Episode 97 – Too Many Places I’ve Gotta See

Episodes discussed: Buffy 4×20 The Yoko Factor and Doctor Who 7×4 The Power of Three

The Yoko Factor

Written by Douglas Petrie; Directed by David Grossman

Spike clears the way for Adam’s plan by turning the Scoobies against each other.  Discussion points include:

  • Losing its way or coming together?
  • Breaking up the band
  • What’s up with Adam and Riley?
  • Angel and Buffy reconcile
  • Spike’s tenacity and Giles’ insecurity
  • Who is the most wronged?
The Power of Three

Written by Chris Chibnall; Directed by Douglas Mackinnon

When billions of plain black cubes suddenly appear on Earth, the Doctor is forced to take the slow path to discover their origin. Discussion points include:

  • The Slow Invasion
  • Real life vs. Doctor life
  • The significance of three
  • The Doctor who waited
  • “The first face this face saw”
  • The reintroduction of UNIT

Next time: Doctor Who 7×5 The Angels Take Manhattan and Angel 1×20 War Zone.

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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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