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”
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.