Episode 82 – A Lot Can Go Wrong in an Hour

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
Expecting

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.

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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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