PRIMEVAL Series 4 Episode 5 Review

PRIMEVAL Series 4 Episode 5 - A few weeks away from the end of series 4, we’ve finally hit upon a surprisingly strong episode that reminds us how good Primeval can be when done right.

Prehistoric worm-like creatures have been terrorizing an idyllic coastal town for decades – apparently. The locals refuse to acknowledge the legend. The ARC team are dispatched to investigate an unstable anomaly, end up finding and cornering the creatures, and solve both problems with volatile liquids. Awesome.

I won’t lie, it took me a minute to work out exactly what Connor was saying. There were keywords and the big ‘aha!’ moment and major confusion on my end. In case you’re still going ‘…what?’, it was apparently something to do with the energy from the anomaly passing through acid (created from stripping dyes from diesel, which they then sell as commercial fuel) which caused electrolysis which was stopping the anomaly from opening fully. And bismuth was involved. And petrol diluting the acid, which stopped the electrolysis, which slapped the cat who killed the rat who ate all of the cheese. Sheesh. Does anyone else have the urge to study chemistry just to fact check this show? Read More...


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