Episode 128 – Life is Long When You’re Eternal

Episodes discussed: Doctor Who Series 8 Recap and Angel 2×12 Blood Money.

Doctor Who Series 8 Recap

In our traditional recap, we discuss the broader themes and character development of Doctor Who series 8. Discussion points include:

  • Including Christmas in the seasonal arc
  • Clara’s almost-exits
  • Favorite episodes
  • What do we make of Orson Pink?
  • Standalones and cliffhangers
Blood Money

Written by Shawn Ryan & Mere Smith; Directed by R.D. Price

Angel meets Buffy’s old classmate “Anne” while attempting to sabotage a charitable benefit held by Wolfram & Hart. Discussion points includes:

  • The reappearance of Anne
  • The continuing rivalry
  • Selfish altruism
  • Lawyers and vampires
  • Lindsey & Lilah’s superfluousness
  • The team starts to gel

Next timeBuffy 5×13 Blood Ties and Doctor Who 9×1 The Magician’s Apprentice.

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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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