Episode 142 – I Never Wanted to Feel Like This

Episodes discussed: Doctor Who Series 9 Recap and Angel 2×19 “Belonging”

Doctor Who Series 9 Recap

We wrap up our journey through Doctor Who (for the time being, anyway) by discussing the themes and character development of Series 9. Discussion points include:

  • Mini-arcs and serialized storytelling
  • Choosing to forget
  • Ashildr’s development
  • Boldness and disappointments with Clara’s story
  • Bringing back the hanged man
  • Wrapping up Who
Belonging

Written by Shawn Ryan; Directed by Turi Meyer

The team struggles with their individual places in the world. Discussion points includes:

  • Lorne
  • Artistic ambiguities
  • Landok’s Pylean values
  • Cordy’s objectification
  • Recognizing Wesley’s authority
  • Gunn’s choice

Next time: Buffy 5×20 Spiral and the Introduction to BSG.

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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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