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** Jack's absolute refusal to believe [[spoiler: Ianto when he confesses to killing women]]. Just hugs him and doesn't stop until he works out what really happened.

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** Jack's absolute refusal to believe [[spoiler: Ianto [[spoiler:Ianto when he confesses to killing women]].women]], even after he passes a polygraph test. Just hugs him and doesn't stop until he works out what really happened.


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-->'''Captain John Hart:''' Quite a queue for the hugs.
-->'''Captain Jack Harkness:''' [[TrueCompanions Always has been. Always will be.]]


* The team's reunion in "End of Days". Tosh runs headlong into Jack's arms, Ianto's adorably awkward attempt at a handshake before burying his head in Jack's shoulder and showing no qualms about Jack kissing him in front of the team, and Owen just burying his head in Jack's chest.
* Owen and Maggie on the roof, watching the light show from the alien device.

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* "[[Recap/TorchwoodS1E9RandomShoes Random Shoes]]": Eugene coming back for just long enough to save Gwen and her absolute delight that he's there, just before her dismay that he's still going to die.
* "[[Recap/TorchwoodS1E12CaptainJackHarkness Captain Jack Harkness]]": The "real" Captain Jack Harkness is shown to be a very reasonable figure by any standard; even given the prejudices of the time, he immediately supports "James Harper" in affirming that Tosh is working for the Brits when she nearly faces anti-Japanese prejudice, and is shown to regret that his current "beard" may be genuinely in love with him, making it clear that he does care about the woman even if he can't feel ''that'' way about her.
* The team's reunion in "End "[[Recap/TorchwoodS1E13EndOfDays End of Days".Days]]". Tosh runs headlong into Jack's arms, Ianto's adorably awkward attempt at a handshake before burying his head in Jack's shoulder and showing no qualms about Jack kissing him in front of the team, and Owen just burying his head in Jack's chest.
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* "[[Recap/TorchwoodS2E1KissKissBangBang Kiss Kiss Bang Bang]]": "I found my [[Series/DoctorWho Doctor.]]"
* "[[Recap/TorchwoodS2E5Adam Adam]]"
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RZyNzuJ1Tk Jack and the team's heart to heart]]. Just about everyone is tugging the heartstrings.
** Nerdy!Owen giving Tosh that little mouse squirrel...screencleaner...thing? ''Adorable''.
** Jack's absolute refusal to believe [[spoiler: Ianto when he confesses to killing women]]. Just hugs him and doesn't stop until he works out what really happened.
* "[[Recap/TorchwoodS2E6Reset Reset]]": Jack and Martha reunite and, despite the trauma of the previous year, get along ''incredibly'' well. Jack even shows his respect by ''not'' flirting with her in any way shape or form; she's not a normal woman who he can flirt with - she's an asskicker.
* "[[Recap/TorchwoodS2E8ADayInTheDeath A Day in the Death]]":
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Owen and Maggie on the roof, watching the light show from the alien device.



* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RZyNzuJ1Tk Jack and the team's heart to heart]] in ''Adam''. Just about everyone is tugging the heartstrings.
* Eugene coming back for just long enough to save Gwen and her absolute delight that he's there, just before her dismay that he's still going to die.
* The "real" Captain Jack Harkness is shown to be a very reasonable figure by any standard; even given the prejudices of the time, he immediately supports "James Harper" in affirming that Tosh is working for the Brits when she nearly faces anti-Japanese prejudice, and is shown to regret that his current "beard" may be genuinely in love with him, making it clear that he does care about the woman even if he can't feel ''that'' way about her.
* ''Adam'' was a freak out fest from beginning to end. Seriously though, Nerdy!Owen giving Tosh that little mouse squirrel... screencleaner... thing? ''Adorable''.
** From the same episode, Jack's absolute refusal to believe [[spoiler: Ianto when he confesses to killing women]]. Just hugs him and doesn't stop until he works out what really happened.
* Ianto talking to Jack [[UnbrokenVigil after refusing to leave him]] while he's in a coma in the Radio play ''The Dead Line'' is equal parts this and a somewhat ForeShadowing TearJerker.
* Another moment from the Audios ''Hidden''. Gwen's speech to Ianto after [[spoiler: he's in a very much not accidental carcrash]]. One of the moments where Gwen's status as TheHeart of the team makes real sense.
-->'''Gwen''': You're going to be fine. You hear me, Ianto? You're going to be just fine. I won't let ''anything'' happen to you.
* Jack's goodbye to Ianto in ''House of the Dead'' where he finally admits that he loves him and promises never to forget him.
** Also the whole situation that led up to that scene: [[spoiler: Jack was willing to risk the world and his soul just for the chance to see Ianto again!]]
* "I found my [[Series/DoctorWho Doctor.]]"
* Jack and Martha reunite and, despite the trauma of the previous year, get along ''incredibly'' well. Jack even shows his respect by ''not'' flirting with her in any way shape or form; she's not a normal woman who he can flirt with - she's an asskicker.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RZyNzuJ1Tk Jack and the team's heart to heart]] in ''Adam''. Just about everyone is tugging the heartstrings.
* Eugene coming back for just long enough to save Gwen and her absolute delight that he's there, just before her dismay that he's still going to die.
* The "real" Captain Jack Harkness is shown to be a very reasonable figure by any standard; even given the prejudices of the time, he immediately supports "James Harper" in affirming that Tosh is working for the Brits when she nearly faces anti-Japanese prejudice, and is shown to regret that his current "beard" may be genuinely in love with him, making it clear that he does care about the woman even if he can't feel ''that'' way about her.
* ''Adam'' was a freak out fest from beginning to end. Seriously though, Nerdy!Owen giving Tosh that little mouse squirrel... screencleaner... thing? ''Adorable''.
** From the same episode, Jack's absolute refusal to believe [[spoiler: Ianto when he confesses to killing women]]. Just hugs him and doesn't stop until he works out what really happened.
* Ianto talking to Jack [[UnbrokenVigil after refusing to leave him]] while he's in a coma in the Radio play ''The Dead Line'' is equal parts this and a somewhat ForeShadowing TearJerker.
* Another moment from the Audios ''Hidden''. Gwen's speech to Ianto after [[spoiler: he's in a very much not accidental carcrash]]. One of the moments where Gwen's status as TheHeart of the team makes real sense.
-->'''Gwen''': You're going to be fine. You hear me, Ianto? You're going to be just fine. I won't let ''anything'' happen to you.
* Jack's goodbye to Ianto in ''House of the Dead'' where he finally admits that he loves him and promises never to forget him.
** Also the whole situation that led up to that scene: [[spoiler: Jack was willing to risk the world and his soul just for the chance to see Ianto again!]]
* "I found my [[Series/DoctorWho Doctor.]]"
* Jack and Martha reunite and, despite the trauma of the previous year, get along ''incredibly'' well. Jack even shows his respect by ''not'' flirting with her in any way shape or form; she's not a normal woman who he can flirt with - she's an asskicker.
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* The "real" Captain Jack Harkness is shown to be a very reasonable figure by any standard; even given the prejudices of the time, he immediately supports "James Harper" in affirming that Tosh is working for the Brits when she nearly faces anti-Japanese prejudice, and is shown to regret that his current "beard" may be genuinely in love with him, making it clear that he does care about the woman even if he can't feel ''that'' way about her.


