Episode 27 – You’ve Changed So Much

Episodes discussed: Buffy 2×14 Innocence Doctor Who 2×12 Army of Ghosts

Innocence

Written and Directed by Joss Whedon

Buffy and Angel’s night together results in  terrible consequences.  Discussion points include:

  • Did Angel know about the rules of the curse?
  • The questionable logic of the Gypsy Curse
  • Giles chooses Buffy over Jenny
  • Levels of insanity and evil among the vampires
  • Teen relationships and the metaphor of the week
  • The enduring popularity of the episode
Army of Ghosts

Written by Russell T Davies; Directed by Graeme Harper

While visiting home, the Doctor, Rose and Jackie encounter the mysterious organization known as Torchwood. Discussion Points Include:

  • “This is the story of how I died”: Rose theories
  • The gates of Faerie
  • Jackie’s hopes and fears
  • What is Torchwood?
  • Daleks vs. Cybermen: Every kid’s dream
  • Mickey’s character growth

Next time: Doctor Who 2×13 Doomsday and Buffy 2×15 Phases

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About Katherine Sas

I graduated from Messiah College in 2009 with a B.A. in English Literature. I'm a student of all things arts and humanities, in particular Tolkien, the Inklings, and the fantastic and imaginative tradition in storytelling.

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