Episode 56 – I’ve Got Friends On the Line

Episodes discussed: Doctor Who 4×13 Journey’s End and Buffy 3×21 Graduation Day: Part 1

Journey’s End

Written by Russell T. Davies; Directed by Graeme Harper

Just to recap: The Doctor is regenerating and the Daleks are about the destroy the whole of reality.  Discussion points include:

  • The case for and against the episode
  • A long series of goodbyes
  • Rose and Donna’s bittersweet endings
  • The DoctorDonna and the Metacrisis Doctor
  • “The destroyer of worlds”
  • All alone again
Graduation Day: Part 1

Written and directed by Joss Whedon

The Mayor prepares for the ascension while Buffy and Faith have their final confrontation. Discussion points include:

  • Growing up and graduating
  • Buffy fires Wesley (and the Council)
  • Buffy (sort of) becomes Faith
  • Faith hits rock bottom
  • Kat’s still not convinced about the Mayor
  • Anya & Xander flirt while Willow & Oz panic

Next time: Buffy 3×22 Graduation Day: Part 2 and the Doctor Who Series 4 Recap.

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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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