Episode 102 – Rest Now, My Warrior

Episodes discussed: Buffy 4×22 Restless & Doctor Who 7×7 The Rings of Akhaten

Restless

Written and directed by Joss Whedon

After the battle at the Initiative, the Scoobies take some well-earned R&R but find their dreams haunted. Discussion points include:

  • Kat’s new favorite episode
  • The Cheese (Man) stands alone
  • Willow’s costume
  • Where is Xander going?
  • Giles’ missed opportunities
  • “You haven’t even begun”
The Rings of Akhaten

Written by Neil Cross; Directed by Farren Blackburn

The Doctor takes Clara to a rare interplanetary festival for her first time into space and time. Discussion points include:

  • Polarizing reception
  • The Old God
  • The Queen of Years
  • “There will never be another”
  • The Doctor as Grandfather
  • “The most important leaf in human history”

Next time: Doctor Who 7×8 Cold War and Angel 1×22 To Shanshu in L.A.

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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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