Episode 46 – I’m Having a Rebellion

Episodes discussed: Doctor Who 4×3 Planet of the Ood and Buffy 3×11 Gingerbread

Planet of the Ood

Written by Keith Temple; Directed by Graeme Harper

The Doctor and Donna visit the native planet of the Ood where they discover their oppression by humans. Discussion Points Include:

  • “The Ood Strike Back!” (or, “Revenge of the Ood”)
  • Collective memory and community
  • Ood Sigma’s prediction
  • The Doctor-Donna
  • Halpen’s hair loss
  • Donna faces harsh realities

Written by Jane Espenson; Directed by James Whitmore Jr.

Joyce starts a literal witch hunt in Sunnydale after the death of two local children. Discussion points include:

  • Witchy stuff
  • Fake-outs and scapegoating
  • Willow’s rebellion & mother issues
  • Joyce goes off the rails
  • Buffy “fights the long defeat”
  • Xander’s “future guilt”

Next time: Buffy 3×12 Helpless and Doctor Who 4×4 The Sontaran Stratagem. 


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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