Episode 55 – The Loss That Is Yet to Come

Episodes discussed: Buffy 3×20 The Prom and Doctor Who 4×12 The Stolen Earth

The Prom

Written by Marti Noxon; Directed by David Solomon

Angel makes a big decision regarding his relationship with Buffy right before Buffy’s senior prom. Discussion points include:

  • Angel prepares to leave
  • Joyce gives Angel a nudge
  • Poor Buffy just wants one normal high school experience!
  • Of hell-hounds and maladjusts
  • The Class Protector Award
  • The quadrangle: Xander, Cordy, Anya & Wesley
The Stolen Earth

Written by Russell T. Davies; Directed by Graeme Harper

When the Earth is stolen out of time and space, the Doctor’s companions come together to find the Doctor and save the world. Discussion points include:

  • The Shadow Proclamation (finally!)
  • Lost planets, missing bees, and the Medusa Cascade
  • Rose’s BFG, Wilf’s paint gun, and the exclusion of Rose
  • MacGuffins, Torchwood, and the Subwave Network
  • Dalek Caan, Davros, and Time War Mythology
  • Reunion and regeneration

Next time: Doctor Who 4×13 Journey’s End and Buffy 3×21 Graduation Day: Part 1.


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.

2 thoughts on “Episode 55 – The Loss That Is Yet to Come

  1. Sadly, this stops working as you begin talking about Doctor Who, and does so on the iPad and Android apps I have too…

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