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
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 time: Buffy 5×13 Blood Ties and Doctor Who 9×1 The Magician’s Apprentice.