amnesia pills. Back at the Hub, Owen patches up Rhys' wound and Jack orders Gwen to give Rhys a pill too. She finds that she cannot bring herself to do so and Jack relents, disappointed about this but is unwilling to fire Gwen and face losing her from the team.


Production crew

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  • Gwen mentions retcon (the drug).
  • This is the second time Gwen has told Rhys what she does as a job, although it does not appear to trigger the re-emergence of the memories of the previous time, which Gwen suppressed with Retcon.

Story notes

  • Coincidentally, the episode aired for the first time in Canada at the same time as a tainted meat outbreak in that country was causing mass recalls and deaths.[1]
  • The theme of humans exploiting alien life forms would be touched on again only two episodes later in Reset, as well as in the Doctor Who episode Planet of the Ood, which aired a few months later.
  • Ianto shows a reaction to the exploiting of the defenseless alien and his endangered teammates; violently attacking the meat-traffickers, slamming one with a door, and stun-gunning another one on the head as he says "Pray they survive".
  • This is another episode where Jack and Ianto's relationship is shown, when Tosh tells Owen to go out with someone he works with Ianto and Jack share a look that implies that's what they are doing. Also prior to this, Jack is seen staring at Ianto intentivley.


  • Unofficial Overnight - 2.9 million viewers


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Filming Locations

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Discontinuity, Plot Holes, Errors

  • Rhys' stated ignorance of alien life appears somewhat anachronistic given that the episode takes place at some point after the events of DW: The Runaway Bride, The Christmas Invasion, which made the presence of alien life widely known to the populace of Great Britain. It has been widely suggested that such incidents, like the Battle of Canary Wharf have been chalked up to mass hallucination by mainstream opinion (TW: Everything Changes). Rhys may likely subscribe to this opinion. Even knowing that aliens do exist, one would still find it unexpected to discover that his fiancee fights them on a regular basis.


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DVD releases

  • This story along with the rest of Torchwood Series 2 was released in a complete series boxset in 2008.

See also

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External links


Torchwood Series 2
Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang  • Sleeper  • To the Last Man  • Meat  • Adam  • Reset  • Dead Man Walking  • A Day in the Death  • Something Borrowed  • From Out of the Rain  • Adrift  • Fragments  • Exit Wounds

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Up to date as of February 01, 2010

From EQ2i, the EverQuest II wiki

All 7 tiers of Den and Fish harvests are shown. Meats in the left 2 columns, Fish on the right.

Harvestable Names

Tradeskill Uses

See Also

Harvesting for links to Harvestables for all tiers.

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Up to date as of February 01, 2010

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race: Ghoul
affiliation: The Ninth Circle
role: Subject of Observation
location: Museum of American History
The Chop Shop
Capital Wasteland
appearances: Fallout 3
karma: Neutral
SPECIAL: 6ST, 5PE, 4EN, 4CH, 4IN, 6AG, 4LK
base id: 000300A3
ref id: 00095eb8

Meat is a friendly Glowing One that can be found in either The Chop Shop, the Scrapyard or out in the Capital Wasteland in 2277.



Meat most likely escaped from the Chop Shop in Underworld. He cannot be spoken to, or interacted with, and he seems to hang around the Scrapyard area when found. If you check the Chop Shop's records, it says he liked chewing on his arm. Meat is in the Chop Shop for observational purposes, along with another Glowing One named Ethyl.

Occupation and activities

Meat is a glowing one that is under the observation of Doctor Barrows in the Chop Shop.

Interactions with the player character

Meat is a random event when not inside of Underworld. He is friendly and poses no threat to the Lone Wanderer unless provoked.


Apparel Weapon Other item On death
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Meat only appears in Fallout 3.



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Up to date as of February 02, 2010

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Up to date as of February 07, 2010
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From the RuneScape Wiki, the wiki for all things RuneScape

This article is about the item made by cooking meat from ordinary cows, bears or giant rats. For the item made by cooking meat from an undead cow, see Cooked meat (undead).
"Meat" redirects here. For others meats, see Food.

Cooked meat is a food item that players can eat by itself, or they can use it to make stews, meat pies, and meat pizzas[1]. It is made by using any of the animals' steak-like raw meats with a fire or range.

