Episode 152 – Your Pain is My Entertainment

Episodes discussed: BSG 1×7 Six Degrees of Separation and Angel 3×2 That Vision Thing

Time Stamps: BSG 00:00-1:08:52; Angel 1:08:52-the end

Six Degrees of Separation

Written by Michael Angeli; Directed by Robert Young

After Baltar rejects Six’s God, Six abandons Baltar to be interrogated by Adama and Roslin about the Cylon attack on Caprica. Discussion points include:

  • It all comes back to Baltar
  • Number Six: Imaginative or divine?
  • The buttoned-up Shelly Godfrey
  • Gaeta’s complicated feelings for Baltar
  • Baltar brings the comedy
  • Roslin’s reservations
That Vision Thing

Written by Jeffrey Bell; Directed by Bill Norton

Cordy’s vision thing becomes excruciatingly painful and dangerous. Discussion points includes:

  • The pain and pride of Cordy’s visions
  • Kumar the Fez Guy
  • Abandoned by The Powers That Be
  • Lilah manipulates Angel
  • Future consequences
  • Skip the friendly demon

Next time: Buffy 6×1 Bargaining: Part 1 and BSG 1×8 Flesh and Bone.

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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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