Episode 90 – I’ll Kill You Quick

Episodes discussed: Doctor Who 6×13 The Wedding of River Song and Angel 1×16 The Ring

The Wedding of River Song

Written by Steven Moffat; Directed by Jeremy Webb Events converge on the Doctor’s death at Lake Silencio. Discussion points include:

  • The apparent death of the hero
  • Does anything really change?
  • Still points and “The Four Quartets”
  • Manipulations and machinations
  • Death and acceptance
  • Amy’s ruthless streak

Link: Millennium Dome’s blog on “The Wedding of River Song.”

The Ring

Written by Howard Gordon; Directed by Nick Marck Angel gets kidnapped into an underground fight club for demons. Discussion points include:

  • Demonic gladiators
  • The humans are the bad guys
  • Angel as Spartacus
  • Disloyal brothers and honorable demons
  • Lilah, the new player at Wolfram & Hart
  • Wes & Cordy prove themselves

Next time: Buffy 4×17 Superstar and the Doctor Who series 6 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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