To obtain meat, players must first kill a cow, cow calf, giant rat, Yak, Pawya or bear. It will drop raw meat, which players can then cook.

There is a risk that the meat will burn to produce a piece of burnt meat (which is required for the Witch's Potion quest) (if your level is too high to burn meat then simply cook it twice). Although many burning incidents may occur at first, these will decrease rapidly as the player's cooking skill increases and eventually never happen.

This is one of the easiest of items to cook, requiring a cooking level of only 1 (to gain 30 experience), and heals 3 hitpoints when consumed[2].

Cooked meat can also be purchased at Wydin's Food Store in Port Sarim, at the general store in Ardougne, and from Chargurr at Oo'glog. It is also a fairly common drop from Minotaurs in the Stronghold of Security (level 1).

Tools/Utensils none
Ingredients Raw beef, Raw rat meat, Raw bear meat, Raw yak meat, or Raw pawya meat.
Cooking Level 1
Cooking Experience 30
Range Only? no
Instructions Use raw meat with fire or range.
Servings 1
HP per Serving 3

See also


  1. ^ Cooking Methods at
  2. ^ Non-Members' Food at

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SWG Wiki

Up to date as of February 04, 2010

From SWG Wiki


Meat is a resource that Chefs and Bio-Engineers use to craft various items.

You gather meat by killing a creature and using the command /harvest on its corpse.

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Up to date as of February 05, 2010

From TibiaWiki

This item is in the Plants, Animal Products, Food and Drink class
Attributes: Edible, Stackable
Weight: 13.00 oz.
Loot value: 1-3 gp.
Sounds: Munch.
Dropped by: Hero, Rotworm, Carrion Worm, Yeti, Troll, Island Troll, Orc, Sheep, Black Sheep, Deer, Minotaur Archer, Minotaur Guard, Hunter, Valkyrie, Behemoth, Cyclops, Cyclops Drone, Cyclops Smith, Wolf, Rabbit, Larva, Scarab, Orc Leader, Orc Rider, Orc Berserker, Orc Spearman, Orc Marauder, Orc Warlord, Warlord Ruzad, Orc Warrior, Wild Warrior, Badger, Bear, Hyaena, Lion, Pig, Polar Bear, War Wolf, Winter Wolf, Gargoyle, Fire Devil, Bandit, Panda, Hydra, Tiger, Terror Bird, Carniphila, Crocodile, Elephant, Smuggler, Minotaur, Chicken, Toad, General Murius, Island Troll, Destroyer, Fury, Juggernaut, Nightmare, Frost Giant, Frost Giantess,Sea Serpent, Young Sea Serpent, Apprentice Sheng, Crazed Beggar.
Buy from: Lector (Carlin) 3 gp

Soilance (Yalahar 3 gp
Tanaro (Meluna) 3 gp
Anerui (Ab'Dendriel) 4 gp
Billy (Rookgaard) 5 gp
Raffael (Island of Destiny) 5 gp
Maryza (Kazordoon) 5 gp
Bonifacius (Edron) 5 gp
Mirabell (Edron) 5 gp
Clyde (Port Hope) 5 gp
James (Stonehome) 5 gp
Lyonel (Liberty Bay) 5 gp
Frodo (Thais) 5 gp
Urkalio (Venore) 5 gp
Scott (Senja) 5 gp
Boozer (Venore) 5 gp
Maria (Venore) 5 gp
Miraia (Darashia) 5 gp
Tokel (Greenshore) 5 gp
Snake Eye (Outlaw Camp) 6 gp
Willie (Rookgaard) 6 gp
Mugluf (Darashia) 7 gp
Jezzara (Ankrahmun) 10 gp

Arito (Ankrahmun) 10 gp
Sell to: Willie (Rookgaard) 2 gp

Billy (Rookgaard) 2 gp

Humgolf (Kazordoon) 2 gp
Notes: Very common and easy food to get.

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Regeneration: One Meat will regenerate hp/mana for 180 seconds (makes you 15% full).

Total Hp/Mana gain HP Mana
Sorcerer / Druid 15 120
Knight 30 60
Paladin 23 90
Promoted Characters HP Mana
Master Sorcerer / Elder Druid 15 180
Elite Knight 45 60
Royal Paladin 30 120
All Vocations HP Mana
Sleeping 60 60

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