Episode 94 – Doesn’t She Seem A Bit Too Angry?

Episodes discussed: Doctor Who 7×1 Asylum of the Daleks and Angel 1×18 Five by Five

Asylum of the Daleks

Written by Steven Moffat; Directed by Nick Hurran

The Daleks abduct the Doctor and the Ponds to infiltrate the Dalek Asylum where they meet a woman trapped in a crashed spaceship.  Discussion points include:

  • The surprise appearance of Jenna Coleman
  • The Doctor saves the Daleks
  • The determined and chipper Oswin Oswald
  • Remembering and forgetting
  • Fixing the Ponds’ marriage
  • Amy’s anger and Rory’s martyrdom
Five By Five

Written Jim Kouf; Directed by James A. Contner

Faith turns up in L.A. and is hired by Wolfram & Hart to assassinate Angel. Discussion points include:

  • Filling in Angel’s backstory
  • Angel’s empathy for Faith
  • Faith’s breakthrough (finally!)
  • Has Wesley changed his mind?
  • Faith’s death drive
  • The three L’s of Wolfram & Hart

Next time: Buffy 4×19 New Moon Rising and Doctor Who 7×2 Dinosaurs on a Spaceship.

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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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