* Jack and Martha reunite and, despite the trauma of the previous year, get along ''incredibly'' well.

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* Jack and Martha reunite and, despite the trauma of the previous year, get along ''incredibly'' well. Jack even shows his respect by ''not'' flirting with her in any way shape or form; she's not a normal woman who he can flirt with - she's an asskicker.


* "I found my [[Series/DoctorWho Doctor.]]"

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* "I found my [[Series/DoctorWho Doctor.]]"]]"
* Jack and Martha reunite and, despite the trauma of the previous year, get along ''incredibly'' well.


* "I found my [[DoctorWho Doctor.]]"

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* "I found my [[DoctorWho [[Series/DoctorWho Doctor.]]"


For ''[[Heartwarming/TorchwoodTheLostFiles The Lost Files]]'' moments, see that page.

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For ''[[Heartwarming/TorchwoodTheLostFiles The Lost Files]]'' moments, see that page.
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For ''[[Heartwarming/TorchwoodChildrenOfEarth Children of Earth]]'' moments, see that page



* In ''Children of Earth'': Jack arrives back at the Hub, Ianto works out that he's been killed again while he was gone... and hugs him, for no reason other than that. Shame [[spoiler: that the Hub's about to be blown to smithereens]].

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* The team's reunion in "End of Days". Tosh runs headlong into Jack's arms, Ianto's adorably awkward attempt at a handshake before burying his head in Jack's shoulder and showing no qualms about Jack kissing him in front of the team, and Owen just burying his head in Jack's chest.


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** From the same episode, Jack's absolute refusal to believe [[spoiler: Ianto when he confesses to killing women]]. Just hugs him and doesn't stop until he works out what really happened.


** Also the whole situation that led up to that scene: [[spoiler: Jack was willing to risk the world and his soul just for the chance to see Ianto again!]]

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** Also the whole situation that led up to that scene: [[spoiler: Jack was willing to risk the world and his soul just for the chance to see Ianto again!]]again!]]
* "I found my [[DoctorWho Doctor.]]"


* Jack's goodbye to Ianto in ''House of the Dead'' where he finally admits that he loves him and promises never to forget him.

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* Jack's goodbye to Ianto in ''House of the Dead'' where he finally admits that he loves him and promises never to forget him.him.
** Also the whole situation that led up to that scene: [[spoiler: Jack was willing to risk the world and his soul just for the chance to see Ianto again!]]


-->'''Gwen''': You're going to be fine. You hear me, Ianto? You're going to be just fine. I won't let ''anything'' happen to you.

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-->'''Gwen''': You're going to be fine. You hear me, Ianto? You're going to be just fine. I won't let ''anything'' happen to you.you.
* Jack's goodbye to Ianto in ''House of the Dead'' where he finally admits that he loves him and promises never to forget him.


For a series which regularly makes a point of demonstrating the cynical end of the [[SlidingScaleofIdealismVersusCynicism scale]], ''Torchwood'' comes with a fair few moments of heartwarming.\\

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For a series which regularly makes a point of demonstrating the cynical end of the [[SlidingScaleofIdealismVersusCynicism scale]], ''Torchwood'' comes with a fair few moments of heartwarming.\\heartwarming.

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