Episode 101 – I Don’t Know Where I Am

Episodes discussed:  Doctor Who 7×6 The Bells of Saint John and Angel 1×21 Blind Date

The Bells of Saint John

Written by Steven Moffat; Directed by Colm McCarthy

The Doctor meets Clara in modern day England where an organization is uploading the souls of people in the cloud. Discussion points include:

  • What are the bells of Saint John?
  • Soul-sucking technology
  • The hand of destiny
  • Clara holds the Doctor at bay
  • The recurrence of memory
  • “Time to find out who you are”

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Blind Date

Written by Jeannine Renshaw; Directed by Thomas J. Wright

Lindsey questions his allegiance to Wolfram & Hart when they start targeting children for assassination. Discussion points include:

  • The strangely vulnerable blind assassin
  • Angel flirts with his predatory side
  • Do we buy Lindsey’s sincerity?
  • Holland offers Lindsey a Faustian bargain
  • Angel’s lack of sympathy for Lindsey
  • What’s up with Lyla?

Next time: Buffy 4×22 Restless Doctor Who 7×7 The Rings of Akhaten.

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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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