Ultimate Force

Season 3 Episode 1

Deadlier than the Male

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Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Jan 08, 2005 on ITV
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Terrorists take a passenger plane to Hong Kong hostage and three new members join Red Troop.

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  • So-so.I guess that's it.

    6.1
    The first episode of series 3 starts with a tragic shootout in Iraq,in which 3 members of Red Troop are killed.I haven't seen much of the first two seasons of Ultimate Force ,so I didn't find it very sad.

    The plot here,is that a group of former Gurkhas hijack a flight to Hong Kong,in violent protest for a free Tibet.At the same time,two new recruits join Red Troop,one of which is a woman called Becca.I'm not trying to sound sexist or anything,but the idea of a woman passing SAS selection sounds highly unlikely.I've read Andy Mcnab's Immediate Action,and it just doesn't seem realistic,sorry if any offense was caused.

    Anyway,when I was watching this episode,I felt no emotions.I didn't feel bored or excited,I felt...nuetral I guess about this episode.The story was so-so enougth for me to keep on watching,yet it had no gripping moments whatsoever.The plot glides to an underwheliming climax,in which Becca does a Matrix-style dive and shoots the hijackers' leader.This looks just awful,and will undoubtly ruin the episode for a many.

    The bottom line is that the first episode of series 3 is okay enougth for you to keep on watching[the next episode set in Zimbabwe is pretty good]but it is an unsatisfying start to a new series.The best part is seeing Heather Peace in the nude on several occassions,now that's worth your time!moreless
Miles Anderson

Miles Anderson

Colonel Aidan Dempsey

Ross Kemp

Ross Kemp

Sergeant Henno Garvie

Jamie Draven

Jamie Draven

Jamie Dow

Christopher Fox

Christopher Fox

Louis Hoffman

Richard Amritage

Richard Amritage

Captain Ian Macalwain

Heather Peace

Heather Peace

Becca Gallagher

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