Episode 89 – You Always Win

Episodes discussed: Buffy 4×16 Who Are You? and Doctor Who 6×12 Closing Time

Who Are You?

Written and directed by Joss Whedon

Having switched bodies, Faith wreaks havoc on Buffy’s life while Buffy tries desperately to escape from the Watchers who’ve come to capture Faith. Discussion points include:

  • Sarah Michelle Gellar and Eliza Dushku’s performances
  • Faking it and making it
  • Taking advantage of Spike and Riley
  • Show-down at the church
  • Buffy survives a day as Faith
  • Tara and Willow grow closer
Closing Time

Written by Gareth Roberts; Directed by Steve Hughes

The Doctor visits his old friend Craig who’s coping with being a new father. Discussion points include:

  • The Cyber-situation
  • Craig continues the parental themes
  • The Doctor and Craig’s double-act
  • Yet another Farewell Tour
  • The Doctor’s impending death
  • A glimpse of the Ponds

Next time: Doctor Who 6×12 The Wedding of River Song and Angel 1×16 The Ring.

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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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