Episode 114 – You Are So Weird Lately

Episodes discussed: Recap of the Eleventh Doctor Era of Doctor Who and Angel 2×5 Dear Boy

Eleventh Doctor Era Recap

We talk about the broader themes and character development of the Matt Smith/Eleventh Doctor era. Discussion points include:

  • The effects of Eleven’s incredibly long life
  • Eleven’s final bow
  • Narrative gaps and untold stories
  • Matt Smith’s specificity
  • Losing companions forever
  • Clara: Textured character or Manic Pixie Dream Girl?
Dear Boy

Written and Directed by David Greenwalt

Angel becomes obsessed with tracking down Darla after glimpsing her around town, while the newly revived Darla has plans of her own. Discussion points include:

  • Darla & Angelus go all Bonnie & Clyde
  • Dru gets bit
  • Darla’s humanity
  • What the Host does
  • Kate’s Mulderism
  • Gunn’s practicality

Next time: Buffy 5×6 Family and Doctor Who 8×1 Deep Breath.

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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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