Episodes discussed: Doctor Who 6×5 The Rebel Flesh and Angel 1×12 Expecting
The Rebel Flesh
Written by Matthew Graham; Directed by Julian Simpson
The Doctor and his companions land in the future where some miners are working with a controversial new technology known as The Flesh. Discussion points include:
- Did the Doctor mean to come here?
- The almost fleshy gangers
- Rory the caretaker
- Eye-Patch Lady peeks in on Amy
- Amy: Gutsy or reckless?
- Gangers vs. Humans
Written by Howard Gordon; Directed by David Semel
Cordy’s attempts to start a new relationship lead to an unwanted, overnight pregnancy. Discussion points include:
- Taking the metaphor seriously
- Wesley steps up
- Cordy’s halting recovery
- Absolute trust
- Angel’s worrying tendencies
- Wesley wants to be part of the group
Next time: Buffy 4×13 The I in Team and Doctor Who 6×6 The Almost People.