Episode 106 – Isn’t This the Well-Oiled Machine?

Episodes discussed: Doctor Who 7×10 Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS and Angel 2×1 Judgment

Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS

Written by Steve Thompson; Directed by Mat King

When the TARDIS gets broken, the Doctor ventures into its depths to rescue Clara. Discussion points include:

  • The Eye of Harmony
  • The miscast supporting cast
  • Clara’s relationship with the TARDIS
  • The Doctor’s weasely behavior
  • The library, the book, and the name
  • Open-ended questions
Judgment

Written by David Greenwalt (Story by Joss Whedon & David Greenwalt); Directed by Michael Lange

Things go awry when Angel misinterprets one of Cordelia’s visions. Discussion points include:

  • The merciful & charismatic Host
  • Has the team become too cocky?
  • Angel lets his guard down
  • “Angel: the vampire with soul”
  • New commitment from Wes & Cordy
  • Darla & Faith

Next time: Buffy 5×2 Real Me and Doctor Who 7×11 The Crimson Horror.

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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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