Episode 99 – We Are Forever

Episodes discussed: Buffy 4×21 Primeval and the 2012 Doctor Who Christmas Special The Snowmen

Primeval

Written by David Fury; Directed by James A. Contner

Buffy and her friends must unite (literally) to defeat Adam. Discussion points include:

  • Putting the Soul Triptych Theory to the test
  • “Trouble was stir-uppable”
  • Mind, Spirit, Heart, and Hand
  • Adam: Not so big or bad
  • Spike, the great hedger of bets
  • The end of the Initiative
The Snowmen

Written by Steven Moffat; Directed by Saul Metzstein

Mourning the loss of the Ponds, the Doctor seeks solitude in Victorian London and encounters a rather familiar governess. Discussion points include:

  • The Great Intelligence
  • Another Clara fake-out
  • Clara’s spunk and skepticisim
  • Fate and coincidence
  • Matt Smith’s evolving performance
  • The Paternoster Gang

Prequels to “The Snowmen”

The Battle of Demon’s Run: Two Days Later

The Great Detective

Vastra Investigates

Next time: A special anniversary and 100th Episode Bonus Debate!

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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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