While I was on vacation, there was a 'Torchwood' marathon on TV; must have been on BBC-A. And I caught part of "Random Shoes", one of the better episodes that first year, while waiting for my nephew to come hang out and go swimming.
In the flashback to the childhood school days of Eugene Jones, his team lost by a score of 42 to 34 in an inter-school challenge. And it was math whiz Eugene who let the team down.
42 is one of "The Numbers" from 'Lost'......