Episodes discussed: Doctor Who 8×6 The Caretaker and Angel 2×8 The Shroud of Rahmon
Written by Gareth Roberts & Steven Moffat; Directed by Paul Murphy
The Doctor goes undercover as the caretaker at Clara’s school. Discussion points include:
- Caring vs. taking care
- Can Clara keep this up?
- Looking for trouble
- Danny’s difference from Mickey & Rory
- Clara’s Doctorish perspective
- Soldier and officer
The Shroud of Rahmon
Written by Jim Kouf; Directed by David Grossman
Angel goes undercover in order to foil a plan to steal a dangerous magical shroud. Discussion points include:
- The mystery structure
- Wesley’s interrogation
- Angel does Ocean’s 11
- Friction between Gunn & Angel
- Angel takes control
- What’s the takeaway for Kate?
Next time: Buffy 5×9 Listening to Fear and Doctor Who 8×7 Kill the Moon.